BlenderBIM Add-on installation
The BlenderBIM Add-on is an extension to the popular free and open-source 3D authoring package Blender. Both the add-on and Blender itself works on Linux, Mac, and Windows.
- Install Blender. If you don't have administrator rights on Windows, you can download a portable ZIP instead.
- Download the BlenderBIM Add-on. You do not need to unzip the file you download.
- Launch Blender, and access the
Edit -> Preferenceswindow.
- Select the
Add-onstab, and press
Install...on the top right.
- Navigate to the BlenderBIM Add-on
.zipfile, and press
- You should now see
Import-Export: BlenderBIMavailable in your add-ons list. Enable the add-on by pressing the checkbox beside it.
All done! If you check your
Scene properties panel on the bottom right of the Blender interface, you will see a panel related to Building Information Modeling.
Download the latest version of the BlenderBIM Add-on from the website, and uninstall any current BlenderBIM add-on before installing the latest version.
If you are upgrading to a new version of Blender, just install the BlenderBIM Add-on as if it were a fresh installation.