- Windows, MacOS or Linux
- Blender 3.0 (stable), Blender 3.1 (stable)
Experimental Blender builds such as 3.2-alpha are not supported, and fixing any issues related to them, will not be a priority.
There are two ways to install MACHIN3tools
From inside Blender
This approach is a bit more convenient, but if you update from an older version of the addon, it leads to a loss of previously saved addon preferences.
installation from the Addons tab of Blender's preferences, by selecting the addon's .zip file
Using the System's File Browser
The approach is recommended, especially if you update from an older version to a newer one, as all previous addon preferences will be kept.
with Blender closed, find your downloaded .zip file
extract it, you need the MACHIN3tools folder - the one without the version
it contains the
copy the MACHIN3tools folder to Blender's addons directory
If you have a pre-existing MACHIN3tools folder in the addons directory, remove it first, before pasting the new version!
Blender's Addons Diretory
Depending on your Blender version, replace
start Blender, open the preferences, switch to the Addons tab and search for machin3
activate MACHIN3tools and unfold the addon preferences