Questions tagged [export]

Questions involving export-compatibility with other graphics software. Exporting involves converting Blender-native file into an external file type, for the purpose of editing or viewing that file in another program.

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Blender 2.8 FBX export doesn't retain material information correctly

I'm using Cycles Node to create materials in Blender. Material has four image textures connected to a Principled BSDF. Base-color, Metallic, Roughness, Normal(through a Normal Map node). Everything ...
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How to I make an animation sequence exportable

Someone else answered a similar question to mine, and I did everything, but it never appeared in my files. How do I fix this?
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Exporting MTL File from Blender to Render in OpenGL

I recently started using Blender to create 3D models for a game I'm programming with OpenGL and GLFW. However, I'm experiencing a lot of difficulties exporting and using Material Library Files (.mtl) ...
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Artec Studio's xyzrgb export equivalent for Blender

I have become aware of a feature in the Artec Studio software: Apparently, when looking at a texture / colored 3D model, one can export a mapping of xyz to rgb coordinates for all vertices. That is, ...
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“Bone Relative” child objects are being moved after export to .fbx?

I have a simple Mixamo character that I would like to parent some objects to certain bones then export to Unity. But after I press ctr+p to select parent as "Bone ...
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Export without texture

I am new to Blender. I find a model. When I'm trying to render it, there is a texture. But when I export this model to unity it isn't shown. What I do wrong?
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How do I change the vertex color layer limit? (2.79)

I am very new to anything scripting so bare with me. I am trying to create a script that exports out a ply sequence with a different baked vertex color per frame of the sequence. I did some ...
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Why are my model components changing position after exporting to babylon.js

I'm using CAD/CAM software to design room furnishings and attempting to host the scene using webgl via babylon.js. I am initially exporting the scene as a collada file. When I import the collada to ...
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Blender to Unity import messed up armature/mesh

I'm trying to import this rigged and animated mesh into Unity. The import is weirdly disfigured and I can't figure out why. All the transforms are applied to the objects in Blender. Using .fbx to ...
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How do I export a 2D file? [duplicate]

I made a video with audio overlay. No 3D aspects whatsoever. I just want to export it as an MP4 or Matroshka. The only options it gives me are Collada, Alembic, STL, FBX, Waveform, X3D, and GLTF. ...
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Problem with model deforming exporting blender file (.fbx) into Unity

Ive tried a lot of different things to get this to work but I always end up with the same scenario. I downloaded a mesh and made my own armature + animation. When I export it (as .fbx) or simply ...
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How to export animated character from Blender 2.8 as fbx to Unity?

I have a fully rigged and animated character with shape keys. I created it in 2.79, exported it using ASCII with the settings below and could use it in Unity without any problems. However, after ...
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How to export mesh with normal map applied as OBJ or STL for 3D printing?

Although I do have limited experience with 3D modeling, I'm very new (about 10 days) to using Blender 2.8 I learned how to export character models from Overwatch and import them into Blender. So far ...
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Unity or Unreal Engine with Blender? [closed]

Im interested in creating low poly mesh and exporting them to a game engine. Which game engine is better to use, Unity or Unreal?
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What's the best way to export from Lego Digital designer to Blender

The Question pretty much says it. My purpose is animation. I want the ldd model to be exported as individual pieces. I've exported from mlcad before, and it exported as several objects for each lego ...
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Gloss, reflection and normal maps not exported in gltf2.0

I used the new gltf 2.0 exporter available in blender 2.8 to export a model with three separate elements two of which has gloss, reflection, and normal maps attached to it via principle bsdf one model ...
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What is the best way to export particles (obj, fbx, collada etc) with materials?

I'm trying to export a plane with thousands of particles (grass system) to another program. Is there a way to merge everything at one piece including materials? It sounds weird but I need to that... ...
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Why is animated dae exporting sideways?

Ok, I think this has something to do with blender's up axis but I have no idea. Im exporting an animated dae and even though I have my armature set up so the door opens sideways here: My dae swings ...
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Exporting an object as “.json” file, how? (Blender 2.8)

I've searched since hours now on the internet and didn't found any solution for this problem. So, i want to export an object as an .json file for a game, that only uses that kind of file. I've seen, ...
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How to export materials to .fbx in Blender 2.8 ( for use in OpenSceneGraph )

I'm creating objects for a not-so industry standard engine : OpenSceneGraph. In my workflow, materials need to be embedded into the 3D file ( fbx ). When I was working with Blender 2.79, I could ...
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Export Materials from Blender to Unity or Godot [duplicate]

I'm new to blender and I am working on my projects but I have lots of problems with exporting materials from blender. I use shaders on my models but i can't get them in Game engines like Unity. I ...
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I want to keep my local axis when I export it to Unity(+pic)

I changed my local axis like this. And I want the same axis in Unity, but I could see that the local axis doesn't exist in Unity. It changed to global axis there. How can I keep this local axis in ...
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Export house to Unity

I made this simple house for a game i'm making in Unity but I'm not sure about how to export it. I know I can bake it but when I bake it the progression bar is stuck at 0% and I don't think baking ...
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Blender v2.8 error: file export from new plugin

For a blender v2.80 plugin I am developing I have to export a file generated from data available in the blender context. When I try to do the file export I obtain this exception: ...
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Shortcut for exporting FBX

