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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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