Open Source Solid Modeling CAD
BRL-CAD is a powerful cross-platform constructive solid geometry solid modeling system that includes an interactive geometry editor, ray-tracing for rendering & geometric analyses, network distributed framebuffer support, image & signal-processing tools.
PyMOL is an OpenGL based molecular visualization system
PyMOL is a Python-enhanced molecular graphics tool. It excels at 3D visualization of proteins, small molecules, density, surfaces, and trajectories. It also includes molecular editing, ray tracing, and movies. Open Source PyMOL is free to everyone!
Structure Synth generates 3D structures by specifying a design grammar. Even simple systems may generate surprising and complex structures. Structure Synth offers a graphical environment with multiple tabs, syntax highlighting, and OpenGL preview.
SPE is a python IDE with auto indentation&completion,call tips,syntax coloring&highlighting,uml viewer,class explorer,source index,todo list,pycrust shell,file browsers,drag&drop,Blender support.Spe ships with wxGlade,PyChecker and Kiki.
Ayam is a free 3D modelling environment for the RenderMan interface.
Eloquent is a powerful Bible study tool for Mac OS X, supporting features such as services, to access the Bible in any program. It uses the Sword Library to work with bible texts, commentaries, dictionaries.
Earth orbits and coverage display in 3D on your laptop.
SaVi - simulate Iridium, Globalstar, O3b, Sirius Radio, GPS, Galileo and other satellite constellations, modify them, or design your own. Uses Tcl/Tk and Unix libraries; 3D viewing option requires Geomview running on X Window.
3D rendering and scene graph library
High-level 3D graphics library. Supports retained and immediate mode rendering, an extensible file format, plug-in renderers, a wide range of high level geometries, hierarchical models, and a consistent and object-orientated API.
Free 3D Acropolis is a model 3D in hight resolution of the Acropolis of Athens shortly after its construction.
Easy-to-use freeform sketch-based 3D modeler based on the paper by T. Igarashi et al, "Teddy: A Sketching Interface for 3D Freeform Design."
NOTE: Codebase is being moved to it's new home at: https://github.com/cjcliffe/CubicVR A high-performance object-oriented OpenGL 2.0 & OpenGL ES 3D engine with a simple implicit library interface. Includes GLSL, Bullet physics and Lua scripting.
BrickDraw3D is a MacOS program for building with virtual Lego bricks. It is based on the LDraw parts library and is useful for viewing and editing models in the DAT format. See http://olson.pair.com/brickdraw3d/ for examples.
Mesh and point cloud processing tools
A suite of tools for processing and analyzing meshes and point clouds. 1) Ensuring that meshes are manifold, ie, "nice" 2) Simple smoothing/noise reduction 3) Bare-bones point cloud to mesh and robust normals for point clouds 4) Mesh simplification 5) Curvature calculation on meshes 6) Local shape descriptors on meshes
3D Online Content Management System
The Baja Engine is an advanced, easy to use 3D game engine for Mac, Windows, and Linux. Baja provides world-class 3D, 2D, audio, shader, scripting, editing, special effect, animation, and networking capabilities.
So far there\\\'s a game called Racer (http://www.racer.nl/) and that\\\'s a car-racing game like NFS...They are using a format called *.DOF for their 3D-Models (cars and tracks), but only Windoz has a supported DOF-Converter (from ACE, 3DS or VRM
Discrete-event simulation library.
This project's goal is to develop and maintain a high-quality, 3D, physics-enabled, discrete-event simulation library that can be used for industrial simulation projects in an engineering and/or manufacturing environment.
A 3D rotating grahical globe, which can have a variety of information overlayed over it, such as real-time traceroute results, or loads at different servers.
3D modeller that uses OpenGL on many platforms. Usability is a key design goal of this project, as is platform portability. The UI will be done with Qt.
Infinite Space is a 3D game engine. Its primary features include OpenGL support, thread-based objects, integrated AI scripting, multiplayer support and broadband voice communications.
JimboVector 3D is a suite of applications and source code which allow 3D application developers to easily implement complex 3D items into their projects. Such items would include character animations and physics, 3D maps, realtime 3D animated cutscenes,
Magneticle is a 3D OpenGL physical simulation that applies the Biot-Savart law to charged particles operating inside a magnetic field produced by a current-carrying wire modeled as an arbitrary space curve.
A component architecture enabling the creation of run-time extensible/upgradable, scalable, composable networked virtual environments.
OpenDX is a uniquely powerful, full-featured software package for the visualization of scientific, engineering and analytical data: Its open system design is built on a standard interface environments. And its sophisticated data model provides users with
RawKee: an Open Source X3D File Format Plug-in for Alias' Maya 3D Authoring Software.