Extension Licenses#

For add-ons and themes the recommended license is GNU General Public License v2.0 or later. For assets, the required license is Public Domain (CC0).

The Blender Extensions Platform only supports free and open source extensions compatible with Blender’s license: GNU General Public License v3.0 or later.

This allows extensions to be packed with Blender and distributed in compliance with the governing principles of the Blender license.

More GPL and LGPL Licenses#

Some third-party add-on libraries may require a different compatible license.

In those cases a few variant versions of GNU GPL are also accepted:

More Compatible Licenses#

In some exceptional cases other licenses may be required. Extensions are still accepted under these licenses: