Marmoset Toolbag 3 - 3D Rendering, Lookdev, and Production Tools

Marmoset Toolbag

A full-featured 3D real-time rendering, animation, and baking suite, providing artists a powerful and efficient workflow for all stages of production.


Introducing Toolbag 3

The highly anticipated third version of Marmoset Toolbag is now available for Mac and Windows! We’ve been working diligently to make sure that Toolbag 3 exceeds expectations. Check out some of the key features in the video below.

Long Live the King

The third release of Toolbag, our real-time rendering suite, ushers forth a new standard in image quality. A slew of exciting new features ensure that you’re able to tackle any challenge, while our modular shaders and responsive scene editor empower you to work at the speed of light.

Toolbag 3 Interface


From previewing run and jump cycles to staging an epic short film, our new animation tools will bring your cinematic vision to life. Enjoy entirely new systems for importing and keyframing meshes, lights, cameras, post effects, and more.

Featured art by Jama Jurabaev


Global illumination teams up with exceptional image-based lighting to provide awesome occlusion, beautifully bounced light, and spectacular reflections. Toolbag’s lighting tools are now better than ever.


Our artist-friendly baking tools provide the instant feedback needed to revolutionize your texturing workflow. Real-time updates, bake groups and interactive 3D painting makes baking a piece of cake.


Create impressive images with our refreshed renderer, vibrant videos with our new animation tools, and tantalizing WebGL presentations with Marmoset Viewer.

Featured art by Baj Singh, Gilberto Magno, Joe Wilson, Krzysztof Teper and Pontus Ryman.


From look-dev to final presentation, our physically accurate renderer makes it easy to create gob-smacking promotional material for your game, film, or product launch.



Toolbag makes getting to work easier than ever with Unity and Unreal Engine export. Share your art with the world by blasting off renders and Marmoset Viewer scenes directly to ArtStation.


Tailor Toolbag to your pipeline with Python plugin and custom shader support. Extend Toolbag’s functionality with scripts that automate common tasks and add new features. Bespoke shaders enable you to match the look of your project or create new effects. Not the technical type? Download shaders and plugins from our Add-on Library.


No matter the industry, Toolbag is an essential part of the modern 3D artist’s workflow. Whether you’re defining the look of your project, reviewing assets, or looking to stand out from the crowd, we’ve got you covered.


Designed with the artist in mind, our ease of use and superb image quality ensure your work is shown in the best light.


Instant iteration, standardized shaders, and incredible customization make Toolbag an essential part of your pipeline.


Toolbag’s straightforward, physically- based workflow will get your students up to speed in no time.

2017 Greentooth Award Winner


Down to the Details

Peruse the key components that make Marmoset Toolbag an essential part of your workflow.


Renderer & Lighting

  • Real-time rendering
  • Physically based rendering pipeline
  • Global illumination
  • Local reflections
  • Ambient occlusion
  • Refraction
  • Image-based lighting
  • Directional, omni, and spot lights
  • Area lights with soft shadows
  • Multiple tangent spaces


  • Modular material editor with drag and drop functionality
  • Common shader models: Lambertian, Blinn-Phong, GGX, etc
  • Skin shader with advanced translucency options
  • Tessellation, displacement and parallax mapping
  • Order-independant dithered blending
  • Secondary reflectivity
  • Anisotropic reflections
  • Vertex color & Zbrush Polypaint support
  • Dota 2 shader support
  • Substance SBRAR support


Featured art by Thiago Vidotto

Scene & Animation Editors

  • Support for 3D formats: FBX, OBJ, Alembic & COLLADA
  • Skeletal animation and blend shapes via FBX
  • Geometry cached animation via Alembic
  • Keyframe creation for objects, lights, & cameras
  • Keyframe editor for fine control over animation curves


  • Depth of field
  • Distortion
  • Lens flares
  • Tone mapping
  • Color curves
  • Post effects


Import and Export

  • Marmoset Viewer
  • Unreal Engine importer
  • Export Unity Package
  • Export Scene Bundle
  • Export meshes: FBX, OBJ, & COLLADA


  • High quality, multi-sampled images
  • JPEG, PNG, TGA, & PSD support
  • Transparency support
  • Uncompressed and H264 video export



