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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Import Zbrush model to Blender and retain polypaint, materials?

How do you prepare a zbrush model with polypaint and materials so it can be opened in Blender and retain the polypaint and materials. Is this possible? Thanks
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An object from printing dies

There's something i think blender can't do, in opposite to Cinema. But maybe you can prove me wrong (hopefully). I have a product die cutting. I need to imitate this product in 3D. Is there a way to ...
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Importing models from AutoCAD to Blender

I am looking for a method to import my 3D models made in AutoCAD to Blender. I have tried .stl and .fbx import but both of these triangulate the mesh and also I have to do a lot of clean up work to ...
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export fbx and obj problem materials

After I export an obj file the materials without "principled bsdf" disappear in the exported model, but in render preview I can see those materials. And in an exported fbx file, if i try to export ...
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No textures when Importing from Blender into Unity [duplicate]

Recently I tried to import a .blend file into unity and see if everything would load up properly. It simply created a empty game object in unity and there were no textures at all. I then tried ...
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Possible To Create These Isometric Architectural Diagrams? Any Tutorials Out There? [duplicate]

VIDEO LINKS HERE Been looking high and low for a solution to creating a diagrammatic animation like this. I have use of SketchUp, Lumion, Rhino, Adobe Suite - but not 3DS Max which is what I imagine ...
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Imported WRL not showing in render, initially also hidden in editor

I have created a WRL file, that I Import into Blender with the X3D importer. Some very strange things happen: The object does not show in the editor. But if I go to Edit Mode, it suddenly shows up, ...
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i don't have brushes add-on on my preference

sorry for my english but i wish you can understand me. In "preference user","add-on","import-export" i havn't any voice about brushes and i can't add new brushes in sculpt mode..someone know ...
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OBJ import doesnt work

Since a few days my Blender fails to import .OBJ files and I don't know whats wrong. It worked fine 2 days ago and I did not change anything in this time. I tried everything now and even a ...
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Recommendations on buying a rigged horse model [closed]

I need to purchase a semi-realistic horse model that I can pose. My intent is to composite still renders of it into several photos. I also need to re-texture it and would prefer a model that comes ...
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How can I export and import ID property as json? (to make preset file)

I think it should be simple, but could not find correct way ore related document then hope to know way. Now I have active armature as "amt" , and it have many ID properties for shape keys and drive ...
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What are these orange dots and can I get rid of them? [duplicate]

I have imported an .dxf file into Blender but there are orange dots shown around which are not seen when the file is viewed in AutoCAD: What are these dots and can these be removed?
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Appending multiple objects from multiple .blend files

I have around hundred objects in separate files. In each file there is a single object. I want to batch link/append all these objects to my scene. How can I do that?
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My imported .obj acts like it has a subsurf modifier applied [duplicate]

I'm a complete beginner at Blender and I'm trying to create models for 3D printing. I imported a .obj model ripped from a Pokemon game, and when I try to edit it to be the way I need for printing, it ...
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Material/Textures not showing up?

When I started using Blender today, everything was loading in fine. However, I tried loaded in what I had previously worked on as well as importing some new objects- some of the parts remained grey or ...
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How to import VRoid character to blender properly?

I've had great issues trying to get this to work. I've only heard about github but it begs even more questions. I've tried to rename my project to .fbx and
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Visualizing 3D voxel data in Blender 2.8

right now I'm trying to visualize my scientific 3D data in Blender 2.8. So blenders built in textures or smoke simulations do not lead to the goal. I've read that older releases of Blender do support ...
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Is it possible to import a Blender render to Adobe Animate/Illustrator with layers?

I am a newbie in Blender and all the terminology is kind of confusing but my main question is if: I create a 3D setting/environment in Blender Render it as an Image Import this image in Adobe Animate/...
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Import 3d model (solids and surfaces) from Autocad

I have a 3d model in autocad consisting of solids and surfaces. How can I import the model to blender. I imported the .stl format of the file and the model was made just with surfaces. Thanks, Dani
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How do I fix the diagonal lines appearing on my imported OBJ file's faces?

