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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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How to import BeamNG maps into blender

I know this is more about BeamNG but the BeamNG website has nothing. I would like to import some beamNG maps into blender to use in a game I am working on. I have tried to search for compatible files ...
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Imported a group but cant edit it?

Im trying to import some diamonds into my scene but cant edit them. Is it possible to import it and edit it? Here is the Is it possible to get the diamonds and use them too?
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How to make a simple Format Conversion Script?

I am a newbie in Blender and have only basic knowledge of Python scripting. But I thought I could make this script on my own - but failed. My basic idea is to import the file with ...
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Imported DXF File, Objects appear in outliner but not on sceen [duplicate]

When I import dxf file objects appear in outliuner but not 3d view, why?
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Blender character to unity scale problem

This has probably been asked many times before, but I can't find a solution to my problem. I have created a character in Blender, and when I import it into Unity by dragging in the .blend file, the ...
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Collada import has bones in wrong places

I've generated a .dae file with a skeleton, but the bones seem to be misplaced when importing into Blender. It looks like if "find bone chains" and "auto connect" are off, then only leaf bones are ...
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2.79b .obj file not supported

I'm trying to import a .obj file that was exported from giants editor 8.1 and I get an error in the console that says the file type is not supported. I check and the plug in is enabled the file opens ...
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import 3ds files in Blender 2.80

I see there is no option for importing 3ds files in the File -> Import menu in Blender 2.80. Does this mean importing 3ds files will no longer be supported in Blender?
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Can Pixar USD files be imported into Blender?

Can Pixar USD files (USDZ) be imported into Blender?
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Fbx Import Glitch?

Im trying to import this fbx model of a soldier, no errors come up when its loading but this is what i get when it opens.
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Octane > Blender Materials Import / Conversion

I have a large file of materials saved as Octane Package Files or .orbx that make up my local materials database within Octane. I have changed my workflow and instead of Standalone Octane I've begun ...
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Adobe Stock 3D objects .obj error

I'm trying to import .obj wavefront objects into a Blender Scene and it gives me an error. It doesn't import nothing at all. I attach the screenshot with the error message. : ) Thanks!
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Importing SpeedTree file into blender

Thank you for taking the time to read my question post. I am wanting to convert a plant from The sims 3 to The sims 4. The outdoor plants in The sims 3 game use speedtree. I have the .spt file for a ...
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3D models show up as boxes

So I'm complete new to using blender cycles. I've seen others do it. I've watched tutorials. I've tried googling help. I've spent hours worth of time trying to figure this out, but I can't seem to ...
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Adding paths/vector lines to a 3D model

I am a surveyor looking to use drone generated point clouds or 3D pdf's of a landscape and add a visual path or vector to demonstrate an official route through the modelled landscape. Does Blender ...
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Blender screwing up normal maps from Substance Painter?

I have been using blender for a bit and ran into some weird issues when using Normal maps from Substance Painter and have no idea why. In software such as Sketchfab they show up perfectly fine with ...
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Blender export to babylonJS dark textures

I'm having problem with using imported .obj into blender and then exported to babylonJS. I've downloaded .obj model containing <...
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Can't export an OBJ

I use blender a lot to make people profile pictures for all different types of game, but mainly popular ones like Roblox and such. I'm not an expert however and I stick to simple designs like my ...
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Images As Planes Broken Line

A broken line appears at the top of the plane, when I use Images As Planes. The line is depicted at link below. However, the solution suggested there of setting the texture to clip, rather than to ...
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Importing FBX Models

for some reason when I import FBX models (usually from sketchfab) - when I try to render them - the materials look like they are glass. But I finally realized its because it is turning on the mirror ...
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Reimport to Unreal from Blender leads to incorrect weights

I wanted to adjust UVs of a skeletal mesh, but have problem with re-importing it back to Unreal. Weight paint applied to each bone is much stronger then weights in Blender which leads to incorrect ...
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Impossible to import SVG file from Illustrator [duplicate]

I would like to create the vector version of my logo on Illustrator and using the "pen" tool I created a trace of my logo by tracing the PNG version I had imported, once I finished I saved the file in ...
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FBX Import / Export Robustness?

Does anyone know if there is a plan to update the FBX support to be at the same level as most other 3D apps? I think it would certainly help those who want to transition from another software. I ...
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FBX import from FBX2013 is completely deformed and broken How to fix it?

i am trying to get model convertion from other format working and i got it from 3DS max 2010 to FBX, then converted with Autodesk FBX converter tool 2013 to most recent version, it works perfectly ...
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Imported OBJ doesn't seem to render correct in object mode [duplicate]

i'm very new to Blender so keep in mind that this could completely be my fault ;). What am I doing wrong, i can't seem to fix this problem. To me it looks like it is a rendering problem, and not a ...
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FBX import fails

I'm trying to import FBX animation files but it fails with the following error. Any idea why this is happening? Traceback (most recent call last): File "C:\Program Files\Blender Foundation\...
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Colouring Particles from imported mesh

