Pixar to release its rendering software for free

Animators and 3D artists everywhere will be revelling in the news that animation giant Pixar is soon to release a free version of its rendering software, Renderman.

Yes, you heard us right. As Pixar gears up to release its latest verison of Renderman, the team will be offering it for free for non-commercial usage. The price of a standard licence for the software has also fallen to $495. The new version includes a number of improvements, all of which are detailed on the Pixar website.

So, if you'd like to get your hands on Renderman without paying a penny, simply fill out the registration form on Pixar's website and the team will notify you when it becomes available. With this powerful software you'll be creating beautifully-rendered animations in no time.

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Kerrie Hughes
Freelance writer

Kerrie Hughes is a frequent contributor to Creative Bloq, and was once its editor. One of the original CB crew, Kerrie joined the team back in 2013 after moving from her role as staff writer on 3D World. Since then she's written regularly for other creative publications such as ImagineFX, Computer Arts and Digital Camera World. After a stint working for the police, Kerrie is back reviewing creative tech for creative professionals.