Questions tagged [obj]

OBJ (or Wavefront) files are plain text files that contain 3D geometry data. Blender can import from and export to this format. This tag is specifically for questions about using files with a '.obj' extension with Blender and is not to be used for general 'object' questions.

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Strange issue with lighting/shading on imported obj, umbral/strip of light

I imported this .obj to Blender, and it looks perfectly fine until I turn on Scene Lights/Scene World, or move to the Cycles or Eevee viewport It then only receives light in a strange umbral-like ...
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When I import OBJ file it does not show [duplicate]

I have imported this file before an it has worked but not this time. I have pressed Numpad . and that just zooms me into here the picture below. I am not in local view.Last time it worked it had ...
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Is it possible to do cloth simulation with imported obj files?

The question might look dumb but I was wondering if it’s possible to do cloth simulation with a cloth mesh that I imported (for example, a dress in obj format) I already tried that but the dress is ...
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Shading Exported .OBJ Model in Element 3D

I am sure there is a simple answer to this question as I am just missing a step so kindly ask you to point out what that step is. I've just created a simple TV model in blender, making sure to ...
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How do I update the UV-map after applying triplanar projection?

How can I extract the new and transformed UV-map after using triplanar mapping? (box projection). The UV-map still looks the same as before and when I export the .OBJ it doesn't look like model in ...
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How to Import Obj File Split Into Groups and Split Into Objects

I have an obj file which has hundreds of objects under 3 group names. When I go to File > Import > Wavefront (.obj) and check only the Split by Group option, it will show the 3 groups with all ...
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identifying these artifacts on a model exported from blender

I brought a polysurface into Blender as an .OBJ and now I'm looking at that file in Rhino having exported it from Blender as another OBJ. I really like these lines and I am wondering what their origin ...
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new project keeps uploading the old one

I am new to blender so I think I might have accidently activated a setting, whenever I open a new project it keeps opening one of my old one , instead of a default cube it load a few modified ...
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Calculate difference between two similar meshes

I am generating a LiDAR mesh of a scene and converting it to an OBJ file which I then import into blender. I have two scenes (taken at the same location) and in the second scene I added a bucket on ...
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Why does .obj exporting hang and output so many files?

I frequently encounter this issue while exporting to .obj that causes blender to freeze (or sometimes crash) and output hundreds of copies of the same file. What's causing this to happen?
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OBJ Export (Pivot Points Wrong)

I believe I've tried every export setting I can think of. I'd like objects I export from Blender to keep their pivot point, but they never seem to do that. Is there a secret way to do this, or does ...
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How to include normals in my obj export

I was making a game in Java and lwjgl.This type of game development needs Vertex positions and normals to render a model , along with texture coordinates and indices. Now i exported a simple obj file ...
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3d models downloaded as obj don't show with all the textures and materials applied [duplicate]

I am trying to download models for my interiors. There are lots in the net, but I cannot find one suitable to my blender which can be placed in the scene with all the textures and materials applied. ...
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.dds texture not transparent (Blender)

I'm trying to remove the black area in order to replace it with a transparent one, but even with changing alpha value, I still can't. I was looking already for online answers, but none of them worked. ...
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Join multiple objects then split into a set number?

Am pretty new to blender and still learning my way through it all but have a question that I'm unable to find the answer to. I have a model I'm trying to import with 24 objects. Each model has 200 ...
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How to make an object automatically take the same height as another object?

I am currently working on recreating a city in Blender. I have two 3D versions of this city: the first one comes from my lidar data, therefore it is deformed and very "raw". The second one ...
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How do I import many textures from an OBJ file?

I am importing a Minecraft world's area from Mineways and its given me both an OBJ and an MTL, but the MTL, when imported from Import OBJ, doesn't change any textures. Is there a way to mass texture ...
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Model clipped after OBJ import [duplicate]

I imported an obj file and this is what I get. I cannot figure out how to solve this.
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Get 'WARNING, currently unsupported 'tf' filter color option, skipped.' error on import of obj and mtl files

I've downloaded an obj file with its corresponding mtl file and tried to import it into Blender 2.9. I get the following errors from the console: ...
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Is it possible to import something into Blender from Rhino without it turning into a single object?

When I try to import an .obj from Rhino into Blender the object I import always turns into 1 solid. This is really annoying because I have to select the individual meshes and seperate them manually. ...
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How to uncoil a Snake model?

I bought a model from Cults3d of a python for a project. See attached. I want to unwrap the model so I can add some bones or modifiers to wrap the snake on a stick. Any suggestions on how to approach ...
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Imported .obj Head Model missing faces

I have a problem with my head model. I used Mixamo Fuse to create only the head. I exported the head in Obj. format. On importing it to Blender, the model looks like this. Does anyone know why there ...
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Grass texture does not import with .obj file

I'm a complete noob to Blender and the textures for everything I have has imported perfectly, except the grass texture. Instead of the grass texture showing up, it is just a green color blob. whenever ...
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I need export obj without indices for special loader

I use an format called "rq3d". But rq3d basically obj without faces and with begin mode calls can have multiple things in one renderer like lines and polygons same time also colors used ...
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Blender Boolean Export as .obj wired triangle glitch (And if I can bake 2 objects with modifier into 1)

I made simple 2 objects with Boolean Modifier and export them as .obj (I only selected object that has Modifier). When I open .obj file with any viewer it got wired glitch with triangles mashing up ...
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OBJ File Has No color, Ive tried everything, still not working

So, Im trying to make a Roblox GFX. All the steps work but when I try uploading my obj file it is grey with no texture appearing. The odd thing is that when I look at the item it has the texture it's ...
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Imported OBJ file with transparent texture has black background

When I import OBJ file with texture image of transparent png and red background I can see the color of red is correct when in Solid Preview mode. But once I switch to material or rendered preview mode ...
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When I try to export a blend file to obj, the mesh is all wrong and disproportionate

I'm new here and my English is a little bad, so I'm sorry if I make a mistake. Today I went to the Gamebanana website and downloaded a mod, more specifically the source files for the mod "Star ...
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FBX file shows up in object & render but not the final Render. How can i get it to show up?

