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COA Tools GIMP Plugin for Mac [on hold]

I am having some trouble with the GIMP exporter for COA Tools on MacOS High Sierra. It will not show up in the File menu for GIMP on my Mac. I have put the file in my Library/GIMP/2.8 folder in my ...
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Unable to open blender due to SDL2 pop up

I recently installed Blender 2.79b into my laptop (Windows 10 x64 Version 10.0.15063). I began getting the following pop up message right after trying to open the program. Has anyone gotten this pop ...
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Blender is not launching [closed]

I downloaded blender 2.8 alpha. I tried launching it but it gives the error as shown in the image. This command stays on the screen for like milliseconds. I got the screenshot with great difficulties. ...
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Some questions on maintaining addons with multiple Blender versions

I use a special build of Blender made to work with the Octane render plugin. But I also frequently go into the regular Blender since Octane Blender is sometimes a release behind. What is the best way ...
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Blender 2.8 in Windows 10 [closed]

I'm a long time Blender user, though not very technical. Currently have 2.79 installed and working well. When I try to use 2.8, it starts to boot, shows me a blank screen and closes. I can ...
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What does “change” “repair” or “remove” mean in the blender installer?

When I try to install blender, it says change, repair, or remove. I tried clicking change and repair, and install after that but it does nothing. When I delete it and try again the same thing happens.
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Startup crashes on 2.71 - 2.79b

Fisrt off I have been at this for 2 days now to now avail. I start up, get splash screen, then blender stops responding once I click out of the splash screen. I have tried gpu driver fixes(several ...
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Installing sculpting brushes permanently

I wonder if there is a way to install brushes (sculpting ones) to be accessible all the time when I open Blender. I know I could APPEND these and use them but everytime I close Blender and then start ...
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Blender crashes on start- “failed to set 44100 hrz”

My friend was having trouble with Blender launching. He has tried reinstalling, updating windows, and updating drivers, but always gets the same message in the console before the program closes- <...
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Creating an .exe file of a python application with bpy module

when I create an executable of below python application which has bpy (python API for Blender) with pyinstaller on windows platform, The .exe file does'nt run. But the same program runs from Eclipse ...
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Why the addon installation succeeds but the API is not accessible through the bpy module?

I have compiled Blender 2.79b as a Python3 module on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS. I install an addon using bpy.ops.wm.addon_install(), enable it using ...
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Path to add-on before it is installed?

When installing an add-on I would like to be able to extract the source path of the add-on with python, so I can use it as a default path in the ui to an included .exe file. How do I get the source ...
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Blender Installation 2.79b problems

Using Windows 8.1 64 bit, blender version 2.79b When I go to the download page it makes me download an msi file. After I extract it, it just takes various CM_Unspecified files out. I've tried ...
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Blender 2.79 and 2.78c crash on startup with Exception access violation error

I've been trying to install blender 2.79 on my windows 10 machine but it crashes on start up and shows the error bellow : I tried changing the sound properties but it did not work, I updated my ...
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Blender Crashing on Startup

Ever since yesterday, blender has been crashing during it's startup sequence. It shows its normal little window of code, but then doesn't load. It worked just fine earlier in the morning yesterday, ...
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Blender 2.79 crashes on Startup [closed]

System: Windows 10 Graphics card: Nvidia GTX 1030 Hi! I'm currently facing an issue where whenever I launch blender (version 2.79) the program immediately crashes. Since this has started happening I ...
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Entire blender is greyed out/highlighted.. or something

I haven't been in blender for over a month now and when I started it up fo the first time in a while, the whole thing is like white/grey: I get the feeling that it might be because my computer needs ...
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Palm rejection issue with Blender on HP zbook x2

I'm having issues with the palm rejection in Blender on the HP zbook x2. It uses HP's custom wacom driver. When the pen is close to the screen it should ignore any touch, but it seems to be picking up ...
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Blender install on an old computer (Athlon 700mhz AMD) [closed]

I am interested in putting into use an old computer I got sitting around the garage: Athlon 700Mhz AMD computer with 16 Mb rab. The OS I´d like to use is Xubuntu. I got a 2014 Nvidia Graphics card ...
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Cycles and other addons dont work anymore

After i downloaded Blender 2.79b I got some problems... i tried to install Flip Fluid. But I got tons of errors. After that Cycles has stopped working. I also got an error message after I tried to ...
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“Could not access network location” error when installing blender

Yesterday I downloaded Blender 2.79 from official Site: https://www.blender.org/download/Blender2.79/blender-2.79b-windows64.msi/ I recieved error ...
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Blender 2.79b crashes on start V2

This question is a continuation of this: Blender 2.79b crashes on start up System: Windows 10 Drivers: ...
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How do uninstall every single trace of Blender?

When I start Blender, the console pops up and the Blender windows goes into full screen, but the UI is not loading and the whole screen is gray. I recently switched my AMD card for an NVIDIA card. I ...
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Blender 2.79b crashes on start up

*Sorry for my bad English. I'm trying to install and use Blender 2.79b on my new computer which uses Windows 10 64-bit. But it always crashes on startup. After double-clicking, a console pops up and ...
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Blender won't start. Installed in Fedora 28

No problem with the installation. I start the application by clicking on its icon and it seems to try but a window with glitches appears. I'm afraid it's something from the graphics card. I installed ...
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Blender - Flamenco local server setup

I am in a process of installing a local Blender Flamenco server on Debian Stretch. So I first downloaded all the source files for key components: Flamenco: https://developer.blender.org/diffusion/F/...
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Blender 2.79, how to install Khronos Group gltf exporter?

