Blender’s Popularity Is Soaring!
Half a million over a month and almost seven millions per year!
According to the statistics provided by Blender Foundation, these are the numbers of Blender downloads. Popularity of this free and open source 3D modeling and animation software is growing with each new release. Hundreds and thousands join the multi-million army of Blender users every month. Blender is utilized in video game development, film industry, advertising, education and many other fields.
It is also gratifying to emphasize that our development team helps to improve the toolset of this exceptional 3D editor. Many of our patches have already been accepted. They have significantly improved functionality of the viewport window, node and material workflow. And unique normal editor developed by our team is rightfully considered by the community to be one of the best tools in Blender.
Upon us is the next release, Blender 2.79, and it will include our new patch that makes developing add-ons significantly easier. Expect new interesting features in Blender and our Blend4Web framework!