List of addons that work with 2.8


(Peetie) #1

For addon developers, would you list your addon here at the moment the addon is working in 2.80? This way we have an overview of addons working with 2.80. You are able to edit this first post, so the list in this post. Thanks in advance and happy coding
Update: Categorized as Free(ish), Paid and Build-ins.

Free Addons for 2.80:

  1. Fast Carve: (jayanam)
    Hardsurface utility Blender addon for fast boolean and bevel operations.

  2. PBR Texture Mapper (PTM): (jayanam)

  3. FishSim - Goldfish Version
    Fish Swimming Simulator.

  4. Simple Asset Manager 2.8
    Simple Asset Manager 2.8

  5. Blender Shortcut VUr
    With this Blender addon you can display mouse and keyboard input.

  6. Addon Pie Workspaces
    [Addon Free] - PIE WORKSPACES

  7. MACHIN3tools
    A continuously evolving collection of scripts, to simplify and automate a variety of tasks.

  8. Sketchfab
    Import glTF assets from Sketchfab into Blender using Sketchfab download API.

  9. BlenderKit add-on (Free / Standard / Pro)
    BlenderKit is an online database of materials, brushes and 3D models which you can search, download.

  10. Material Bakery
    (Note: For Blender 2.8, but baking process only with Cycles. I had an Cuda error when rendering on GPU so I had to use CPU to bake.)

  11. Sverchok prerelease Master
    Sverchok is a powerful parametric tool for architects, allowing geometry to be programmed visually with nodes.

  12. Floorboard generator
    A floor board generator
    (Easiest would be to open raw in Chrome and right click on page > save as …. .py)

  13. Sure UVW Map - (Development)
    Simple Box UVW Map Modifier

  14. Context Browser just got an update for 2.8: (Free / Fair price)
    An add-on for Blender 2.79+/2.80+ that allows you to view and edit context data of the active area.
    Context Browser 1.1.0

  15. Texel Density Checker (Free / Fair price)
    Texel Density Checker 1.0.8 [UPDATE 08.11.18] [2.8 Support]

  16. Projectile
    An artist-friendly tool for throwing stuff around inside Blender

  17. Bligify
    Blender addon for exporting and importing animated GIF sequences.

  18. EdgeFlow
    Blender tools for working with edge loops.

  19. VSE Transform Tools
    Quickly transform, crop and fade video strips in Blender’s Video Sequence Editor.

  20. Bizualizer
    A visualizer addon for blender.

  21. Subsimport
    Subs import is an addon for Blender that allows users to create and edit subtitles for movies or music.

  22. UV Packmaster (Free/ Extended /Pro)
    UVPackmaster is an efficient UV packing solution for Blender 3D.

  23. EEVEE Toon
    Set of nodes and sample shaders to make NPR shading in Blender EEVEE easier.

  24. Blender VSE Reworked
    A proof-of-concept attempt to rework and reorganize the blender Video Sequence Editor (VSE).

  25. Shape Keys+
    Adds a panel with extra options for creating, sorting, viewing, and driving shape keys.
    Shape Keys+

  26. Import Rhinoceros 3D
    Import 3DM files created with Rhinoceros 3D.
    Import Rhinoceros 3D files into Blender

  27. kbPIEs - (Free / Fair Price)
    Screen layout switcher Pie menu.
    [Addon] Screen Layouts customizable PIE menu - kbPIEs

  28. Wazou’s Pie Menus (Free / Fair Price)
    Awesome Pie Menus for Blender.

  29. Principled Baker
    Bake all inputs of a Principled BSDF node to image textures.

  30. Freesound
    Browse, listen and insert sounds from the archive in your Blender VSE. An API key is required.

  31. Import SVG Paths as Shape Keys
    2.80 add-on script:
    Shape Key Import Add-on - Added Blender 2.8 and SVG transform Support

  32. Tina, Transfer Normals Add-on
    T!NA allows you to quickly transfer normals and (optionally) vertex colors between near vertices of different objects. These objects can then be seamlessly assembled while remaining separate.

