Modo Documentation


What's New in Modo 12.2

Explore what's been added to the latest version of Modo, including Stitching, new Procedural tools, and UI improvements.

Procedural Modeling

Learn about procedural modeling, which allows you to edit meshes in a non-destructive way, using an extensive range of tools.

Schematic Viewport

Find out about the Schematic viewport, which provides an intuitive and powerful way to define relationships between elements and build networks of operations.

Form Workbenches

Learn how to customize your UI using workbenches. These forms allow you to group and organize tools, commands, channels, and more.


Learn how to create and build stitches quickly and easily, using the Stitch Mesh Setup command.

Modo VR

Modo VR is our cutting edge VR modeling platform, allowing you to create content in a fully immersive virtual environment using a VR headset and controllers.

Modo Tutorials


Modeling a Simple Object

Step-by-step instructions on how to create a coffee mug and render the final results. These tutorials demonstrate the key features you'll reuse in other projects.

Building a Spaceship

Learn the basics of modeling in Modo while designing a spaceship.

Soft Products Workflow

Learn how easy it is to place metal and plastic hardware next to soft materials, such as fabrics, and produce convincing visualizations in 3D.

Using Modo with 3ds Max

This tutorial series shows the unique benefits that Modo offers a 3ds Max user. If you're looking to expand your toolset, Modo makes creating digital content easier no matter what package you’re currently using.

Interior Lighting

This tutorial series shows you how easy it is to use Modo to effectively tackle many common lighting, surfacing, and rendering challenges with interior architecture.