Thangs Blender Addon - Search & Import Over 15m Free Models

by Thangs in Scripts and Addons


Thangs' Add-on for Blender

Thangs-Blender-Addon is a Blender Add-on to search and preview Thangs' wide variety and quantity of models.

Thangs-Blender-Addon is an open-source community-developed project using the Thangs.com API.

Features

Thangs-Blender-Addon is an integrated search engine for Blender that allows you to search for prebuilt models/meshes so that you can save time in your creative workflow process. You can then navigate to Thangs and import your desired model. The viewport can display previews of all the models found on Thangs in the add-on.

Install

Download and install the prerequisites

  • Blender 2.93 or later. The add-on is known to run with Blender 3.2.0.

Installation options

From a release Zip file (most users)

  1. Download the latest release zip file from BLENDER MARKET or GITHUB
  2. Do NOT extract the ZIP! (You install it from the ZIP :))
  3. Start Blender
  4. Choose Edit -> Preferences -> Add-ons -> Install
  5. Select the zip file and click Install Add-on
  6. Enable the add-on by toggling the checkbox


Thangs-Blender-Addon is now ready to use (see Usage below!)

Usage

To Search

To search using the addon, open the sidebar/"Tools" tab in the View 3D tab by pressing 'N' or clicking the small horizontal arrow in the top right near the RGB XYZ axis spindle, click on the search bar, type something in, and click 'Enter'! This will load all the models available under your search conditions! To reopen the results, just press enter on the search bar again.

Continue on Thangs.com

To navigate to Thangs.com and continue your search on our site, click the button in the top right corner of the preview pop-up that has our logo on it.

Report an Issue

Thangs-Blender-Addon is an open-source project that is affiliated with Thangs. If you think you have found a problem or a bug with Thangs-Blender-Addon, please Check Existing Issues to see if someone has already reported it. If not, please Create a New Issue, providing as much detail as possible to help us recreate the problem.

Sales 5300+
Customer Ratings 9
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Published 7 months ago
Blender Version 2.93, 3.0, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4
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