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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Imported model from Steam version of Fuse has flipped faces when rendered. Flipping normals does not work

The title mostly describes the issue I have with Blender 2.8. When exporting the model from the Steam version of Fuse, I export it as a .OBJ file and box appears with multiple options: Export in new ...
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I am loading files from Roblox and they are not loading in at all. What do I do? [closed]

So I am loading in models from roblox. The first time at work but I need a different version so I download and older version load it up works fine but then when I need to load in the models I try and ...
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Is there a way to retain layer information from c4d, or get meshes from dxf import?

I have a scene provided by the client as .obj, .dfx and dwg. A coworker using c4d can open the .dwg directly, and has the scene organized in layers. I can either import the obj which is only one ...
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Problem importing vrm model

I was importing a vrm file and it stretched out everything but some things were normal such as the hair how do I fix this ?
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The materials tab seems to be missing

So i imported a model from mmd, and i need to materials tab to add textures to it. but the materials tab is nowhere to be found. I tried selecting the model( Also tested it on a basic cube mesh, and ...
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Object are invisible in the 3d viewport, I get only a yellow outline

The cube is invisible but I can select it, this happens with most of the meshes I import. This recently started happening 2 days ago. I tried my best to research this problem but i just can't find any ...
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After downloading my models rigged from Mixamo they no longer have any materials, is there a way to fix it?

Mixamo does a decent job when I need to rig something fast but the fact that all material are gone "compensates" the saved time, forcing me to do it again
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So trying to import obj or fbx but the import thing isn't working [closed]

Idk what to do. I looked up every part of it. But there was absolutely nothing i could find
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How to smooth 3ds models imported into blender

How do I smooth 3ds models imported to blender? I have tried the smooth shader and smooth modifiers to no success. Below are screenshots of before and after applying the smooth shader The following ...
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FBX importing and armatures

Hello i was wondering if there is a way to fix the armatures for FBX files As you can see, the armatures is a mess, but i can still move it correctly. Is there a way to fix this problem? Thanks.
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Importing from World Creator 2 to Blender 2.83 - Best Practices

I am at a stalemate here. The goal is to bring in a landscape from WC2 to Blender and have it look as photorealistic as possible. Is it better to create as much as possible in WC2 (mesh, texture, ...
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Is there any way to clean up/optimize mess of bones on imported model?

I've imported model from FBX, and there happened to be a lot of bones which control part of the model (face of character). This mess of bones actually makes it hard to see character itself, not to ...
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Issue Importing Model Into Substance Painter from Blender

After having worked on a model for a while in Blender, I decided to try to export it as an FBX to Substance Painter to try and texture it. From what I gathered from tutorials,the process is to first ...
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Importing .im (Indexed Mesh) files into Blender

I have a 3d files formatted with .im (indexed mesh) which contains the following approximate structure: Material Descriptor Vertex Data Index Data Animation Data Etc. So I'd like to import it into ...
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Importing fbx into blender causes object to be offset from bone, how to fix?

The linked fbx is a character model from a game which is available to download from their website as well. Link to dragon_knight_econ.fbx: https://drive.google.com/...
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Unable to properly Import OBJ file in Blender 2.8

How does it happen and a solution for this? I'm learning how to animate in blender and I'm using 3d files i found only for free because i can't draw to create a mesh. So i found this at https://...
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blender 2.83: find imported GLB mesh

In 2.82, I was able to import and find the imported GLB mesh by bpy.ops.import_scene.gltf(filepath=input_filename) imported = bpy.context.selected_objects However, ...
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Why importing transparent images as plane looks like an opaque plane? [duplicate]

When i imported a tranparent png by images as planes, uts looks like an opaque plane and I cant see the picture. Please check this out and suggest me a solution. I am using 2.83 version. I am a ...
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Why are the DXF files not to scale when i import them into blender?

All of my measurements seem to be their actual values when I view them with Autocad but the measurements are way too large when I import the DXF file into blender. For example, a three feet door ...
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How to link “Franck the sheep” to a scene

I'm a noob who (for about 20 years now) once in a while plays around with blender. I now downloaded blender 2.83 and the gooseberry-benchmark-scnene. To be able to play around with the sheep I ...
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When I import an .obj file from a Euro Truck Sim 2 mod into Blender 2.83 the model has random geometry clipping through the truck

I've imported an .obj file of someone's custom Euro Truck Sim 2 model into Blender 2.83. However when I import the .obj file it's coming out looking odd with random chunks clipping trough the truck, ...
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How do I fix a distorted texture? (I'm trying to import a blender obj to join it with a sims 4 object mesh)

So I'm using blender 2.7 and I made a biscuit tin for sims 4 (picture 1) and exported it as an object. To work in the sims 4 it now needs to be joined with the mesh of an existing sims object. Now I ...
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How to import data in IK

I've been using blender for a few months. I made an IK (Inverse Kinematics) model and have 3D position data of hands. What I've been doing was manually typing in the x, y, z coordinates in each frame ...
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My object is flipped or something? Acts weird when imported to unity. Dont know how to explain [duplicate]

This is how it should look like (screenshot #1) ( this is the blender version, also the red thing is just for reference ) , and this is the exact same angle but in unity (screenshot #2), and this is ...
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How can I export a 3D character, including its animation? [duplicate]

