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Lodify, a free LOD/Proxy script for Blender


BD3D writes:

Hello Everyone, BD3D Here.

I created a free LOD/Proxy system for blender 2.8 or above, it's basically acting as a mesh-data exchanger, really useful if you'd like to optimize your scenes without using bounding boxes or by hiding everything.

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Lodify is available on the Blender devtalk forum.

I recently made a little tutorial about it on my youtube channel.

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Dorian B

CG artist + addon dev


  1. Amazing work. I can see next steps could be to add:

    1. Ability to quickly clear out and remove orphan LODify data.
    2. Ability to loop through a selection of objects and automatically duplicate, decimate, and LODify them, with the option to replace LODify data or skip if LODify data is present.
    3. Same for textures / materials.

    This seems to be a necessary step to help Blender work with huge amounts of data in huge scenes.

  2. really amazing! the only thing I can't figure out is how to separate the mesh from the low poly object. I can add it to the main object but if I hide the original low poly object as you say, then the object disappears.

  3. I just thought I would also add - I have this problem only with the meshes I'm trying to exchange. if I make a third object, like a simple cube, and I use LODify to assign my original meshes to that cube, I can get it to work as advertised. But If I use LODify directly on my originals, it doesn't work.

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