OGRE itself is a very powerful engine, but it’s just one component in a larger ecosystem. On this page we list some of the best tools and add-ons available for use with OGRE.


Software Name Notes
VSCode language-ogre-script Syntax highlighting for Ogre Scripts. Supports symbol outline and colour picking for .material files.
Blender blender2ogre Exporter to take animated meshes from Blender to Ogre XML. Requires the use of the OgreXMLConverter contained in the command line tools download to turn into a runtime binary mesh.
3D Studio Max Easy Ogre Exporter supports 3DS Max 2008-2018 and 3DS Max 9
Maya Maya Ogre3D Exporter supports Maya 2018
Assimp ogre-assimp Imports any format understood by assimp into ogre
Collada ColladaOgreImporter Imports Collada files using OpenCollada into ogre
Milkshape3D Milkshape3D Exporter
Softimage XSI Softimage XSI v6 Exporter Exporter for Softimage XSI v6