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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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Importing into Blender a Collada export (.dae file) from Sketchup

I am trying to import a Sketchup model (.skp file) into Blender and then later on into Unity. First, I did the default Collada export, but upon importing the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to set Import Units when importing a collada file with python script?

Blender shows the python command in the tooltip, for example, hover the mouse over File > Import > Collada (Default) (.dae), it shows: Load a Collada file Python: ...
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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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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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Export .dae with object name as file name

I have a lot of objects in one blender file, pieces of a 'builders kit' and I need to export each object separately for uploading into SecondLife/OpenSim. Theres over 200 parts. When I do my exporting,...
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Import collada files with Script - Missing textures

I'm automatic some process using Python and Blender 2.8, but I'm having ussues importing Collada files. If I do it manually all works, but by using ...
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League of Legends COLLADA import bug

I tried to import a model and animation from League of Legends using lol2dae (tool that converts the game character files to .dae format), the model itself imports fine but the animation is completely ...
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Colors after COLLADA import: “Viewport DIsplay Color” and “Material Color” not the same

After I import my COLLADA model, the colours are weird. The "Viewport Display Color" is the normal, deep orange. But the actual material color is washed out orange. Why are the two colors different, ...
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Lighting Issues when converting to DAE files

I am having some issues where when I export a file from a blender file to a Collada DAE file there will be random light spots, random dark spots and random blue spots in the model. Does anyone know ...
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Exporting to collada and reimporting the collada removes all bone movements and rotates around 90°

I have this rigged character in Blender. Exporting to collada and reimporting the collada removes all bone movements and rotates around 90°. How to export to Collada properly? I tried the "Better ...
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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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importing DAE file but Something's missing

hi. I want to make DAE to PMX but...this is not good... 1.wheel is GONE 2.Wrong Materials are Applyed on Wrong places WHY keep happening on DAE file? can you help me?
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Problem with importing DAE file

I tried to import a DAE file but THIS happened. WHY...?