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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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Objects in random places after exporting?

I have created previous models of human organ models using Blender, which then are exported to Abaqus and Unity in order to be included in biomechanical studies, and everything went fine. However, I ...
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Blender - Export to DAE with texture

Okay, i have a really wierd problem. I am totally new to blender, and i have just bought a 3D model of a present, to play a little around with. The 3D model looks very nice, and in Rendered, Material ...
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Blender 2.79b Alembic (abc) export

I have installed Blender 2.79b on Dell AMD laptop with Ubuntu 18.04. There is NO Alembic export available in the export menu. Then I installed same Blender on Macbook Pro with OSX and Alembic export ...
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Could someone, in Simple English, explain why my animation is becoming a “.dvd” file?

I am rendering an animation. I am SPECIFICALLY choosing to to be an MPEG, but it just ignores me and renders as a ".dvd" anyway. Any help?
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Having problem with exporting as stl

I am trying to export the blender file at the following link as an stl. For some reason, when I do so, the body of the rover is covered by a cube. Is this due to some mistake that I am making with the ...
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Single sided materials - export to obj with backface culling

I'm creating a 3D-model of a traffic sign for a simulation software. The problem is, that within the simulation I get some strange texture errors: From the simulation-tool-support I got this response:...
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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 do I get file such as texture out of already packed blender file?

So I downloaded some .blend files, and it came in .blend files with packed texture file (meaning the texture is not in separate files or folder, but packed inside the .blend file). How do I get the ...
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Are import/export scripts backward compatible?

I want to install an export script into blender 2.79. The last version of the script (iqm_export) is for blender 2.74. Will this script still work in blender 2.79, and if so, are all blender scripts ...
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No texture when multipul models get exported into COLLADA data

I'm trying to model a map for a stratagy game. I thickend a plate and use the knife tool to create the fields. I use two textures and thats about it. That's how the map looks like. I exported the ...
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Can't export to collada with textures when I have multipul Objects

I'm trying to model a map for a stratagy game. I thickend a plate and use the knife tool to create the fields. I use two textures and thats about it. I exported the model and checked with FBX viewer,...
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Blender edited FBX model is not smooth when imported to Maya

I edited an FBX model in Blender (mainly its vertex groups). I exported it--all looked fine--but when I reimported that FBX file to Maya in order to further edit it, it was no longer smooth. I've ...
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How can i export my models without any offset

I have a 3D model and I am trying to export each part of the model that makes it to an OBJ and JSON format, but I notice I get an offset as the models are not centered at their own origin after ...
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Is it possible to export character animations including shape key animation as FBX?

Is it possible to export a character animation including shape keys in FBX format?
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Is there any way to export the last frame of a physics simulation from command line?

I have a basic rigid body physics sim, but I want to export the last frame of the simulation. So far I have tried setting the "current frame to the last frame of the simulation and exporting it that ...
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Why isn't obj and mtl file loading their images/textures [duplicate]

I'm trying to export an fbx file as an obj, and to test whether it work I had to import it, but when I imported it it failed to load the textures. I have looked at all the other questions related to ...
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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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How to set the edge length for STL export?

I am trying to reduce the size of a very large STL file, that as of now includes way too much detail. In Blender is there an option to set the minimum and maximum edge length of the exported STL file, ...
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How to render and export two separate frames in an animation?

first time posting here! So I want to render a frame 311 and 1080 and output files to a folder automatically. I managed to make it work with one frame only by using compositing nodes and output ...
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Baking a material with a diffuse color and an image texture

I want to bake an object material for importing it in a game engine. a cuboid with a half cut arrow in one face. I created the material in Cycles Render like this But whenever I bake it I always get ...
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Blender Skeletal Mesh into Unreal

I'm learning Blender and Unreal side by side. I've made a mesh and would like to use as my main character's for the game I am building. The mesh looks alright, even comes into the game with all the ...
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How can I export a character animation using constraints and IK in FBX Format?

A animated character has constraints of another mesh animation and IK. How can I export as FBXFile the character animation with the changes done by the constraints and IK, but without including the ...
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Blender 2.79b model export to Collada

I am trying to export from Blender to Collada .dae and seems that textures are not exported Here it is a video with the steps https://drive.google.com/file/d/11ELOeZovAhHoxm92P1poLjDk5EUdXZ8l/view?...
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How to keyframe mesh vertices in Python and export to fbx

Hi i just came from reading this thread How to keyframe mesh vertices in Python and it was very helpful, however i can't seem to figure out how to actually export the vertex animation after the ...
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How to write rotation data of all objects to txt-file? [duplicate]

I want to export the rotation of all objects to a .txt file, but I dont know the actual python ommands in Blender. Made some try with google's help: ...
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Exporting animated creature into .dae file goes glitched

Im very new in Blender and I need to export a little animated human creature into .dae format, but it is always glitched, I have tried to enable everything and nothing and everything in the middle. ...
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Color missing when i import my character to Unity 3D [duplicate]

When I import my character to the Unity Engine it comes without colors.
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Script to output vertex coordinates and triangles

I was wondering if anyone could help me. I'm hoping to come up with a simple Python script that exports data from an object in a scene. I've written a little 3d renderer for fun, and my project ...
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How to convert .obj to .stl in blender via python script

I want to convert .obj to .stl in blender via python script.Here is my code. ...
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Very weird - Why is only ONE BONE flipped weird (Blender to Unity)?

