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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Convert out of glb format to view in Blender?

I have some compressed glb's that I can't import into Blender using https://github.com/KhronosGroup/glTF-Blender-Exporter because they were compressed with Draco compressor, which only uncompresses ...
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Error exporting animation to Unreal 4

Before asking this question, I searched the site to see if anyone had the same problem as me. I saw a few questions, but none of them were the problem I'm having: Exporting a complex item to Unreal ...
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How to add image texture to objects material?

I'm trying to convert my ply file into a .fbx or .obj file without losing texture, and I found an answer which details the following steps: UV Unwrap the figure, then bake the vertex paint to a ...
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Why can't I see the FBX version to which I want to export to?

I am trying to convert my .ply file into a an fbx file (I want to eventually do something which involves exporting the texture along with the mesh). I am following steps mentioned by another user who ...
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Animations imported into unity from blender don't work

So after decaphimes of hardwork I was ready to import my Blender character into Unity, I export my rig, model, and animation as an FBX and put it in Unity... but nothing works or plays. My Model shows ...
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Is it possible to export keyframes with constant interpolation to FBX?

I'd like to export an animation with Constant interpolation (as opposed to Linear or Bezier) to FBX. If I export a sample animation to FBX, then import it back into Blender, the keyframes are imported ...
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Workflow question and advice [uv-mapping, modular or singular build?]

Now that i have just recently been able to wrap my head around uv-mapping i don't see it to be sensible to build a complete structure like this one [inside & out] and then try to un-wrap it. So ...
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Can I export animations from separate objects into one take, without using a rig?

So I had this problem for a while and worked around it, but I need this to work now in Blender. Below you can see a simple animation I made in Maya. The two objects are animated separately and move ...
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Hair went mess and eye not following while export animation

this image was suppose to look like but when i try to export animation, the eye didn't follow with the body and the hair was really hot mess. i am beginner using blender so i really unsure what to ...
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Should the obj file always contain the keyword “mtllib” for textured models?

I've exported a model out and trying to import it into Blender. However, the Texture is missing. I manually looked in the obj file to find something regarding mtllib, but a search did not find this ...
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Why are these tiles appearing in my final rendered image?

I'm rendering an animation (as an .exr image sequence) and some images have these tiles appear on the final render. It somehow only happens on surfaces that are closer to the camera. It looks like ...
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Color Artifacts in exported FBX files when opened in SAP 3D Visual Enterprise Viewer

I'm having an issue with the color artifacts when opening FBX file exported from Blender in the SAP 3D Visual Enterprise Viewer. The top image shows the problem; the bottom picture shows the view in ...
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Exporting / generating png file texture

I need this as a obj file and the texture as a png file. So normally I would export it as a obj, then import it to photoshop, create UVs in photoshop then export the 3d layers, one obj file and a png ...
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Exporting Object .obj with texture/ color

I have made an object with color in shader editor and now need to export that. So that I have a png file with my textures and a obj file for my mesh. but i cant figure out how
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export a particle object animation to fbx

any help is very much appreciated! Is there a way to export a particle object animation (not necessarily the particles itself) to an fbx (or any other file format that can hold an animation) file to ...
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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 to export a rig from Blender to Makehuman

I've worked really hard on a rig. I would like to put it into Makehuman so I can repeat it more easily. I don't care about redoing the constraints I just want to have the rig into Makehuman. So how do ...
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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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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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Exporting keyframed Shape Keys to .gltf in Blender 2.80

I have been trying to export a sequence of shape keys that I imported from an .mdd file using the .gltf file format in Blender 2.80. I defined the sequence as an action in the shape key editor and ...
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Exporting files to Unreal, textures change and models appear in different places

When exporting files from blender I have a couple of problems right now, Problem 1, When I go to export files and say I have only the Model selected With its current clothes (There are many clothes ...
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Get obj export settings (properties) from ExportOBJ class shown in the UI in python script

When I start blender, create an e.g. cube and want to export this cube as obj I do this via: File -> Export -> Wavefront (.obj) In the opened export dialog I ...
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How to bake a metalness map?

I textured my model and now i want to bake some textures.I already bake diffuse,roughness and normal(so i have a basic knoledge about baking)How i can bake a metalness map in cycles ?
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Script to export animations into separate file

guys. I need a script (ready or help to write my own) to export range of animation frames into separate .dae or .fbx file. I have a large file, with multiple actions (animations) in it and I need to ...
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default path were Blender imports and exports STL files

is there a way to set the default path where Blender initially looks for STL files on import (or export)? I'm tired of always having to navigate to it every time I restart Blender.
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Blender Script python for export

With some friends we working on a project. Two of them created animation on Blender another one develop a game engine. And me ... i try to export scene into a .txt . Let my explain i would like to ...
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export>stl>EXPORT STL, blender keeps saving the wrong file

5 hours now i have this mesh opened in blender that i been tryin to export as a stl file. 5 hours blender every time exports the WRONG file. a file that is not even loaded into the editor. a file that ...
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Bizarre animation issue after fbx export -What am I doing wrong?

