Resolutions

All textured assets with higher original resolutions now have lower resolutions generated. This saves memory, speeds up all interactions, and also helps to render bigger scenes. Replace asset resolution command in the Selected model panel or in the Asset bar can be used to swap asset resolution.

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HDR asset type

Now you can attach HDRs with a single click. This makes BlenderKit more complete for your everyday needs. There are so far only a few HDRs uploaded by BlenderKit creators, but you are invited to upload more!

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Scene asset type

BlenderKit scenes are templates to finish certain tasks, or usable as environment setups for your models. With a single click, you can have a render-ready setup where you can put your assets for rendering. There are also 4 template scenes for creating sculpt brush alphas and previews.

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Automatic model thumbnailer

Lighting, angle of camera were changed. The setup uses a new HDR provided by Mike Radjabov. These changes have a great impact on the quality you can get with this automatic tool. Besides that, we are now much more strict regarding the thumbnails allowed into the database - You can check the quality in the gallery right now.

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Particle system support inside Model asset type

Now you can drag-drop particle systems and these will automatically be transferred on the target mesh. This only includes specially preset particle systems, which is usually denoted in the name of the asset.

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Upload refactored

Updating only metadata is now much faster since it happens in the background thread. If only the thumbnail is re-uploaded, background blender instance doesn't start.

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New fast metadata editing

From the right-click menu in asset bar it's now possible quick-edit your asset metadata. This command supports the properties that are shared by all asset types and needs to be extended in future releases for the specific detail fields for the assets.

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Improved snapping

Snapping now ignores objects that are only drawn as bound boxes or are part of a particle system (like grass). This is especially useful if your scene has a lot of boolean modifier objects for purpose of cutting holes. Snapping also works on inverted normals objects by always snapping on the visible side of the mesh. Snapping works from inside of orthographic cameras.

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See next articles

Little big change in scoring system

Since 10.9.2021, We are switching the complexity calculation in our score equation from mean to median.

Interview with Bart House

Bart House is one of those creators who catched our eyes from the first upload he made to BlenderKit. Now we finally had the chance to interview him and get him now little bit better. Hope you will enjoy this as much as we did.

Everything is rounded!

The website redesign you've all been waiting for.

Updates in Blender 2.93

What's new in our add-on in Blender 2.93?

New awesome Asset Management

We launched New My assets page, so check it out.

Interview with Jair del Real Segura

We present you an interview with Jair del Real Segura, one of our top creators.

Subscription price increase at 9,000 assets

We'll be increasing our subscriptions a bit once we reach 9,000 assets. If you get a subscription now, you can enjoy the lower price forever.

PolyHaven HDRIs in BlenderKit add-on

We are happy to inform you that now you can get all PolyHaven HDRIs into Blender also through our add-on.

Isometric room in Blender: quick workflow

What can you create with BlenderKit add-on and Blender in 2 hours?

Profiler: new add-on by Mike Radjabov

Read more in depth about the new add-on.

HDR and Scene asset types

Check out our new asset types.

Introducing Texture Resolutions for Models, Materials and HDRs

We are glad to introduce the Texture Resolutions feature in Blender 2.92. If you have a small GPU memory or want to create much larger scenes, this is the feature you’ve been waiting for.

BlenderKit in Blender manual

Now you can read more about using BlenderKit in the official Blender manual.

New category system is coming this week

In the week since Tuesday 19.1.2021 we are switching to an improved category system.

Several important updates for BlenderKit creators

Validation process has been improved, and new Category system is coming soon.

Server speed improvements

Petr has created some great BlenderKit optimizations

Happy holidays from BlenderKit

The best presents we can give you.

BlenderKit updates in Blender 2.91

With every new release of Blender we also try to improve BlenderKit. Here's what we done for you this time.

Happy birthday BlenderKit!

BlenderKit is now two years old. It’s a real thrill and you are all invited to celebrate with us. meow!

Thank You Community!

More than 7000$ collected for the Open - Source cause.

Activation and Basic Usage in Blender 2.9

Check our new video tutorial on how to activate and use BlenderKit in Blender 2.9

Simple card and recurring payments - Get 25% Off forever

Simple card and recurring payments are coming to BlenderKit.

Updates in Blender 2.90

New updates and features in add-on in Blender 2.90

Who is Julio Sillet - the author of some of the best PBR materials you've ever seen.

We created the first of the BlenderKit artists interviews with Julio Sillet, who has uploaded many great materials to our website.

Updates in Blender 2.82

Blender 2.82 brings a lot of fun on the Kit-side.

Bevel video tutorials

Maybe you'll be surprised what's the reason to bevel all your models.

Happy birthday BlenderKit!

We invite you to celebrate with us!

Blender conference 2019 reflections

BlenderKit team attended at Blender conference 2019

Add-on updates in Blender 2.81

Some new features have been cooked for the add-on in Blender 2.81.

BlenderKit updates in Blender 2.8

Blender 2.8 RC is out and we've been busy too.

Blender 2.8 release fever

Get 25% of the subscription price

New Gallery!

All the models, brushes, add-ons and materials for you to browse online. And if you find what you were looking for? Get it.

Over 1000 high-quality assets ready to drag & drop in Blender

We are happy to announce that BlenderKit database now offers over 1000 assets. These were uploaded by over 60 active creators.

BlenderKit in Blender 2.8

BlenderKit is now just one click away, as a 'default' material library inside Blender 2.8

Procedural Fabric materials

New procedural fabric materials in our database.

Tree bark materials

We released a set of bark materials.

Grass and particle systems drag & drop.

Literally every area you step in Blender requires you to learn a lot of new tools and information, and that's why we implemented several 'shortcuts' for convenience and speed.

Add-on updates (version 1.0.19)

We worked hard on improving our add-on - again.

Foliage by Iwo Pilc

Stones, rocks, pieces of wood can be sometimes photoscanned. But plants are still a domain of hard-core modeling. This really takes time, skill and precision, and a lot of observation what "natural" really means.

Free Modelled and baked materials

We just recently released a set of 9 texture-based PBR cycles materials.

Wallpaper textures

We are trying to help you, blenderheads, to save your time while achieving best results possible. Wallpaper textures can really boost interior renders, but do you already have those on your hard drive?

Free Kittens!

As a late Christmas gift, we are releasing our BlenderKit mascot kitten for free. Now, you can make any scene insta-cute! The kitten is poseable and can be animated (by now 2.79 only, because of a hair-import bug in 2.8 beta).

BlenderKit 2.8 beta

BlenderKit introduces add-on for Blender 2.8. While there are still many changes in Blender happening, which may cause the add-on will work today and not tomorrow, the add-on should be mostly working fine, and we try to keep the new version updated with the latest Blender builds.

Free models

To further extend the free plan and enable users the experience of all features, we enabled about 20 models as free and these are available as "freebies" category. The model database now grows almost every day.

Initial Release

We are happy to announce the release of something we've been working on for a long time.

BlenderKit is a new online platform made for Blender users, creators, and developers. We hope to bring a new momentum into the open source world by introducing several innovations we've been working on.