DAZ Studio is a free, feature rich 3D figure design and 3D animation tool that enables users of any skill level to easily create stunning digital imagery. Whether you're a 3D newbie or a 3D professional, you'll find DAZ Studio is the perfect tool for designing unique digital art and animation with virtual people, clothing, hair, props, animals, vehicles, backgrounds and more. Simply select your subject and/or setting, arrange accessories, setup lighting, and begin creating beautiful artwork. This free version of DAZ Studio also doubles as the 30-day trial for DAZ Studio 3 Advanced. Features for DAZ Studio 3 Advanced are enabled in the free version for 30 days, at which time they will be disabled unless the Advanced version is purchased. The core version of DAZ Studio 3 will remain free on your machine forever.
Ready for More? Then upgrade to DAZ Studio 3 Advanced and get serious with your 3D art and animation. DAZ Studio Advanced provides advanced hobbyists and professional artists with the features needed to bridge the gap between art and reality. This is accomplished with added render enhancements allowing the artist to control the how, what, and where of rendering. These enhancements in combination with new features will have you rendering like never before. New features include advanced shaders and effects, such as Image Based Lighting (IBL), High Dynamic Range Images (HDRI), Global Illumination (GI), indirect lighting, color bleeding, ambient occlusion, sub-surface scattering (SSS), velvet, skin, layered anisotropic specularity; advanced material editors, 64-bit support for MAC and WIN OS machines; animation keyframe editor; COLLADA import/export, and more. Get more out of DAZ Studio than ever before. Packed with must-have features for the serious 3D artist, this powerful edition of DAZ Studio provides high-end tools and features with extended export capabilities and greater compatibility with its big brother, Carrara.