  33. Bezier Curve CAD Tools
    Bezier Curve CAD Tools for CNC Milling & Laser Cutting

  34. Blender Modular tree addon
    This addon for blender allows the creation of realistic trees with the node editor.
    (Start with: trunk node to split node then grow node then branch node)

  35. Animation Nodes
    Animation Nodes 2.1 for Blender 2.8 Test Builds

  36. Blender 2 UVLayoutBridge
    It’s a Blender bridge add-on between two programs Blender and Headus UVLayout for UV maps editing.
    (headus UVLayout is a paid program)

  37. EZ paint
    An improved version of Texture Paint Plus for Blender.
    (Press w-key in paint-mode)

  38. Point Cloud Visualizer
    Display colored point cloud PLY in Blender’s 3d viewport. Works with binary point cloud PLY files with ‘x, y, z, red, green, blue’ vertex values. All other values are ignored. Color values must be in 0-255 range.

  39. Tube UV Unwrap
    UV unwrap tube-like meshes (all quads, no caps, fixed number of vertices in each ring).

  40. OptiX Denoiser
    This addon brings the power of NVIDIA OptiX Denoiser directly into Blender 3D.
    (It Works on top of Declan Russel’s OptiX Denoise Windows binaries or Linux (if you compile them): )
    Tips for installation:

  • You might end up having two times a folder named: Denosier_v2.1. This should be one folder, not two.
  • Denoiser possibly doesn’t work (well) when there are nodes in the compositor, remove them).
  • Follow instructions on Github, look at the folder/files tree.
  1. Blender2.8-RenderButton
    Adds a Render and Animation Button for Blender 2.80.

  2. SimpleLattice
    A small blender 2.8 add-on to make working with lattices simpler.

  3. Sun Position
    An Update of Michael Martins Sun Position add-on for Blender 2.8.

  4. RigFlex
    Simple soft body for Blender armatures.

  5. Easy Align
    Mesh objects align, and mesh objects origins align.
    [Addon] Easy Align

  6. RenderBurst
    Render all cameras, one by one, and store the results.

  7. Tissue
    Tissue - Blender’s add-on for computational design.
    (For those who don’t know this addon: it really cool, a must have).

  8. YAAM Yet Another Asset Manager
    A blender Asset Manager developed as part of the open movie project (

  9. SmartF
    Smart and fast making face.

  10. MB-Lab
    MB-Lab is an attempt to keep the ManuelBastioniLAB Blender addon alive through community efforts.

  11. Blender Typewriter Add-on
    Animated type writer effect for font objects in the 3D View.

  12. Grease Writer
    Add-on for auto-animating grease pencil strokes and emulating hand-drawn text.

  13. Writing Animation
    2.80 add-on script:
    2.79 add-on script:

  14. MakePillow

  15. Meta-Rig for MB-Lab
    This add-on adds a nearly ready-to-use Rigify Meta-Rig for Characters made with the MB-Lab add-on.

  16. Destructive Extrude

  17. Mesh Align Plus
    Mesh Align Plus helps you precisely align, move, and measure+match objects and mesh parts in your 3D scenes. Useful especially for hard surface modelers, mechanical, architectural and CAD/CAM users.

  18. Goz for Blender 2.8
    Export (what?) to Zbrush.

  19. Quake BSP Importer
    Allows you to import level geometry and textures from the 1996 game Quake directly into Blender. Using this you could use old levels as a template for some tribute artwork or something similarly fabulous.

  20. Notify
    Notify is a very simple add-on for Blender 2.80 and 2.7x, that sends a system notification when render is complete, works on linux and theoretically on Windows too, havent tested it there yet.

  21. Math Mesh
    Mathematical mesh curve generator add-on for Blender 2.8.
    Usage: Mesh > Edit mode > Select two vertices > Type in Search (F3): Math Mesh

  22. Commotion
    Add-on for motion graphics.

  23. Welder
    Addon that automates creation of welds along the edge of intersection of two objects.
    Tips for usage of Welder:

  • Use S(cale) + X to remove gaps if need
  • Add Smooth modifier (Factor 1, repeat around 10)
  • Play with scaling on y (depth) and z (height)
  • Use higher resolution mesh to prevent gaps.
  • Also Select the weld and play with the array modifier
    to close gaps
  1. TubeTool
    Generate tubing between two selected polygons.

