New Features in Blender 2.81
We added the right-click menu for assets in Asset Bar which shortens access to old and new features like
- Search assets by author - was only shortcut before
- Open author's website - was only shortcut before
- Search similar
- Replace model - replaces the active model in your scene
- Delete asset - delete your own uploads
You can set thumbnail size in preferences, so no more suffering with tiny thumbnails on 4K monitors.
Add-on now works correctly also when Asset Bar is off. This means your downloads will append to the scene anytime. For this a larger part of the code had to be reworked.
Many bugs have been fixed.
We are cooking more advanced features that we didn't manage to squeeze into this release, so stay tuned for more cool stuff directly in the add-on.
Do you like the new features in the add-on? Speed up development of BlenderKit, support your favorite artists and get unlimited access to almost 2,000 assets.
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We created the first of the BlenderKit artists interviews with Julio Sillet, who has uploaded many great materials to our website.
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