Review in MacUser Magazine
Volume 28 No 12
(12.Jun.2012, Cheetah3D 6.0) Cheetah3D gets 5 out of 5 mice in an excellent MacUser review.
"… Cheetah3D goes from strength to strength with every new release …".
"… New, industry-standard Bullet physics system. … Superb, fast renderer with seamless render management. …".
Review in MacUP Magazine 05/2011
(6.May.2011, Cheetah3D 5.6) Cheetah3D gets 5 stars out of 5 in German MacUP magazine.
"… dank der Funktion Skelett und IK-Beschränkung sind auch amspruchsvolle Charakter-Animationen möglich…"
Review in 3D World Magazine Vol. 125
(1.Jan.2010, Cheetah3D 5.0) Cheetah3D gets a fantastic 3D World Magazine review.
"… One of the few 3D applications designed specifically for the Mac, this latest update has been well worth the wait…"
"… Firstly the renderer: it's still a model of how to do it right…"
Review in MacUser
(10.Jan.2010, Cheetah3D 5.0) Cheetah3D gets 4 out of 5 mice in an excellent MacUser review.
"… Linking all these together works seamlessly in the sort of fluid, drag-and-drop manner we've come to expect from this application …".
"… So has all this tinkering produced the claimed increase in render speed? You bet. The old renderer was never a slouch, but the new version can turn out results two to four times faster on average.…".
Review in The Epoch
(1.Feb.2010, Cheetah3D 5.0) Cheetah3D gets 4 out of 5 stars in a positive TheEpochTimes review.
"… Cheetah3D is a great application for its price. New users interested in the world of 3-D rendering should find a good place to start with this application. Editing and creating images in Cheetah3D is easy, fun, and headache-free.…"
"… Another nice element is that the application allows the user to continue working on a project while a detailed image of the project is rendering…"
Review in 3D World Magazine Vol. 103
(1.May.2008, Cheetah3D 4.4) Cheetah3D gets 8 out of 10 points in a very positive 3D World Magazine review."… Cheetah3D's new texture and lightmap baking system can produce extreme realisim, even in the program's OpenGL preview window…"
"… The latest update to this cut-price Mac-only 3D suite takes its acclaimed render engine and throws it out in favour of an even better one…"
Review in MacUser
(22.March.2007, Cheetah3D 4.4) Cheetah3D gets 4 out of 5 mice in an excellent MacUser review.
"… Cheetah has always been famous for its rendering engine - one of the most multiprocessor aware, multi-threaded implementations of any application, on any platform.…".
"… It's still a very satisfying experience to watch a $129 app spinning off simultaneous render after render, all the time allowing you to carry on working, while apps costing many times more lock you out while they're calculating your images.…".
Mac|Life Magazine (USA) Vol. 12/2007
(1.Nov.2007, Cheetah3D 4.3) Cheetah3D gets 4 out of 5 points in a excellent Mac|Life review. Furthermore Cheetah3D gained a Mac|Life editors choice award."… Cheetah3D is a unique alternative, providing a fairly comprehensive set of 3D modeling, animation, and rendering tools with a highly intuitive interface at a bargain price…"
"… It’s easy to get into Cheetah 3D - something other 3D apps can’t claim.…"
"… Cheetah3D is a perfect choice for 3D novices, students, and anyone else looking to expand their dimensions. With its clean interface, tool selection, and performance, it’s worth every penny.…"
Mac Life Magazine (Germany) Vol. 11/2007
(1.Oct.2007, Cheetah3D 4.2) Cheetah3D gets 5 out of 6 points in a very positive Mac Life review.
"… Es beeindruckt vor allem durch die Vielzahl an Möglichkeiten und seiner Mac-Integration…"
"… Mit Cheetah3D sind erstaunlich realitätsnahe Renderings möglich…"
Review in 3D World Magazine Vol. 92
(1.Jun.2007, Cheetah3D 4.1) Cheetah3D gets 8 out of 10 points in a very positive 3D World Magazine review.
"… Version 4.1 is a really great leap forward for this friendly program,…"
"… The big guns could learn a thing or two from this well-appointed, easy-to-use animation suite, complete with multi-processor rendering…"
"… Cheetah3D's OpenGL implementation is very fast. Coupled with an efficient IK solver, it makes posing and animation playback extremely smooth, even on complex scenes…"
"Commended" MacUser Awards 2006
(6.Nov.2006, Cheetah3D 3.4) Cheetah3D saw off stiff competition from far more established packages and was just beaten by one other 3D application which costs more than nine times as much. In the judges opinion, Cheetah3D merited its commendation due to
"… Its ability to deliver powerful 3D tools at a fraction of the price of the competition, and for its excellent, responsive support provided by its developer, Martin Wengenmayer, and by its dedicated user community…"
Review in 3D World Magazine Vol. 85
(1.10.2006, Cheetah3D 3.6) Cheetah3D gets 8 out of 10 points in a very positive 3D World Magazine review.
"… This well-rounded, approachable and inexpensive application offers a good selection of modeling tools and high quality rendering and render management…"
"… Cheetah3D presents a clean uncluttered, malleable interface. OpenGL speed is impressive, even on complex models…".
Review in MacUser Magazine Vol. 22
(1.April.2006, Cheetah3D 3.0) Cheetah3D gets 4 out of 5 mice in an excellent MacUser review.
"… Cheetah3D also contains a fantastic set of rendering tools - radiosity and HDRI rendering are fully supported, a feature previously unheared of in an application at this price…".