Today Adobe announced that they will join the Blender Foundation’s Development Fund as a corporate Gold member. Contributions from corporate members directly support core Blender development, for generally approved projects on

“We are thrilled Adobe is joining the Blender Development Fund to help ensure the longevity and success of this dynamic open-source community,” said Sébastien Deguy, VP of 3D & Immersive at Adobe. “We’re excited to help strengthen and improve this accessible suite of tools.”

“This is a great step forward,” says Blender founder and chairman Ton Roosendaal, “it’s a prime example of the industry increasingly accepting to work with free/open-source software.”
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Blender Foundation’s mission is to bring the best 3D CG technology in the hands of artists as free/open-source software.

What is the Blender Development Fund?

The Blender Development Fund accepts donations to support activities to provide free and open access services for all Blender contributors – including professionals and corporations – on the websites. Support activities include bug fixing, code reviews, technical documentation, and onboarding.

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To learn more about Adobe’s 3D tools and commitment to 3D creators, head over to Adobe’s 3D & AR homepage.