Blender is a 3D computer graphics software program for developing animated movies, visual effects, 3D games, and software. Blender is an open source program, free to anyone for use. It offers many features including 3D modeling, texturing, rigging, skinning, fluid, smoke simulation, animation, rendering, and video editing.
Blender was originally developed by NeoGeo and Not a Number Technologies in 1998 and was licensed as shareware. It is available for Microsoft Windows, macOS, and Linux operating systems. It functions best on a system with a 2 GHz dual or quad-core processor, 8 or more GB RAM, a FireGL or Quadro video card, and a monitor that supports 1920x1200 resolution.