Ok I have tried everything here. I have a model that Ive exported to Unity as FBX, using the NLA editor all following a tutorial. Everything is great EXCEPT one bone (or combination - its the left leg)...
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Export mesh to Unity screws up one part of model - “polygon has been discarded”?

Ok I get a bunch of these when importing to Unity (version 2017 I believe) from version 2.79, not sure if they are related to my problem: Basically, Im importing animations in fbx form and everything ...
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Export FBX with shape keys and animations takes FOREVER?

Ok, I am following https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Zqy5GhUV-Q just trying to export my skapekeys/animations in FBX from Blender (going to Unity). Granted my mesh has a lot of parts and I had total ...
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Exporting UV maps to Gimp

I'm following a tutorial on exporting UV maps to Photoshop. I only have Gimp, but I figured the principals are the same. I went to UVs -> Export UV layout. Then I saved the PNG file to my computer. ...
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Imported .Obj has problem with texture export

The problem is that when i have to export it, and later I import it the textures are gone, the model appears black (like in the image) and the game that I want to export it to does not recognize the ...
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How to export models without losing precision?

In Blender a coordinate might be 1.5. When exporting the model to Houdini, that coordinate becomes 1.500001. This is not consistent either, even with seemingly perfectly rounded coordinates using the ...
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There is seemingly no way to get a Sketchup model to work properly in Blender. Pls help

I'm very new to blender, I've had a very frustrating experience trying to get something from Sketchup Make to Blender to Unreal Engine, with seemingly no way to do it. Sketchup Make only allows me to ...
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Export model to minecraft json format?

My friend is paying me a good ammount of money to make some weapons for a minecraft game. I am good with blender and he said he needs minecraft .json files, which you cannot export with blender. Is ...
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uncompressed quicktime export options

Trying to export uncompressed quicktime movies in 2.79 and I could really use some help. I can seem to figure out the new export options to do this as I've always done in versions below 2.79. Can ...
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Why won't my animation export correctly?

I am currently learning animation using the file below. I delete the original animation data and re-animate the character for a new action. I can render it just fine, but when I export the animation ...
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How to export a mesh with skeleton as FBX for UE4?

i would like to export this mesh as an FBX file. So far i'm able to export the static mesh but without the skeleton. It looks like there are many "lines" but only 8-9 bones for the wheels. This ...
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Blender collada import export, sketchup comparison [closed]

I have building models (with no textures) in Sketchup (15 and 17, free and Pro) that I close into solids and export to Collada. However they appear to sometimes break and sometimes wont reimport into ...
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Alembic Cache Export Issue

can we export negative frame value through Alembic Cache ?
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How do i keep the baked texture on the mesh?

2 I have finished my model( its not perfect, i just want to learn processes mainly) I know that when I baked the normals from the high poly mesh onto the low poly it gave me a Normal. the thing is, ...
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Translating Color Data from Cinema4D to Blender

I have quite a tough (for me, non-Blender user) task on my hands. I need to get color data of an animated object in Cinema 4D into Blender. My first approach was animating the color of a material in ...
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Export Collada animations without bones

I need to export animations without bones using collada format. If I animate a mesh using skeletons I don't have problem but if I animate a mesh using only scalations, transitions etc, after the ...
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Model Deforms once exported to Collada

I have my model like this in blender in design, But once i convert it into Collada the model and reimport it deforms, This might probably because of the additional mesh generated after rigging, ...
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How do I create an Alembic geometry Cache or animation from a series of meshes

I have a series of meshes that I would like to export to unreal and have them read as a geometry cache or animation. I have about 60 meshes and I would like each mesh to be a single frame of an ...
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Export Selection as Joined .dae?

When doing LoD models for games, I often have meshes made out of multiple objects inside Blender that i want to export as one single joined mesh object. My process is quite long winded, I have to ...
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Low-Poly 3D Models are exporting but materials aren't [duplicate]

I'm planning on making a short animation so I kept all the models, props and assets separated in folders. Problem is, when I try to append each object into one scene, their colors (Basic colored ...
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Why can't I import .dae or .obj?

I am using Blender 2.79b on Windows 10. I am trying to import a Collada File by going to File > Import > Collada. I selected the collada file, but nothing is imported. There are no error messages, ...