  2. Laser Slicer
    It slices a Blender object up and then exports those slices to SVG file(s).

  3. Fiber Mesh
    Fills a mesh with fiber.

  4. Cameras Lister
    Easy select camera’s in popup. Shortcut is Alt-C.

  5. Quad Unwrap

  6. UV layout bridge
    Blender Add-On: A bridge between Headus UVlayout and Blender

  7. Extra Image List
    Adds a panel for easier texture selection in the UV editor

  8. QuickSwitch
    QuickSwitch is a little Helper to make it easy

  9. Object Shake
    A Blender 3D addon to make adding object shake easy and flexible.

  10. Dynamic Spacebar Menu 2.8

  11. BRM_Bake - Tiny and easy texture baking UI
    Addon to help speed up iteration with texture baking.

  12. Screencast Keys Status
    A blender add-on Screencast Keys to display the Keyboard/Mouse and Operation status.

  13. AssetGen
    automates the tasks to get a game assets ready for video games from an High Poly model.

  14. Nudge Keyframe
    Few scripts to automate some keyframe manipulations in Blender.

  15. Create Single World Bone Blender
    Addon for creating a bone in Blender 3D in world space.

  16. Unregis Tools
    Addon for optimizing and simplfying meshes for blender for use in OpenSim and SL. (clean up mesh)

  17. Jarchvis
    Add-on meant to speed up the process of architectural visualization by creating commonly needed items with the click of a button.
    (suggestion: remove dots from file-names/folders)

  18. Instant Meshes Remesh
    Addon that uses the commandline version of Instant Meshes 403 to integrate it into Blender.

Paid addons for Blender 2.80:

  1. Pie Menu Editor
    Pie Menu Editor 1.15.7

  2. Cuber / Creative bundle / Ice Tools

  3. OpenVDB Remesh. Checked: working for now.

  4. Group pro

  5. Global shader (My own shader that makes extensive use of drivers and has python scripts)

  6. Toonkit for Cycles

  7. Theme Editor (Paid, two versions)
    An add-on that makes theme customization fast and easy.

  8. Hardops 0097 Promethium
    Hard Ops is a toolkit aimed at assisting users with everything from modelling to rendering.

  9. BlenderKit add-on (Free / Standard / Pro)
    BlenderKit is an online database of materials, brushes and 3D models which you can search, download.

  10. Boxcutter
    Boxcutter has one primary focus. Cutting.

  11. NodeSet Pro
    Is an add-on that greatly simplifies the process of importing sets of textures to create a node based material.

  12. UV Packmaster (Free/ Extended /Pro)
    UVPackmaster is an efficient UV packing solution for Blender 3D.

  13. Curves To Mesh
    Quickly create and configure mesh surfaces from bezier curves. Ideal for creating accurate machine parts or for more organic modeling.

  14. Cloth FX
    Dynamic cloth tearing FX, even with trigger objects.

  15. Tesselator Quad Remesher
    Tesselator is a remeshing addon that helps you create regular quad and triangle meshes easily out of sculpts.

  16. Dynamic Lines
    Dynamic Lines is an addon for Blender that allows you to create plates as fast and easy as possible.

  17. Bevelled Extrude
    Create extrusion effects that have configurable bevel effects on the base, corners and tops.

  18. Plating Generator and Greebles
    Quickly create unique hull plating patterns using existing mesh topology and add greebles.

  19. FLIP Fluids
    FLIP Fluids is a powerful liquid simulation add-on that gives you the ability to create high quality fluid effects all within Blender.

  20. Blender-OSM
    One click download and import of OpenStreetMap and terrain for Blender! Global coverage.

  21. WeightLifter
    WeightLifter helps simplify creating vertex groups or vertex color layers.

  22. Batch Operations
    Welcome to BATCH OPERATIONS™ 2 smart data-management: the most advanced manager for the Blender 2.80 materials, modifiers, collections, and other data.
    (Mind, that it is not an asset manager, but data-manager.).

  23. IDMapper
    IDMapper simplifies creation and editing of vertex color layers that can be used as ID-maps in texturing software like Substance Painter or Quixel.

  24. Ortho
    Ortho offers a collection of tools that allows you to move, rotate, scale, snap and align selections of a mesh relative to a user-defined reference plane.

  25. Speedsculpt
    SpeedSculpt allows you to create very fast characters, to manage Dyntopo Sculpting with booleans, cut curves, skin modifier, decimate etc.

  26. Bezier Mesh Shaper
    This is a modeling tool for Blender 2.79 and 2.80 that lets you use curves to deform your mesh, allowing you to make beautiful shapes.
    It’s useful for blocking and polishing forms of organic and hard surface meshes.

