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Questions about converting different types of data to other types of data. Anything from file types to objects and values.

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How can I turn an Object LineArt into a Poly Curve?

I am really new to bpy and I wrote this script: ...
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Looking for addon to convert MIDI into a 3D scene

I'm trying to find a way to have a script of some kind, add-on, standalone program, you name it, to grab a rather simple MIDI file, meaning not one with lots of CCs and other data, and turn it into a ...
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My Blender 4.1 whit error AttributeError: 'bpy.app' object has no attribute 'version_char' [closed]

is this : Traceback (most recent call last): File "C:\Program Files\Blender Foundation\Blender 4.1\4.1\scripts\modules\addon_utils.py", line 376, in enable mod = importlib.import_module(...
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Render a gif/mp4 image in blender [duplicate]

I want to render an animation/scene with a gif/mp4 playing but it doesn't show up in my scene. How can I get it to render? Screenshot: File: https://wetransfer.com/downloads/...
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Converting Celtic 2D ornament to proper 3D

I need to convert many Celtic ornaments from 2D image for 3D print. I'm using automated tool to convert 2D to 3D. But every result I'm should edit manually: I make some lines go under others. Maybe ...
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Can I convert color attribute to mask?

Good day. I need to adapt blender material to UE5, but this engine doesn't support color attributes, so I need to replace it with texture mask. Can I convert these color attributes to masks? Blender's ...
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How to export addons models from blender 3.00 to blender 3.6?

I'm using 2 addons in my project: "buildify" and "Post USSR builder". Bot first one works only on blender 3.2+ and second one works only 3.0 and earlier. And when I'm trying to ...
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How to re-scale a gltf model so that the transformation scaling is 1?

I want to edit a gltf asset that is rigged such that the geometry is never scaled, i.e. apply the scaling modifier directly to the other 2 transformations and change the scaling of the vertices ...
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Converting particle hair to flat strips

I have a particle hair system (specifically for a horse model) that I need to convert to faces for export to another program. For resource use, I would like this to be one-polygon wide strips that sit ...
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The phenomenon where a model created in Blender does not load in VroidMobile

You've successfully converted a model created in Blender to a VRM file and uploaded it to VroidHub. However, the model isn't displaying in VroidMobile on your smartphone. VroidHub and VroidMobile ...
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Grooming instanced curves

Is there a way to convert instanced path curves into hair curves?
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Mapping Real World coordinates on 3D model of Earth

complete Blender noob here. I've worked with other node-based programs in the past so the geometry nodes seem (for the most part) intuitive to me. But Blender is obviously a different kind of beast... ...
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Why blender adds different shader nodes when converting fbx to glb? [duplicate]

I am trying to change the shader of an fbx model to export it in glb with the glb compatible nodes. However the output changes the principled bsdf from christensen burley to random walk, and adds a ...
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Trying to Turn Multiple Cylinders(parts) into a curve

I have an obj file of some roller coaster track, specifically the rails by themselves. It is not well-optimized and is made up of multiple cylinder models all lined up one after another to create the ...
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Convert Hair to Mesh while mantaining the shape

I've currently got hair I made using the particle system that look something like this: and I want to convert these from something that uses a particle system while keeping the looks the same. ...
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Convert vertices stored as mesh into curve

I am relatively new to Blender and I am working on sequence of 3D point that are supposed to be a trajectory for my camera. My points are stored as vertices of a Mesh object, with no connection ...
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Cant change blender default version. All my blend files keep opening up in older version

So far my main version I was working with was 3.0. I got 3.5 (also tried 3.3) and when I try to make those versions default, even newer files ive saved through them open up in 3.0 Any ideas?
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How do I rotate an object by theta and phi?

I am trying to translate theta and phi rotation in Blender to the Euler XYZ rotation about each axis. To do this I am currently using the following code: """ ...
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empties_to_bones [closed]

With Blender 3.4, Windows 11 I have an imported model with some empties that could have been attachment points and I'd like to use them (for building object), I found this plugin but even after ...
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why does one side of the curve get this weird inflated look but not the other side?

I have made a wire-mesh usng verts, then converted it into a curve. I then tried applying some depth to it using the bevel option on the curve. On the curve however, one side of it has gotten this ...
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Converting .obj to .dae using subprocess or concurrent.futures?

I have tried quite a few ways to convert a few thousand .obj to .dae using various methods. Concurrent futures I assume does not work because bpy is not thread safe....
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Convert Compositing Node Group, to Shader Node Group

I have a paid for Compositing Group Node that has identical Shader Node equivalents. I was hoping for a way to import it as Shader Group Node. The node group has many connections between nodes. It ...
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Importing a CATIA 3D Model file (*.model) into Blender

I'm hitting a brick wall trying to import a *.model file into Blender. The kind of model I tried to import is a file with the .model file extension. It's a kind of CAD model, CATIA 3D according to the ...
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Blender quits when running in background

I am trying to run Blender 3d in the background, as the memory is insufficient to run the GUI (it crashes the machine). I am gathering that the memory is simply insufficient for blender - is this true?...
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Missing point cloud from object - convert menu

I miss the option Convert > Pointcloud in the object dropdown menu in the layout of Blender 3.3. Do I need to enable something in the settings or is this feature no longer available in the released ...
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Triangulated mesh to Nurbs surface conversion

I am looking for a feature/workflow/add-on for blender to convert triangulated meshes into a nurbs surfaces. While looking on the internet for a solution I found this software that looks like it does ...
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Texture import from different formats

I had issues importing files to blender with the materials linked to different surfaces. I tried different file formats to have the different material textures retained, with very little success. Any ...
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how to make animation like in the video in blender [duplicate]

please help to make https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xJQ6czHRiss this animation
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Is it possible to do integer math with nodes without casting to float?

