Questions tagged [external-applications]

Questions about Blender involving other applications, such as external render engines.

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accessing Blender objects from external Python IDEs

I would like to manipulate Blender objects from Spyder (not using the internal Python editor). Basically I would like to have Blender running and Spyder running as well, and then interactively access ...
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Controlling robot servo arm (in real-time) via 3d model in blender

I am trying to create and control a robot arm (made of servos) via it's 3D model. I am big fan of Justin Dailey's work -- he was one of the first few people to accomplish this but his 7 year old ...
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After Effects Track (Script) to Blender mismatches the scene and the video footage

Following this tutorial, I successfully tracked my footage in AE, which looked like a really good track. I downloaded ATOM_AE2Blender27_05302014.zip from this website and ran that script ...
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How to create custom Web panel?

We try to create connector between blender and our database system. How to create custom WEB (online) panel? May be my some wraps by Python / QT? And call from Web some blender action like open ...
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Is it possible to use SublimeBlender on a MacOS?

I tried installing the blender addon and the sublime 3 package (https://github.com/svenfraeys/SublimeBlender). Installing went all well and I can enable the blender addon to start the connection. But ...
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Yafaray render with hdr image as light gives black and white objects

I've created a modern interior scene with cycles and now I would like to render it with YafaRay. In my original scene I'm using an hdr image as environment texture for the world and as only source ...
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CryBlend error: “There is more than one Texture of type diffuse. Please correct that and try again”

I want to export a plant with the CryBlend Addon. In Blender are 2 Textures applied to the model. When I click on export it always returns the following error: "There is more than one Texture of ...
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Is there any tool for fast exporting to unreal engine 4?

In Zbrush you can with one click: generate normals, UVs, make mesh low poly,bake texture and save all of these to files. So only thing is left to import those files to engine. Is there some plugin for ...
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How do I give Blender rights to launch software to edit images in Windows 10?

I wanted to edit a texture. I go to preferences file path image editor select the location of Photoshop.exe I go to the UV editor > Image > Edit externally I have other software that can and do ...
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Blender and external files not working, giving error in numpy

I keep running into an issue with Blender, and files I create outside of blender that I then import into my blender file as a library. This seems like an issue with numpy, although i'm not 100 percent ...
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How can I render something made in blender in maxwell

Is it possible to make a whole scene in blender and after it's all done to just import it somehow in maxwell and render it there?
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How to install Mitsuba renderer?

I try to install Mitsuba render engine. Mitsuba comes in .zip file. After the installation process, I can not find the renderer (neither in the render section nor in User Preferences). What's the ...
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Where is Bleders bpy Python library located

I've been a text editor (Visual Studio Code) and somebody made an awesome add-on that lets you deploy python, and for that its great! but to be able of read an external api you need to tell some file ...
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Custom properties for node-tree/network-style structure

Kind of a generic title, I know, but I haven't decided on any specific implementation at the moment because Blender offers many different potential ways to accomplish what I want. Basically, I'm ...
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Loading Open VDB Sequence failed

I would like to purchase Embergen. There are free open VDB sequences available at https://jangafx.com/software/embergen/download/free-vdb-animations/ but after importing a .VDB sequence into Blender I ...
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Using 3rd party modules and APIs in an add-on

I want to use 3rd party addons and APIs such as the YouTube API in blender. Is there any way to install these dependencies with the addon?
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FLIP Fluids - How to include foam & bubbles when exporting the geometry?

I am using the FLIP Fluid add-on to generate a water simulation. I managed to export the animation into .obj sequence but here is the problem now. The Foam & Bubbles particles generated from FLIP ...
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Problem with real-time multiple renders and sending them to an app

The problem: In my application I have a simple Blender scene consisting of: 4 cameras (all parented to a single object) some lights a couple of meshes. As a rendering engine I use EEVEE and custom ...
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How to co-simulate between Blender and a system modeling tool?

Supplementing the Blender simulator with other tools can enable creating animations not otherwise possible. How can another simulator be co-simulated with Blender?
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I want to create a blender-like environment with a camera orbiting a video of a spherical object

The project I am working on involves simulations of spherical caps moving around on the surface of a sphere. This is some actual data but I am simulating them in Blender. The problem with having ...
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How can I export a complete scene to After Effects?

How can I import my complete model with lights, cameras, materials and textures in After Effects? I have set all the materials and lights. I can export in obj, and import but no lights, materials or ...
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How to harness Facebook’s new 3D Photo feature?

So, like most of you, I’ve been seeing a lot of Facebook’s new 3D Photos feature sprouting up across my newsfeed—it’s a bit different than the typical 360/panoramic ones. From my research, it looks ...
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Blender in a Jupyter notebook that will be available online

I would like to use Blender in a Jupyter notebook, something like that: https://github.com/panzi/blender_ipython I mostly want it to be available online, using a service like Binder. Any ideas?
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Hovered editor triggers AppleScript

The name of the game here is to let Blender trigger an AppleScript file when I hover over a window. It's clear that Blender keeps track of the active editor, seeing as how the top of each editor ...
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Import Zbrush model to Blender and retain polypaint, materials?

How do you prepare a zbrush model with polypaint and materials so it can be opened in Blender and retain the polypaint and materials. Is this possible? Thanks
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Importing a 3d model already texturized with substance painter in blender

I'm trying to learn the substance painter tool. So,I have a question to ask. So, I'm planning to texture a model using Substance Painter and will render it using the Cycles Render Engine. Is there a ...
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Auto-Rig a character with another tool like maya and import the mesh and the armature in blender?

I'm looking for a good tool to auto rig the characters made in Blender in a few clicks. I found some great auto-rigging tools,like ...
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How to properly transfer Blender animation to Maya?

I found this Curiosity rover from NASA, which is actually animated and is in blender format. I want to use this rover in my personal student showreel. That's the reason I want it to export, along with ...
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Grain on transparent edges after applying external edit in paint mode

When I use external edit feature to hide seams on my textures I get some really weird noise on the edges of the fragment, which covers the seam part (the way I do it in Photoshop is to create a new ...
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Image path '.' not found, image may be packed or unsaved

I'm trying to use the Image -> Edit Externally menu option, but I get the error message: ...
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How can a cube/ a group of cubes be painted?

Setup : Blender 2.82 I want to achieve something similar to what was represented below but through a python script. If each cube here represents a pixel, what is the fastest way to change its color ...