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Packing sound files to the Blender file

When you pack external data in a blender file does it pack sound files too? Thanks in advance
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NAS via SMB not visible in Blender's internal file browser on Linux Mint [closed]

I'm facing an issue with Blender on Linux Mint, and I'm hoping to get some assistance from this forum. Here's the problem: I have successfully mounted a NAS using SMB in the file explorer of Linux ...
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Exporting model as USDZ

The 3.5 release notes say exporting a model as USDZ is supported. How do I do this? The export menu does not contain usdz as an option. The source code (linked to on the release page) says something ...
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How to save default settings when saving an Image Texture

After baking a texture and before I save the texture from the "Image->Save As" interface, I check the "Save as Render" box, set the Color Management setting to "Override,&...
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Blender renders, but the saved output - and render window - is empty; can't render more than HD

It's a simple scene, two spaceships, an animated camera, sun and 18k HDRI from TrueSpace (blender addon); 580k polys. It was working great before, but during a long render - Cycles GPU - to RGBA 16bit ...
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Can't save image while rendering

I tried to do a test render and I cant save the final image. Does anyone know what causes this, and what ca i do?
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Objects displaced randomly after saving and re-opening

I'm not sure what I have been doing wrong but sometimes when I save my file and re-open it the objects are all displaced in random rotations and locations. My most recent model has been completely ...
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Blender keeps deleting my sculpt when I save

Im working on a sculpt and Blender keeps deleted the progress ive made when i try to save the file or if I do anything outside of sculpting the object at hand. Ive attached images of before and after, ...
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Exporting a PNG in Blender 2.79

I'm trying to export a render as just a PNG in Blender 2.79 (thats the latest one my Mac is capable of running). I have PNG specified in the dropdown (see my ...
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Keyframes of linked rig not getting saved

I have linked a rig into my scene where I want to pose it in. I made a library override to the rig to make it posable. So far I am able to pose the linked rig, I made keyframes and saved my file. When ...
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Saving via python does not add file to Recent Files

I wrote my save function so it automatically changes its name based on the date and I want it to be added to the Recent Files menu. When I save my file via python like this: ...
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How to edit autosave file location for (blend1, blend2, ...)

As a company we are used to save different versions of our files constantly, to be able to go back to previous steps in the process: ...
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How to override where Save Versions (.blend1) files are saved to

I see via this question: How do I get blender to stop creating so many files? That we can alter how many files are saved, and can turn off the feature. My problem is that I still want the feature, but ...
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Blender not autosaving .blend files that are located in D: drive

Blender has been autosaving all my files normally but for some reason, once I started storing my projects outside my SSD, blender no longer autosaves them. It resumes to autosaving them again once I ...
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Saved image is darker than the render

After toggling every switch I can't seem to figure it out. Basically I have a test render (on the right), I saved it, and then I open it (on the left) and it is several shades darker I have no idea ...
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How to save and load Blender objects with Python?

I have written an elaborate python code that creates complex objects from scratch. [Well, technically I use the numpy functions save and ...
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Import and Save Views are Blank

love the software, just such an incredible tool :) One problem though... I started a file and can't seem to save it. I just get a blank "Blender File View" window. Literally nothing in there....
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Error message when saving file refering to grasswald addon

I'm receiving an error message when I save my blend file. The strange thing about it is that the message refers to an addon which I did not even use in the project. The file seems to save just fine, ...
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Render and Saved image look different

I was trying to render a circle that I would later add glare to in compositing. When I rendered the image with the compositing, it looked fin in blender, however when I saved the image it did not save ...
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recall saved position object

if the topic had already been discussed, I'm sorry, I don't know what kind of keywords to use for the search. I come from the Autodesk "Vred" world and I speak of "Vset" a module ...
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How to save stereo images

What is the correct way to save out stereo side by side images in blender. I hit render on my scene and I watch as it renders first the left and then the right image. However when the rendering is ...
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Compositing a background color does not result in a pure color

Ok I have an interesting observation. Looks to me that blender isn't able to render out a pure color. I need to add a black background to my character, and it has to be PURE black. But when I put it ...
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How does blender save the different components together - including the object, the textures, and the meta-rigging?

My scene involves 1 object (3D model) with its 2 materials, 2 corresponding textures and 1 meta-rigging I am often confused by the way blender saves files, for example: When I save the texture as a ...
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Is there a global switch or some reason why my animated people have reverted to a T pose?

I'm using v3.0. I have a scene that I've added Mixamo characters in various running or walking animations. I have zero experience rigging or animating figures, but managed to get everything working ...
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Blender Won't Save World Surface Shaders

I was working on a blender project, and noticed that when I opened it, all the world shaders that weren't being used got deleted. Any Ideas on how to fix this? Btw, I was able to restore the shaders ...
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How do I save a frame as an image in Blender 3.0 VSE?

