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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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cannot see object from 3ds import; does not appear to be scaling or translation issue

I am trying to import this .3ds terrain model into Blender 2.79b: https://interstice.com/bquery.3ds The import from File->Import->3D Studio seems to go without error. After importing, I see that 54K ...
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Blender Failing to import FBX

I have an FBX file that is 9.36 MB When I try to import it into blender, blender maxes out my CPU and Memory (Blender is using almost 5GB of ram) for a few minutes then goes back to the scene without ...
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Rigify problem between PC and Mac

So i am moving a .blend file from windows to mac. But somehow that messes up the animations completely. I am using the exact same blender version (2.78a) and i have made sure that the rigify addon (...
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Rendering VDB Smoke in Cycles

I need to export some files from Houdini into Blender to render in Cycles. That being said, I can either export them as [bgeo], [vdb], or [sim] files. I can't seem to find out if Blender can handle ...
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Armor disassociated from the mesh, how to associate again correctly?

This happened after I had trouble importing such a character into the Unreal Engine 4. The Unreal Engine 4 accused the following problem: Multiple roots are found in the bone hierarchy we only ...
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How do I load mtl files into parent object?

I created a file on my laptop's built in 3d builder, and a friend suggested that i transfer it to Blender to change it from obj to dae. I noticed that the obj file has a mtl, which (I assune) is the ...
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Selecting curve after importing svg using bpy

I'm importing an SVG file into my scene using bpy. But after importing, the curve is not selected nor active. Here is wat I am doing: ...
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access point/vertex/prim(poly)/detail attributes inside of blender

How to make use of attributes created in Houdini inside of Blender. For things like particle system density, length, color, geometry to scatter etc.
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import particles as particle system?

Any way to import particles from a 3rd party software and have them import as a blender particle system so I can use them to scatter objects? I'm using Houdini, so if I can bring in the density, ...
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import geometry from houdini with vertex groups and vertex color

I'm just trying to find a good workflow which will enable me to import both vertex colour and vertex or prim groups from Houdini, and then have them as editable vertex groups/colours in blender. I've ...
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FBX File not working when importing from Blender to Cities Skylines

I imported a FBX file model of a skyscraper from Blender to Cities Skylines but it wouldn't work. Is there any ways to make it work?
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Imported object into unity lighting not working correctly

So the jist of it is I'm trying to get a toon shader to work on imported object from blender, I get this terrible looking jagged lighting in unity. ( the left tombstone ignore the one on the right )...
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Can't see imported FBX file

Getting a bit further. I have now saved the animation from Fusion 360 as a .FBX file. I have imported it into Blender. Screenshot shows file in outliner in default view. I can't see it! As always any ...
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Problem with c3d import, bpy.ops.import_anim.c3d(filepath)

I am using: -Blender version 2.79 -import_c3d : “author”: “Daniel Monteiro Basso daniel@basso.inf.br”, “version”: (2015, 5, 5, 1), “blender”: (2, 74, 1) I would like to write a Python script which ...
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Import fbx from Nuke and have the correct orientation

What is the proper way to import fbx from Nuke ? Does anyone has a successful experience ? I always fail to orient the scene properly. The best setup is to set FORWARD to -Z forward and set UP to Y up ...
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How to make texture visible in unity from blender file

I've imported a tree to Unity that I've made in blender, but the texture of the tree is not visible. Could you please tell me how to make that texture visible? I am a beginer and I don't know how to ...
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Rendering Tilt Brush FBX?

I've been messing around with Tilt Brush recently and want to make a short revolve animation around some of my sketches. So I've imported a sketch as a .fbx file in Blender but can't seem to get my ...
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Blender fbx w skeleton/animation/morph target import issue

I'm exporting this 3ds max model into fbx then use it in Blender. However the skeleton/animations/morph targets are not being correctly imported in Blender. this is how it looks like in 3ds max ...
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How would one go by making an armature importing script?

See title. I've been experimenting with a custom version of the .obj format that has armature data. Problem is that there's no importer script, and I wanted to make one. Blender already imports the ...
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Blender imports SVG only “outlined” (Fillings are vanished)

If I import SVG files to my Blender-Project, then the SVG objects are only displayed "outlined", without surfaces (but these surfaces were definitely there in Inkscape). Original in Inkscape: After ...
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Blender to Unity: mesh disappears when updating blend file

https://imgur.com/MQOSdQm I have this model in Unity and I'm trying to update it. https://imgur.com/81iBr5J I've only added some little planes on top of it (the road arrows), yet when I update in ...
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Import OpenVDB files?

Is there any way to import OpenVDB files into Blender for rendering, exported from Houdini? Will there be an option in Blender 2.8 (stable) or is there any other build that supports Houdini's ...
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Blender stops responding when importing/exporting images

I'm using blender on a mac. It's working fine otherwise. But when importing/exporting images, for example to place a background image or texture a model with an image, it will stop responding after ...
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How do I batch import .x3d files to Blender?

