Oliver Weissbarth 3D-Artist, Trainer & Developer

BookGen

Generate Books. Quick and easy.




BookGen is a free  book-generation addon for the open-source 3D-package Blender.  It allows you to fill shelfs or cupboards with books – fast and easy.

Features:

Installation:

  1. Download the .zip from link at the top
  2. Open Blender, click on “File” and open the “User Preferences”
  3. Switch to the addons-tab  and click on “install from File”
  4. Choose the .zip and click “install”
  5. Now Activate it by clicking on the checkbox next to it. Done.

Demo:

Getting started:

After you installed the Blender addon as described above you can start it by clicking on “Add”. In the “mesh”-category you will find “Add Books”. If you click on that you will see some books in the 3D-Viewport. You can now use the settings in the operator panel to change the amount and the look of your books.

Options:

At the top of the operator panel you will find settings affecting all books:

The first box contains settings to change the proportions of your books:

The second box changes the details of the generated books:

Below those boxes there are some additional options:

Roadmap:

License:

Copyright Oliver Weissbarth 2014. This addon is licensed under GPLv3.

Issues:

As this is still in Alpha state serious issues are possible. If you do find any bugs please email me at mail@oweissbarth.de or use the contact form.