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COLLADA (.dae) is a 3D content format based on xml managed by the Khronos Group. COLLADA was designed to act as an exchange format between different applications.

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How to export image as a plane to .dae/collada file, while maintaining transparencies (Blender version 2.79,2.8,2.9) for STK/AGI software?

I am trying to make a rocket exhaust .dae/collada object for a trajectory software called AGI/STK. A muzzle flash would be the same thing. I can import a .png file with transparencies into blender ...
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Export Collada .dae files with armatures properly?

Exporting .dae files from Blender 2.8 or 2.9 always works fine when I only export meshes. But if I create a model consisting of separate meshes in Blender 2.8 or 2.9, and add an armature to it, and ...
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How to hide edges/viewport after import from Warehouse (Sketchup/Collada)

I'm trying to use models from 3d Warehouse inside my Blender scene. So I'm downloading them in Collada (.dae) format instead of Sketchup formats since Blender can import dae. Problem is that they are ...
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Using a .step file or other CAD files in blender

A while ago I tried to find out how to convert a .STEP file to a format that I could use in Blender and I noticed some people didn't think it was possible and some others gave links to blender addons ...
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ShapeKeys exported with same geometry in DAE export

new to this community so apologizes form my newbee questions. I'm trying to use Blender as (fully fledged) 3d editor in replacement of the (painful) Xcode one. In other words, I'm trying to use ...
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How can I properly bake my textures properly?

MAC OS Mojave Blender 2.82 Hi everyone! I discovered what I got wrong, blender does not export material files. You have to bake it yourself and then save a .png file to apply in your separate program....
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We are unable to find animation of exported object as Collada (.dea) if animation is a modifier animation while using Blender 2.82

We exported an object with an animation as "dea" and imported in other application to use. Object's animation was movement animation. It worked great. Then we changed animation type and made a ...
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Collada Export Options Panel Not Showing in 2.82

Just started using 2.82. When I try to export a model as Collada in File > Export > Collada/Dafault (.dae) I no longer see the Export Collada panel with Operator Presets show up. Am I missing a ...
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Collada(DAE). How to deal with chains

I wanted to ask how the blender can handle chains in the joint structure. The structure of the file look like that: In 3ds Max everything is working fine, but in a blender, the chains seem to break ...
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How to use pycollada module without install in blender? (Addon)

I'm trying to figure out how to use the pycollada module inside an addon without installing the module on Blender, so I have a root folder called pycollada-master, which contains everything needed. I ...
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textures are not loaded with collada files [duplicate]

I'm using Noesis to export Collada files and then import them into Blender 2.82 but the textures are not loaded at all. Is there a way to force the system to load textures?
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How to examine a collada file loaded in blender ? (Python)

By doing various tests and using bpy.ops.wm.collada_import(), there are compatibility problems between some software with the ...
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Exporting into .dae messes up transparency feature [duplicate]

In Blender 2.81a, when I export to .dae material properties mostly persist. Annoyingly however, a glass surface (transmission set to 1.0) appears opaque. Would anyone know if there is a fix for this? ...
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Physically based shading in .dae xml

I need to change shading technique to physically based (want make metallic refractions on material). Currently i have that chunck of code in .dae: ...
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Box Jelly animation to Collada dae

I need animated box, so it jiggles like jelly. I tried everything I found, but I can not get the solution. I need to export it to .dae (collada), so I would be able to add it to Xcode - SceneKit. I ...
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Export from Blender to Photoshop with same camera angle

I want to export 3d model from Blender to Photoshop - with same angle and position of camera. I exported as collada and obj, but when I import them in Photoshop, camera is not in same position. How ...
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Exporting .dae file from Blender and import it on Processing

What I am trying to do is export from Blender a .dae file of an animated object and then import this file on processing and use it there. I created a rotating cube, baked action and exported it as ....
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Texture transparency problem when exporting collada file

I seem to be having problems with my dae objects. I have some space farms and the transparency on the glass is just made using a texture. It looks fine when rendered in blender: But it's for an iOS ...
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Collada file not importing

I have a Collada file that isn't importing. When i import it, Blender just closes, no log files or terminal windows stating an error, just closes. I'm wondering if this is an error with Blender or ...
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Problem with importing DAE file

I tried to import a DAE file but THIS happened. WHY...?
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How to export materials to collada file correctly?

I am now using Blender 2.8 and create my own model, I add a new material and link an image texture node to its color channel. However, when I try to export it to a collada file, and reimport it, the ...
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Animation doesn’t work in DAE when collada file is exported

Can anyone tell why am I getting a still image of an animation when I export dae file from blender. Although the animation works fine when I play it in blender. I know that this question has been ...
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Exporting fire animation

as mentioned in the title I want to export my fire animation as Collada(.dae), but this makes my smoke domain an actual cube. Any idea how to fix this since I dont want any smoke at all? Thanks in ...
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What are “Leaf” bones? (Collada import question)

I was wondering - there is an option called "Fix Leaf Bones" when importing Collada format. Do you know, what exactly these Leaf bones are? Also, if there is some expert able to tell me what the ...
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How to export correctly mesh and armature of a character from blender to NUKE

I'm looking for a working way to export correctly a rigged character from blender to NUKE 11. I've tried a lot of formats,like : ALEMBIC : it worked partially. It means that the mesh is exported ...
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Importing/exporting animation into Blender using Collada

Have an issue with importing/exporting animation into Blender using Collada. Steps taken: Export character from Mixamo with simple walk cycle in .dae format Import file into Blender. The result is ...
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How do I add arbitrary metadata to a .dae export?

