Is there a way (addon or similiar) to bevel vertices individually. The Bevel modifier clamps all vertices the same, I would like it to clamp each vertex individually.

This is the behaviour I would like to have.

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This is the current behaviour. (The position of the edge loop on the left change the bevel on the right edge.) How can I avoid that?

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Trying to word it better:
How do I avoid dense geometry limiting the amount of bevel on all parts of the model?

I would try other non-destructive methods except the bevel modifier as well.

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  • $\begingroup$ Since groups are about vertices and so not edges, I don't think this is possible. Or do you mean beveling manually? $\endgroup$ – lemon Feb 22 '17 at 18:52
  • $\begingroup$ @Lemon I have corrected the post, I meant vertices, not edges. $\endgroup$ – Leander Feb 22 '17 at 18:53
  • $\begingroup$ Well... unclear to me as individual vertex cannot be beveled. Could you describe what you mean with the gif? $\endgroup$ – lemon Feb 22 '17 at 19:03
  • $\begingroup$ @Lemon I want to apply a bevel modifier and achieve this behaviour. (It may be another modifier or addon or script.) The edge loop on the left shouldnt affect the bevel width on the right. $\endgroup$ – Leander Feb 22 '17 at 19:05
  • $\begingroup$ Basically, it does not affect it. But as you said, this does not work for complex meshes... and I think this is because there is no 'edge groups' (and so vertex groups selects unwanted edges) $\endgroup$ – lemon Feb 22 '17 at 19:07

You mention bevel per vertex but then you proceed to illustrate beveling per edge. Not sure what you really want to achieve, sounds like what Bevel Weights are for.

Add a Bevel Modifier to your mesh object, for ease of mental calculations set its Bevel width to $1.0$, then proceed to turn off Clamping and set the Limit Method to Weight.

Then in Edit Mode on your mesh, select desired edges and press Ctrl+E Edges > Edge Bevel Weight to control the bevel width on a per-edge basis.

Edge weight acts a multiplication factor over the bevel distance, if you set bevel distance to a round number like $1.0$ it will facilitate adjustment. If now want a bevel of $0.5$ units just set the weight to $0.5$, if you want a bevel of $1$, $2$ or $3.7$ just set the weight to $1.0$, $2.0$ or $3.7$ respectively.

Bevel Weights

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