I'm new to Blender. I want to insert character animation in a live-action video. I downloaded a simple rigged 3D figure, and created a keyframe animation. Now, what I'd like to do is to export that ...
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Blender .dae and .stl files not importing with textures and particles in the right place

I am trying to import .dae and .stl files into Blender but they are not importing with textures or particles in the right places. I have included screenshots of the actual model and how the .stl and ....
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Importing a complex SVG to Blender from Illustrator - Problems with Fill

I'm working on a project of polyhedral lanterns designed on topography, and using Blender for my modelling ahead of prototyping. I'm designing artwork in Adobe Illustrator, a program I'm robustly ...
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Blender Importer/Exporter Addon updating to 2.8

I guess I need help. I have a plugin (not my code, no OSL) that was written for Blender 2.7x and was working well. It was importing and exporting certain game specific mesh formats. Now I am trying to ...
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Import OBJ with textures

So up until recently I have been editing 3D models using the built in windows 10 app 3D builder, but I decided to give blender a go because of its good reviews. When 3D builder exports as an obj it ...
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Fastest 3D format for import of large files

I often need to import large/detailed scenes to Blender and luckily I can choose the 3D format for it. There are no animations or any other advanced features involved, just a lot of polygons and a few ...
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How record/show use of import stl operator. operator works, it does not show in the info area view

I'm learning blender, would like to see the "commands" or "operators" generated by UI, such as import stl file. I can see many of the commands in "info" view, but I ...
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Black borders around images imported as empty

Attached here's the screenshot you can see outside the sneaker (Shoe) object there is border its an png i have crossed checked again there is no border no outline outside the png image How to get rid ...
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How do I bend a scanned .stl object with several complex features

I'm trying to make a cylinder out of this textured slab. One side is flat while the other side is textured with an intricate pattern.There are several triangles and vertices. I would like to ...
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Textures after import from Sketchup not working [duplicate]

Yesterday I imported a File from Sketchup to Blender 2.82(Cycles). The Model itselve imported fine, but the textures weren`t visible. The materials were there, but there was no texture on the mesh. (I ...
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Loop imported video in Blender Model

I think this is a bit of a unconventional question, but! I have a few videos (.mp4) imported into my blender model - I've done this through [Import -> Images as Planes]. I am trying to create an ...
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Obj blender file to Biuldbox export options

I'm an absolute beginner. Is there a setting when exporting an object (obj file) that will allow the object to be imported centered on the x, y, and z axis even if it's not centered in the Blender ...
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how to export a texture from a blender file

I am porting some clothing from daz 3d but I cannot save the files without the textures disappearing. How can I export the textures as images?
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Weight painting has no influence

So I haven just started to make mods for pokemon swords and shields. Also this is my first time using Blender. I did not learn like how to use Blender step by step. I just gathered information I ...
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Minecraft import world problem

I am doing a Minecraft Animations course and one of the things I need to do is to import a Minecraft world. I used Jmc2Obj and imported the Minecraft world into Blender. However, it ended up looking ...
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Script to scale objects resets scale when scrubbing through frames

I am writing a Python script for Blender 2.8 in which I replace objects in the scene with new objects. I start by importing the new object as a .FBX and linking the original object data to the new ...
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3D scanning to Blender with surface map preserved

Is there a scanning system (or app. - Software) that can convert a 3D object to Blender with also it's surface texture (ex. a shampoo bottle with it's descriptive label)? Thank you in advance
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Import volumetric data to Blender 2.83

Dear Blender Community, since Blender has a brand new volume object type, I'm trying to import volumetric data which is not in openVDB file format because it was generated during a physical ...
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Artefact in imported Hair

I have wierd bump in hair and i am desperate. I created a model in VRoid then exported it to blender. Then made clothes and details, exported the whole thing to MMD. In MMD it worked okayish. After ...
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Hou to import alembic with UDIM?

Could you tell me, please, how can I import Alembic (.abc) with UDIM (.tx and .exr) in blender? I can not find any information about it.
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How to import OpenCTM to blender 2.82

I can't figure out, how to import OpenCTM format into the blender. Best i could find is to use Blender <-> Some other program <-> OpenCTM This format is very old, there really isn't any way ...
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meshmixer project importing to blender 2.8

I am a dentist I designed a dental articulator in meshmixer. it contains active object like pivots to rotate the jaws and slide them. how i can import this to the blender. is there away to import ...
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.stl files not appearing in import search window

Specifically I am trying to import a HeroForge digital miniature into Blender to manually edit. Literally downloaded blender just for this so forgive me if I'm missing something obvious, I'm new to ...
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Bone matrix assignment behaviour change in Blender 2.80

I am trying to port an armature importer add-on from Blender 2.79 to Blender 2.8x. After the bone is being created the bone matrix is set. But the assignment of the bone matrix has a different ...
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Divide by zero error when importing PDB file to Blender

Just starting out in Blender, but have a reasonable background in programming. I want to import a crystal structure into Blender (v2.82), and I've been using a couple programs to generate PDB (Protein ...
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Why wont my imported obj appear, it says its in blender but I cant actually see it [duplicate]

basically, in the little sidebar on the right, it has everything and it shows that my object is in the blender, but when I look at the actual grid thing, there are arrows and I'm able to move an ...

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