I have an issue with importing .obj files to Blender. Once object is imported and I got to Edit Mode, the object has weird diagonals on it's surface (I add screenshot). So I can't edit it as a basic ...
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Downsize Sci-Fi Corridor to Import into Unity

I created a SCI-FI Corridor and it has 4 different parts to it, being the Floor,Wall etc... To make it bigger I am really just Arraying or Duplicating my Corridor so it actually has the same 4 meshes ...
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Blender STL mesh data

I have a model (surface) that I want to export from Blender in STL format. The problem is that the exported mesh is really bad and I want to know if there's a way to construct a better mesh for *.STLs'...
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When I enter sculpting mode I can not find m

I import .fbx file in this scenes,the other model is all right, just "H" I can not find in sculpting mode. I try to rotate\move\scale,but the "H" is still show in the sculpting
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I cannot export my mesh to OBJ, DAE or FBX

I just finished a game-ready character model with a relativily low poly count. I was going to export the object into Mixamo auto-rig when I noticed that my model was missing after I exported the model....
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Import multiple files from any blender addon [duplicate]

So after coming from another 3d software where I can import many models at once even if it is an add on, to blender where you have to import everything one at a time, it's quite frustrating and slow. ...
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SVG Import from Inkscape [duplicate]

I wrote some text in Inkscape using a font called ITC Franklin, then exported to SVG to be able to import it into Blender. However, it seems the SVG doesn't create instructions for drawing the ...
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Blender 2.8. Export material [duplicate]

I made this water material and I was wondering how to export this material to use in other projects. Haven't find a concrete answer to this for some reason.
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import files in obj, dae, ply

I tried to import a obj file into Blender and could not do it. So I downloaded MeshLab and converted the obj to a dae file and still nothing happened. Nothing showed up on the screen and nothing ...
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How do you get a low poly exterior from a high poly model?

I imported an obj model of a truck made by someone else in a different 3D program but it is outrageously huge; it exceeds 2 GB and none of the vertices are connected together so I can't use the 'L' ...
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Collada file not importing

I have a Collada file that isn't importing. When i import it, Blender just closes, no log files or terminal windows stating an error, just closes. I'm wondering if this is an error with Blender or ...
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importing DAE file but Something's missing

hi. I want to make DAE to PMX but...this is not good... 1.wheel is GONE 2.Wrong Materials are Applyed on Wrong places WHY keep happening on DAE file? can you help me?
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Open a supported 3d object file type

Complete re-edit of the question to make it less broad. How do you make a script when executing at blender start-up not throw any errors about scene context AttributeError: '_RestrictedContext' ...
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Problem with importing DAE file

I tried to import a DAE file but THIS happened. WHY...?
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Animation deforms in Unity

I've imported a character into Unity for a college project and for some bizarre reason, the legs of my character 'squash upwards' when his idle animation plays, either in-game or in the preview window....
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Points of vector in from .svg file imported to Blender become squished when imported

I have been running into an issue with importing .svg files into Blender. I created a vector shown below in Illustrator and saved it as an SVG 1.1 with all base settings. I then try to import it into ...
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SRGB/Linear correction for imported materials in Blender 2.80

I have recently upgraded from 2.79 to 2.80 and I can no longer use a third-party script to fix colours of imported materials. I was using Rickyblender's srgb_blender.py that was posted on the forums, ...
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how do i rotate an object in particular angle by importing the values from a csv file and animating at different frame time?

I want to rotate an object at different angles at different frame time by importing the values of angle from a csv file. the file contains a number of angles which i want to allocate as keyframes at ...
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How to properly export an object.fbx to UE4?

I'll show you step by step what I do, from the creation of the object, to its import into UE4. Maybe it's some small detail that's making it go wrong. In this explanation I will prefer to sin for the ...
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How do take an object from 2.8 and work on it in 2.79b?

I'm trying to import the .dae file of a project I exported from my 2.8 installation, into my 2.79b installation. The object will import fine, but the textures get all messed up. Here is the material ...
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How to import odeint python module from scipy into blender

I need to import odeint module from scipy.integrate in Blender. I successfully imported scipy...
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FBX seems to be empty when imported into Blender

I'm making a roblox game with a tutorial (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_PlYzgQyco8). When I export a file as fbx the project exists, but when you open the fbx in blender it just appears as the ...
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File format for importing triangle mesh

My experience with Blender is limited. I've gone through some tutorials but not used it for anything substantial. At one time, however, I was a dedicated user of POV-Ray. That use included writing ...
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Trouble with .FBX importing/rendering

I've been trying to open up this FBX package and get a render like the below preview, but Blender is really messed up when I try to open it. I've tried in 3 different version of Blender and tried ...
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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 ...