Blender Addon | Hair Shape Key | Vfx Grace

by VFX Grace in Addons

🧐 How it works?


Hair Shape Key is a Blender add-on with the support of adding shape keys to hair and creating transition animation between them. Users can switch between the different shapes freely, keyframe animation, which gives more possibilities and controllability to handle hair in Blender.


  • Windows: Blender 2.81a, 2.82a, 2.83, 2.90, 2.91, 2.92, 2.93, 3.0, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5.
  • Linux: Blender 2.81a, 2.82a, 2.83, 2.90, and 2.91, 2.92, 2.93, 3.0, 3.1, 3.2 GCC above 7.4 is required, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5.
  • Mac: Blender 3.3, 3.4, 3.5.


1. Create hair shapes and create transition animation between them.

2. It can work with the Noise modifier

3. Use a driver to control animation.


Edit - Preferences - Add-ons - Install, and select the zip file to install.


Compatibility with previous versions has been fixed. Please refer to the tutorial for more details.


2021-12-20 v5.3

Support Blender 3.0

2021-06-20 v5.2

Support Blender 2.92 & 2.93. Blender 2.79 is not supported. GCC above 7.4 is required on Linux.

2021-01-05 v5.1

Support Blender 2.90, 2.91 in Windows.

2020-01-26 v5.0

Bug fixes.

Add some functions—Delete Keys, Delete Particles, Subdivide and Update Added Hair—to support re-editing the number of hair’s points.

2020-04-15 v4.0.0

Fix compatibility with previous versions in v3.0.

2020-03-02 v3.0.0

Change from single-file editing to multi-module editing, and reduce the repeated code and the unused features

Modify UI

Add continuous support to multiple shapes

Bugfix: keyframe and driver are not deleted after the deletion of shape key

2020-01-07 v2.32

Support shape key animation, play driver, and update rendering in Blender 2.79b and 2.81a. 

Bug fixes

2019-11-03 v2.15

Bug fixes: hair shape can not be updated when rendering; shape keys controlled by driver won't update

2019-03-24 v2.1

Support Blender 2.80

2019-03-09 v2.0

Auto-update animation

Add auto-update for driver shapes

One shape key supports multiple keyframes

2018-12-17 v1.5

Support multiple keys.

2018-12-19 v1.4

Optimize the size

2018-11-26 v1.3

Fix errors.

Improve speed.


Sales 100+
Customer Ratings 2
Average Rating
Published over 3 years ago
Blender Version 2.79, 2.81, 2.82, 2.83, 2.9, 2.91, 2.92, 2.93, 3.0, 3.1, 3.2, 3.3, 3.4, 3.5
License GPL
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