Below are some of the most popular software tools that our community of designers and makers use to create their products on Shakl.

Free 3D Design Software

Tinkercad
A fantastic beginners program, it’s so simple you can get started in few minutes! Runs in your browser and the skills you gain will help you in the future in more advanced programs.

Blender
A powerful application full with professional tools, Blender has resources to help you learn.

Clara.io
Start creating and sharing 3D with Clara.io, it is a full-featured cloud-based 3D modeling software tool that runs in your web browser.

Commercial 3D Design Software

3D Studio Max
An extensive suite of 3D design tools, with a unique and intuitive interface.

Autodesk Maya
A massive, complete suite of tools for professional all aspects of 3D design including modeling, rigging, dynamics and animation.

Rhinoceros
Very popular curve based modelling software.

Cinema 4D

A well-known design Suite in the VFX community, it has great tools for 3D modeling for printing as well

ZBrush

A popular, advanced 3D sculpting tool with a powerful voxel-based system

Solidworks

An advanced modeling tool that is great for mechanical, precise product design.