Hi guys, the past few weeks have had a tremendous impact on our user community and the entire creative sector. With the onset of the coronavirus (COVID-19) throughout the world, and many studios being forced working from home.
In the past few days, CG software company have begun to offer free licences of their products to CG community, artists that needs to work from home “free work-at-home licence” during the next few months, coronavirus pandemic period.
CG software available free during the coronavirus pandemic, which include free trial editions, educational and commercial licences of CG software from developers.
Here the CG software available for free:
Substance Suite (Substance Painter, Substance Designer, Substance Alchemist and Substance Source) The deal: The trial editions of the tools have been reset, making it possible for anyone to use them at home How long: 30 days
All Affinity software (Affinity Photo, Affinity Designer, Affinity Publisher) The deal: Serif has rolled out a new 90-day trial version of the entire Affinity suite for Windows and macOS How long: 90 days
Foundry already offers one year’s free access to its tools for new students, and free non-commercial licences of Nuke and Mari. You can find more details its blog post on COVID-19.
Frame.io (online collaboration, tracking and review tool for video editors and VFX artists) The deal: Educational institutions, non-profits and healthcare organisations can get a free Enterprise licence How long: 90 days
All software (3ds Max tools for architectural visualisation) The deal: The trial editions of the tools have been reset, making it possible for anyone to use them at home How long: At least 60 days, but ‘as long as the situation needs’