Speedflow

A Blender Addon

« With Speedflow improve your workflow ! »

Speedflow is a group of 9 modals who allows you to improve drastically your modeling workflow.

With the addon, you can manage modifiers directly in the 3Dview very simply.

Select an object, launch a modal and add multiple modifiers on the fly, launch another modal, add others modifiers and make your modeling faster than if you had to create modifier by yourself.

What is a modal ?

A modal is a mode where you can perform multiple actions. In speedflow we created 9 modals and in each modal you can make differents things like create a modifier, change settings of this modifier, add subdivitions, move cursor etc.

Blender uses modals for the Knife tool, the Bevel Edges etc, this is very powerfull and we made 9 very powerfull modals who help you to speedup your workflow on blender.

Let’s see what each modal can do 😉

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– Array –

With the Array modal you can manage multiple Array Modifiers directly in the modal !

 

You can :

  • Change the direction of the Array
  • Add/Remove multiples Arrays
  • Create Arrays on Curves
  • Create cables easilly with Start and End Caps
  • Change the object on the curve
  • Etc.

Add Axis X, Y and Z

Array on curve

Change profile

– Boolean –

With the Boolean modal you can add multiple Boolean Modifiers to your selection !

 

You can :

  • Change the operation of the boolean, Intersection, Difference, Union
  • Add/Remove booleans
  • Make a Rebool (inverse boolean)
  • Switch between booleans with a feedback
  • You have an auto update if you have a Bevel modifier
  • Etc.

Add booleans

Change Operation

Rebools

Boolean update Bevel

– Bevel –

With the Bevel modal, you can add Bevel modifiers on you selection.

This modal allows you to work on two modes, subdiv and Nosubdiv.

 

You can :

  • Add a Bevel on multiple objects
  • Works with Subdiv and Nosubdiv assets
  • Each mode is parametrable in the preferences
  • The Bevel is updated by the booleans depending of the mode (Subdiv/Nosubdiv)
  • Etc.

Add Bevel

Switch Subdiv/Nosubdiv

Update bevel from active object

Boolean update

– Tubify –

With the Tubify modal you can create cables in one click !

 

You can :

  • Create a cable from a curve or a mesh with only edges
  • Change the Depth, Resolutions U & V
  • Convert the cable in polygon
  • Use profiles
  • Change profiles in the modal
  • Etc.

Add Tubify

Tubify from Edges

Select Profile

Edit Profile and convert

– Symmetrize –

With the Symmetrize modal you can create symmetrize on multiple axis and objects !

 

You can :

  • Create symmetrize and choose the axis
  • Change the axis and choose the direction of the symmetrize
  • Combine axis
  • Change the default axis in the preferences
  • Etc.

Change symmetrize axis

Remove symmetrize axis

Combine symmetrize axis

– Mirror –

With the Mirror modal you can create mirrors on your selection and add multiple mirror modifiers !

 

You can :

  • Create a mirrorand combine axis (X, Y and Z)
  • Create a mirror with an object as reference
  • Keep the transforms of the object
  • Change the default axis in the preferences (+X or -X)
  • Etc.

Add Mirror

Mirror from object ref

Combine Mirror axis

Keep transforms with object ref

– Rotate –

With the Rotate modal you can rotates with increments !

 

You can :

  • Rotate with increments, 45°, 10° and
  • Rotate in global and Local
  • Change the Pivot for the rotate
  • Snap the pivot directly in the modal
  • Etc.

Rotate with increments

Rotate from Active Element

Rotate in Local

Snap cursor

– Solidify –

With the Solidify modal you can add Solidify on your selection !

 

You can :

  • Add a Solidify on multiple objects
  • Change the settings, Offset, Even Offset, Fill Rim etc
  • Add Bevel and subsurf directly in the modal
  • Etc.

Add Solidify

Even Offset

Fill rim, Only rim…

Add subsurf and bevel

– Subsurf –

With the Subsurf modal you can add a Subsurf modifier on your selection !

 

You can :

  • Add a Subsurf on multiple objects
  • Remove the subsurf on multiple objects too, to clean your scene of Subsurf modifiers
  • Change settings, Opensubiv, Optimal display
  • Etc.

Add Subsurf

Multiple Subsurf

Optimal Display, Opensubdiv

– Fully customisable –

Preferences settings :

 

The Addon allows you to add custom settings to fit your workflow.

You can choose witch type of menu you want to use.

 

  • Pie menu
  • Normal menu
  • Tab

 

speedflow_UI

 

You can choose between pen or mouse to work with the modals.

You can change settings from modals directly in the preferences.

 

  • Choose type of bevel (Subdiv or Nosubdiv) and change their settings
  • Tubify settings
  • Array settings (Relative or constant)
  • Symmetrize axis (+X or -X) depending on witch side you work (Left or right)
  • Boolean settings
  • Rotate axis

 

You can also customise the text in the 3Dview

  • Choose the color and the size
  • Change the position
  • Activate shadows
  • etc.texts

– Speedflow companion –

With Speedflow you can use Speedflow companion, a second addon very usefull to manage your modelings.

 

You can :

  • Create primitives for fast booleans
  • Manage Sharps (Bevel weight, Crease and Sharp Edges)
  • Relax wire, clean faces, select Ngons
  • Works with curves
  • Etc

– Carver, Hardops, Box cutter, Asset Management compatible –

Speedflow is fully compatible with Carver, Hardops and Box Cutter and Asset Management !

 

You can :

  • Use carver to create booleans, the bevel will be updated depending of the mode (Subdiv/Nosubdiv)
  • Use Hardops and Speedflow together
  • Use Box Cutter to make fast Booleans
  • Add your assets to the Asset Management addon

Carver update Bevel

Asset Management

Hardops compatible

Box Cutter compatible

– Documentation –

You can read the documentation for more informations !

 

« Speedflow Documentation US« 

« Speedflow Documentation FR« 

To talk about this Addon, you can go on the BlenderArtist Page.

 

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Cédric Lepiller
Infographiste 3D Freelance

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