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Modo’s powerful and flexible 3D modeling, texturing and rendering toolset empowers artists to explore and develop ideas without jumping through technical hoops. Modo® is your starting point for creative exploration.

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The industry’s fastest modeling toolset

With fast direct modeling, flexible procedural modeling, the award-winning MeshFusion Boolean toolset and built-in sculpting tools all working together, Modo’s modeling moxie is unmatched.

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A sandbox for creative exploration

Free yourself from creativity-killing constraints, with Modo’s intuitive, artist-friendly toolset. From roughing out volumes to creating highly detailed forms, Modo lets you focus on creation, not construction.

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Faster iterations

With its advanced photorealistic viewport and progressive renderer, and WYSIWYG look-dev for Unity and Unreal, Modo lets you visualize your designs as you develop them, so you can discover their ultimate potential in less time.

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A custom fit for your workflow

Build your own kit of specialized tools by combining different operations, with Modo’s flexible tool assembly system. With Modo, every job you do becomes easier, as you continually develop new efficiencies.

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Out-of-the-box value

Modo offers modeling, sculpting, texturing, painting and photorealistic rendering in one cohesive, easy-to-use content creation package, with unlimited network rendering capabilities included.

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The perfect fit for your pipeline

Modo fits right into your pipeline, with Python and C++ APIs; a fully customizable UI; and support for industry-standard formats like OpenSubdiv, OpenColorIO, OpenEXR, OpenVDB and Alembic.

Introducing Modo 13 Series

Modo 13 Series strengthens Modo’s robust modeling and rendering capabilities with native GPU-rendering from AMD’s Radeon Pro Render™, Arrays for sophisticated rigging and procedural modeling, and the much-anticipated Animation Layers.

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Who's Using Modo

Discover why leading artists choose Modo for creating real-time content in games and VR, iterating on product design concepts, and bringing bold ideas to life.

Dan Webb, Sr. Designer, New Balance

The pace of design really increases using Modo. Something you normally wouldn't see until first proto, you can conceptualize in a sketch much earlier in the design process.

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Modo is for

Jason Gagnon Lookdev Supervisor, MPC

FILM.

Jason Gagnon — Lookdev Supervisor, MPC

We have a good relationship with Foundry; they're keen to push the software further and make things simpler for the artists while keeping up with industry standards.

Frederic Hein, 3D Artist, Blindflug Studios, Modo

GAMES.

Frederic Hein — 3D Artist, Blindflug Studios

With speed and versatility as an indie’s most important demands, Modo's ability to let you focus on creation and to tailor the tools to your needs makes it the go-to software for taking 3D models from concept to the game engine.

Solene Chan-Lam, Lead Texture Artist, MPC

VFX.

Solene Chan-Lam — Lead Texture Artist, MPC

Foundry cover all aspects of production with a user friendly approach that allows the artist to focus on the creativity and ease any technical issues encountered. I've never worked with a software company as available for customer feedback and support. I cannot imagine working without my Foundry software.

Modo ADD-ONS

Customize Modo to suit your needs. Explore a range of plug-ins and partner products for 3D content creation that extend your creative possibilities.

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Using Modo? You'll love our Addons

If you're looking to accelerate your 3D life, you will definitely want to check out our Addons which have been created by Foundry and our expert partners. Whether you're looking for the free Substance Designer kit or an advanced V-Ray plug-in, we're got you covered.

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  • Education
  • Individual
  • Business
  • Enterprise

Modo Educational is only for the purpose of training and instruction, and for no other purpose.
Students and Educational users are strictly prohibited from using the software for any commercial, professional or for-profit purposes.

Students

  • Existing customers do not qualify. Please be sure to use your university email address to apply.
  • New to Foundry products? Apply for the First Year Free program to get the Education Collective for free.
  • To be eligible, you must be enrolled in a full-time school or university. You must also be a new Foundry customer.

Educational Institutions

  • Click the button below to get in touch with a member of our Education team.
  • Take advantage of Foundry’s discounted classroom licenses. We offer separate packages for production and 3D design for schools and universities.
  • The Creation Collective is the 3D design package: $194 / £129 / €150 (Modo, Mari, HieroPlayer).

Modo Individual is strictly for ‘individual/personal' users or is a legal entity in the direct ownership of a single natural person.
We require all companies to use Modo for Business or Modo for Enterprise.

  • Single user license for individual professionals
  • Permanent license with one year Maintenance
  • For existing single-user licenses looking to upgrade
  • Upgrade to maintenance, for an existing perpetual license
  • Single user license for individual professionals
  • Annual subscription license agreement paid either monthly or annually

Modo Business is designed for Studios who typically have between 2 to 50 users of Modo.
These customers are a collection of artists or designers using Modo to create 3D digital assets. Networked licenses (now with roaming) allow these businesses to manage their users centrally via a license server.

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Modo Enterprise is a solution-focused approach called the Enterprise Solution Partnership or ESP for short.
ESP is a partnership model that ensures that our Corporate Partners can have confidence in the design, deployment and support of Foundry Software as a key part of their critical business processes.
ESP provides access to levels of service, support and engineering that are not available to our Individual or Business Customers.

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