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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Animation is exported, but does not appear along with the mesh of the object

I did what was done in this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SWKOOoSKFK8 In the video is basically made 5 identical cubes, one on top of each other, and each with a bone. Result: In the ...
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Extra Faces showing up after I've exported project to .obj

This is my first post, so apologies if I'm missing some details or something similar. I've been trying to work on an AR app recently, and been recommended Blender to make the 3D models to go into the ...
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Is it possible to export SVG 2D animation as path using Blender?

Hi everybody I am new to blender, I have seen this animation I would know if Blender is capable to export this kind of file as SVG path using Grease pencil or other mean? Also when I am ...
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exported gltf has a different strange animation than blender rendering

I have a perfectly running animation of my stickman, but once I've exported it as gltf (blender v2.8) and view it on https://gltf-viewer.donmccurdy.com/ it is not the same animation anymore. It is ...
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Workflow to get particle animation into 3rd party renderer

I've built a particle animation I like in blender... basically like dust falling through the air. I want to import this to KeyShot for rendering. I think I need to convert the particles to mesh, but ...
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Importing into AutoCAD - Does not preserve scale

Working on a design going to a CNC router. The CNC router can use dxf so I export to dxf. However, when I import into AutoCAD to test, the scale is way off. The CNC shop confirmed this on their ...
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Missing objects when exporting to obj file in 2.8

I have large blender file of a city scene. When I export the file to an OBJ file several of the objects in the scene are missing. Before I export the file I am selecting all and then using the ...
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Error while exporting

I get an error while exporting in Blender 2.8 to .fbx with checked "Tangent space" in Geometries tab? How to fix it? Any ideas?
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Blender mesh becomes messed up after importing

Alright, so I have this X wing model that was created in a separate game file, and I want to move it to a main game file with other models where I plan on making a game. The thing is when I move it, ...
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mtl file after exporting comes without texture map (map_kd …)

I am quite new to blender. I have retopologized a high poly model with texture and then bake the texture (all in cycles) to the new model in blender. When I export the obj file the mtl file comes ...
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Attempting to export as a .OBJ with .mtl, but the resultant .mtl file lacks an actual map

This issue has been causing me undue frustration over the past few days. I've been attempting to export a model in .obj with the associated .mtl and image texture. I know this can be done because I ...
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Some of parts of the model are not animated

I am having a problem with my animation. I made a walking cycle animation in Blender. I played the animation and there was no problem. After I have exported it to Unity as an FBX file, I noticed that ...
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Import Sliced Object into Unity with Textures

I am trying to make a 3D puzzle game in Unity, so I UV wrapped a world map around a sphere to make a globe. From there I sliced the sphere into many pieces and then applied the solidify modifier to ...
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Scale settings for exporting to STL (for 3d printing)

I've set my Units (in scene properties) to Metric, and the Scene Scale to 0.01 hoping to get the Blender dimensions it mm's. While the (normal) scale is 1 for x,y,z, the standard cube has the ...
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Exporting entire .blend file/scene's texture as one

Hi i recetly downloaded a now lost .blend file which contains a character i want to port that character over to the source engine for SFM (Source FilMaker) i am currently watching a tutorial from ...
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Why are there holes in my exported meshes?

Hello Blender Community! I am currently learning with Blender 2.71 and use Unreal Engine 4. I started to create a Knife, but I always have problems exporting it. I tried to recalculate normals with ...
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Parent Hair Fibermesh to head. How?

I've my hair done using particles set up in blender 2.8. hairs are done but I'm having trouble with two things. 1- How to export that hair as obj or fbx to use it in other software. 2- I have my ...
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How to export physics data from Blender 2.80 now that BGE is gone?

The add-on I used ("blender-bullet-export") worked enough to export rigid bodies from the scene into a .bullet file, but it relies on BGE. Now that BGE is gone (for good) in Blender 2.80, what can we ...
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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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Export a Blender 2.8 scene to the Vive

How can I most easily export a Blender 2.8 scene to a Vive VR device? (I'm not talking about using Blender while wearing a headset; I mean just exporting a scene to be handed-off to a different PC ...
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Maya HumanIK to Blender

I'm trying to import a full HumanIK skeleton with retargeting and all, in how far does Blender support HumanIK? Can I just import the basic rig with controls and no retargeting too if there's no ...
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Exporting / Importing Object with Animations

I've been trying to work on a bow and arrow and get it working inside unity. I don't have much experience with animations, but I've successfully got my characters to run, walk, idle, attack, get hit, ...
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I can only find two formats in import/export

I can only find two formats in import/export: Collada & Alembic. I've checked the add-ons; all the add-ons like fbx, obj (wavefront) are turned on but still not showing in the import/export box. ...
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Eyes and rig problems when exporting to .fbx

I have a mesh with 2 eyes parented to the head bone. Their rig is one bone that they track using a Track To constraint. When I export to .fbx and re-import the .fbx to Blender the following problems ...
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eye lighting + export image/video problem

i try to bright up the light and it was super bright, the eye (glass) look great but lower makes darker, is there any other way to make bright light focus only the eye and not other object. Another ...
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how can i import an object file of 400 mb into blender ,it freezes “” and if any hotkeys are pressed it stops responding

