Welcome to the sIBL family, Blender!

Raise your glasses, brothers! Blender just joined the exquisite ranks of sIBL-supported programs.

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New Blender extension builds a bridge to sIBL_GUI for quick lighting and environment setups.
Screenshot by Jed Frechette.

Thanks to the development efforts of Jed Frechette, Blender users can now enjoy the one-click environment lighting setup that the Smart IBL system is famous for. Integration is done thoroughly, by using sIBL_GUI as browser and central library management hub. If you already use sIBL_GUI in conjunction with 3dsMAX or Maya, the workflow with Blender will be familiar:
  • Pick an environment preset
  • Pick Blender as setup template
  • Click the Send to Software button
Photorealistic lighting (and background integration) couldn't be easier.


Download and installation instructions on wiki.blender.org.
Say thanks or report bugs in our dev forum thread.

To celebrate this historic event, please enjoy this free sIBL-set of an iron bridge in full 16K glory.

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