I exported batch of .x3d files from paraview, the files are named as Export_0000.x3d, Export_0001.x3d, Export_0002.x3d ...etc. Each file is corresponding to a time step in Paraview (such as 0s, 1s, 2s ...
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Trying to Import an FBX into Blender only to have this error appear

Been trying to import this model I received as a unity package into Blender and have download Autodesk FBX converter and a third-party FBX importer for Blender but to no avail. I believed the error ...
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I have problem with fbx import Maya-blender

I have a car model modeled in maya and everything in maya is seted like it should be.For example wheels are setted to had a center pivot,but when i import the FBX of the model in blender pivot from ...
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There is no open street map in my user preferences

I opened user preferences and clicked on add ons and then typed openstreet map but there is no open street map showing in he settings.
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Export custom normals

I am writing an importer and exporter for a custom binary format. In this format I have triangulated mesh. Each vertex has position, normal, and UV. The importer code sets them like this and it is ...
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Is there any way to make Blender work with .ctm files?

I know there is a tool with addons called OpenCTM but it is really old and I can't get it working. Am I doing it wrong? Are there any other options? Thank you
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How to assign image texture to wavefront mesh by script

I import an .obj mesh with .mtl and the corresponding texture image to Blender under cycles engine. The structure of the imported mesh looks like this, under the "jacket" material there are already an ...
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Blender imports obj with materials incorrectly

I'm just about to import an .obj mesh to Blender and render it all by python script. There are three files: .obj, .mtl, and a texture image. I've checked the three files and confirmed they are in ...
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How to make the object im exporting into fbx be in the middle of the scene when i import it?

So i am exporting a lot of characters from one single file. The characters are on a line, so when i export them, they are not in the middle of the scene. How do i export the the character to fbx while ...
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Static-looking model upon importing to blender from rhino

I'm trying to import from Rhino to Blender but I always seem to get this same issue where the model looks blotchy. I'm relatively new to blender so I'm not sure how to trouble shoot this. I'm ...
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exporting a collection to re import into blender?

Hi I am trying to re import a layer/collection back to a newer blender file. I noticed that I can not export as blender. I managed to export my collection as FBX, but all the modifiers got applied. ...
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how to correctly update a mesh while animating series of VTP files?

I am trying to render a series of *.vtp files (output of a cfd simulation) in Blender (v2.79). I have successfully installed <...
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Blender 2.80 material differences

Recently i decided using 2.80 for my project created in 2.79 and experienced some issues with materials. Imported materials from 2.79 seem to work differently on 2.80 to those created in a clean 2.80 ...
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Why is Blender Exporting to Unity as a Rig?

I'm having sort of a weird problem. I've made a model of a building in Blender. It is not rigged, there is no armature whatsoever. But when I import it as an FBX into Unity, it imports it as though it ...
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Object renders without proper shading

just signed up to write this question. So I recently downloaded an .obj file to animate around in Blender. Now in textured view, whenever I move around my lighting, it shades just fine like this: ...
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glb/gltf importer not working

I have some problem with Bender 2.80 glb / gltf importer. When I am trying to import a very simple testing model it fails (see screenshot) and unfortunately I cannot figure out why. Here is the .glb ...
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Blender v2.79: Having trouble importing a specific version of .wrl file; inventor V2.1 ascii

I am having trouble importing this .wrl file into blender 2.79. I can open this one just fine. Reproduce problem by: Open blender -> File (upper left corner) -> Import -> .wrl/.vrml -> Find file ...
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Faces are Missing when Import from Blender to Unity [duplicate]

I am having a very weird issue with Blender. I have created a model of a mansion, with each face on the roof being a flat, solid object. However, when I import the model into Unity, the outer faces of ...
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Fspy add-on not installing

I am continuously trying to install Fspy, but according to the instructions on the Github, it is clearly mentioned that not to unzip it. I tried it to import it as ...
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.OBJ file not importing with textures applied [duplicate]

I have made a scene in blender and have exported it as an .OBJ file, when I try to import it into a different scene there are no textures applied or any textures to apply to it, it shows up white in ...
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Blender Win10 Pro no OTF fFnts

I can't find my OTF Fonts in Blender. I can use the Fonts in PS, Resolve, Affinty Designer but not in Blender. What can I do to use them?
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FBX imported to Blender horribly distorted

I'm not very experienced with specific 3d model formats, but I cannot seem to find many others online having the same problems as me. Essentially, I have a model in the form of an FBX which I am ...
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Importing custom keymap

I wanted to import a custom key map i used for blender 2.79 into 2.8 but this error appeared,I cant use the blender default keys since i made this key map suitable for me. I appreciate any help. ...
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half transparent material when import xps file

I imported xps files and some of them have backface culling like issue. https://imgur.com/a/kUhF8Pk even resetting to default material didn't work I also tried 1. turn on and off backface culling ...
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Import SVG and export as OBJ using command line

I want to use the command line to import an SVG file type and export it as an OBJ file type. Being able to modify the scale and the extrusion would be a plus, but no other operations need to be ...
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Blender crashes when running import .x3D python script

I got a problem when running a python script in blender. My script is supposed to import a .x3d file, do some basic stuff with it, render, close, and open the next .x3d (The final goal is to build an ...
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Importing FBX Created in 3ds Max Rearranges Individual Models

I have been attempting to export a FBX file consisting of multiple models from 3ds Max 2019 and importing the FBX file into blender to make some changes. Every time I have attempted this, the models ...