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How to import .blend files - Append function in Blender 2.8


25games writes:

Hey Blender-community!

Today I want to show you how to import an .blend file to a new one or just import particular elements of one file to another one without exporting an fbx or anything like this. This can be very useful in some cases.

Enjoy the video. Cheers!

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Simon Gangl

25games was founded in 2016 by two friends: Severin & Simon. Our first goal was to publish a action-adventure game called Kordex. Sadly we wasn't able to find enough support to continue development. However, our Youtube channel and the pixel community was growing nicely. So we decided to continue producing videos for gamedev for you! If you have any problems with game production, feel free to contact us and we try to help!


  1. Thanks for the information.
    I open up the old .blend files from 2.7x in the new Blender 2.8x with the option uncheck "Load UI"
    The biggest difference is that Layers is now called Colletions. This is the way I do it.

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