  27. Corner Extrude
    Corner Extrude is a simple and robust modeling tool for quickly creating corner geometry from any cross-section selection in Edit Mode.

  28. DynRemesh 2.0
    DynRemesh is a quad-based remesher, assisting in retopology for your dyntopo sculpts & 3dscans containing too many tris(triangles).
    Usage tips: In case you see a lot of 7,8, or 9-poles, before remeshing, go in Edit mode and select all. Then in Object mode remesh. Albert will update the addon later. Other tips; use high poly meshes like dynotopo and probably better prevent flat surfaces / needs curvature.

  29. SimpleBake 1.0
    SimpleBake is a one-click solution for baking PBR and ColourID maps from materials created in Blender 2.8.

  30. Multi Exporter 0.1.1
    This addon for Blender 2.79 & 2.80 exports your mesh objects to several formats at once (".stl", “.obj”, “.fbx”, “.3ds”, “.wrl”, “.x3d”, “.ply” ).

  31. Re-Last 2.0.1
    Is an add-on that allows you to speed up your workflow by using the mouse or pen

  32. Hair Tool
    This addon will help you generate hair mesh ribbons with uv’s from bezier/nurbs curves

  33. Shotpacker
    UV island packing add-on for Blender.

Built-in Addons (There are more, but you can easily check them in Blender 2.80 in preferences):

  - Images as Planes
  - Archipack
  - Measureit (Thanks to @Antonioya for porting it). 
  - Rigify
  - F2
  - Ivygen
  - Node Wrangler
  - Scatter Objects
  - Add Camera Rigs
  - 3D-Coat Applink
  - 3D Print Toolbox
  - Copy Atributes Menu
  - Simplify Curves
  - Bone Selection Sets
  - Looptools
  - GLTF 2.0 Format
  - BoltFactory
  - Refine Tracking
  - Edit Linked Library
  - Collections plugin was removed, but integrated now into Blender.
  - Rock Generator (Testing)
  - Sapling Tree Gen
  - Magic UV
  - Curve Extra Objects
  - TinyCAD Mesh Tools
  - Oscurart Tools
  - Mesh Snap Utilities
  - AI / PDF / SVG Importer
  - KTX RenderSlot
  - DXF Importer/Exporter
  - A.N.T.Landscape

(CheesecakeCG) #2

Import Images as Planes works!


that said I’d love for F2 to be working again :sob:

(Peetie) #4

List updated in the first post, I found 3 so far.

(Peetie) #5

Added to the list: Cuber / Creative bundle / Ice Tools

(Peetie) #6

Added to the list:
Fast Carve by jayanam (Free)

(Peetie) #7

Added to the list: (See first post)

  • FishSim - Goldfish Version (Free)
  • Simple Asset Manager 2.8: (Free)

(Peetie) #8

Added to the list Fast Carve by Jayanam and removed the first addon in the list which was a shader.

(Peetie) #9

Surprise, Surprise, Archimesh in todays 2.80 build works. Added to the list.

(Peetie) #10

Added to the list: OpenVDB Remesh

(Peetie) #11

Added to the list:
Blender Shortcut VUr (Free, by jayanam)
With this Blender addon you can display mouse and keyboard input
(See top post for link)

(Peetie) #12

Added: Addon Pie Workspaces (Free)
See top post

(Peetie) #13

Group pro (yes yes!, black Friday today, I tested it and could work with it within a minute. Very intuitive , blender 2.8).

And my own Global Shader. It’s a shader making extensive use of drivers. With that you can define a colour palette globaly and settings like roughness, bump strength, metalicness, etc.

See top post for links.

(vitorbalbio) #14

Now Toonkit for Cycles support 2.8 also.

(Peetie) #15

@vitorbalbio , added to the list in the first post.
Thanks, you are the first developer posting his addon here in the thread. .

(Pragma37) #16

Theme Editor has supported Blender 2.8 since the release.

(Peetie) #17

Thanks, I will update the first post this evening. (Having some issues with drivers for gpu’s in Windows 10 again.). Interesting, theme editor in 2.8, I will take a look. (If Microsoft allows me to use my own pc)

(Peetie) #19

MACHIN3tools added, see first post.
Thanks @MACHIN3

(Peetie) #20

Hardops for 2.8 added to the list, see first post

(Canseco Gpc) #21

I’m missing some plugins on the list ported to 2.80, like:

Sketchfab importer