Blender is the free and open source 3D creation suite. It supports the entirety of the 3D pipeline—modeling, rigging, animation, simulation, rendering, compositing and motion tracking, even video editing and game creation.
Availability and Restrictions
The following versions of Blender are available on OSC systems:
You can use
module spider blender to view available modules for a given machine. Feel free to contact OSC Help if you need other versions for your work.
Blender is available to all OSC users without restriction.
Publisher/Vendor/Repository and License Type
Blender Foundation, Open source
On Owens-Desktop 'vis' or 'any' node type, run the following command:
module load blender
To run hardware-rendering version of blender, connect to OSC OnDemand and luanch a virtual desktop, either a Virtual Desktop Interface (VDI) or an Interactive HPC 'vis'-type desktop 'vis' type Desktop, and in desktop open a terminal and run blender with VirtualGL:
module load virtualgl vglrun blender
You can also run software-rendering version of blender on any type Desktop: