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Re: Blender Graphics Editor Slices, Dices and Amazes
Posted by: Jack M. Germain 2012-08-29 11:14:07
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Blender is such a highly specialized and powerful rendering app that at least two Linux distros are built around it. This cross-platform 3D graphics application matches features and performance of the leading commercial equivalent software packages. Professional-strength rendering software is not a tool for tinkerers. It also is not a product that must-have-it users will find at bargain prices. In fact, the open source product -- in other words, Free Open Source Software, or FOSS -- may well be the only free option for serious designers.


Re: Blender Graphics Editor Slices, Dices and Amazes
Posted by: sicofante 2012-08-29 11:19:58 In reply to: Jack M. Germain
"According to its developers, BlenderBuntu renders a scene 44 percent faster than using Blender elsewhere."

That's not accurate. They claim it's faster than Windows (http://blenderbuntu.weebly.com/performance-tests.html). I haven't found any figures on their website about using Blender on Fedora or vanilla Ubuntu, for instance.
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