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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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How do I merge 3 separate “skins” into one for exporting?

I am an absolute beginner for Blender but I'm a quick learner and am having a go at this. Essentially I am exporting 3D models from World of Warcraft to import into Tabletop Simulator (another video ...
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Blender .fbx to unity. textures not working [duplicate]

So i`ve made a low poly tree and make the tree crown using an object info and a color ramp. The problem is that when i`m exporting the model to unity the only texture that shows up is the log witch ...
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Exporting animations through the gltf exporter 2.8

How do i export animations using the gltf exporter? every time I export the animation it comes out incorrect and I resort to exporting in fbx then importing it back into blender and re exporting it ...
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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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How to export Blender materials for use in Element 3D

I have a model in Blender, which I have applied Blenderkit materials to. I was hoping to export this model and it's materials for use in Element 3D. I have managed to get my model into Element, but ...
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How do i copy my user preferences settings and load them into an older version of blender?

Is there a way to copy blender config (user preferences settings) from blender 2.82 to 2.81 version? My blender keeps crashing randomly and i think switching to the stable version is my only option.
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How do I export this mesh to a obj?

I'd want to export this mesh to an OBJ and open it in Spark Ar but in Spark it only opens the faceMesh layer
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Blender 2.8 Add-ons “Testing” content missing

I am trying to activate the Plug-in "Export Camera to After Effects JSX". I have researched that it is under the tab Preferences > Add-ons tab "Testing". However, there is no content here with Blender ...
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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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Blender Render Animation does not match Viewport Render Animation duration

I used Viewport Render Animation to see my animation and edit it in premiere pro so that my group could score it (add music). Now that I've finished rendering it, the final Render Animation does not ...
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Will new versions of Blender support my models from 2013 version?

I must use old (2013) version of blender for a bit of time. I'm not doing so complex work, just simple Modeling & Unwrapping. So i hope, if i will want to open my blender files in newer version, ...
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Giants i3d exporter addon

When I install the add on it keeps saying upgrade to 2.8x why is this showing when I just want to create a map for Farming Simulator 2019 Giants editor software. Any ideas what the issue would be?
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Blender 2.8 | Exporting UV Layout problem

Today I have exported an UV Layout from Blender 2.8 and imported in Photoshop in order to build a simple displacement map. After have imported the UV MAP I noticed, that all the UV lines are not black ...
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Q:Multiple root bones after exporting to UE4

I have seen similar questions before but couldn't find an answer. When I try to import my animated mesh to UE4 it gives an error saying there are multiple roots in the armature. I did export other ...
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Import/Export Rhino's 3DM format to/from blender

Is there a plugin to import/export rhinoceros' 3DM files to/from blender? If there's no plugin yet, would it be possible to write one or are there technical limitations to do such a thing? I suppose ...
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Export glass in OBJ [duplicate]

I'm trying to export a fish tank as OBJ with a cube with glass shader with a cyan colour as the water. If I re-import the obj, the glass shader is now a principled shader and the and the water now is ...
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Shape key values saved as 0

I created a simple animation with shape keys. However exporting this animation not working properly. After I export it in gltf2 or fbx format, the shape keys are reset to 0 in exported file. What ...
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Combine objects in specific collections on export?

I'm wondering if there's any script or add-on that will automatically combine all objects within specified collections into a single object when exporting? Working on a scene for a video game where ...
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Animation rendered with Cycles is poor quality

I have made an animation, and rendered it with Cycles render. However, the final MPEG-4 output is strange. The first frame is fine, but all of the following are pixelated and blocky. When the ...
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Smooth model comes out boxy when exported to DazStudio

As you can see in image 1 inside blender the hole in the guillotine is round as it should be. I exported the file as an .obj then imported to Daz studio in the hole is a strange parallelogram. Does ...
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How to present longitude and latitude in Blender?

Trying to export .csv file to open it later in Mapbox but I get an error Input failed. Latitude and longitude fields not present. How to anable latitude and longitude in Blender?
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Export fluid simulation for usage in three.js

Is there any possibility to export a fluid simulation as an animation and import it in three.js? As I read in some threads it seems to be impossible to export a fluid simulation to a gltf, so I ...
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export as dae -> z_up

i have the vehicle apple example with their rc_car.dae file. I import this file in blender and just export it without change. Then i want to export it with apply orientation on and y up. If i then ...
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When bringing a fractured object into Element 3D, and displacing it, the original object is still there after it shatters!

