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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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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 ...
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Collada import crashes in 2.76 [closed]

I have issues with some Collada files. When I import any of the problematic files, Blender doesn't show anything on stage. There are new objects imported in the scene hierarchy, though. My model has ...
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COLLADA scene shows different rotation axis when imported in ScenKit

I have a blender scene with a mushroom inside it, which seems to be perfectly straight aligned with the axes: When I import it in xcode (inside a scnassets directory), although I select "always use ...
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Why is rendering Collada(.dae) models in Blender resulting in holes? [duplicate]

When I preview a .dae/Collada model in Preview on OSX I get a better rendering of the model as compared to the one rendered in Blender. I am rendering using Python and use the following command to ...
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How to export a scene with Shape Keys Animation?

I have a scene with the cloth simulation, turned into shape key animation, using this method: http://blenderartists.org/forum/showthread.php?387461-Bake-Cloth-to-game-engine How to export the scene ...
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Textures not showing after Collada Export

I am using blender 2.76b. I am trying to export my model to dae file. My model has an Icosphere and Sphere with image textures applied to both. I have checked the Copy and Include Material Textures ...
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Why can't I export a curve to Collada?

I want to export a Bezier curve object to Collada (to load with Three.js). When I export my scene, the curve won't show in the Collada file, unless I convert it to ...
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Collada Import in 2.76

Just got blender and was going to get started trying my hand on some .dae files, however after trying several times to import them, nothing seems to happen. I get nothing. Am I doing something wrong, ...
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Why my texture is not the same in blender and when i export collada?

I don't know why, i try everything after a bake to put my texture instead of the old one. The only way i see my old texture is in the outliner but i don't know why it's there because in my shader the ...
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Collada Export confusion

I make a simple animation in Blender and export to Collada format. Everything looks the way I would hope for. There is 1 <animation> for each bone consisting of input/output/interpolation arrays....
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How to turn a linked group into independent objects?

I created a group and added objects to it, then Add -> Group Instance. How to turn this linked instance into a completely independent, ungrouped "deep" copy of the objects in the group? I've tried ...
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Collada file size

I am a hardened cinema 4d user and am using blender to bring in fbx files and export out as collada using the open collada engine within blender. My problem is I have a 20meg c4d file, a 20meg fbx ...
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COLLADA export tangent and binormal

Is it supported with the latest version of Blender? If so, how do I get the tangent and binormal information exported? I did find a "roadmap" of sorts for the COLLADA exporter feature in Blender 2.5,...
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Import 3D model from CityEngine into Blender and edit UV Map

I really would like to learn about UV mapping and I presume this is the best community for me to ask about Blender. I have a 3D building model produced from CityEngine and when it was exported into ...
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Why does importing from a .dae or .fbx format result in loss of animation?

I've got a scene of about 30 nulls moving around in either LightWave or Softimage. I export either a dae or fbx file from one of those apps, import into Blender. The nulls are in the correct ...
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Trying to export a cloth simulation to a Collada file

I'm using an avatar and a skirt as .blend files and trying to create an animation as a cloth simulation (I followed this tutorial - http://blenderartists.org/forum/archive/index.php/t-325838.html) ...
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Blender as a Python Module: Import COLLADA

I followed this post to install blender as a python module. I realize that this isn't officially supported, but I thought I'd ask for help anyways. I'm trying to import a COLLADA (.dae) file. In ...
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Collada export breaks bones

I am trying to export a Model with a armature as .dae file to load it with Assimp into my game engine. The problem now is, Blender breaks the bones. This is how it looks when I am exporting. When ...
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How do I get Blender to import a Collada file?

Collada is not among the import options, and not among the addons for import options. So is there a way to import a Collada file to Blender?
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Recommended Blender rendering engine for game assets production [closed]

I want to produce models with animations and skinning for a custom game engine. The engine supports import of assets in Collada or FBX format through the Assimp open source library. Typically the ...
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Using 3D Warehouse models in Blender (Sketchup - Collada - Import)

There is an incredible wealth of 3D models available on Google's 3D Warehouse. Unfortunately these models come in Sketchup format. I have read a lot of tutorials on this, and everybody seems to praise ...