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Call for screenshots and .blend demo files!


Ton started on Blenderartists thread a call for screenshots and .blend demo files. This is a perfect opportunity for everybody with creative skills to give back to this community through contributing visual as material as well as interesting .blend files demonstrating the tools and features Blender 2.59 has now.

Ton writes:


I'd like to update for 2.60 and offer a cool download with .blend examples for (new) users. You can help spreading Blender by providing samples!

Read more here:




Here is the text from the website:

For the 2.60 release I like to get our feature pages updated, and provide (new) users a great collection of .blend files to play with. A selection of the .blend files then can also go to the the “Demo Loop”, a python script that loads files in a sequence and shows anims or renders. The Demo Loop has been used successfully at shows, and by vendors such as HP’s workstation division (sponsored us for Siggraph with systems!). You can try the Add-on “Demo mode” for it, but be warned… it had a bug which only got fixed today.

Call for screenshots:

  • Use CTRL+F3 in Blender to save, preferably as png file.
  • Use full monitor size windows, 1920×1080 or 1920×1200 pixels would be great.
  • Screenshots with different themes, fonts, languages etc. are welcome too.

Call for demo files:

  • Make sure it runs fine in 2.59 release from
    (Cycles demos are great too, we can spread that separately for now)
  • Files should either have a short animation (turn table anim for objects, character anims, etc) or be interesting to render/composite (F12), or have a cool GE experience (Pkey).
  • Make sure you pack in all texture maps in the .blend
  • Physics sim files: put in directory below .blend, use relative paths, and zip it all.
  • Best render demos are when it doesn’t take long, 20-30 seconds or so.
  • Files will be shown using the default theme colors.
  • Keep files a bit small… no limit here, but we can only include a few 50-100 MB files for download.

License as Creative Commons 3.0 Attribution

  • Default attribution would be:
    (CC-by) Blender,
  • You can optionally add your name and/or URL to the attribution.
  • Purpose is to (also) ensure everyone will be forced to credit Blender well!

Upload to web!

  • You can use your own website or dropboxes of course
  • Or use our anonymous ftp:
    - ftp to
    - username: anonymous
    - cd to directory incoming/ and upload the file(s)
    Files will appear in public at url
  • Post here the url of the file(s) and your attribution options.





  1. Well I get the feeling that sometimes when I hit submit my changes do not get across into WordPress.
    The link is correct again.

  2. Man , if, mr Roosendaal do want a cool blender model / file , I simply like to give any of my spaceships , no problem .

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