MAXON Cinema 4D

VersionR18(as of 2/14/2017)
PlatformsWindows, Mac
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Rating:3.7  |  38 Votes

Main Features

  • Motion Tracker for combining 3D elements and live footage
  • Sculpting toolset for shaping creations
  • Reflectance channel for adding shine to scenes
  • Material and object libraries filled with preset animations, materials, and objects

Software Overview

MAXON Cinema 4D is a 3D modeling, rendering, and animation application. The program is available in 4 different versions, Prime, Broadcast, Visualize, and Studio, with each providing different capabilities.

The application provides a large variety of tools to create realistic images and graphics. The program features a reflectance channel for adding shine to scenes, a motion tracker that combines 3D elements and live footage, and a sculpting toolset for shaping your creations. Cinema 4D also comes with material and object libraries that are full of preset objects, animations, and materials that can be accessed through the Content Browser.

Cinema 4D is designed for professional graphics artists looking to create realistic 3D worlds. It comes with a variety of powerful animation, modeling, and rendering tools that won't intimidate you. MAXON Cinema 4D is a very good 3D application that can bring your imagination to reality.

Primary File Type

c4d icon.C4DCinema 4D Model File

Supported File Types

ExtensionFile Type
.C4DCinema 4D Model File
.3DS3D Studio Scene
.CAT4DCinema 4D Catalog
.L4DCinema 4D Layout File
.LIB4DCinema 4D Preset Library
.MATV-Ray Materials File
.OBJWavefront 3D Object File
Updated 2/14/2017