I'm trying to take the model of a phone I created, and displace its pieces to make it look like it is exploding. My end goal is using Element 3D to make a phone shatter into pieces that come back ...
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exporting multiple animated objects to gltf

I'm fairly new to gltf and am gradually learning about it's abilities/limitations. I am currently trying to test a file that would have multiple objects animate in a scene. However, whenever I export, ...
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Blender .STL exports are too small when imported in Sli3er

I'm aware that blender units is the default in Blender. And, I think I've changed everything to metric where necessary. In Scene: Units is set to Millimeters Length is set to Metric Unit scales is ...
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Exporting to glTF doesn't work properly

I have tried multiple times to export a simple design made from importing an svg file, extruding and adding textures to gltf, glb etc and it seems that there is just no way for blender to export the ...
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Save/Export image from compositing tab in Blender 2.81

Any way to save the pre-rendered picture as JPG/PNG from the compositor?
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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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Artifacts on stars when exporting to FBX

I've just finished a Model. When exporting to FBX (and OBJ too), the stars form some weird artifact, which you can see in the images below: The first 2 Pictures show Edit and Object view respectively,...
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Leg Bones "Freak Out' When Exported to FBX

I am animating an armature and everything is fine in the .blend file, however when I export to an fbx the upper leg bones sometimes rotate erratically for a few frames. Below are two images: the first ...
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Is there a way to check a mesh for problems?

Is there a way in Blender to check a mesh for missing or duplicate faces, mesh abnormalities, or other issues that might cause problems when it is exported and used as data for a real-time application ...
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Blender to Unity, Animations are exporting 2x

My animations are exporting under (armature | animation-name) and (animation-name). This goes for each animation I made so it takes double the space. Is there any way to export them from blender to ...
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Can I export a PDF from Blender?

I would like to have a way of getting the design sheets(aka blueprints) like you can in CAD software. Is there a plugin or addon or some form of python script that can export a PDF(vector screenshot) ...
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Turn Obj sequence int Fbx

I have a sequence of objs of an object deforming, each of which has the same number of vertices and faces, that I would like to be able to put together into an animation and then export as an fbx that ...
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Texture, Material problem when exporting to three.js

I have completed a test model in blender 2.7 and upon assigning a material and texture to a shirt it all appears fine and the texture looks great in blender. However upon export to three.js the ...
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Mantaflow in Blender: Help with understanding the vertices values in the generated mesh files

I'm currently trying to acheive the following: I'm using Mantaflow + Blender to create a fluid simulation. Then I'm exporting it as Alembic, and import it into Unreal Engine (Aka ue4). In UE4 I want ...
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How to bake animation in blender 2.8?

I'm only starting on blender with the 2.8 version I want to do several animations by moving the different donuts up and down so I started animating with actions. But I got one action per object and I ...
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Numbers when exporting an object like an OBJ

What are the numbers running on the screen when exporting a model like an OBJ for example? The numbers seems so random 1600, 2500,.3300....
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Exporting Vertices from Blender 2.8 to a .txt-File to import it in ArchiCAD as Terrain

Hey I'm a total Beginner in Blender I would like to model a certain Terrain in Blender with the Sculpting Mode and export the Vertices to a .txt-File to import it in ArchiCAD as "field surveyor datas"...
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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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After exporting to .dae, some objects are shifted

After exporting animated model to .dae his head and eyes are moved lower. I also tried solution from this post, but nothing happened. I played little bit with origin, but that didn't have any effect. ...
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Animation not working in Unreal Engine 4

I'm very new to Blender and Unreal Engine. I'm trying to figure out why my Animations from Blender are not showing up in Unreal Engine 4. Here is a file that I made for testing it out. When I'm ...
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Selecting armature via Blender's Python API

If I use the outliner, I can select a skeleton and include it in an FBX export by hand. How would I do this programmatically? The goal is to be able to export multiple meshes with the same armature ...
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Exporting curves to a 2D file for lasercutting [duplicate]

I am trying to prepare a file for lasercutting using blender. I have a bunch of 2 dimensional curves and am trying to export them to a 2D file type (either dxf or svg). Unfortunately none of the ...
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Reducing vertices breaks model when exported elsewhere

I'm currently trying to take a 3D model and reduce the amount of faces/verts/tris it has, since it has quite a lot currently (over 100k tris). It seems that any method I choose causes the model to ...
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How do I bake animation for exporting animation created by Wave modifier

I've first created animation using armature for each and single leaf on my plant 3D model. But the wave modifier gives the same effect. The thing is that once I export to .fbx, the animation is gone. ...
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How to get blender to write the correct diffuse color (Kd) in exported .mtl files?

I'm using the default Diffuse BSDF for every material with custom color, but none of those colors are exported to the .mtl file (they all appear to be the default ...
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Can not import Blender animation into Unity

I am relatively new to Blender and Unity. Please help me understand what do I do wrong. I try to have a simple curve animation imported into Unity. Idea is that curve grows along his path and then ...
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How to export your Ocean Modifier Mesh and Animation to Unity? | Blender v2.80.72

/*Edited: For Blender 2.7 Users I found a detailed articel with pictures. */ I want to build an VR-Scene in Unity with a little Island and and ocean around. For the ocean I am quite happy with the ...