I would like to use blender to create a simple fly though animation a point cloud generated from a robot I made. Here is one I made in blender earlier. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VCXxmrBiPQQ ...
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Importing nif. file does not work

i wanted to look at the 3d model of that nif file(there are 2 nif. files and one qmp file with the same numbers as names so i think they are connected): https://ufile.io/k33xo https://ufile.io/ur0by ...
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Problems to export an FBX into MQO (Metasequoia File)

I have an problem. Every time when I import an FBX and want to export it as MQO file, I receive always this error message. I use Blender 2.79b with the latest MQQ plugin pymeshio-2.7.6.
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Converting old Blender 2.49 sctipt

I have a script from 2.49 and I need it to work on 2.79. The main problem is with imports (blender, draw) and Draw.register(). If you could tell me how an example from documentation should look, I ...
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Animating multiple objects together (with Unity import)

I'm new to blender (and Unity) and I need some advice on the best way to approach the following problem: I have a character model, a gun model, and a magazine model. Each are in separate .blend files....
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Import ZBrush (.ZBP) brushes to Blender?

I found a really nice free set of fabric crease brushes I could really use for a project I'm currently working on, Only trouble is they're ZBrush ZBP files. Is there any way to get them up and running ...
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Why are all the movie clips I import into the compositor not working?

When I import a movie clip into the compositor in blender, it shows up in the backdrop as completely transparent, showing the black and grey tile pattern to signify a transparent image. Anybody know ...
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can anyone make me importer for this xml file type please?

so i need a simple importer and exporter for blender that can open these xml files.tried many different 3d xml file converters but non worked.i really appreciate it if anyone can make a one or suggest ...
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What is the proper way of importing rigs from one blend file to another?

I bought a blend file which contains 3 rigs and I need to import one of them into my other blend file for animation. I know you can Link blend files together and I was wonder what do I need to link? I ...
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How do I import .c4d files on Blender?

How can I import a .c4d static model (Cinema 4d) on Blender? Is there any plugin could help me? I didn't notice anything on Internet.
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Import models from sketchup to Blender 2.8 with principled bsdf materials

I work mainly with sketchup for architectural models and I am yet to find a simple way to import models to Blender 2.8 with principled bsdf materials as default. There are 2 ways I've found so far, ...
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When I import STL file papers black and when I try to move this one disappers

I have a problem to import an STL file in Blender. When I import this file Blender shows me it in black and as soon as I try to rotate the view it disappears. How can I solve this problem? I ...
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import c3d file

I'm trying to work with c3d file in Blender. For now I have all the markers and their label but the label change their marker place to an another marker so I can't tell to my armature to follow an ...
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OBJ import disappears behind 'screen' when zoomed out

I'm a newbie but am familiar with CAD and modeling. I have a strange thing happening after I import a .OBJ file into Blender from IronCAD.There appears to be a vertical plane in the 3D modeling space ...
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Armature dissconnecting from mesh on export

My problem is simple (I hope). when I try to export as FBX, I get no errors or warning, however when I import the FBX into blender, UE4, or anything else, the armature is disconnected from the Mesh. ...
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Update an imported FBX file [duplicate]

In Blender there is the fabulous option to link or append objects across multiple .blend files. We're a small team and are working with Blender AND Maya. Is there any option to "link" objects from ...
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E57 file import in to blender

I did't found answer for my question yet so I opening this topik here. I have a E57 file format and I need it to get some how in to blender. Do anybody had such a experiences before? Thank You guys ...
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Part of the Mesh Disappears When using rigify Option After Importing a makehuman model to Blender

I'm facing a problem when Importing from make human (mhx.formate) to Blender .. Every time I choose Rigfy Option it makes the mesh disappear ..
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It is an eyelash question when importing SFM(Source Filmmaker) characters into Blender

The eyelash part was strangely applied when importing the SFM(Source Filmmaker) character into Blender. The eyelash texture is supposed to be included in "face.png". I have not been able to advance ...
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How to import 2D/3D CAD drawing into Blender and how to convert wireframes to faces?

I'm trying to import CAD drawings into Blender. I have read and looked at some tutorials about this, but it's not working! I can use DraftSight to transform a .dwg file to .svg, but to transform a ....
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How to select last imported object with console?

I'm writing a script for fast importing with CSV file. There's a lot of things, like location, scale and quaternion rotation. Problem with the location I've already solved, but scale and rotation are ...
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Free 3d character models to edit in Blender [duplicate]

Rocmen here, a newbie. I was wanting to import 3d character model like a man and modify it and then animate it. Is that possible in Blender? Thanks for any help Rocmen
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Link obj files into blender?

I normally use Octane render, both standalone and plugin version for Sketchup. I'm not at all an hardcore user. I'm trying out Blender in my freetime, just for fun. When I use the standalone version ...
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Massive import with CSV file [duplicate]

I have exported game archive with all objects. I also have CSV file with all their details, such as model name, location, rotation (XYZW). How do I import CSV file, and make blender read it and put ...