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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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Unable to import image as plane

I'm new to Blender. I've watched some tutorials on adding an image as a plane, but it is not working for me. Not sure what I'm doing wrong. I have activated the add-on. I select "add image as plane" ...
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How do you import IMVU meshes into blender?

I've read some answers here for similar questions that end up not helping me. People usually ask about XML files, but IMVU doesn't have XML, it has XRF and XMF. I've searched YouTube, gone through ...
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Blender won't import svg file?

I am new to Blender, which I will be using in my woodworking. I read the previous question about this, but I am including the picture I want to carve. I learn by doing so if someone can explain to ...
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Blender FBX file is all white in Unity game [duplicate]

I have tried everything but I am just not sure what I could possibly be doing wrong. When I import my FBX blender file to Unity, my whole mesh is all white. I created UV maps for my blender mesh and I'...
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Importing individual animations from multiple .FBX files

Basically, I have multiple .FBX files from a game Asset I bought with one containing the actual mesh of the model and it's rig but no animation and the other .FBXs containing one animation each. The ...
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Export OBJ with materials crashes Blender on import

I am having an issue with exporting obj files containing materials. I have created default materials in cycles with no changes other than diffuse color for each mesh in my scene, and I export to obj ...
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Importing textures with .obj

this is my first post on the forums. Thank you in advance for any help! I used a program (program is noesis) to export a city in a game to a .obj file. here is what it looks like in noesis I ...
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Blender stl import from CAD with original X Y Z stil = 0

How do I import multiple CAD stl into blender so that the CAD X Y Z = 0 is preserved? This is needed as the files are too large for blender to import as one file. The files tend to offset to different ...
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Why does my imported image appear without color in the compositor viewer?

I had imported a movie clip into the compositor and began adding another image, when I noticed that in the compositor backdrop viewer, the image appeared black and white, even though the original ...
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Messed object when import to unity (duplicate

i have model in blender Then i export to .obj and import it to unity. When i drag this file, i got this i have also tried export to fbx, dae, 3ds But when i import 3ds, i got this icon Can aonyone ...
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Simulating and animating multiple pieces of clothing (from Marvelous Designer)

This may be a simple question but I'm pretty new to 3D modeling and couldn't find a straight answer online. I modeled a character in ZBrush and just finished making their clothing - underwear, pants ...
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How to 3D model a shirt (from an image - man wearing a shirt)? Need to put the shirt on a different 3D character in Blender. New to blender

Problem statement - I want to show in 3D (superimpose) how a piece of cloth (say shirt) from a 2D image will look like on a 3D character of another person. How can I import just the shirt on blender ...
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Dragging files into blender

Is there away to click and drag an STL file from a folder or my desktop to Blender? or do I have to use the old fashion way file-import?
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Mesh becomes semi-transparent when exporting to unity

I've been trying to export my model from Blender to Unity, however a problem is puzzling me. -The problem is that the skull can be seen through the hair and that part of the body can be seen through ...
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Imported object has wrong material nodes

I created some low-poly assets to use across different blender projects, they only have a diffuse shader: However when I import them into Blender again the material nodes turn into this: This ...
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Import Animation to Unity: Why is there only “Default Take”?

What I want to do is to create a "Little Planet" Scene with several moving objects on it. I animated the Clouds and the Windturbines so far, but when I import my .blend file into Unity I only see one "...
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My model is becoming transparent after using Mixamo?

Here is an image of what it looks like: Basically, after entering my .obj into the mixamo editor, it pushes out an .fbx that, after importing back into blender, is entirely white before texturing (...
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PLY export error!

Have been working on a task and workflow is as follows. A ply is imported into the blender. Several objects are added to the scene (for example a cube and sphere). Export the ply content and added ...
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Python API: How to calculate the head and tail positions for Bones from matrix?

So I think this question has been asked on this exchange at least once before. But since it hasn't gotten a response in more than one year and six months, hopefully it's fair to ask again. I am ...
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Vertex weights and vertex indices for Blender Python API

I'm trying to write an importer addon for blender using the python api. And the documentation has been less than "helpful" so far. In threejs you have a page like this: https://threejs.org/docs/index....
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Deformed mesh after export

So my issue is pretty frustrating. I am importing an FBX I have exported from Unreal Engine 4.19.2. It seems to import correctly or at least I think, you can see the bones below. After exporting (I ...
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Exploding 3DS Imports & “The Void”

I have attempted to import some 3DS files into Blender 2.79b and I find the objects exploded. I have seen a similar question in the Exchange, but the answer to clear the transformations; Alt-S, Alt-R, ...
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“Join as Shape” error when trying to import a file for shape keys from ZBrush

This is my first time asking a question on this forum and I'm new to Blender, so hello everyone! This is pretty much my first time using ZBrush, Substance Painter, and Blender. Web searches got me a ...
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How to import a file on open?

