iClone 4.2 Pro for free, currently on a free cover-disk with the leading British PC magazine PC Pro (Jan 2013 edition). I’ve looked at the blurb in the magazine itself, on a news-stand, and it appears to be the full uncrippled version. iClone, for those who don’t know, is the excellent real-time 3D software (no rendering time, as it runs on a videogame engine). It takes a little learning, but no more than DAZ Studio does, and the learning resources are vastly better than for DS.
It’s perfectly possible to create excellent results once you know what you’re doing with it. Here’s a couple of my iClone real-time renders…
Carrara 8 is DAZ Studio's official 'big sister' software.
Carrara loads all DAZ and Poser characters and scenes,
and supports LuxRender for top-quality realistic rendering.