3D Renderer

The article The State of Rendering cover in depth the different renderers.
https://www.fxguide.com/featured/the-state-of-rendering
• RenderMan – Pixar
• Arnold – Solid Angle
• V-Ray – Chaos Group
• Maxwell Render – Next Limit
• Mantra – Side Effects Software
• CINEMA 4D – Cinema4D
• Modo – The Foundry
• Lightwave – Newtek
• Mental Ray – Nvidia
• 3Delight – DNA Research
• FinalRender – Cebas
• Octane – Otoy
• Clarisse iFX
• Lagoa
• Cycles Blender3D Renderer
• Pollock Artistic renderer


Renderer

Arnold Renderer (Maya, Softimage)
http://solidangle.com

V-Ray (Maya, Softimage, 3Dmax)
http://chaosgroup.com

Pixar’s RenderMan (Maya)
http://renderman.pixar.com

FurryBall – Real-time GPU render (Maya)
http://furryball.aaa-studio.eu

Redshift3d – GPU-accelerated, biased renderer (Softimage)
https://www.redshift3d.com

Maxwell Render
http://www.maxwellrender.com

3Delight (Maya, Softimage)
http://www.3delight.com/en/

Cycles – Blender3D GPU & CPU rendering, Realtime viewport preview, HDR lighting support
http://www.blender.org

Thea Render
http://www.thearender.com

Octane Render
http://www.refractivesoftware.com


Open Source Renderers

Mitsuba – research-oriented rendering system in the style of PBRT
http://www.mitsuba-renderer.org

LuxRender – rendering system for physically correct, unbiased image synthesis
http://www.luxrender.net

Aqsis – cross-platform 3D rendering solution adhering to the RenderMan standard
http://www.aqsis.org

Yafaray – ray tracer, Global Illumination, Photon Mapping
http://www.yafaray.org


Render Manager

Afanasy – Free and open source Render Farm Manager
http://www.cgru.info

Deadline Render Farm Management System
http://www.thinkboxsoftware.com/deadline

Royal Render
http://www.royalrender.de