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Bake Mesh Sequence Cache to Keyframes or Shape Keys?

I have a Mesh Sequence Cache modifier that references a .abc file. Is there any way I could bake the modifiers' motion to the object so it doesn't have to reference the .abc file? I'm doing this so ...
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Blender removes my fluid simulation cache when rendering. (Help)

I know that this may sound weird. Blender removes the cache I baked for my mantaflow simulation and ends up rendering a "box" type of thing. Is there any way to fix this?
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Missing the “Bake Data”, “bake mesh”, etc buttons in the default manta flow stettings for Mantaflow [duplicate]

So, I needed a fluid sim for a project, set up the effectors and inflow, no problem, however, after putting a cube around my scene and setting up the domain modifier, there where no options to bake (...
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How to clear old render data?

I made a complete frame by frame render for an animation, later on I made changes that didnt show up in the renders, so i moved the old files to another folder, now everytime I render Blender tries to ...
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Mantaflow Smoke Noise Current Cache to Bake

I just ran a noise bake of a smoke/fire simulation in Blender 2.82a (using the new Mantaflow fluid system) over night. Unfortunately, Blender crashed after the simulation was done, but before I was ...
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Blender Cache Error. 0 frames in memory Cache is Outdated

Hi, so for the last couple of days i've been trying to bake hair particles from a tree I modeled but I keep getting this error that says "0 frames in memory (0 B), cache is outdated!" and I can't ...
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Turning Off Blender 2.82 VSE Cache Indicator

So I've finally made the switch to the Blender 2.8 series. In the VSE the new visual indication of cached frames is nice, however I find it to be quite distracting. Is there any way in which I can ...
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How to delete all caches for previous bakes (particle system with hair dynamics enabled)

I am a beginner to blender 2.8, and have played around in my current project a lot with hair particles, but at some point deleted all of them to start from scratch. But for some reason, blender has ...
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How can I send someone a .blend file with cache folder included?

I've been trying to send a person my .blend file with an external cache folder (.bphys format) to render a fire for me, and when he opens it, he can't connect the two. Any solutions?
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Cache File in the Dopesheet

In the Dopesheet is mode "Cache File". I would like to use it to mix my caches, but there is absolute no info in the manual. Is it working? How can I use it for alembic for example.
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Particle doesn't move as intended after baking when using multiple particle system. What is the problem?

I'm trying to create multiple particle systems from a single object. Realtime playback works fine as I expected. But after baking, the particle moves differently. So I try to recreate a simpler scene ...
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Mantaflow bake fluid from command line, “NameError” : not defined

When trying to bake fluid from command line using: import bpy bpy.ops.fluid.bake_all() I receive the following errors: ...
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Mantaflow liquid: how to load previously baked data so that I can bake the mesh

I have baked a liquid domain at quite high resolution. Blender crashed after reaching 100% of the fluid bake. When I opened it again, I can see the liquid bake in my viewport, but the domain settings ...
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How do I reconnect with cache files

I have made a scene with smoke in it. The smoke is baked and the cache-files are in a folder next to the blender-file. I work on a Mac and when bringing the project to another Mac the cache is ...
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Mantaflow water simulation cache type replay/live preview wont work fo me

I was following along a youtube video on how to do a water simulation with mantaflow by CG Geek.I don’t know why but when he selects reply/live preview as the cache type but when I select the reply/...
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How can I make a fluid (smoke) follow a particle system?

I'm using Blender 2.82.7 for this. I need to make a tornado, I created the particle system, I created fluid physics, but when I make the final bake the system does not behave as I wanted and it ...
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Is there a way to extend cloth cache?

If I baked part of the simulation already and want to bake a couple more seconds, i.e. I have 120 frames baked and looks nice so I want to bake the 121 - 240 frames. Is there's a way for me to just do ...
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How to use baked ocean cache?

I have a question: When I bake an ocean cache, how exactly do I recover the baked data? Say I open a new .blend. How can I apply the baked ocean cache from a separate file to the new one? Would I ...
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2.82 Liquid cache not reseting

I've built an effector, domain, and inflow, baked it and it worked as it should. Then I added to the effector, cleared data, and rebaked, but the fluid acted as though there was no add-on to the ...
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How to enlarge dynamic paint cache size (Blender 2.8)?

I try to create 900-frame animation using dynamic paint in Blender 2.8. When I try to play animation or bake all dynamics calculations are made until frame #250 and that's all. Does anyone know ...
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Blender 2.82 Fluid Simulation can't resume baking

I have simulated a pool of water and was baking the mesh for the water. My system crashed and I could not resume baking. I backed the mesh folder up and freed the mesh. I put the files back in place ...
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How can I keep a single frame of a smoke cache?

I have an 8GB smoke sim cache directory for 250 frames. I only want the sim results for frame 15 - 13mb. How can I just retain this single frame across the 250 frames of the file? I guess a kind of ...
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How to change cloth caches

Using a cloth simulation, is it possible to have the animation switch in which cloth cache is viewed at a certain time? I want to have one cloth cache and switch it to a different cache after the ...
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Did I destroy my 12 hour render trying to save it?

I got up this morning and I went to save my overnight render, I turned on the screen and saw it for a moment, then I went over to Image to save it and at this point I think my mouse accidentally ...
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Where is the disk cache in blender 2.81?

