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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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 ...
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Exporting not working?

I've watched dozens of tutorial guides that are supposed to teach me how to export my animations, but after trying all the different techniques, I only ended up with only nine seconds of my 2 minute ...
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Is there a file format that contains bone/constraint information?

I'm working on a small game engine and want to be able to load in models exported from Blender. Ultimately, I want to be able to animate models at run-time from the engine code as opposed to storing ...
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Why does applying smoothness to a mesh reduce the number of vertices?

I was playing around with Blender meshes and importing them into Unity when I made an interesting discovery. In the tool shelf, under "Shading", there is a Smooth button and a Flat button. Now I ...
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Error in exporting models in gltf2.0 format

I recently updated my blender from 2.79 to 2.8. I tried exporting a model that I was working on in blender 2.79 from 2.8. I re-applied all my texture materials in eevee renderer and tried exporting my ...
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Blender Export to STL showing very deformed model in Meshmixer

I am fairly new to trying 3D printing. My Blender model is below: As you can see I have used the 3D Printing dialogue to check that there are no non-manifold edges etc. However, when exporting the ...
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Export posed armature as .egg

I have a posed armature that I need to export as a .egg file. But every time I export it, It exports one without the pose. How do I export it properly?
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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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Export File Dialog in Blender 2.80

How can I get bring up a popup file browser in Blender 2.80 invoked by a button click in my addon, to define the name and location of a file to be exported? In Blender 2.7x, I did this via the ...
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Error in exported animation position/size. (Blender to Unreal)

I exported an object and its animations to unreal. All right: I have problems when I work with its animations. See how the size and base position change: Skeletal Mesh (apparently all right): ...
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Combine and duplicate meshes before exporting them?

I'm writing an add-on that exports objects to FBX file format. One of its features will be the ability to merge another object for export. So the user selects object ...
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Animation Bug with Unity

I bought a model that's in FBX format. Now I inserted two bones and this seems to work: New bones are Global and Position. Now I wanted to export it to FBX again. Export works and can be inserted ...
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Blender 2.80 to Blackmagic Fusion

What is the best way to export camera animation from Blender 2.80 to Blackmagic Fusion. There is a script addon published on BlenderArtists which is perfect however it has not been updated for Blender ...
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Need help with importing

I rigged a model and imported it into mixamo for auto-posing. I posed it into a position I wanted then imported it back to blender. Blender didn't import the new model but instead just showed the old ...
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blender file export to 3ds file seems to not include texture? [duplicate]

so I made a simple test just to get myself started on this. I created a simple cube , added a simple texture like a chessboard. now I export it as a 3ds file . than closed everything. done ! ...
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Smoothing groups in FBX are always set to 1

I started using the Blender 2.80.75 and when exporting to .FBX with Face/Edge smoothing groups I get all triangles having smoothing group = 1 regardless of the model.
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How to remove/separate Body Groups from a SFM model (.qc)?

first of all I am a complete beginner and I have no experience on Blender (although I have some experience on Maya), I downloaded it to convert a model from SFM (.qc) to MMD (.pmx) by following a ...
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How do I export more complex node set-ups from blender to godot?

I created this energy core for a friend to use in a game. It has animations on it and everything. Everything is exporting as it should but not the material that I need. This is the node setup for it: ...
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Export animated .egg

I'm making a game using Panda3D, and I need to use animated models. I can't figure out how to export an animated .egg file. Can someone help? (I'm using Blender 2....
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Blender 2.8 Freestyle SVG exporter broken?

I'm trying to create line drawings from my model (which I have done many, MANY times before), but the new version is not working how I'm used to. Yesterday it was creating the freestyle lines in the ...
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v2.80: Keyboard Shortcut for Import / Export STL Files

I tried to find a way to abondon the slow mouse action on importing and exporting STL files... The keymap seems not have mapping for import/export... For the export I normally use the export button ...
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I imported obj file but it seems it imported as single mesh?

A scene exported from 3ds Max as .obj is imported as single mesh in Blender. How can I get separate objects like in 3ds Max? 3ds Max Blender
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objects not exporting with material

I have a custom shader for my object, but after I export, then import in a different blend file the shader isn't there.
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Import glb-file and export fbx-file

I'm completly new to blender and actual only searching for a glb-to-fbx-converter, but I didn't find anything that helps me. I have a glb-file exported from COMSOL (a software to calculate numerical ...
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Can't export point clouds as a ply file

I want to export vertices (no mesh exists) as ply file. However, after exporting the data by File->Export->.ply, the generated ply file contains no vertices. Can anyone help? I'm using blender 2.8. ...
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Importing textured model into Photoshop

I'm very new to Blender and have entered into the 3D world to mix it with my photography. I have made the following glowing torus and would like to import it as it looks on Blender into Photoshop. ...
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Model splitting automation

I'm dealing with large topographic globe model (basicaly displacement map applied to ultra fine UV sphere). Now I want to split it into over 400 facetes (similar to lower resolution UV sphere) for 3D ...
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Changing the specular exponent of Principled BSDF with texture when exporting to Wavefront (.obj)

I'm making models in Blender in order to export them to Wavefront format. I'm using an image texture connected to the base color of a principled BSDF, and that principled BSDF is connected to the ...
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trouble exporting correctly to unity

so i'm currently working with unity 2018.2.21f1 vuforia blender 2.80 and im finding it impossible to export this file to unity (linked at the bottom) the animation doesn't export properly, neither ...
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exporting blender ABC to 3DsMAX with working Material ID

Well the question lives between blender and max community so I need to ask here just in case somebody also knows the answer. When exporting objects ( a cube ) with different 3 materials assigned to ...
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Export FBX with nested Empties to Unity correctly?

Okay, so basically I got a huge industrial machine with complex and deep hierarchy in blender. The Empties within my hierarchy will later be animated with Timeline in Unity. I tried different things ...
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Export animated model for AR

I have problem with exporting animated crushing coca cola can for AR. I did animate it with cloth simulation then baked it to shape keys. Now I don't know what to do? I tried to export it with ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...