I did a model in rhino for 50 Mb and i exported as a wavefront obj file and while importing that into the blender it was 400 Mb and blender froze for 5-6 mins and stopped responding. 1.is there any ...
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Problem exporting model from Blender to 3DS Max

I'm having some trouble exporting a model with textures to be imported into 3DS Max. I decided to use the OBJ exporter. For some reason the model is all screwed up when I import it into 3DS Max. How ...
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Exporting models to Adobe Dimension

I have a question about changing units when exporting to Adobe Dimension. When I export basic cube 2 m x 2 m x2 m from Blender 2.8. as a OBJ file and import it in Adobe Dimension, the cube has 2 cm x ...
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Importing blend file to obj

Why I'm getting this error? enter image description here
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Python: How to set Specular as surface in material

I would like to set Specular as Surface in the material, but I haven't figured out how to do that. Here is my last try, mat is the Blender material: ...
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Imported FBX file from Blender is not correctly rendered in Unreal Engine

I'm kinda new to game development, and currently I'm practicing 3D modelling with Blender 3D and learning how to use Unreal Engine for the first time. I am thinking of creating a standard chess game ...
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How do you save materials that you create to use them later, in a different project?

Say you download a texture files from some website. Then, in blender, use those images in node editor to create a material. ​Or you just use existing nodes in Blender to create your own material. ...
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Python in 2.80: How to get the base color texture from a Material

If I have a bpy.types.Material, how do I get the textureslot assigned to the base color if there is one?
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Loop copying over vertex coordinates is not working

I'm completely baffled by this - it makes no sense to me at all! I'm trying to copy over vertex coordinates from an object in blender into a list, and at the end of the loop the entire list is filled ...
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Blender 2.8 Traceback error when attempting to export animations as .FBX [closed]

I receive this error when I attempt to export animations as .FBX in Blender 2.8 After searching online I found that some people were able to solve this by removing doubles/dissolve vertices by ...
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IFC import to blender

My problem is involved with importing a IFC file into blender 2.79. After downloading the IfcOpenShell Add-on for importing-exporting IFC files to blender, i import my IFC file. After selecting my IFC ...
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Why OBJ export writes face normals instead of vertex normals

I am confused by the content of OBJ Blender exports. When I export a (default) cube object (8 vertices, 6 faces) to OBJ and then inspect the OBJ file, the "vn" entries obviously correspond to face ...
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Exporting Motion Constraint rigging

I have a blender model of an aircraft which has been rigged using Blender motion constraint system. I am new to blender and need to get this model into another program (modo or 3ds max). Is there any ...
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Blender 2.8 addon dxf

I am an Architect, and trying to learn Blender for 3d Modelling. Recently I added addon for importing dxf file. Since I work on large project in mm. I set Blender unit to mm. but when I imported the ...
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Import/export 3ds format in Blender 2.8

First of all I want to thank to all the comunity for all the support and this great free software that Blender is. I have a serious problem with 2.8 because I need to import and expecially export in ...
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Hello, my question is why is there no longer an Autodesk 3DS import/ Export addon Listed?

my question is why is there no longer a Autodesk 3DS import/ Export add-on, like older versions of Blender used to have, I have checked the add-ons list and there is no longer a listed option for 3DS ...
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Export 3D model from Blender to .U3D for use in PDF file

.pdf files supports Displaying 3D models, you can view the model from any angle by mouse movements - sort of like looking through the viewport, only the object is fully rendered, "real", etc. This ...
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Texture rendering looks different from preview

I created a 3d duck with png alpha feathers. I merged feathers to the body of the duck. Cycles rendered preview is cool but when I export the feathers take the unalpha texture of the body (not of the ...
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Armature: Bones deforming mesh objects in GLTF viewer

Hello fellow BlendMasters! I am trying to make a simple sliding door animation for my GLTF viewer and keep running into this problem: When i parent my objects (doors) with the separate bones (ctrl + ...
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Flattening animation to UV map

Is there a way to create a animation render that is exported to a UV map (or UV map like) export? In this particular instance, I would like to create a physics simulation (for instance, fluid pouring ...
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How do I texture an ocean scene without using a background world image?

I am creating an animation for a black and white ocean scene for a cinemagraph to be assembled in After Affects. I've set up my ocean and a couple of light sources to get the look I want as shown ...
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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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What is the file equivalent of .OBJ files for animation and bone data?

I am using three.js in javascript. I have exported a mesh in a .OBJ file and I wanted to also export its bone and animation keyframe data. Since .OBJ files only contain v and f values, is there ...
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Blender units vs metric

I just started getting into 3d printing. At first I scaled my models down to a few cm tall in blender, but found them nearly microscopic at print time. After some fiddling with netfab, it seems like ...
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When I try to open a game exprted as runtime, my computer gives me an error

The error says, "MyGame is damaged and can’t be opened. You should move it to the Trash." I've done everything that the blender wiki says. PS: I'm on blender 2.76b