Question is as the title says. Specifically, I was wondering if there is an integer variant for the Modulo Math node (and by extension all math nodes, I imagine integer division would be useful, for ...
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Preserving 3Ds Max Smoothing Groups - Importing a model from 3Ds Max to Blender

I'm trying to work out how feasible it will be to move a model created in 3Ds Max to Blender to test/compare some plugins only available in Blender. Unfortunately, this model uses a lot of smoothing ...
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Can I use/convert absolute normal maps in Blender?

I have a model I got from... a place (I'm not able to show the actual model). It came with normal maps, but it's an absolute normal map rather than the more typical relative normal map. IOW, rather ...
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I need to get a maya file from Turbosquid to blender

I’ve tried finding online converters from .ma to .blend but none of them worked. The only thing that I’ve found that might work is an addon for blender that’s $28, but I don’t want to spend any money.
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How to make Group Input node use angle with Degrees?

In the Shader Editor I have created A Node Group and within this group I want to get an angle from the group input and do something with it. If I simply create a new node input I am only allowed to ...
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Is it possible to use .trc, .trb or .cap files in blender?

I've recently recovered some mocap data files, but I do not have access to MoBu currently and was hoping to use Blender to display my data and attach to a rig to add to my portfolio. Unfortunately, I ...
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I need help with combining Voronoi texture and Noise Texture

I have this colored noise map I think I need to combine this Noise map and Voronoi Texture to get something like this How can I do this?
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CAD file really slows down Blender file

I've started a new file and imported a relatively simple CAD file (DXF, 32Mb). After converting all to meshes and separating into individual elements, it's now got to the point where the file is ...
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How does the spline-to-mesh conversion algortithm work?

I'm puzzled by the process that Blender uses to convert splines (from an imported SVG) to meshes. This is the original SVG: and as (Inkscape's) SVG ...
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From Control-Rig to Standard Bones

To solve the problem described in the article "Fixing Descending Stairs Walk from Mixamo", I used the Mixamo Control-Rig addon. Everything is well fixed. In the next step, I am trying to ...
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zipimport.ZipImportError: can't decompress data; zlib not available when running script in Blender 2.43

when I try to execute an export script using Blender -P C:\Code\Code\Testing4Flt\Testing4.py in the cmd on Blender 2.43(Python 2.4), I get an error: ...
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convert OBJ file to GLTF with only CLI [duplicate]

is there a simple TERMINAL ONLY way to convert an .obj file .gltf file using blender, with blender GUI i can do it like, file > import > .obj > [~/path/to/input.obj] > import .obj then:...
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Automatize conversion of .FBX to .OBJ/.MTL using Blender [duplicate]

I have a large number of files in .FBX format that I would like to convert to the Wavefront .OBJ/.MTL format. I can easily do this in Blender by Importing/Exporting but I need to be able to do this ...
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Blender 2.7 models lose their textures in Blender 3.0 [duplicate]

I recently downloaded this model to make animations in Blender 3.0 https://www.deviantart.com/jorjimodels/art/Funtime-Freddy-Release-732345375 However upon loading it into Blender 3.0, all of the ...
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Converting Instances of Particles leads to Low Poly Mesh

I am using Grasswald and have created multiple Particle Systems for an object. I want to animate the object, so I need to convert the particles to a mesh first. The PC already gets a bit laggy with ...
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Converting poly curve to bezier curve drops tilt?

When i'm converting a poly type curve to a bezier type curve, the tilt of the vertices is dropped: Am i doing something wrong?
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conversion to blender

To give background: Back in 2007 I started working on a model of the Great Crystal area of Final Fantasy XII using a modeling program named MilkShape3D. I wanted to be able to allow people to view the ...
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Reverse engineering Bezier Curve

I am writing a script that involves creating bezier curves from poly curves. Is there any way to return the simplest bezier curve that can be made from a series of points? Basically I want to convert ...
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Converting Bezier to NURBS Curve

I was trying to convert a Bezier curve to a NURBS curve by clicking Curve->Set Spline Type->NURBS. But after the conversion to NURBS, the curve disappears. Is there any way to preserve the ...
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How can I convert a Grease Pencil object to curve or mesh without operators?

Geometry-holding objects have handy methods to get their data as an evaluated mesh : to_mesh method to get a mesh object to_curve method to get a curve object However these can't be used on Grease ...
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Do I have to fix anything to move a model made in 2.7 to 2.8/2.9?

If I wanted to use a model made in Blender 2.7, would I have to fix anything to make it compatible with 2.8 or 2.9? (For example, Blender 2.8 removed the layers system, so would that have to be fixed?)...
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Blender 3.0 alpha: Geometry Nodes deprecated node alternatives [closed]

I am working through geometry node tutorials and am finding nodes in version 3.0a that have already been deprecated within 2 weeks of a tutorial being uploaded along with, of course, the other 'legacy'...
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