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Does anyone know of a good free voxel editor and/or voxel-to-mesh converter?

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Does "Minecraft creative mode" count? –  Lohoris Apr 27 '12 at 15:11
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Thermite3D is a voxel-based game engine. It isn't an editor per se. It does, however, have a list of voxel editors on its wiki here: Thermite-Recommended Voxel Editors.

Of those, Sproxel, Voxel, and QBlock are all free. Paint3d and Everygraph (Voxel3d) have trial versions, and one not on the list, Qubicle Constructor, has a crippled trial as well.

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Note that the Thermite-Recommended Voxel Editors wiki page has moved to bitbucket.org/volumesoffun/polyvox/wiki/Voxel%20editors –  milliams Mar 7 '13 at 12:59
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I wrote one for my Voxel Roguelike. You can get it here: link

If you need some info on the file format, just post a question on the blog and I can help you out.

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That looks amazing! –  kaoD Feb 23 '12 at 11:47
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There's also Thermite3D. I've looked at it a little but haven't actually used it. The forum community is very friendly and helpful, however.

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PolyVox (previously part of Thermite3D) can now be found at a new site. –  milliams Apr 23 '12 at 23:07
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You could try this one http://dmytry.pandromeda.com/voxelworld/, though I think it's not being maintained anymore (still, it's open-source, should you want to mess with the code).

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