I am modelling for exporting to Unity with .fbx files. I can easily save my changes with Ctrl+S but I also want to repeat the previous export again too which makes a copy in my Unity project (prefer ...
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Exported Obj not showing up

I just got blender yesterday so I don't know much. I tried exporting a 3D model and it is not showing up. I don't even know how to move the camera. Can someone help me figure out what went wrong?
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strange bones rotation in the animations when exporting in FBX for unity

I'm trying to export some animations from blender 2.8 but something is going wrong. when I open the fbx preview some animations seem to be broken and others are ok, I tried to change the rotation ...
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2.8: After FXB Export no changes are saved to file

As soon I exported as FXB without touching any of the default settings, the positioning of various but not all objects got messed up, but worse, it's irreversible. No matter how often I reposition and ...
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How can an OBJ sequence be converted to an FBX animation?

for a school project, I am trying to import a series of obj models scanned from a Kinnect and import them into blender as sequence of stills, and then after making changes, export them as an FBX to be ...
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Car model to glTF with multiple parts

I have a model of a car which I have exported to a glTF. How can I group elements in Blender like the wheels so they appear separately in the JSON code? I have created Vertex Groups but they don’t ...
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blender 2.8: why do I need to scale 10x on STL export?

I am developing a 3d model for a 3D print: The unit system is metric, and the length is set to millimeters. In order to get the size right, I need to do the STL export scale of 10x: which shows a "...
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Can I use blender to make construction plans for furniture I want to build?

I know I can use the metric measure unit. What I want is some sort of export function to save all parts of the furniture as an image or PDF, containing all the metrics etc. Can I use blender for that?...
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save intermediate render result to OpenEXR not working (Cycles/ v.2.79)

I want to render a single frame of a texture and then print it in the measurements 150x266cm at 300dpi, therefore I calculated a render resolution of 31488x17717px, which seems to be a bit of a ...
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mmd tools traceback error?

i'm aware multiple people have already asked questions like this, but mine is a bit too specific i guess. i spent a few days on a model and when i tried to export it a few hours ago, i got this: so, ...
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Unfinished Render Image Dissapears on Cancellation

To start out, no this isn't a duplicate of Export unfinished image render. This is a question about why the answer to that question stopped working in blender 2.8. Last night I stopped a render half ...
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Blender 2.8 GLTF exporter merging some Maps

I'm currently converting a model for realtime 3D. The client wants to have the model in gltf with an functioning ao map. But blender exports some of the maps as one. If I have for example a map called ...
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exporting eyes with gltf to unity

I was trying to make eyes watching this tutorial https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gfEyhPXsOCM but but when I exported the eyes to Unity as glTF the eyes didn't have any textures to it it was just plain ...
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Textured model export - result doesn't contain the textures

Not a Blender pro here. I have this dummy character ready for export. It has a shape and a set of UVs (head, body, legs, eyes); the packed .blend file can be downloaded here. It's about 4MB. It's ...
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Blender 2.8 3D viewer export with texture

When I export .fbx files and view them in the Windows 10 3d Viewer, they dont have the textures on them. How can I preview my .fbx files with textures in the Windows 10 3d Viewer? My .fbx files work ...
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FBX Exporter not including all animations (Unity) (Blender 2.8)

I'm trying to export the meshes and armatures of this file to Unity using the FBX Exporter. Neither the FBXs or .blends' animations work at all, only 1-2 of the animations end up being imported into ...
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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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How to export to dxf file without the geometry having a triangular mesh?

I have a simple 3D model made in Blender that I need to export to AutoCAD in dxf format. In Blender I have dissolved faces to simplify the geometry of the mesh. When I export my model to dxf I get new ...
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Maintaining Layer/ Collection structure when Exporting from Blender to Alembic

Good evening all. Could anyone shed some much needed light on how to maintain Layer/ Collection structure when exporting selected objects grouped as instances on separate layers/collections from ...
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How do I create a batch table for 3D Tiles in Blender

Blender 2.8 supports the export into gltf which can be converted into a b3dm file to use it as a 3D Tile in CesiumJS. How can I keep attributes on each feature in Blender so that they will be exported ...
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Armature moves when being exported

I'm trying to figure out why my armature keeps resetting to this position: https://gyazo.com/5a8b1eaa253b0b73464847b94f37adc6 instead of it's normal t pose, especially when exporting. This causes ...
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Blender .FBX export only packing one texture

I have a model of a cave that I am trying to import into UE4, since .FBX is the only supported file type for this transfer I am trying to use it for my model. Here is the model that I am exporting in ...
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How can I export a model with several animations to glTF format?

I'm trying to export a simple animated model to glTF format. It seems that it can only handle a single object animation at a time. Is there a way to export several animations in one file? Thank you ...
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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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Blender 2.8 - export 'perspective' view the same way as camera

I'm writing a exporter, got everything working the way I need except the export of perspective view - so that you do not need to have a camera in the scene to export. I currently export the camera ...
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How to scale Blender units into centimeters on Freestyle SVG export?

I made a blueprint in Blender and I need to export it into SVG for a laser cut. I tried units and centimeters. I have 50 cm\units long plane. When I use Freestyle SVG exporter, neither Adobe ...