Blender add-on: Save Selected

“Save Selected” – Blender 3D add-on that allows saving selected objects in the scene into a separate *.blend file.

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This add-on can be useful for quickly creating sets of separate files with assets from complex scenes.

Add-on functionality

To save the necessary objects into a separate *.blend file, just select them, and in the main menu choose “File – Export – Save Selected”. And specify the location of the file to save.

The selected objects will be saved to the specified file.

Demonstration video

Current add-on version


Blender versions


Location and call

Main menu: File – Export – Save Selected

  • Download the *.zip archive with the add-on distributive.
  • The “Preferences” window — Add-ons — Install… — specify the downloaded archive.
Version history


  • Added option to clean up startup file when saving


  • This release.

Author: Nikita

Blender add-ons developer and articles writer.