How do I install a plugin in Blender 2.80?

MakeHuman-related plugins for blender usually come as zip files. These can be imported into blender directly without the need to first unzip them.

  • In blender, go to the menu edit -> preferences
  • Go to the “Add-ons” tab
  • Click the “Install…” button
  • Browse to the zip file containing the addon and select it
  • Click “Install addon from file”
  • (the addon should appear in the main window)
  • Make sure you enable the addon by checking its checkbox. It will be disabled per default.
  • In the bottom left of the window, click the menu icon (three horizontal bars)
  • Click “save preferences”