Modo - Creative Software for 3D Modeling

Modo 15.2


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



With powerful direct and procedural modeling toolsets, the reinvisioned MeshFusion and easy to use topology features, Modo’s modeling moxie is unmatched.

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Rendering & Shading Section

mPath, Modo’s physically-based hybrid renderer combined with iterative denoising technology, lets you visualize your designs intuitively and with less waiting.

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Build your own specialized tools with Modo’s tool pipe system, then create custom gesture controls for it with OmniHaul. With Modo, every job you do becomes easier, as you continually develop new efficiencies.

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Animation and Rigging

Modo has a powerful Order of Operations deformation system that when combined with Rig Clay, enables anyone to intuitively modify geometry like a pro. Now rigging in Modo empowers both the most technical rigger and 3D beginners alike.

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Customize your experience
  • • Create custom tools and gestures for tool control
  • • Organize your UI to show only the tools you need
  • • Concept and test scripts directly with instant feedback
Love modeling again
  • • Rapidly iterate and concept. Model at the speed of thought
  • • Intelligently construct procedural modeling systems
  • • Easily create complex, precise and detailed assets
So much more to love
  • • Take a 3D project from concept to realization all in one application
  • • Leverage quick render previews without the waiting
  • • Make rigs that anyone can edit, just by clicking and dragging on a mesh
Future Ready
  • • Ongoing support for OCIO, USD, and FBX
  • • Hybrid renderer built to accommodate new technology
  • • Support for Python 3 and QT5


Modo 15.2 is here to help you work faster and smarter. Stay “in the flow” with OmniHaul, simplify booleans with Union-All mode, render faster with mPath enhancements and model smarter with Deferred Updates. All this and more makes the Modo 15 series a must have for any artist or designer.

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Designing in-context with Modo

Designing in-context with Modo

Modo's powerful toolset means you can see photo-realistic virtual twins of your products or packaging in any context imaginable. In this way, you can see how your designs will perform, even before it rolls off the production line.

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Who's Using Modo

Modo is a leader in 3D Modeling on G2 Modo is a leader in 3D Design on G2 Modo is a leader in Mid-Market 3D Modeling on G2 Modo is a leader in 3D Rendering on G2


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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  • 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.

Free Student Licenses

  • Get the Education Collective for free with First Year Free program
  • No product limitations: includes access to full Modo capabilities, plus premium content
  • For full-time school or university students
  • Please use your university email address to apply
  • Must be a new Foundry customer

Educational Institutions

  • Take advantage of our discounted classroom licenses
  • We offer production and 3D design packages for schools and universities
  • Get exclusive access to Modo premium content
  • Get in touch with our Education team below

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.

Buy $440/yr*
  • For existing single-user licenses looking to upgrade
  • Upgrade to maintenance, for an existing perpetual license
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Subscribe $659/yr* or $65/mth*
  • Single user license for individual professionals
  • Annual subscription license agreement paid either monthly or annually
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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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How long does it take the average user to be productive in Modo?

Most users with existing 3D knowledge can be comfortable and productive within a couple of days. The UI is easy to navigate and has been organized to aid in discoverability. Modo also has viewport navigation presets allowing users from other packages to instantly feel at home with the essential basics.

Where can I find Modo tutorials?

For tips, tricks and tutorials to help you get up to speed with Modo, please visit the Modo Foundry Learn page.

As a user of other 3D software packages are there any tutorials tailored for users like me to transition to Modo?

Yes! We have a series of tutorials covering transition from many of the other prominent 3D applications to streamline becoming confident in Modo found on the Modo Foundry Learn page in the “Modo and Other Products” section. A great followup to these tutorials can be found in the Modo Essentials training.

What training resources and opportunities are there for studios and artists getting set up with Modo?

Foundry has an ever growing set of learning resources. Independent artists and some studios have published comprehensive resources. We also have a classroom in a box series of tutorials to help bring artists up to speed quickly. Modo licenses are available for individuals automatically for 30 days.

What are my options for buying Modo?

There are three options for purchasing Modo.

  • Individual subscription
  • Perpetual license
  • Maintenance upgrade

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