About Cinema 4D

Cinema 4D is an animation platform that helps businesses streamline 3D animation, modeling, simulation and rendering operations via a unified platform. It enables graphic designers to create graphic models, animations and computer graphics, configure design workflows and process motion capture recordings. Businesses can use the integrated scene management module to create geometrical shapes or an entire scene in a hierarchy-based view. It allows users to draw and modify geometry, build digital assets and debug scene node systems. Additionally, Cinema 4D provides a variety of other features such as collaboration, data storage management, activity dashboard, image editing and more. Cinema 4D supports integration with third-party vector and motion graphics software inclu...

Cinema 4D Pricing

Cinema 4D offers a 14-day free trial for new users, after which the software is available at $999/year.

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$999.00 per year

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Cinema 4D User Reviews

OVERALL RATING

SECONDARY RATINGS

Ease-of-use

4.5

Value for money

4

Customer support

4.5

Functionality

4.5

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Ernesto Alfonso

Verified reviewer

Company size: 11-50 employees

Industry: Religious Institutions

Time used: More than 2 years

Review Source: Capterra

This review was submitted organically. No incentive was offered
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Functionality

out of 5

May 2022

Resultados hermosos y realistas

Imprescindible para arquitectura, rendereo de imágenes, animación. Sus resultados son espectaculares.

Pros

Es realmente perfecto, sus texturas, plugins, fácil uso y calidad lo hace impresionante. Es muy robusto y puedes lograr prácticamente cualquier entorno 3d de iluminación, textura, render.

Cons

Necesitas mucha capacitación para llegar a dominar sus funciones en totalidad.

Reasons for choosing Cinema 4D

Por sus realistas materiales y capacidad de integrar plugins de terceros.

Reasons for switching to Cinema 4D

Por sus realistas materiales y capacidad de integrar plugins de terceros.

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Nabin

Verified reviewer

Company size: 51-200 employees

Industry: Computer Software

Time used: More than 2 years

Review Source: Capterra

This review was submitted organically. No incentive was offered
5

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Functionality

out of 5

August 2021

Fastest 3D modeling, animation, simulation, and rendering software

Cinema 4D is the easiest yet advanced 3D modeling and simulation software that comes with a rich library of presets allowing you to quickly produce outstanding animated videos.

Pros

Cinema 4D offers an extensive collection of 3D models and animation presets, that allow users to quickly and easily produce high-quality animated videos. With its MoGraph toolset, it is much faster to control, layer, and link effects to each other. It features advanced UV mapping, placement tools, scene manager, and Redshift rendering which makes it an industry-leading 3D software.

Cons

The price is a bit too expensive for beginners. Not suitable for developing interactive animations.

Reasons for choosing Cinema 4D

We choose Cinema 4d over other alternatives for its great tutorials, documentations, and animation preset.

Reasons for switching to Cinema 4D

We made a switch to Cinema 4D for its extensive collection of 3d models and motion presets.

Anonymous

Company size: 1,001-5,000 employees

Time used: Less than 2 years

Review Source: Capterra

This reviewer was invited by us to submit an honest review and offered a nominal incentive as a thank you.
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out of 5
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Value for money

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Functionality

out of 5

May 2021

The render quality is amazing

We don't have too much time for modeling and this software is incredible because is very intuitive and once you finish the quality of the render for an image o video is the best helps us to get amazing looks in no time.

Pros

Love the render quality and how smooth the materials look, easy to work with the modeling and texturing tool helps us to get fast results.

Cons

Is hard to get information about animation or how to animate with the software is not very friendly on how to do it and is hard to figure it out.

Reasons for switching to Cinema 4D

Is was complicated to use, the quality of the shader wasnt the best and to set the render to get good quality took a long time.

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Roohi

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Company size: 201-500 employees

Industry: Broadcast Media

Time used: More than 2 years

Review Source: Capterra

This reviewer was invited by us to submit an honest review and offered a nominal incentive as a thank you.
5

Ease-of-use

out of 5
5

Value for money

out of 5
5

Customer support

out of 5
5

Functionality

out of 5

May 2022

New era for dynamics

Being a motion graphic designer I use is daily for creating broadcast motion graphics.

Pros

I am motion graphic designer, I find this software very fast easy for dynamic animation. You can make complex dynamics in few clicks and modify them easily. Rendering is also good and the best part is that you can export whole scene for composting.

Cons

well sometime I find little issues with its camera but its good so far.

Paul

Company size: 2-10 employees

Industry: Media Production

Time used: More than 2 years

Review Source: Capterra

This reviewer was invited by us to submit an honest review and offered a nominal incentive as a thank you.
3

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out of 5
4

Value for money

out of 5
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Functionality

out of 5

July 2021

The golden standard in animation

I recommend Cinema 4D for professional digital artists and happily use the software day-to-day.

Pros

Cinema 4D offers a rich feature-set and wide options in all stages of production, the integrated renderer is great to use and compared to other products fast in rendering.

Cons

You really need a lot of practise and knowledge to use such advanced software, even I still have to search sometimes for the right tool after using Cinema 4D for 3+ years.

Reasons for choosing Cinema 4D

It is the industry standard and has great features.

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