I am assuming that a basic python script can be written to achieve this. I am trying to add some information packed into my exported .dae that will include an UUID for use in an external application. ...
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What's wrong with this Collada file? [closed]

I've generated this COLLADA file: http://ix.io/1kEL When importing to Blender, it says "Couldn't find a material by UID." 3 times, and I don't understand why. It doesn't show any other errors, but ...
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Missing parts of the model when importing as Collada (DAE)

I use Collada files from SketchUp. When I import them into Blender some times import goes as intented but sometimes it imports only part of it. Here is for example you can see this chair. The right ...
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Blender 2.79b model export to Collada

I am trying to export from Blender to Collada .dae and seems that textures are not exported Here it is a video with the steps https://drive.google.com/file/d/11ELOeZovAhHoxm92P1poLjDk5EUdXZ8l/view?...
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Blender collada import export, sketchup comparison [closed]

I have building models (with no textures) in Sketchup (15 and 17, free and Pro) that I close into solids and export to Collada. However they appear to sometimes break and sometimes wont reimport into ...
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Model Deforms once exported to Collada

I have my model like this in blender in design, But once i convert it into Collada the model and reimport it deforms, This might probably because of the additional mesh generated after rigging, ...
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Why can't I import .dae or .obj?

I am using Blender 2.79b on Windows 10. I am trying to import a Collada File by going to File > Import > Collada. I selected the collada file, but nothing is imported. There are no error messages, ...
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How do I import a model which has .mat and texture files in separate folders?

I have a model that came in three separate folders folder #1 has three .mat files folder #2 has the model in .psk, .fbx, .dae and .smd formats folder #3 has textures in .tga format how do I import ...
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Animation smoothness and correctness when exporting

I have a very low-poly model with an armature, animated with 4 key-frames over a cycle that I want to repeat seamlessly and smoothly. In Blender itself, I get a mostly smooth rotation, but with a ...
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Can't export UV Map Collada

When I export my Blender file to collada file. The image texture is not exported. I tried all possible export options. Does anyone of you guys have an idea why I can't get a collada file which is ...
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No Collada (.dae) Import option on Ubuntu 2.76b

I'm running blender on Ubuntu 16.04, with just a simple apt-get install blender and the blender version is 2.76b. When I goto File->Import there is no option to ...
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Lighting/material issues when creating a collada model and importing to three.js scene

I'm working in blender to create collada (dae) models which are then imported into a three.js urban scene created by the qgis2threejs plug-in for qgis (open-source GIS software). I am driving myself ...
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Why is blender failing to export object textures?

I am very new to blender, and I am trying to export a mesh object with materials/textures as a DAE/Collada file. When I try to re-import my object into Blender or open it with meshlab, there are no ...
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Exporting cloth simulation to Collada results in static cloth instead of a waving one

I hope this thread is not a duplicate since I have been exploring the subject for a few days and found no solution that works for me. I have to export an animation in .dae format to use in SceneKit/...
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Can't perform boolean difference with an imported collada object [duplicate]

I imported a Collada file created on Photoshop (turning a png into 3d plane), then extruded it in Blender. The reason for that is that this is a complex object to create with curves myself so I ...
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Location Modifiers gets lost after exporting to collada

I'm trying to import an 3D-Model which I have created with blender. My goal is to resize the 3D Frame accordingly programmatically with the help of an armature. I could achieve this within blender ...
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Transparencies Affecting Export

I have a very complex model that unfortunately I cannot share. It is fully texturized and looks perfect in the 3D window. However, the material and texture assignments seem to have something wrong. ...
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Missing parts or texture when importing sketch-up model in Blender

Disclaimer: I am everything but a Blender expert. When I go to https://www.shapenet.org/taxonomy-viewer to the car category and click on a model and click on Source I end up on 3dwarehouse.sketchup ...
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when bringing in a makehuman model with a rig, the collada (.dae) rig has the regular Octa bones, but they are tiny

Why are the bones so tiny when I do this and how can I correct it and make them normal size again?
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I can't import a COLLADA (.DAE) file into my scene

There's a COLLADA file that I've been trying to Import into my scene but it's not working right. When I hit the "Import COLLADA" button after selecting it in the import screen nothing happens. It's ...
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Create Simple Shadow Under Object in Blender Render

I have an 3D model that I would like to export to SceneKit in iOS. Everything is working except simple shadows underneath the object. I looked over this question and this simple tutorial here. What ...
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What kinds of animations can be exported to SceneKit?

Blender offers many ways to animate a scene, but some of these do not seem to get exported to the COLLADA (.dae) format that can be consumed by Apple SceneKit. Which approaches to animation can be ...
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Animation extends beyond last keyframe

I purchased an animated model of an opening book originally designed in 3ds Max and have been working on converting it to a COLLADA file for use with Apple SceneKit. I was able to get the vendor of ...
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Exporting a range of keyframes to COLLADA

I've imported mocap data to Blender to clean, and am now trying to break the animation into multiple COLLADA files. I have two strategies, but I don't know if they are possible. Export a specific ...