Styriam Clipboard Paster

by Styriam sp. z o.o. in Addons


  • Extremely Improved pasting speed (up to 10x, especialy for big resolution images)
  • Improved alpha channel handling (PNG with alpha, DIBs with alpha)
  • Supported clipboard formats: PNG, CF_DIBV5, CF_DIB, CF_BITMAP, CF_HDROP, SVG, TEXT
  • Pasting files from directory folder if files are supported by blender
  • SVG pasting
  • Pasting text as a Text object
  • UX improvements: pasting from context menu, keyboard shortcuts


  • Pasting image as stencils sets drawing tool to paint as stencil


  • Pasting images as stencils in view3d sculpt and texture paint modes
  • Purging pasted stencils from memory


  • Improvements to alpha channel handling. Still, alpha channels of some non-standard clipboard formats might be not handled.


  • Initial release

This addon works only in Windows!

Paste images directly into 3D Viewport, Image Editor, Node Editor or as stencils! Styriam Clipboard Paster is tailored to give you the smoothest experience of the the fastest clipboard paster with alpha support.

Clipboard Paster lets you:

  • Paste image into 3D Viewport (plane or reference), Image Editor or Node Editor (shader, compositor, texture)
  • Paste image as stencil in view3d sculpt and texture painting modes (with alpha support)
  • Replace image pixel data in place with image from clipboard (as long as dimensions are unchanged)
  • Replace Image Node with new image (create new data block)
  • Configurable default saving options: pack, save on disk or do nothing.
  • Paste SVG
  • Import multiple files by copying then from directory folder if files are supported by blender

Paste images from clipboard with alpha

PNG with alpha tested in: Affinity Photo, Affinity Publisher, GIMP, Krita, Chrome and Firefox browsers

Paste images with alpha as stencils

Images can also be copied from folder in your Windows. Such images will be loaded from their respective filepaths (and not from memory).

Paste multiple files

Single or multiple files can be pasted by copying them from a Windows folder. Actually, in this mode, files are not really copied to memory but rather imported to Blender by their filepaths.

Paste SVG

Styriam Clipboard Paster uses Blender's default SVG importer so all its limitations still apply.

Keyboard Shortcuts

  • Pasting image, image node, stencil: Ctrl + Shift + V
  • Pasting image as a reference: Ctrl + Shift + Alt + V

Buy now to get access to future updates!

Clipboard Paster comes in two versions:

  • for Blender 2.81+
  • for┬áBlender 2.79 This version does not handle alpha channel and will not be further developed hence its lower price. Also, it does not work with RTX patch (

This addon works only in Windows!

Styriam addons synergy

If you own both Styriam ICC Image Compressor and Styriam Clipboard Paster, you can easily compress batches of files with superb mozJPEG and OptiPNG by importing them through Styriam Clipboard Paster.

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Sales 60+
Customer Ratings 5
Average Rating
Published almost 4 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, 3.6
License GPL
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