Create beautiful, detailed, and data-rich BIM models.

How to install the BlenderBIM Add-on

Step 1: Download Blender

Blender is a free and open-source program for 3D authoring. It works on Linux, Mac, and Windows.

Download Blender

No administrator rights on Windows? Just download the Blender ZIP instead.

Step 2: Download the BlenderBIM add-on

BlenderBIM is a free and open-source add-on to Blender.

Download BlenderBIM Add-on

Step 3: Install the BlenderBIM add-on

Open up Blender, and access the Edit -> Preferences window.

Select the Add-ons tab, and press Install... on the top right.

Navigate to the .zip you downloaded in Step 2, and press Install Add-on from File ... on the top right.

You should now see Import-Export: BlenderBIM available in your add-ons list. Enable the add-on by pressing the checkbox.

All done! If you check your Scene properties in the panel on the bottom right, you will see a panel related to Building Information Modeling.

After installing the BlenderBIM Add-on, you may be interested in following the beginners tutorial.

Start the beginners tutorial