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Sketch vs Blender: What are the differences?

Developers describe Sketch as "Professional Digital Design for Mac". Easily create complex shapes with our state-of-the-art vector boolean operations and take advantage of our extensive layer styles. On the other hand, Blender is detailed as "*Open Source 3D computer graphics software *". It is the free and open source 3D creation suite. It supports the entirety of the 3D pipeline—modeling, rigging, animation, simulation, rendering, compositing and motion tracking, even video editing and game creation.

Sketch and Blender belong to "Graphic Design" category of the tech stack.

According to the StackShare community, Sketch has a broader approval, being mentioned in 429 company stacks & 486 developers stacks; compared to Blender, which is listed in 5 company stacks and 9 developer stacks.

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Pros of Blender
Pros of Sketch
  • 9
    Free for Commercial and Personal Use
  • 4
    Layers
  • 4
    Usable For Graphic Design
  • 3
    Dozens of free addons, courses and an active community
  • 23
    Lightweight alternative to Photoshop
  • 11
    Mirror designs on mobile devices
  • 9
    Reusable elements/components
  • 7
    Vector
  • 5
    Plugins for everything
  • 2
    Real-time design preview on iOS devices
  • 1
    Constant updates
  • 1
    Thought for UI design

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Cons of Blender
Cons of Sketch
  • 2
    Long Render Time (every 3d program ever)
  • 1
    Blender dropped the game engine, see UPBGE
  • 1
    Confusing UI and shortcut navigation for newcomers
  • 4
    Not for Windows
  • 3
    Horrible for slide presentations

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What is Blender?

It is the free and open source 3D creation suite. It supports the entirety of the 3D pipeline—modeling, rigging, animation, simulation, rendering, compositing and motion tracking, even video editing and game creation.

What is Sketch?

Easily create complex shapes with our state-of-the-art vector boolean operations and take advantage of our extensive layer styles.

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What are some alternatives to Blender and Sketch?
SketchUp
It is 3D modeling software that’s easy to use and has an extensive database of user-created models. You can use it to sketch (or import) models to assist with all kinds of projects—furniture building, video game creation, 3D printing, interior design, and whatever else you can think of.
JavaScript
JavaScript is most known as the scripting language for Web pages, but used in many non-browser environments as well such as node.js or Apache CouchDB. It is a prototype-based, multi-paradigm scripting language that is dynamic,and supports object-oriented, imperative, and functional programming styles.
Git
Git is a free and open source distributed version control system designed to handle everything from small to very large projects with speed and efficiency.
GitHub
GitHub is the best place to share code with friends, co-workers, classmates, and complete strangers. Over three million people use GitHub to build amazing things together.
Python
Python is a general purpose programming language created by Guido Van Rossum. Python is most praised for its elegant syntax and readable code, if you are just beginning your programming career python suits you best.
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