I just downloaded blender 2.81 and tried to render via sheep it render farm. When my render was complete, the render didnt include the water simulation baking. When i did further research, i read i ...
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Standard OpenVDB implimentation for Blender

Any support for OpenVDB? Not a full I/O but accessing the VDB points through the attribute node would be enough. so is there any way I can maybe trick blender into writing those OpenVDB points to a ...
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.PLY animation to alembic/cache

I know similar questions have been asked elsewhere here but, the most recent answer is over 3 years old and we've have b2.8 drop in the interim. I have captured some depth footage using an Intel ...
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How can i move a particle cache without rebaking?

I am trying to make a short cyclic animation with fire embers moving across the screen. my plan is to bake the embers (already done, looks perfect) and bake them longer (850 frames in cache) than my ...
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How can I get import an .FBX point cache animation to Blender?

I'm trying to export an .fbx from Cinema 4D of a skinned object that I baked to a point cache and import it to Blender 2.81. The point cache is working with Maya, but not with Blender. Here is a ...
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Is there a way to cache the video in the sequence editor?

In the sequence editor, when you load an image strip, it can be slow. You have to play the video twice to "cache" the video. Is there a way i can just click a button to do this, like how you bake a ...
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Smoke not Appearing in Render Using Render Garden

I am attempting to use my University's render garden to render an animation involving smoke. The version of blender I am using is 2.79. The render garden requires all external data and the .blend ...
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Is it possible to simultaneously adjust the cache settings for multiple objects?

For example, changing the start and end of a simulation for multiple objects with soft-body physics applied. Changing this: Would change the cache settings for SoftBody.1, SoftBody.2, SoftBody.3 (...
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How can I render scene in VSE to render once and loop

I don't know if I worded it right but is there a way to render a scene in VSE then have is cache so it does not have to render the same thing over and over when it repeats? I tried to turn on the ...
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How do you clear the cache?

So I have been having trouble with this blend file I am working on, different parts of the animation process keep glitching and very inconsistently. For instance if I run an animation I have made the ...
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Cache moving versions

Can i save a cache from 2.79 and use it in 2.8? I am using 2.79 for the dynamic paint at the moment and was wondering if I can bring a cloth cache from 2.8 to my 2.79 file. Or the opposite with a ...
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key frames with physics simulations

im creating a scene where i have a cloth simulation and a smoke simulation at at the same time it is for a still image (with scope to animate it in the future). my problem is this, with both ...
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How to save Animation Nodes cache without baking to mesh?

It seems like all caching data from Subprogramm is purged after closing a file, but can we re-use this internal cache? I was thinking about running few instances ...
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How can I stop my Blender script from eating my entire computer's memory?

I'm working on a project that loads a bunch of 3D models (around 100 models) into a scene, exports a render, then deletes all the models and loads in 100 fresh models into a new scene, then dumps them,...
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Why won't blender 2.8 bake more than 250 frames?

I have changed the cache, and also extended the frames length. Here is a Video that shows the problem. It is recorded after baking the animation. Here is the video. to me it seems like a bug because ...
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Rendering smoke size issue

appreciate you taking the time! So I have a simulation of smoke that I'm using for the engine of a spaceship, my problem is that I can't feasibly see how I can render it. A single frame on 1080p/...
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Is it possible to “pack” a .mdd mesh cache animation into the .blend?

I've successfully loaded a mesh cache .mdd file to create an animated mesh. However, if I choose File > External Data > Pack All Into .blend the mesh sequence ...
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Is it possible to bake dynamic paint waves simulation as a black and white displacement map texture?

I am working with the dynamic paint waves function to simulate ripples along the surface of a sphere. I was wondering if it is possible to bake the deformation into a black and white displacement map ...
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Why has Blender created 250 disp_[number].exr files?

I recently checked my cache files and found that Blender has somehow created 250 .exr files with an image I've never seen before. Has anyone an idea why Blender could have created exactly 250 files of ...
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Fluid Simulator: odd behaviour. Cache problem?

First of all: I am new to Blender. I installed it today. After a few basic things I wanted to try out the fluid simulator. The first simulation worked fine, just like in that tutorial. The simplest of ...
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Problem in particles cache link

We made a car animation in blender - dust animation using blender’s smoke and baked the simulation in our network folder. We can open the file from any computer, render it locally. Every thing is ...
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Blender Overrides Smoke Cache Files To Original On Startup

I wanted to create a reverse smoke simulation.In other words, the smoke moves in reverse as the time goes on. What I did was first create an external library and then,I rename all the blender smoke ...
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Rigid Bodies giving me hard time

I’m new to blender. Right now I’m working on a music video clip and I made these music notes (simple models) falling from the sky and hit the ground (simple plane). The notes are active rigid body and ...
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Only Keeping a single frame of Smoke Simulation

I have a smoke simulation that I want to render and the frame I want to render is around the middle of the whole sequence. Since I'm going to upload this on a render farm, I must keep the cache size ...
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How do I create an Alembic geometry Cache or animation from a series of meshes

I have a series of meshes that I would like to export to unreal and have them read as a geometry cache or animation. I have about 60 meshes and I would like each mesh to be a single frame of an ...
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bpy.app.translations.register gets “ValueError” on “translations message cache”

I am adding translation into my addon using: ...