MODO indie packs powerful, industry-leading 3D modeling, sculpting, and animation tools into an affordable package that's perfect for indie game makers.
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Mostly Positive (84) - 78% of the 84 user reviews for this software are positive.
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Sep 24, 2015
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February 12

Modo indie 12.2 Now Available!

We are very excited to announce Modo indie 12.2 is now available!

The Modo 12 series was quite possibly our largest series of updates with significant improvements across the application. Key areas of improvement include animation, modeling, UI and viewport quality. We are sure you will not want to miss this release!

All current customers of Modo indie 11.2 should find the update available in their steam accounts for free.
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Reviews

“"I definitely recommend Modo indie to anyone who is looking for the best 3D package at an amazingly affordable price."”
RogerPlude21

“"For modelling this blows Maya LT out of the water. It combines the speed of Blender with the stability of a professional application."”
ElectricSauce

“"I don't write any reviews publicly, but this product has forced me to do an exception. :-) Short version of review is: Go for it, it is amazing."”
masskiller

About This Software

Creative 3D modeling, texturing and rendering tools.


Modo’s powerful and flexible 3D modeling, texturing and rendering toolset empowers artists to explore and develop ideas without jumping through technical hoops. Whether you’re creating real-time content for immersive experiences like games or virtual reality; iterating on concepts; using 3D to communicate, visualize or sell an idea, Modo® is your starting point for creative exploration.

Introducing Modo indie 12


The Modo indie 12 Series delivers enhanced model-bashing tools and workflows, a VR viewport embedded in the UI, iterative design workflows, and improved animation capabilities.

Modo indie 12.2 highlights include:


  • GPU accelerated rendering with Optix from NVIDIA
  • Dozens of updates to Modo’s procedural modeling and award-winning MeshFusion features
  • Animation and rigging updates influenced by the world’s leading character artists for films and games
  • Changes to the way which users can customize the user interface allowing for an even more intuitive creation environment
  • Major updates to the Modo Bridge ensuring faster and more reliable data interoperability

Differences between MODO indie and full Modo



  • OBJ, FBX, glTF 2.0 export limited to 100k polys
  • Bake and render resolution limited to 4k
  • Command eval options unavailable
  • Command, scripts, and command history panel results unavailable except “undo” and “history”
  • Python editor, third-party scripts, and third-party plugins unavailable
  • Can import all formats, but can only save in .lxf format
  • Export formats limited to OBJ, FBX, and glTF 2.0
  • Image save formats limited to .png, .jpg, .tiff, .tga and .exr
  • Network Rendering is disabled
  • Limited to individual use

System Requirements

Windows
Mac OS X
    Minimum:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 10 (64-bit only)
    • Processor: Intel processor(s), Core i3 or higher
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: The Advanced viewport mode requires an NVIDIA or AMD graphics card with at least 1 GB of graphics memory and drivers that support OpenGL 3.2 or higher.
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 10 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Three-button mouse or pointing device, including pressure sensitive tablets or 3Dconnexion 3D mouse. Internet connection required to access Steam.
    Recommended:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    Minimum:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Mac OS X 10.12.x, 10.13.x and 10.14.x
    • Processor: Intel processor(s), Core i3 or higher
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: The Advanced viewport mode requires an NVIDIA or AMD graphics card with at least 1 GB of graphics memory and drivers that support OpenGL 3.2 or higher.
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 10 GB available space
    • Additional Notes: Three-button mouse or pointing device, including pressure sensitive tablets or 3Dconnexion 3D mouse. Internet connection required to access Steam.
    Recommended:
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system

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