I've been working with a Freelancer who works with 3ds Max. He has been able to model and export the object as a FBX and OBJ file that both successfully open into blender. However, when rendering the ...
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When import OBJ the edge becomes 'strong' [duplicate]

when I import OBJ file. The edge becomes 'strong'. some edges are good, but most of them are like this in picture.
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OBJ file is not getting exported properly

I am trying to export a blen file as an obj. It is not getting exported properly. Am I missing anything here... Attached are the pics
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Importing an .obj file and nothing is showing [duplicate]

A little bit of context, i've ripped some models from the game Yugioh duelist of the roses and was a able to open them in 3ds max to edit some of the stuff. after doing that I save the kind of ...
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Applying MTL files to OBJ models in Blender correctly

I recently purchased a pack of OBJ models off TurboSquid. When I import the models into blender they come out a vast range of colours - Is this normal? The MTL files are in the same folder and are ...
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Converting OBJ to FBX with material

I'm trying to convert OBJ to FBX for my project in Unity. I downloaded this Link model which comes with an OBJ file and MTL file from: https://www.models-resource.com/gamecube/...
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How would I go about making a tileable or modular object

Edit: I was not aware the array tool could do this https://docs.blender.org/manual/en/latest/modeling/modifiers/generate/array.html I would like to make one object that I can extrude and have it ...
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How to import obj and convert and export as fbx from command line in Python [duplicate]

I would like to import an obj file and export it as an fbx file without having to use the Blender GUI. The command: blender --background --python myscript.py Is not working for me from Terminal on mac....
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Whenever I export my blender model as OBJ, I loose mesh data

Every time I try to export my character as OBJ, and then try to use it in Mixamo, I get an issue where I lose mesh data, as can be seen in the screenshot below. I have applied all modifiers, ...
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Imported .OBJ file shows correct textures in 3D viewport, but doesn't appear to be unwrapped correctly in the UV editor

I'm very new to Blender, I just started using it a few days ago in fact, so I apologize if my question comes off as a bit silly or unknowledgeable, but I couldn't find an answer to this specific ...
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Why does my mesh with a cutout have strange, jagged artifacts in other tools?

Some high school friends and I have been playing an old FPS we used to play, and I've started getting into making maps. I recently dipped my toes into Blender to create some custom models for the game,...
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problem importing .obj file from rhino, only dots no surface

ı tried importing a .obj file from Rhino, it worked but all I see are vertex points. I don't see the NURBS or meshes or any kind of surfaces. just dots. How can ı fix this? Thanks
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Exporting an FBX file imported into blender gives me a reduced number of vertices?

I have an FBX file made in Unreal Engine. In UE4 it shows that it has 12,866 vertices and when I export the .obj file it also has 12,866. However if I load that same FBX into Blender and export it as ...
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Exporting mesh (3D model) for Adobe Dimension

I've tried exporting a mesh (as an .obj) for further use in Adobe Dimension. It imports in Dimension without textures or materials, just a blank object/mesh. Does anyone have experience with this?
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Create the interior of an external scan [duplicate]

I’m newer to blender, and trying to create a 3D model of a brimmed cap sort of like a ball cap from a scan I took of the exterior using an iPhone app (ScandyPro). I’ve managed to import the .obj file ...
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Is there any way to fix outline object from others game?

I took an asset from game Roblox and in game, an outline hat look like this But in Blender, it look like this I don't know how to fix it
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Why is blender smoothing almost everything, but not everything?

I'm new to Blender, but I really wanted to take advantage of the sculpting. I exported a OBJ file from Maya, so I can sculpt more details on to the model. However, when I switch to sculpt mode, some ...
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Textures are stripey after importing obj and mtl

I'm using shapenet and after importing my airplanes (from the obj and mtl files), the textures are striped, for some reason. I've looked into it but cannot find much. Here is an example image: Does ...
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Trying to import .OBJ from Magicavoxel to Blender, but it imports as a single large object?

What I want: to import a model (that already has the desired colors and effects applied to them) from Magicavoxel into Blender. I imported it easy enough, but it seems to have imported as a single ...
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obj to glTF batch exporter

I have a set of obj exports comprising of a million files(each file between 100-200kb). Is there are a way to pick up files from a folder and export them to glTF? What I am talking about is batch ...
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Some textures are missing when exported to OBJ

I am new to Blender and currently using it to model real-life people. I use Meshroom to perform the photogrammetry of the body, and later use the FaceBuilder addon from KeenTools for a better looking ...
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Why OBJ export writes face normals instead of vertex normals

I am confused by the content of OBJ Blender exports. When I export a (default) cube object (8 vertices, 6 faces) to OBJ and then inspect the OBJ file, the "vn" entries obviously correspond to face ...