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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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 ...
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How do I open an obj file?

I tried to open an .obj file using import but all I got was the workstation with the block. Yes, I'm a total beginner.
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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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How to convert .obj to .stl in blender via python script

I want to convert .obj to .stl in blender via python script.Here is my code. ...
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How to display and use Vertex Color from OBJ model

Recently, I found this funny site, that allows you to generate a 3D model from a 2D image. It works very well and you can download an OBJ file. Vertex are colored and when I import it using Blender, ...
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Export .obj file with png texture

I'm playing around with Google's new Augmented Reality SDK. Their example project contains an .obj file but its' textures are not in a ...
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What is the python script to export the selected meshes in .obj?

I want to export my selected meshes in .obj in a relative path from the .blend file in python.
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OBJ files coming out gray, no color [duplicate]

My OBJ file for a model on the game robux has color but when I import it into the blender it comes out gray? Can anyone assist me
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How to properly export into .obj and .mtl file

I'm writing a very simple program in OpenGL, and thus I'm not a blender expert. I found nice 3d model here : http://tf3dm.com/3d-model/crysis-2-nanosuit-2-97837.html and I'd like to export it as ....
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Export Vertex Normals into Obj File

I would like to export the from Blender calculated vertex normals into an .obj file. I realized that the amount of vertices in the .obj file does not equal the amount of normals (there are more ...
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Merging multiple OBJ files into one file with shape keys

So, right now I have about a dozen different meshes that are all modified versions of a default head mesh. One for example is the same head but fatter, one with more pronounce eyebrows, one is smiling ...
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When I save something as an OBJ file the texture does not save with it, why?

I use Blender to render objects as this makes them look better. The problem is when I export one of my characters as an OBJ file and then import it back into Blender to render, the textures seem to ...
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triangulate faces obj format problem

This is probably a noob question but here goes. I don't remember how to export correctly to my own obj parser. this is how I want the faces to be exported (How they used to be exported correctly): <...
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How to write a simple Wavefront-OBJ exporter in Python?

Recently we were working to write our own software to load a Wavefront .OBJ file. The file in question uses the .OBJ file format that Blender 2.73 and below ...
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How to import multiple .obj files and keep the overall structure intact? [duplicate]

I am doing some research work on anatomy of human body, for which I want to use this project: http://dbarchive.biosciencedbc.jp/en/bodyparts3d/download.html This project is a 3D Model of human ...
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Unable to see anything after importing .obj file

I try to import .obj files from this project: http://dbarchive.biosciencedbc.jp/en/bodyparts3d/download.html - the files contain Polygon Mesh Data. When I import the obj file into blender, the ...
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How can I import an obj sequence into blender?

I have an obj sequence of a fluid simulation from Realflow. I've found a few tools that can import an obj sequence into blender, but most are outdated and don't work. Are there any scripts or plug-ins ...
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.obj-export is too dark

I have a monkey had with a simple material: I want to export this to a .obj-file. But it looks like this (opened in g3dviewer): Is there a way to lighten up the .obj-file? Any help?
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Modify obj after import using python

I am trying to modify an object after importing it. This post is related to this question ...
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Importing OBJ with MTL and Image not working properly

I'm trying to import an OBJ file that has associated MTL and PNG files. There's a similar question here, but the answer is not very helpful, I just see a big blob. These are the files that I'm trying ...