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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 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 ...
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Exporting shape keys animation to .dae

Is there a way to do it? When I chech "export shape keys" and reimport the file after the export there's no animation or keyframes but the shape keys are there.
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Collada Importer Issues: Missing Bones

Whenever I import Collada/DAE files into Blender, they're always missing bones. However, if I import them into Maya, the bones are clearly there. Would anyone know what causes this and any solutions ...
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Maya to Blender

I am currently looking for a way to export from Maya 2017 to Blender. In most instances, Collada (.DAE) and FBX have proved reliable for what I'm doing, but with these files it appears to be ...
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Position of eyes and hair goes wrong after exporting

I'm making a model in Blender and try to export it as collada file. This step goes well, but there are problems with the hair, eyes and eyebrows locations. As you see in the picture above the hair, ...
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Import DAE (collada) does nothing

I am importing a DAE file (a couple of different ones, acutally) and in both cases I get nothing in my scene. The Blender Scene shows only render Layers and World, no geometry or objects. How do we ...
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Blender export collada with normal map

I'm trying to export a collada file including maps, diffuse and specular work fine but normal map doesn't, I'm using the blender internal, I know exporting from cycles doesn't work, I check 'include ...
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Exporting .obj distorts normals (or UVs/tangents)

Once again, I am writing my game collection with common engine. This time I have worked with ASSIMP-based asset loader. To test the loader and rest of the framework, I have fetched few models and ...
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Nothing to export, 0/7 objects selected?

When I try to export this item as a collada, nothing exports. It will sometimes go through with the export (when I export as collada - default) but nothing is actually in the file. When I try to ...
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Make groups of a mesh and export it into COLLADA file

I'm trying to create groups inside an existing mesh. I want to have those groups exported in order to referenciate them and change its properties in the game engine (I'm using SceneKit right now). I ...
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Weird texture issues when importing Collada from SketchUp [duplicate]

I'm relatively new to Blender and trying to import an architectural render from SketchUp 2017. I export from SketchUp with Collada, then import, and end up with something like this: The meshes with ...
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Collada Armature Export

I am having trouble with exporting a rigged model to Collada. It mostly exports correctly with exception for objects which use armature. I baked the animation for all the bones, so there are no ...
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Rename bones name

I want to export a scene to collada to load it in Android openGl ES2, if I have many meshes each one has its own armature I noticed the root bone of all armatures by default called Bone, in collada I ...
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FBX vertex weight import problem

I am getting a distortion with a rigged mesh due to the way that Blender imports FBX files. This is due to some kind of loss of accuracy that occurs while importing the vertex weights. Here is a ...
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Collada terrain missig texture [duplicate]

I really hope that someone has the time to help out a complete newb regarding blender. I hava a collada terrain thats been exported from QGIS. When exporting the terrain i get two files with the same ...
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Export model to collada outputs black

I have imported the model on this webpage: http://pnn32.deviantart.com/art/Mirror-Disco-Ball-free-3D-model-blend-obj-399179670. And it looks like this: I simply want to export the model as it is to ...
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How to import a collada model with textures? [duplicate]

I have found very good collada model here. It comes with the texture files. But, when I import it into Blender, it has no textures at all. So, how to import collada model with textures into Blender?...
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Downloaded DAE that's inside out, unable to export properly

complete newbie to Blender here. I'm trying to get 3D models into a WorldWind application. I'm not doing anything fancy with them (yet), all I want for the moment is to get models showing up correctly ...
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Why I can't import/export collada (.dae) files?

That's the way it looks at me: And it should look like: Xubuntu v16.04 Blender v2.76 (also tried 2.78 from launchpad).
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Why blender splits my imported model in pieces?

I created a model in Sketch-Up (Sketch-Up detects it as a solid, a closed hull, where all faces can be seen from outside). Then i exported it as Collada .dae. But Blender splits 5 faces off and ...
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Can blender import collada files with external references?

I am trying to import a .dae collada file that contains external references in the form of: ...
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Inverted transparency on COLLADA export

I have a model that has a few objects with transparent materials. On exporting to COLLADA I noticed that the transparency appears inverted when viewing the file with other tools (so far I have tried ...
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High to low poly count

I am trying to display a model from Blender in SceneKit. Exporting with .DAE (COLLADA). However, the CPU goes up to 100%+. The model is 122MB so i tried to lower ...
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Animation not exported to COLLADA

I have a model consisting of 4 meshes: 'base' and 3 'electron'. electrons are quads with a transparent electron texture. Both 3, have an animation of quad rotation. When I export to COLLADA, object ...
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Importing objects as .dae in Xcode and using textures on them

I am beginning to learn how to model 3d models for games and am having troubles figuring out how this should be done. When googling I realized that most people use Collada exported files and that ...
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How do I add the ability to import Collada files to Blender 2.76?

As you can see from this screenshot, there's no option to import Collada files. There IS such an option in this question here. Was this removed at some point? Is it not available on the Linux version?
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Where to set 'use_blender_profile' option?

I have seen that the Collada exporter uses a flag called use_blender_profile. Looking at the source file, it seems that this option allows to export additional ...
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Exported armatures don't contain bone size information

I'm not 100% sure if this is a Blender issue or an assimp issue. I've built a rigged model in Blender, and I'm exporting it into a custom engine using assimp. I need to get all the bone data, ...
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Is Blender crashing because this file is too big?

Context: Noob here. I need to import a .dae file into blender but it weighs 2.22Gb. Suffice it to say, blender crashes when trying to open the file. Activity Monitor app reads an increase in memory ...
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Problem with exporting a proxy object (to collada .dae) including texture, material and animation

i spent a lot of time on this topic and cannot find any solution. I linked my already rigged and textured character (as proxy) to a new blender file and created the animation for the proxy armature. ...
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Collada .dae File rendering

I am trying to convert .blend model to Collada .dae format but after exporting to Collada .dae format my blender renderd model changed. How can i got same Model in Collada .dae format as it was in ....
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Trying to export Ocean Modifier animation as collada file

I'm relatively new to Blender and thus don't have much experience. I'm attempting to make an ocean animation in Blender, which I have figured out via keyframing. However, when I attempt to export it ...
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Do not repeat the texture on Collada export?

I am trying to apply a UV mapped texture to an object and export it in the Collada format. The result is not what I designed in Blender. Here's the simplest procedure that shows what I did. Start ...
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How to export Collada files in blender

Hey i have created an underground tunnel in blender and i want to export it in collada format in blender for using it in my scenekit project but when i export collada file in blender it losses all ...