Blender add-on: Viewport Purge Button

Viewport Purge Button – Blender 3D add-on that adds the “Purge” button to 3D Viewport area header for clearing the scene from unused objects (meshes, materials, etc).

Add-on functionality

The “Purge” button for garbage collection – cleaning the scene from unused objects is located very inconveniently, in the Outliner window and is visible only in the “Orphan Data” mode. The add-on adds a “Purge” button to the header of the 3D Viewport area, clicking on which cleans the scene in the same way.

From the scene will be removed all unused objects (mesh, materials, nodes, textures, etc.) that have 0 users.

Demonstration video

Current add-on version


Blender versions

2.93, 3.0, 3.1, 3.2

Location and call

3D Viewport header

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


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