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How to pack cache files?

Is it possible to pack the smoke cache files into the blend file, like can be done with images? How can I do that? I only need the cache of one single frame.
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Reload smoke cache from file

If I bake a smoke simulation, then then save-as the file as a new name, I lose the smoke cache. Is there any way to reload it?
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Particle cache step of less than 1?

I have a particle system, and an emitter. Sometimes the emitter moves extremely fast, and leaves gaps between particles. I'd like to lower the Cache Step below 1, is there any way I can have blender ...
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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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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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Convert Animation Nodes to Object and Keyframes

I have This Node Tree in Animation Nodes: As you can see it creates objects and edit their location. but When I render, even If I normally bake all the Dynamics, the cache disappears and then it ...
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blender cache on several computers

I have multiple low-performance computers, and I was wondering: could blender cache the same animation on all of them? Now notice, I want to cache, not render. I know there are lots of answers out ...
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Cache to Stop and Start Movement in an Animation?

So I am working on an animation that is about 4 minutes long and various elements that use physics in the scene come in and out of shot, namely fire and moving cloth. I am wondering if there is an ...
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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 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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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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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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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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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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Can't get rid of old data after copying fluid sim

My situation I have a fluid sim in which a cube standing in a puddle melts entirely into a puddle To make the melting simulation more realistic i set the speed of the fluid sim to a very slow pace. ...
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Cache slow animation?

Let's say I have an animation that my computer can only process at an incredibly slow rate (A forest, for example). Is it possible to cache the animation so I can work with it (and only have to ...
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Hair simulation cache

I am trying to cache a heavy hair simulation (picture and blend file below). I have two problems: I tried to cache "in file" by disabling the "disk cache" box. The file seems to be getting bigger and ...
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specify cache output folder?

Can I set my cache output folder? I'm using Cycles Rendering, with GPU mode, my computer sometimes show a message that I have little space left. This happens while I work, sometimes without even ...
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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 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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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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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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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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Problems when baking a simulation in Blender 2.8

I am baking a smoke simulation, and something doesn't add up. The whole animation has 180 frames, and the smoke simulation starts at frame 80 and ends at frame 180. However, when I click on 'bake all ...
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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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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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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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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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bpy.app.translations.register gets “ValueError” on “translations message cache”

I am adding translation into my addon using: ...
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Pre Render City/Room for Walk/Fly Mode

For a project I'm working on I need to be able to move around a city I made in Blender using Walk/Fly Mode. Is it possible to have the city or room prerendered or in some cache so it doesn't need to ...
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why does my cloth simulations “bounces” when previewing?

I'm playing with cloth simulation, and I got some weird shit. It's like the simulation wasn't linear; but was calculating a frame every ~10 frames; then interpolating between for the preview. Is ...
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Compositor to VSE caching workflow

Does anyone can confirm that VSE caching workflow is working in Blender 2.79 as is instructed in this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=icDGunOwK-k I`m not sure if I missed something?
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Fluid Simlation Baking Problem

Funny, this never happened before. Now everytime I bake cache this is what I get. It's supposed to be a river with fluid simulation making the water, but the result of baking the cache always ...
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how can i change particle size by id of an already cached simulation?

I imported several simulations i made in realflow and maya, because i found out that blenders wetmaps are extremely faster than other packages and i need to make a lot of them. I'm completely new to ...