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Alembic is an open computer graphics interchange framework. Alembic distills complex, animated scenes into a non-procedural, application-independent set of baked geometric results. This distillation' of scenes into baked geometry is exactly analogous to the distillation of lighting and rendering scenes into rendered image data. Use this tag for any questions relating to the usage of Alembic within Blender.

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Loop alembic animation

I have an 4 frame animation made in Maya that i need in blender. Alembic wokres fine, but stops after frame 4, since there is no more animation. Is there a way i could loop the alembic file in blender?...
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Replace Alembic Cache Files from py

I need to change the FilePath of an already imported Alembic File Cache. In the UI it is done from the Datablocks>Cache Files>File Path, but I need do it with PY + File Blend + New Path) Search all ...
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How to start imported Alembic animation at a specific frame

How to? Imported .abc file starts at frame 1. I want it to start later.
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How can I change the frame range in an alembic file?

How can I change the frame range in an alembic file? I have an alembic file from Houdini and I want to use only part of the simulation in Blender, so I can't figure out how to take the necessary part ...
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GN: Exporting Plant Growth Animation To Alembic Incorrect

I created this beautiful Plant to Tree Growth Animation at 30 fps using Geometry Nodes and just discovered that when i export the animation to Alembic (.abc), the animation goes kaput. I have no ...
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exporting blender ABC to 3DsMAX with working Material ID

Well the question lives between blender and max community so I need to ask here just in case somebody also knows the answer. When exporting objects ( a cube ) with different 3 materials assigned to ...
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How to correctly import whitewater particles from fluid simulation (FLIP fluids)?

I exported a FLIP fluids simulation to Alembic (.abc) and imported it into another blend file. The fluid itself works fine however the whitewater particles are not visible. According to the docs, I ...
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Vertex color Animation from houdini to blender 2.8

i am trying to export a alembic from houdini to blender. This mesh has a Cd atribute with an animation. I was able to export a still frame using the ROP alembic node in houdini. I can use the vertex ...
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