MakeHuman – Free 3D Character Creation Software

Are you looking for a free 3D program for creating human models? MakeHuman, which is an open source 3D software, might just be beneficial for your work. This free software is great for making humanoid characters. It has lots of features for crafting and customising the look of your character. The official website for this software is

For example you can even determine the race of your model. You can even create different types of hair style. Additionally, clothes can also be added to the body.

If you are looking for a powerful application for creating male, female, young, adult or elderly human model, Makehuman maybe the tool for you.

In a nutshell, when harnessed properly, this software can greatly reduce the time and effort required for creating compelling 3D humanoid models.


When Makehuman is used in combination with Blender 3D, another powerful and free open source 3D application, the results can be wonderful. Makehuman allows for the creation of 3D models that are quipped with armature and bones. In another word, the human characters can come already rigged. The rigged model can be imported into Blender for the creation of compelling rendering and animations. The export is via the MHX2 exchange format. Exports can also include UV data and image maps. Click here for tutorial on importing Makehuman model in Blender using MHX2.

As of this writing, this cool application come in versions for Windows, Mac OSX and Linux (Debian/Ubuntu derivatives).

Here at Studiorola, we offer training course on using Makehuman with Blender. Feel free to give us a call at 97101546 (Singapore) for further details.


Makehuman is easy to use and surprisingly powerful. Some of our Clients use it.

Hope that this information is useful to you.