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A tool or software to draw 3D stacked blocks

Since the graphic is isometric, it seems you don't need a too realistic drawing. In that case, I would use Inkscape. Inkscape it not a 3D tool, it's a 2D tool. But as you'll see you can get a 3D-like ...
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Open source 3D imageviewer for Multi Picture Object (.mpo) files (Linux)

This programs can show mpo files in defferent formats: https://stereophotoview.bitbucket.io/en/ http://www.sview.ru/en/
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Importing 3D background to a 3D design software

What you are asking is to do compositing. Blender can do compositing; compositing Blender is also free and opensource.
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3D house design software

You can try Sweet Home 3D. It has both desktop and web-based versions. It's free and open-source. It's pretty straightforward on basic planning. If I remember well, you can create multi-floor projects ...
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Open source 3D imageviewer for Multi Picture Object (.mpo) files (Linux)

On Ubuntu you can use exiftool to extract the two images: sudo apt-get install libimage-exiftool-perl exiftool -b -mpimage2 input.mpo > left.jpg exiftool -trailer:all= input.mpo -o right.jpg (See ...
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Open source 3D imageviewer for Multi Picture Object (.mpo) files (Linux)

A quick search does not present any results for a viewer to display .MPO files in anaglyph form. This would be due to the original method of creation. The .MPO type was created to accept images ...
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free software to predict shadows of a house (3D modeling + sunlight)

I did a quick search using the terms "architecture modeling with blender sun shadows" considering that Blender (free software, very powerful, challenging to learn everything) allows for specific ...
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Free 3D fractal generation

There is Mandelbulb. it is free is available for Windows and Mac renders awesome 3D fractals I'm not very familiar with it yet, but here's an example created by me: There are of course better ...
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Crystal lattice visualization software

I would suggest taking a look at the IVisual kernel for Jupyter - it is an port of the Visual Python library to Jupyter - as such it lets you model 3D structures very flexibly from within your browser ...
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Make 3D animations

The best answer is Blender 3D: it can do all that you need and more Free, Gratis & Open Source Full 3-D modelling up to photo-realistic results if desired Animation and Rendering including moving ...
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Web based solution for large point clouds

I don't think that either MapServer or GeoServer will be able to handle large point cloud datasets, though they can both use PostgreSQL/PostGIS as a data source. If you want some open source software ...
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Component showing products in 3D, to integrate into my webapp

Blend4Web is a plugin for Blender 3D modelling tool that allows exporting models to web formats for viewing in a web browser or integrating into a websites. It can export in fully self contained HTML ...
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Photogrammetry tool to create 3D model of glasses (transparent, reflective, homegeneous object)

You may find that you can apply a chalk spray to the object to create a suitable surface for photogrammetry. Many image scanning devices for 3D modeling have problems with transparent and reflective ...
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Looking for software to simulate "inflation" of a 3d model

I would suggest trying Houdini. You can create an inflatable balloon object out of a mesh with any properties you desire. There is actually a beginners level tutorial that shows how to do exactly ...
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Free alternative to World Machine

i haven't found any free ones but i have found one that is very cheap compared to World machine https://starscenesoftware.com/fractscape.html
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Web based solution for large point clouds

Don't know what software they use ... but http://cyark.org might be interesting to you ... it lets one view 3D scans of heritage sites as point clouds with millions of points in the web browser.
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3D chess game without logic

Looks like you may be interested in software called "Tabletop Simulator". This will allow you to create a (or download someone else's) chess board. Here are the features that you're ...
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Software for creation of 3D models of humans?

Personally I cannot recommend Blender 3D modeller enough. Free, Gratis & Open Source Contains just about everything that you might need Lots of books, tutorials, online demo, user groups, etc. ...
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3D Modeling Software for Tires

I would say go for Blender. There are some great tutorials on how to model a tyre in blender, (as a quick Google will show), but they almost all are about how to do it manually. By all means look at ...
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3-D Design Software

Blender might be the tool you are looking for. See the render output options on how to save a single frame as an image.
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free software to predict shadows of a house (3D modeling + sunlight)

There is a open source software Blender to do this. It's mentioned by @fred-dot-u already, but my edit would have been too much, so this might look repetitive. Features I consider relevant for you: ...
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Recreating my childhood neighbourhood in 3D?

What you seek is commonly called garden design software, although one can use the terms house and garden design software, or garden and house design software. The programs are many orders of magnitude ...
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Simple 3D modeling program to simulate pipe intersections

You don't say if you require free software or are willing to pay. One suggestion for a free solution is Onshape. This is real 3-D solid modeling that runs in the browser. It does boolean operations (...
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Downloadable software to turn 2d image into 3d?

If by "3-d" you mean a steroscopic image (use red/blue glasses to view) you can use ImageMagick to do it - http://leocharre.com/articles/creating-stereoscopic-3d-images-on-linux-with-image-magick-...
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Command line program to perform CSG / Boolean operations

Turns out, you can run Blender from the command line: blender -b -P intersect.py -- a.stl b.stl result.stl And that's the python script intersect.py: import bpy import sys index = sys.argv.index("-...
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programmable 3D keyframe animation

Seeing your question caused "Blender" to pop into my alleged mind. A quick search for "Blender animation with parameters" resulted in the top return being a StackExchange answer from the Blender group....
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Does anybody know of a free landscape / scenery generator?

I haven't used it in a long time but there is Terragen 4 from Planetside: https://planetside.co.uk/free-downloads/terragen-4-free-download/
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Is there a software package that can determine camera position from a photo of objects whose locations in 3D space are known?

You can certainly solve a camera position of a single photo with known 3D data (anywhere from 4 to 7 known 3D points depending on what you know about the camera). PhotoModeler can do this. But to do ...
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Script-based manipulation of 3D images

You are describing Blender3D . It has a top tier GUI for manipulating meshes, rendering, animation, texturing and so on, and all of the parameters for everything is Python scriptable - with the hints ...
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C++ API to extract model with textures form glb file

TinyGLTF is a header only C++11 glTF 2.0 library. This should give you access to the contents of a glb file, including textures and model. You can then export this in the format of your choice, of ...
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