How do I set Blender to automatically import a model such as an .OBJ (using the appropriate importer based on the file extension and default options) into the default startup scene when I double click ...
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Blender 2.79b Alembic (abc) export

I have installed Blender 2.79b on Dell AMD laptop with Ubuntu 18.04. There is NO Alembic export available in the export menu. Then I installed same Blender on Macbook Pro with OSX and Alembic export ...
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Imported model scales when I translate

I made a little program for animating coordinates. It worked fine with a cube. Then I imported a .dae model that I had exported from SketchUp. It imported fine, but when I tried to use the program on ...
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Working Pipeline with Imported Meshes?

im working with imported files (from differents architects) , and they like to do “updates” of the building model almost twice a day ,when im working on it in blender, doing texturing work , material ...
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Importing Heavy 3ds File for rendering

-I have a huge 3ds file from sketchup and I wanted to render it on blender. The file is too heavy to import in blender, what can I do to solve this problem?
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Can not import Blender animation into Unity

I am relatively new to Blender and Unity. Please help me understand what do I do wrong. I try to have a simple curve animation imported into Unity. Idea is that curve grows along his path and then ...
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How do I get file such as texture out of already packed blender file?

So I downloaded some .blend files, and it came in .blend files with packed texture file (meaning the texture is not in separate files or folder, but packed inside the .blend file). How do I get the ...
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Are import/export scripts backward compatible?

I want to install an export script into blender 2.79. The last version of the script (iqm_export) is for blender 2.74. Will this script still work in blender 2.79, and if so, are all blender scripts ...
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copying settings

As a newbie I'm probably clumsy with controls... I have imported an OBJ several times, the first test was giving me a smooth surface, but I cannot remember how I got there and am unable to duplicate ...
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After importing .obj file from SketchUp to blender. It looks weird [duplicate]

So I uploaded .obj file from SketchUp to Blender and it looks weird, when i rotate it seems that the view of obj is cut everytime i rotate the view.
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I have a 3d solid drawing I need to import from autoCAD [closed]

I am trying to use Blender as a way of improving the look of our 3D drawings. I have tried to research this and have managed to save original as a DXF then import to blender, however it is only ...
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Cannot apply material on the obejct

I am quite new to Blender. I am trying to load a 3D model from ShapeNet. For example, I try to get same looking as : I do have both .obj and .mtl files for the model. However, I could not apply ...
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Why isn't obj and mtl file loading their images/textures [duplicate]

I'm trying to export an fbx file as an obj, and to test whether it work I had to import it, but when I imported it it failed to load the textures. I have looked at all the other questions related to ...
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Exporting / Importing Object with Animations

I've been trying to work on a bow and arrow and get it working inside unity. I don't have much experience with animations, but I've successfully got my characters to run, walk, idle, attack, get hit, ...
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Missing parts of the model when importing as Collada (DAE)

I use Collada files from SketchUp. When I import them into Blender some times import goes as intented but sometimes it imports only part of it. Here is for example you can see this chair. The right ...
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Can a point cloud be imported with its vertex color information in blender?

Ply file has data in the order shown in image. Upon importing and rendering in Blender, color information is missing. How can we render it in blender to produce an object(point cloud) with vertex ...
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“Appending” an animation from a DAE file (or importing just an animation from a DAE file)?

I have several DAE files, all of which are of an identical armature and model but have different animations for each one. I am trying to import each DAE's animation onto a single Blend file's (let's ...
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How to save extended map parameters for Cycles?

I have a bunch of FBX models. All these models have extended map parameters included: custom strength of bump map, custom tiling values, etc. When I upload these models to Blender and use built-in ...
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File browser filter not working correctly

I'm writing a python script which can open multiple files and I want to filter certain file extensions. This code is working perfectly fine: ...
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How import .BFRES files?

I'm trying to Rip some MKWIIU models using this tutorial and a process guide Tutorial: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=URf9zrv-oa8 Guide: https://www.vg-resource.com/thread-28678.html Everything ...
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Imported .Obj has problem with texture export

The problem is that when i have to export it, and later I import it the textures are gone, the model appears black (like in the image) and the game that I want to export it to does not recognize the ...
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Import custom module not working (.pyd-file)

I have a file called cmake_example.cp37-win_amd64.pyd, which I've built using pybind11 (code below). It is located in Python\Python37\Lib\site-packages. I also have a file called test.py which is ...
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There is seemingly no way to get a Sketchup model to work properly in Blender. Pls help

I'm very new to blender, I've had a very frustrating experience trying to get something from Sketchup Make to Blender to Unreal Engine, with seemingly no way to do it. Sketchup Make only allows me to ...
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What am I doing wrong with this attempt at fixing a model?

I'm quite new to blender, so bear with me if I use incorrect terminology, strange methods etc. So I'm trying to get models out of mdl files and use them properly textured in Blender (I'm using ...
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Blender do not show strokes when importing SVG [duplicate]

It does not seem to be a common issue so I must be doing something wrong.. I am using Blender for converting drawings made in Illustrator into meshes in order to import them as .fbx into Unreal ...
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Blender collada import export, sketchup comparison [closed]

I have building models (with no textures) in Sketchup (15 and 17, free and Pro) that I close into solids and export to Collada. However they appear to sometimes break and sometimes wont reimport into ...
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How to create a operator to import different categories 3d object?

I am not sure how write the question in a clear way. I am giving more details on the question here. I am going to create three buttons to import different 3D models. For example, the first one is for ...