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Add-on: Particle Instantiator [$]

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Tim Zoet's Particle Instantiator add-on bakes all kinds of particle systems into animated geometries.

Blender’s particle system is known to be somewhat limited. While you can simulate large numbers of particles, animating individual particles can be difficult.

With the Particle Instantiator add-on, you can turn your particles into real objects. These objects follow the exact motion of the particles using keyframes and copy animations, constraints, modifiers, drivers and custom properties from their dupli objects.

And the coolest feature is this: you can turn your particles into physics objects.

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Bart Veldhuizen

I have a LONG history with Blender - I wrote some of the earliest Blender tutorials, worked for Not a Number and helped run the crowdfunding campaign that open sourced Blender (the first one on the internet!). I founded BlenderNation in 2006 and have been editing it every single day since then ;-)

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    • Yeah you're right, I realised that yesterday too. I guess that, with close to 12,000 published articles, sometimes things like this will slip through :)

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