Can Blender export to the COLLADA format?
I tried going to
File → Export, but COLLADA was not an option.
I'm using Blender 2.66.1 on Ubuntu 13.04.
I use Blender builds from the irie PPA, and I have it by default:
sudo add-apt-repository ppa:irie/blender)
sudo apt-get update)
blender(this package is 2.6x from git) (
sudo apt-get install blender)
Collada support is enabled and available in these builds.
Your build probably wasn't compiled with COLLADA support, otherwise it should be there.
Try grabbing a build from here
and make sure it has
or make sure you download an official release from the official site.
Collada file export should come with Blender 2.66a. However, if it isn't installed, there are a number of external plug-ins you can use to get full-featured Collada compatibility.
The best one of these you can download from http://sourceforge.net/projects/colladablender/.
If that doesn't work for you, you can always try exporting to one of the other file type options, and then using an external program to import/convert into a Collada file.
Please note: the above link points to a blender 2.49 script. it will not work with recent Blender versions!