I downloaded the KhronosGroup addon from https://github.com/KhronosGroup/glTF-Blender-Exporter I read install instructions, but those were for Windows. I tried copying the addon under ~/.blender/2.79/...
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2.79 and 2.79a only run as super on Ubuntu 17.10

I've installed from thomas-schiex's ppa and I've downloaded 2.79a and 2.79 and none will run as a regular user (a blank window titled 'Blender' pops up briefly and ...
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Error code 2753 on install Windows 10

I can't install Blender as I keep getting Error code 2753 when I try and install. Any help much appreciated. Thanks Pete
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Launching Blender seems to have messed up my microphone input to now pickup a radio signal

After installing Blender and launching it, I noticed a console popup with errors that goes away shortly, followed by the program opening seemingly fine. I didn't have time to read those errors so I ...
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Ubuntu Blender Installation, Python sys.path broken

I have installed blender on three Ubuntu machines using the following commands: ...
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Blender screen won't refresh. Windows 10

I recently got a windows 10 laptop. I've brought all my blend projects into this computer and installed blender. But whenever I boot blender up the screen will stay frozen on whatever frame it was ...
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Blender auto stops on launch

Latest Blender 2.79 is not working on HP laptop. When i launch it by double clicking the Blender.exe it opens cmd prompt and then an empty program window and closes. I even tried to run it as ...
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Blender is Not Opening

So I installed Blender today (Windows 10, latest version) & it worked great! Even starting making my very first model ever. But then I closed it & when I went to reopen the program, all that ...
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Trying to install Blender 272b in Dell vostro desktop running Win XP Home ed. 32bit. Won't run

I have tried to install Blender version 272b on my two computers. It works fine on my little Toshiba laptop, but that is a slow and weaker computer. My big workhorse is an older Dell Vostro, running ...
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Duplicate Blender directories for .py scripts

I first noticed this when I decided to try and install a Blender Addon from the internet, for my very first time. I chose to go with this one: Link as I thought it would perhaps be somewhat useful. ...
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Where do I find the latest Blender release?

Where do I find the latest Blender release to install and what version should I use? I'm not sure what OS I have and don't know what 32bit or 64bit is.
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Can't install pip due to PermissionError on Windows 8.1 [closed]

New to Blender. Experienced with Python 2.7. I am trying to install pip in my Blender Python implementation. I am attempting to do this by following the instructions in How to use PIP with Blender's ...
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Problem at installation at my pc

I have a problem when installing Blender in my PC. Not about when executing the aplication, but in the installation. When i tried to install, there is a massage "Another installation is in progress. ...
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I am having troubles installing “space_view3d_turntable_y_up.py” Blender addon

As shown in the link https://gist.github.com/rraallvv/5959426 How do I install this particular addon (space_view3d_turntable_y_up.py)? Furthermore can this addon replace the y and the z axis?
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Error when installing Blender 2.78

over the past few days, I have been trying to install "Blender 2.78" on Windows OS on 64-bit. The error is, I have insufficient permissions to download the software. Here is a picture: Other ...
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What should I do with other files and blenderplayer.exe?

I downloaded the blender and unzip it and move the blender to the application folder on Mac(OSX). It opens the app and seem to work fine. But what do I do with other files and blenderplayer in the ...
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install confusion

Running Win8.1 64 - I've uninstalled blender via Programs and Features. As well hunted down and deleted any left over files and folders. Then reboot PC, downloaded the blender MSI installer for win64. ...
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Missing OpenAL32.dll After installing 2.79

I had 2.76 which I was using an hour before downloading the installer for 2.7.9.0 11/09/2017 It seems to have deleted 2.76, but I still have 2.73 folders but no exe When clicking the on desktop new ...
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libGLU.so.1 error loading shared library

I am trying to install blender 2.79 on ubuntu 17.10. Downloaded blender-2.79-linux-glibc219-x86_64.tar.bz2 from https://www.blender.org/download/ ran the command: ...
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About says version 2.46 when I install version 2.79 [closed]

I have no clue why when I hit the about button, it tells me that it's version 2.46 when I installed version 2.79 using the blender-2.79.windows64.msi! just curious as to why it tells me I have version ...
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Blender dev build question

On https://builder.blender.org/download/ there are 2 version available for download: non-stable build and Experimental Build Branch by VS 2015 . What does this mean and what are the differences ?
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Dos window opens along with Blender application. Is it safe?

I have recently installed blender. Whenever I try to open the blender, a DOS window opens. It closes when I close the blender application. Is it safe?
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Windows 10, Blender cannot open write save on C: [duplicate]

I just noticed this recently, I cannot save my blend file. Cannot open file for writing permission denied. I have been using Blender for over 5 years and installed it multiple times on multiple ...
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Blender 2.79 install - Installer has stopped responding [closed]

I've had no problems installing earlier versions of blender. But installing the new 2.79 (Windows, x64) installer on Windows 10 ends up with the installer flashing a window, then going away. Followed ...