Questions tagged [import]

Questions involving import-compatibility with other graphics software. Importing involves converting an external file type into a Blender file, for the purpose of editing or otherwise manipulating that file.

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Is it possible to import something into Blender from Rhino without it turning into a single object?

When I try to import an .obj from Rhino into Blender the object I import always turns into 1 solid. This is really annoying because I have to select the individual meshes and seperate them manually. ...
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Using Blender and PLY file, how to render a grayscale image with assigned intensities at each vertex?

I can programatically generate PLY files with RGB color values as attributes for each vertex, like below ...
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Video editing, source from same camera with wrong FPS. Some 120fps some 30fps

I made a videos (using my honor view 20). All with the same settings on the phone (30FPS), just different shots. Then when I add them inside the video editor, some videos are said to be 120fps while ...
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Importing .MDD greyed out/not working?

Trying to import a .mdd file into Blender. The option is greyed out. Does anyone know why this would be? I already have the add-on checked so it should be added. Thanks!
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Imported openVDB sequence from another scene moves around randomly

Like the title says, I did a smoke sim in another scene and tried to import the vdb sequence to a new one and the whole volume moves about semingly randomly, please help im ripping my hair out over ...
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Importing FBX into Blender 2.9 results in warped mesh

I'm new to Blender and want to try to edit an animated fbx file. Upon import the Rig is looking good and is animating fine, the mesh however is warped beyond recognition. How do I go about fixing this....
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Imported objects appear bigger in render than in viewport

I've imported an .fbx into my scene and when I render, this objects is bigger than before. The imported .fbx is a human on the picture below. If I try to apply all transforms the human disappears in ...
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Rendered 2d animation has sound only, no pictures

I've recently made a blender 2d animation and put sound effects and music. I put the setting exactly the way I want them to be. When I render the animation, it only renders the sound effects and music ...
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Imported VDB file does not render

Blender breaks smoke sim into the Noise and Data folder. I need to import only one frame out of the .VDB sequence to a new Blender scene. Imported .VDB from Data folder renders correctly. Imported VDB ...
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Imported .obj Head Model missing faces

I have a problem with my head model. I used Mixamo Fuse to create only the head. I exported the head in Obj. format. On importing it to Blender, the model looks like this. Does anyone know why there ...
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Import fbx takes forever

My laptop has 64GB ram,import a 2.24GB fbx file takes forever and takes 13GB ram.Is there a way that I can speed up the import process ?
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Import GLTF Tilt Brush via Google Poly is throwing an error

Blender Version 2.90.1 (2.90.1 2020-09-23) I have made a very simple Tilt Brush drawing on Oculus Quest 2. I have exported it to Poly from Tilt Brush. In Poly I have published the sketch in private ...
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Imported object is messed up when zoomed out

I've imported .obj file (from 3ds Max) to Blender. If I zoom in, the rocks and the sand appears to intersect nicely. However, if I zoom out, the intersection appears to be highly messed up. Is there ...
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FBX importer python error

I'm trying to open an FBX file in Blender 2.9, but I'm getting the following error: What does this error mean, and how can I fix it? AssertionError? The file opens ...
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Importing Unity FBX breaks armature

To reproduce: Download this example FBX: https://github.com/shasaur/babylonjs-playground/blob/master/SK_Western_Badguy_01.fbx Import into Blender Mesh: With armature: I'm running Blender 2.90.1
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How can I export a mesh to UE4 with empty transforms?

I'm using Blender to import static meshes into UE4. What I would like to be able to do is to 'annotate' my model with various locations - like here is where a character can sit, here is a button to ...
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How to import FBX.file in blender 2.83+

I want to import fbx.file by inputting name in popup dialog . question : For properly running , how does the following code improve? Why doesn't the last line of code ...
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Problems with import_curves.svg() , cannot import SVG file through python code

The code for importing an svg from documentation is bpy.ops.import_curve.svg(filepath='', filter_glob='*.svg') The code I tried I ...
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Automatically change the properties of multiple materials

I'm importing a FBX sequence from Anima Pro with several animated characters but all materials are interpreted as metallic. Every time I import a new fbx I have to manually change hundreds of ...
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Issue with importing animation from Blender to Keyshot 9 Pro

Made a simple animation of a wire, but I'm having a hard time importing this one to Keyshot 9 Pro. After exporting it from Blender in Alembic (*.abc) format and importing into keyshot the wire is ...
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When Video editing, importing a .PNG, how do I remove the outer edge artifact/black line that appears when resizing the image?

Thank you to whomever is reading this. I began using Blender in May of 2020 expressly for video editing and just recently began tinkering with 3D. I have been making images in InkScape and exporting ...
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how to register objects or collections for importing using python script

i have a template for a add on, that includes the code for importing assets. my question is how do i link my objects or collection to the code so they will import. i'm a beginner to this so any helps ...
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import CSV data(X,Y,Z) into blender to generate many vertices

I have a complicated surface (consists of many spatial points) generated in matlab. Now I want to import these points into Blender as vertices. I've tried many python scripts available from Internet, ...
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Import Hair Into UE4

I am making a game in ue4 and I am trying to import my character into it. I tried to import the character into UE4 and when I did, the hair which was made by a particle system disappeared. Does anyone ...
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Import Image with Drag and Drop as Plane [duplicate]

I will import a lot of images to my project. Drag and drop is easiest way to do that for me. But if I drag and drop any image to my screen it been importing as background reference by default. How can ...
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import obj to a certain collection

I have code that import an object. bpy.ops.import_scene.obj(filepath=obj_path, filter_glob=".obj") but it work for selected collection. but I'm looking ...
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How do I match skeletal meshes and animations from Blender to Unreal?

