How to install an add-on to Blender Leave a Comment / Blender 3D / By Nikita / 14.04.2021 Add-ons, Blender, Tutorials To install a third-party add-on to Blender: If the add-on is provided as a ZIP archive – don’t unpack it! Open the “Preferences” window. Switch to the “Add-ons”. Press the “Install” button. Select the zip file with the required add-on and press the “Install add-ons” button. On the check-box on the installed add-on to activate it. That’s all, the add-on is ready to use.