The SMPL model is available for non-commercial research, education, and artistic purposes only. By downloading the model you agree to the license terms.
The model is also available for commercial purposes by contacting Body Labs Inc (smpl@bodylabs.com).
If you are unsure whether your use counts as as non-commercial please contact smpl@tuebingen.mpg.de before downloading the model.

Overview:


SMPL is an easy-to-use, realistic, model of the of the human body that is useful for animation and computer vision.
SMPL lets you create realistic human body shapes with realistic deformations.
Available here is a version of SMPL that is similar to that described in this paper.

Note that the version here is a beta version and not yet fully featured. We are working on pushing out more features and will email you when new features are released.

 SMPL for Python Users

  • Included in this download:

    • - Model files:
      • PKL file format
      • separate male and female model files
      - Code:
      • Functions to load / save SMPL models
      • ‘Hello World’ sample scripts

  • System Requirements

  • Operating system: OSX, Linux

  • Python Dependencies

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 Sample Animated Bodies

    These are FBX files that you can load and play in most graphics software

 SMPL for MAYA

  • Included in this download:

    • - Male and female models (FBX format):
      • Default mesh. The average SMPL body.
      • Rigged skeleton, using LBS
      • 10 shape blendshapes
      • 207 corrective pose blendshapes
      - script and data to use SMPL in Maya
      - README.txt for installation and license instructions

    If you want to edit body shape or repose the mesh, you need the script.
  • Dependencies

  • Numpy is required for running this script. Numpy is a python module that can be installed following the instructions given here or here
    Please make sure you have numpy installed on your computer and accessible through Maya's python. We are working towards removing this dependency.

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  • Release notes for version 1.0.2

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  • How to use the shape blendshapes inside Maya (video)

      • Pose



        Shape

 SMPL for Unity

  • Included in this download:

    • - Male and female models (Unity-compatible FBX format):
      • Default mesh. The average SMPL body.
      • Rigged skeleton, using LBS
      • 10 shape blendshapes
      • 414 corrective pose blendshapes
      - scripts and sample Unity project to help you get started
      - README.txt for installation and license instructions
      - How-to_SMPLinUnity.pdf for step-by-step guide for using SMPL in Unity

    If you want to edit body shape or repose the mesh, you need the scripts.
  • System Requirements

  • Current versions of Unity that are supported:
      - Unity 5+ (tested on MacOS Sierra and Windows 10)

  • Download

  • How to use SMPL in Unity (pdf)