  • Texture map baking with real-time updates
  • Bake groups
  • Quick loading via naming conventions
  • Cage offset 3D painting
  • Skew map 3D painting
  • Bake to all supported tangent spaces
  • Layered PSD support with masked material values

Bake Outputs

    • Tangent space normals
    • Object space normals
    • Ambient occlusion
    • Curvature
    • Height
    • Position
    • Material ID mask
    • Material properties


Python Support

  • Create plugins
  • Batch common tasks
  • Add a custom user interface

Custom Shaders

  • Add or replace shading models
  • Add texture inputs
  • Add animated effects


Licensing & Purchase Info

License Types:


If you’re not holding a corporate credit card in your hand, this is likely for you. This license is for freelancers, hobbyists, students, and educators. It is suitable for both non-commercial and commercial use.


If you are purchasing on behalf of a business that is producing commercial content, this is the license for you. These license seats are owned by businesses for team use rather than individual users.

Upgrade Discounts!

As a Toolbag 2 license owner, you qualify for a discount on Toolbag 3. Select the appropriate “Upgrade” version from the menu and add it to your shopping cart. Once you’re on the “Checkout” page, enter your Marmoset ID in the appropriate text box.

Important: In order for the upgrade discount to be granted, you must enter the same email address/Marmoset ID currently assigned to your Toolbag 2 license.

License Activation

Standard Installation

Once your order is complete and you’ve received your order confirmation email, run Toolbag 3 and log in on the welcome screen using your Marmoset ID.

Installation from Disc Image

Run Toolbag 3 on the imaged drive, then activate your license on that machine by logging into Toolbag 3 using your Marmoset ID and with the activation option “Authorize everyone on this computer” enabled. Once that image is deployed, this setting will make sure multiple user accounts per machine are authorized for use, and no manual activation is needed per client, per user account.

What is my “Marmoset ID”?

Marmoset’s software utilizes the end user’s email address as their Marmoset ID. No passwords or license keys are required, simply log into the software with your ID to get yourself up and running!

Licensing Terms

All Marmoset software and asset packs are subject to the usage terms and conditions specified in the End User License Agreement (EULA) included with each product download. Generally speaking these agreements don’t contain anything surprising, but please don’t hesitate to contact us with any questions.

Support Terms

All Marmoset customers receive complimentary email support for both trial and paid licenses. If you have any questions, feedback, or recommendations, we want to hear from you at Marmosets don’t bite (usually).

Volume Discounts

All multi-seat license purchases are eligible for volume discounts. These discounts will be automatically applied to your order once you ‘Add to Cart’ and adjust the item to the appropriate quantity.

  • 3-5 seats: 5% off
  • 6-10 seats: 10% off
  • 11-15 seats: 15% off
  • 16-20 seats: 18% off
  • 21-29 seats: 20% off
  • 30+ seats: 25% off

Are wire payments available?

Yes, but we ask that any purchases under $1,000 USD be placed online through our standard web checkout. If your institution or client requires offline payment, please provide a purchase order for the necessary licensing, sent to We’ll be glad to follow-up with an invoice for payment.

May I gift a license?

Absolutely! Proceed through our web checkout entering your billing information as usual, and enter the license recipient’s name and email address in the appropriate “Marmoset ID” boxes. This will assign the license to the appropriate end user, while delivering the email receipt only to you.

Do you work with resellers?

We do not have official reseller partners, nor do we offer specific reseller discounts, however volume discounts do apply (see above). If you are a reseller looking to purchase on behalf of a client, please proceed through our web checkout and assign the licenses to the appropriate end user by entering their name and email address in the “Marmoset ID” boxes on the checkout page.

All license information and receipts will be delivered to the purchaser. It is then the purchaser’s responsibility to pass along the necessary download links and/or licensing details to the client.

May I receive a price quote?

Without a doubt. If you require a formal price quote for purchase approval, please contact us at with your licensing request, and we’ll be glad to prepare one for you right away.

Additional Questions?

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Marmoset Toolbag 3


– Platform-independent (Mac & PC), perpetual licensing
– Free point release updates
– Free email support
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