Crap? or just different?
I found it fairly intuitive
Also blender go against convetion with their naming quite alot which becomes quite annoying as someone who has used many of the professional programs int he past to now have to switch to something that for example doesnt call a Vertex a Vertex.
just for comparison heres the two
If your used to things being a particular way then its always a pain, but naming conventions aside the actual Blender interface is fairly customizable
Also when it comes to the renderers etc, your stuck with pretty basic renderers in blender whcih limits the output.
Might give Max a try and see what your on about
Also if you go through the education site you can get it for free if you tick the box saying "yes I am a student" lol, Its fully functional but apparently prints a watermark across certain resolution photos.
I use a full licenced version seeing as its what ive been using for years.
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