I've been trying to fix this for days (maybe even weeks at this point). How do I export an object from Blender to be socketed in Unreal, while maintaining the same relative distance as a Child-Of ...
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Loading / importing UDIM image sequence via script / python

I'm looking for a way to load an external UDIM image sequence, let's say, ['texture_1001.png', 'texture_1002.png'], using python, similar to how you can load single images with bpy.data.images.load().
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FBX file shows up in object & render but not the final Render. How can i get it to show up?

I've been working with a Freelancer who works with 3ds Max. He has been able to model and export the object as a FBX and OBJ file that both successfully open into blender. However, when rendering the ...
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Imported model has bone fixed on point - how to fix it?

So I imported a model through an XPS plugin for Blender, and I tried to move one of the Joy-Cons via a master bone, but it's fixed in one point, so I can't move it aside from rotation. When I do move ...
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How to convert SFM models to Blender on a Mac?

I want to convert some SFM models to Blender but all the conversion tools I can find (i.e. Crowbar) are for Windows only. Is there any way to port SFM models to Blender on a mac?
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Import and export in one python script for FBX to IFC in Blender

I have many .fbx files that I need convert to .ifc files by using the BlenderBIM addon. I am trying to do this as part of a regular workflow which is initiated from a .bat file. (the bat file will do ...
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How can I export from unity to blender? [duplicate]

I have an object in my unity editor scene it's with colors and textures and materials. But when I drag the asset prefab to the blender it's gray without the textures colors materials. This is a ...
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Auto apply a frame to over 50 imported paintings

I'm new to Blender and making good progress. In a room, I have over 50 paintings (different sized imported planes). They all use the exact same frame. The frames are identical in that they're all ...
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How to find the best place to set up the vanishing point axes in fSpy?

I'm aiming at the accurate recreation of this shot in Blender using fSpy. I'm struggling to find the best place to set up the vanishing point axes. This is what I have done so far. https://prnt.sc/...
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Character mesh becomes transparent or reversed when I import it into unity

I'm new to Blender and unity and working on getting an animation that I made in Blender 2.8 into Unity. I'm having issues with the character's suit, which looks great in Blender but becomes weirdly ...
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How to export an obj with materials [duplicate]

To create the material for my model, I've constructed a node tree. This node tree is interactive (based on the dimension of the model it changes its values). When I export the final model as an obj ...
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all my collada files import without textures

I downloaded characters from miximo but when I import them into blender they all seem to be dark without textures .and some nodes appear to be disconnected please help
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Texture for 3D models are transparent at places

I am using Blender 2.83 as a part of my Masters project. I have obtained 3D models of various fishes (.obj files), and I import them using File > Import > Wavefront (.obj) The models loads ...
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How to import an internal script

I want to work with multiple files but i can't find a way to import script that are inside the blendfile. I can do it , but it's annoying. I didn't find my answer anywhere.
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no point, segment, face selection options in edit mode after svg import

I should preface this by admitting I'm a complete Blender noob. I have no problem creating basic objects and extruding faces in edit mode. However, as soon as I import an svg that I want to extrude ...
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How To Import .GCODE Into Blender For Rendering 3D Print Visualizations?

When I load a mesh into a 3D printer slicing program, I get a little wire preview of the tool paths the machine will take. Since many prints take 8-24 hours or longer, I want to make neat rendered ...
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Import human from MakeHuman has modifier which has (robe, hair and penis) which should not be there

Anyone seen this issue before? I import my character from MakeHuman using the Import Human button. It was all normal. I was having trouble parenting my rig, so I deleted doubles(Merge vertices 'by ...
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How to Create Addon to import .txt file

I'm trying to script an Add-on that lets user to choose .txt file from some directory by pressing a button from panel and read data in that .txt file. This is what I tried ...
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How to hide edges/viewport after import from Warehouse (Sketchup/Collada)

I'm trying to use models from 3d Warehouse inside my Blender scene. So I'm downloading them in Collada (.dae) format instead of Sketchup formats since Blender can import dae. Problem is that they are ...
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Can't add texture to objects

When importing/exporting images, for example to place a background image or texture a model with an image, it will stop responding. It does this any way I attempt to add textures. Latest version of ...
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Proper FBX import/PY script

I have a question about proper import character game models into blender. Below you can see how blender handle importing the model: Where other software import it properly - like this: Is there any ...
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Object appears twice when linking it to a collection

I am creating a bone, and then a collection with a specific name if it does not exist, with the following function: ...
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How to import obj and convert and export as fbx from command line in Python [duplicate]

I would like to import an obj file and export it as an fbx file without having to use the Blender GUI. The command: blender --background --python myscript.py Is not working for me from Terminal on mac....
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Matrix not applying to pose bone correctly

I'm attempting to import animations from text files but I can't seem to figure out how to properly import it. If I make a list of positions in a text file like here ...

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