Cycles has a Shadow Catcher now! Time to add some CG to your real life footage! developer.blender.org/rBd14e3…

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Free & Open Source

Cycles is released under the permissive Apache 2.0 license and can be used freely for personal and commercial use.

Production Proven

Cycles has been tested extensively and was used for short films, commercials, stills and more such as Caminandes Llamigos, Cosmos Laundromat and Tears of Steel.

Active Development

Cycles is developed as part of the blender.org project and receives updates and improvements frequently.

Integrated or Standalone

Cycles can be used standalone but is also integrated into various DCCs, such as Blender, Poser or Rhino (soon).