Blender’s user manual is available online in several languages and is constantly updated by a worldwide collaboration of volunteers every day.


Here we offer a large collection of free tutorials to get started with Blender and to explore the more advanced Blender features.

Check out free tutorials here.

Blender Institute also provides extensive training materials in the online Store (books, DVDs) and on the Blender Cloud.

Community Support

The Blender community offers a wealth of excellent websites with support forums.

Chat Rooms

Professional Support

Blender Institute (Netherlands) has a training facility for professionals. You can read about the current schedule here.

The Blender Network provides support and social networking for Blender professionals.

This platform allows to reach for:

  • Blender Foundation Certified Trainers
  • Blender Developers
  • Blender-based studios and services

Report a Bug

Sometimes bugs happen, but don’t worry! You have developers to cover your back, just report a bug and we’ll all enjoy a more stable Blender. You can also report vulnerabilities as bugs here.
Please read the instructions on the bug reporting page carefully and provide all the requested information.

We have plenty of ways how you can get involved with making Blender better. Contact Developers.

Demo Files / FAQ

Visit the demo gallery!

Download the 2.60 “regression suite“, a collection of 70+ .blend files showing Blender features and the 2.57 Bullet Physics tests.

Frequently Asked Questions are available on many topics, such as Using Blender, the GNU GPL license and related to the Windows, Linux and Mac OS X platforms.