I seem to have run into an issue with my animation that I simply can't wrap my head around. My fairly simple run animation looks fine while it plays in the original blender file, but as soon as I ...
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OWN Extractor Checkbox Not Appearing in “Add-ons”

So I downloaded a 'owm extractor', titled "io_scene_owm-blender-2.79" and I have blender version 2.79, so everything is up to date. Under User Preferences > Add-Ons > Install Add-on from File - I ...
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Mesh 3D Print Toolbox: .stl file not importing into slicer with the correct dimensions

What I am doing wrong / differently!. Print3D: Object is a 2” x 2” x 2” cube Volume: 8.0” 3 Area: 23.9999” 2 (Why is this not 24” 2 Scale set to Bounds 2” Apply Scale on output highlighted Object ...
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Bake and export texture

After i textured my object in node editor(using image textures-PBR-Diffuse,Nromal and Roughness) how can i export those textures to use them Unity/Unreal to texture the model ?(I know that this ...
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My imported .obj model is appearing as a tiny dot

I wanted to extract some models from ps2 games to blender. I followed this tutorial here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iHlJ3qO4lys and got through all the steps, extracted my model exactly as shown ...
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How to export objects (.obj) and textures (.mtl) correctly?

Two questions : How I can write my images textures at the same time as .obj and .mtl? The linked files are missing. How I can write the files paths correctly. I tested the file / external data but ...
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Exported fbx and obj files getting hidden faces in substance painter

I keep getting these "missing faces" when I export from blender to substance painter. Is this caused because I exported the object in the wrong way or is this an option in substance painter that I've ...
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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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How to export and texture interior walls?

I have recently tried my hand at making a basic 3D interior, i have been hard at work creating 3D props such as tables and chairs without any problems and have done a pretty good job at texturing them ...
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Parent 2 objects - are they kept merged in other software?

If I parent 2 objects in Blender will these be "merged" in Unity/Unreal/CryEngine?
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Why does blender 2.8 twist the thumbs the wrong way around in my Poser 11.1 Pro FBX figure when it imports

Why does blender 2.8 twist the thumbs the wrong way around in my Poser 11.1 Pro FBX figure when it imports. How can I maintain the integrity of A Poser figure when I import it into blender
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Auto Export Viewport Render to external file

Looking for someway to link the 2.8 viewport with external programs (ie Adobe InDesign/Illustrator etc) that use linked images. You would link a 3D viewport in blender via addon to an external file, ...
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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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How do you export a blender video with added CGI vfx? [duplicate]

I imported a model into my scene, and made my video as the background of the camera using the Set as Background button in the Movie Clip Editor. Now, the model is animated and appears to be part of ...
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Metallic and Color textures get swapped on import

I've made a model for which i have a diffuse/albedo texture and a metallic texture in blender-2.80.0-git.1f1b638b4030-windows64. Iv'e used the principled BSDF and set the base color and metallic to ...
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How can I export baked fluid simulations that work in Xcode?

When I export a baked fluid sim to Alembic, it imports back into Blender just fine, but in Xcode, it's just a static mesh. I've tried a few dozen different combos of bake and export options, and they ...
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How to enable auto smooth option for unreal engine?

When i export my object into ue4 it looks awful without auto smooth option I see auto smooth is disabled in unreal engine. Is this possible to enable auto smooth for unreal engine ?
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Can I export multiple objects with individual animations to FBX?

I have a simple scene with two objects. Each object has scaling keyframes and the animations are different for each object. No modifiers, no armatures, nothing fancy. Just two cubes with some ...
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Eyes on model won't show in glb

I'm quite the newbie on Blender, and whenever I try to export my model to glb, his eyes just won't appear on the final result. My model has shape keys for the eyes also. When I export to fbx, ...
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How to export a .blend file to .MP4? [duplicate]

I have a very slow school computer and the school year is wrapping up soon. I'm using the video editing part of blender, putting in my own music and videotaping for an English project. I rendered it ...
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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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Export FBX destroying everything

I am trying to export this object I have done in Blender in FBX: Using FBX 7.4 binary(default) everything is completely destroyed. Using FBX 6.1 ASCII (default) : The children parts ( front and ...
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How do I export an fbx with textures? [duplicate]

I want to export an FBX with textures. How do I do it? All I get is the model without textures. Please explain with as much detail as possible. Basically I want to convert an GLB into FBX with ...