CheckMate Certification

The industry's standard for 3D models

CheckMate Pro

Highest quality. View spec

CheckMate Lite

Ready and reliable. View spec

The CheckMate standard is developed with input from customers and the
CheckMate Advisory Board, a powerhouse group of industry professionals.
To learn more about the industry's standard, see the CheckMate FAQ.
see modelsPro Samples
  • $49


  • $249


  • $199


see modelsLite Samples
  • $299


  • $59


  • $299


CheckMate Pro and Lite Features:
3D Model Requirements
Opens and renders without errors
Quads and tris only
Real-world scale
Unique and meaningful names for objects, materials, textures
Model centered at origin
Clean UVs
Texture resolutions specified
Preview Requirements
5 or more thumbnails that show the model from all angles
2 or more wireframes
Complete product information
Third-party renderer specified
Native file format specified
HD rendered thumbnails
360-degree turntable
UV layout shown
"CheckMate certified models from TurboSquid give graphics professionals confidence in buying ready-made content for their most important projects."
Shane Griffith, Product Manager
The Foundry
"We like CheckMate because it can be adopted by any industry that uses 3D models."
Viken Majoulian, Technical Artist
Electronic Arts
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