November 21st, 2023
In collaboration with our esteemed partners, Prusa and FormFutura, we are thrilled to announce our latest challenge for all 3D printing enthusiasts and creative minds!
November 14th, 2023
Greetings CGTrader community,
We are excited to introduce you to our latest innovation, CGDream - an application that produces unique 2D images by combining the power of Generative AI and 3D models. Unlike traditional generative AI applications that tend to generate different images every time, CGDream offers unmatched control over image composition by using 3D models to guide the design. This enables users to define the composition of the image, precisely execute their artistic vision and even use their own 3D models to generate various visuals out of them.
July 20th, 2023
In a world where technology is constantly evolving, 3D printing stands out as a unique blend of art, science and technology. From professionals to hobbyists this technology has been transforming everything from product prototyping to art and custom jewelry making. But what exactly is it? It is simply a process that creates three dimensional objects from a digital file with the use of a 3D printer. This process is also characterized as additive since it works by laying down layers of material until the entire object is built. Each layer can be seen as a sliced horizontal cross-section of the final object. One of the most amazing aspects of 3D printing is its ability to produce complex shapes and designs that would be difficult, if not impossible, with traditional manufacturing methods.
July 11th, 2023
In an age where the ability to create is literally at our fingertips, 3D printing is quickly transforming from an industrial novelty to an everyday utility. From its early days this technology has evolved to print in a variety of materials, creating functional objects that can be used in our daily lives. At CGTrader, we've taken note of this trend and have gathered a collection of 3D print ready models to demonstrate the possibilities of this technology in our everyday lives.
June 22nd, 2023
In the world of digital design and 3D modeling, software like Blender, 3ds Max and Maya are often viewed as comprehensive, all in one solutions. These software packages, equipped with features and tools, enable artists and creators to model, sculpt, animate and render their visions into a digital form. They are masterfully designed to handle everything from the creation of fantastical creatures for the next big video game, to the architectural visualization of future cities, to designing the ergonomic curves of innovative products.They offer the tools necessary to bring an array of creative ideas to life. After all, they are the canvases and brushes of the digital creator’s toolkit.
May 30th, 2023
We are excited to announce an improvement to our 3D model search capabilities, aiming to make your search faster and more precise for models that closely resemble the ones that pique your interest. Introducing the Similar Models search function that is powered by AI, and more specifically by the CLIP model, a function that is designed to help you find 3D models that bear a similarity to the ones you’ve liked.
May 25th, 2023
Have you ever seen a 3D printer creating something out of nothing? If you have, you'll know that it's not just cool, it's downright impressive. But the real magic happens when this fascinating piece of technology converges with the world of education and learning. When 3D printing and education meet, we have the ability to literally bring concepts and ideas to life, making them more tangible and easier to understand. This opens up a whole new way to engage with various subjects, be it science, history, or technology, creating a learning experience that is interactive, fun, and highly educational.
April 24th, 2023
We are excited to announce that our 3D model search algorithm has been AI-enhanced with the goal to make it easier and faster for you to find exactly what you are looking for - introducing AI-Powered Long Phrase Search. From now on you will be able to get more accurate and relevant results by describing the 3D model you are interested in.
April 4th, 2023
We are grateful to announce that CGTrader’s ongoing fundraising efforts have reached and exceeded the milestone of $200,000 to aid and support the people of Ukraine. As a global leader in 3D and digital content we believe it is our responsibility to leverage our platform to make a positive impact on the lives of those affected by injustice.
March 30th, 2023
The concept of the metaverse has gained significant attention in recent years, fueled by advancements in virtual and augmented reality technologies. The metaverse is a virtual space where users can interact with each other and digital objects in a three-dimensional environment. The creation of such virtual environments requires the use of digital assets, mainly 3D models that structure and decorate the digital worlds allowing creators to let their creativity run wild! 3D models have been the pillars of such AR/VR immersive digital spaces and are considered the fundamental blocks that build and will continue to build all the digital experiences known as the metaverse. This article explores the importance of 3D models in building metaverse experiences, the role that model optimization plays in their creation, and the industry impact of 3D models in these emerging virtual worlds.