In this section, TheFreeSite.com takes a look at free VRML (Virtual Reality Modeling Language) programs on the Web. These programs allow you to create 3D content, as well as view existing VRML content on the Web. We also offer a roundup of fun programs that let you access existing VRML communities online. These programs allow you to wander around vast, colorful 3D worlds in cyberspace and even chat in real time with other visitors.
This is a freeware browser that lets you access AlphaWorld, a unique, 3D virtual community populated by real people. The Active Worlds universe boasts thousands of users and thousands of kilometers of virtual territory. You can explore over 100 worlds in real-time, high-color graphics. You can even own land and create buildings on your property, from a simple house to an elaborate palace (a process that is quite easy). (Available for Windows, Mac and Linux).
Do you participate in Second Life (the popular online virtual world)? This site offers hundreds of free clothing items, suitable for Second Life. The site also has clothing tutorials. Shirt and clothing categories include Cinema, Sports, Novelty, Music, and more.
(Note: this service is no longer free). If you've ever wanted to set up your own 3D virtual reality home on the Web, this is the place to go. Just sign up with Cybertown and you'll get your own customizable virtual reality home, complete with personal chat, a message board, etc.