by TinkerBoi in Addons


Bonera is an addon that provide a Set of Tool to Help to speed up the tedious part that is in the Manual Rigging Process.
The addon turned some of the more repetitive operator that sometimes solves using Simple Python script packed into a Toolkit Addon.

Source Code is Available For Free at:

Instead of a full rigging system, Bonera seeks to be the “Wrench and Screwdrivers” of your rigging process. Can be Useful if you have a wierdly specific things need to be done that is related in rigging.

Bonera Updates for Blender 3.0

Bonera have been updated to blender 3.0

The Latest Version of Bonera will only works in Blender 3.0 above

Notable New Features

Update Video From CGDive

Apply Bone Shape Updates

New Improved Apply Bone Shape With Thumbnail

Generate Stretch Chain

Easily Generates Stretch Chain in just a few clicks, Useful if you use alot of Stretchy Bones

Generate Eyelid

Generate Eyelid set up in One Click

Generate Twist Bone

Generate Twist Bone is a Quick Setup for Twist Bone especially for Forearm, this can use to prevent the "Candy Wrap Effects"

And Many More!

Overview by CG Dive

Addon Overview

The Addon have 4 Separate Section that you can Freely turn on or off these panel in the preferences if you are not using some panels and if it is distracting

Bonera Toolkit

The Primary Features inside Bonera, where all your operators lies in. You can Access it in the Panel, or open a Menu for this with the shortcut Ctrl-Shift-A.

Pseudo Bone Layer

Bonera Also include a Pseudo Bone Layer which is a throwaway temporary use layer system for organizing your bones during rigging. 

As the name suggest, it is a "Pseudo" Bone layer, this is for your organization when editing the bones only, perhaps for selection, visibility and things like that, like a quick grouping system.

Pseudo Bone Layer is not meant for a replacement for the proper Bone layer system in blender.

Pair List Renamer

Pair List Renamer is a Tool to Rename a list of name to another pair of list of name. This tool can rename Bone Name, Vertex Group, and Shapekeys

This tool is useful if you have two Naming Convention and you want to match rename multiple file of it.

Bone UI Slider Generator

Bone UI Slider Generator is a listbox that list out a list of name that wanted to be use to create a bunch of “Blank Slider Bones”

Feature Highlights

Speed Up Hardsurface Rigging Workflow

When dealing with Hardsurface Rigging, often time one needs to deal with multiple objects.Creating Bones and Adding the Object’s Vertex to Vertex Group can be a really Time Consuming Process

By Using the Bone Chain From Object Hierarchy Operator in Object Mode, it creates a bone chain base on the object's hierarchy, You can set up bones quickly, especially for Hardsurface Model

Quickly Rig Curve Related Object

Curve Object are often used for things such as Hair, Grass, Ropes, Wires or any tube like items, While it is a very useful thing, rigging a rope involving Hooking Curve Points One By One, this can be very time consuming, and so this addon can help speed up this process

You Can Create the Bone in a Chain Like Manner Using Bone Chain From Curve

Apply Bone Shape Easily

Creating Bone Shape can be a Tedious Process, But most of the time, People Uses some a set of commonly used shape, Using Add / Apply Bone Shape, you can use Premade Bone Shape and Apply to Bones Speeding things Up.

You can Even add your Own Bone Shape by Adding your Own Widget in AddonDirectory/Bonera/Widget/

Quick IK Setup

Quickly Set Up IK by using Generate IK to creates IK Controller Bone and / or Pole Bone quickly while set up the IK Constraint Quickly.

Create Bones From Selected

You Can use Create Bone from Selected to Quickly Create Multiple Bones in Edit Mode from Selected Vertices, Edges or Faces, or Curve Points. The Operator will work for different Context, including in Edit Mesh, Edit Curve, Edit Armature, Pose, and Object Mode.

More Features:


If you want to suggest an improvement or report a problem, lets discuss it in Discord Channel

More Tool might be added if there are request that are relevant to the addon.

Sales 300+
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Published almost 3 years ago
Blender Version 3.0, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3
License GPL
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