This question has already been answered here, but everything got changed around in Blender 3.0. F3 now opens up this search menu which has not been very useful in finding what I'm looking for. I ...
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Why is there no "save over" popup?

I know that, the file name turns red when the file name is the same as an existing filename in the "save as" window. But that is not enough. It has happened to me repeatedly that I overwrote ...
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How to set Temporary Files to a relative path?

The backup files are only stored if I replace Temporary files path // with e.g. /blenderFileLocation/. Otherwise I get ...
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Resize Applied to UV Editor does not Save

Hello all. I am attempting to resize the skin textures on multiple models. In this instance, I have clicked on the skin mesh and opened the UV Editor. Navigating to Image Resize, I lowered the value ...
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Saving png images with semi-transparent objects over transparent background has issues

I've run into this problem on multiple different projects, and can't figure out what's causing it. Images below. It seems to be the result of rendering a scene with semi-transparent (opacity at 0.5) ...
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All my work is gone

I've made a few things in Blender like Mountains and Trees. After i saved them i wanted to show them my family and everything was gone. There was only the Mesh left (Mountain) and the tree textures ...
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How to save only Z-Pass Depth information as image? [duplicate]

Sometimes, I find it convenient to render a scene from the top with an ortographic camera and use the image as texture for another scene (kind of like using a flatbed scanner for scanning tree leaves ...
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Saving an rendered animation again, without rerendering

So I have made an animation, but when the render was finished, it didn't output the file, is there any sort of way to save the animation again, without having to rerender?
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Saving Multiple Image files to Disk with Python

So an addon I am working on is generating a new sequence of images using numpy. My question is, what would be the best approach to saving them to disk? Python ...
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Blender freeze for minutes while saving

Blender freezes for minutes when i save a project , a render etc ... even if i try to save a simple box the issue is here . i have a surface book 2 GTX 1060 and CPU I7 , blender was working nicely ...
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how to automate the render save in blender with python [duplicate]

hi guys i want to render a body in blender from all sides. i wrote a code where the camera rotates around a body in steps and renders one image each time. but i don't know how to make the code change ...
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Blender freezes often on Alienware M15R4 laptop

I just do some simple coding on text editor. When I tried to save the file, Blender freezes a lot. I am using Alienware M15R4, with some voltage setting as shown in the screenshot. Does it affect the ...
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overrides and linked collections, saving problem

I have a couple questions that are related: a. I have a problem saving objects I've modified from linked collections. They sometimes disappear as soon as I save the file I'm working on. So far, the ...
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! Going Back in Blender Project History?

I think I may have lost a lot of my work but I'm hoping someone here can help me find a way to recover it. I'm working on an animation project where when I make a new scene I usually make a copy of ...
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Can't save a single pass from an OpenEXR MutiLayer file

So, I'll try to make it as clear as possible but I just started working with OpenEXR MultiLayer Output and I might miss some important info. Important to know I render with Cycles. I'm working with an ...
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How to save cut video as a video file in Blender 2.92.0

As the title says. This is similar to this answered question, but before marking it as a duplicate please note there's a problem with that post: it is outdated. Basically, all existing answers that I ...
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background and shadows became solid black

in render window everything is fine but when i save it in any format like png , jpg ect. shadow and background colour become black. I didnt change anythind and i tried it with default cube. Screenshot ...
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How open file browser to save a new blender file

I'm trying to open a file browser (similar the browser in the image bellow) where the user can chose a folder and file name to save a new .blend file with the selected objects. I want make a addon to ...
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How to autosave images on F12 render? [duplicate]

When I press Ctrl + F12 to render animation Blender outputs images to folder. That's nice. But it fails to do that when I press F12. It's very annoying when - for example - I want to manually re-...
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I make an action editor animation using keyframes, I save and quit, then when I open it back up, my animations are gone

I am making an animation using Action Editor and key frames, I then go to save and quit, when I go back in, most of my animations are gone and only a few remain.
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White Noise after saving image

i was trying to make a simple setup in compositor, when rendered the image is perfect: But after saving it, some white noise appears near the transparent part of the image: here is the simple node ...
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Autosave don’t work in 2.8

About three months ago, auto save in Blender 2.8 stopped working Since then, I downloaded 10 new builds and nothing has changed. Blender 2.79 makes autosave fine, but 2.8 doesn’t I checked on other ...
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Blender has stopped saving my files

My blender was saving files fine but since a week, it has stopped saving any changes to my blender files. Im on BigSur macOS. I have updated my blender to 2.92.0, but still there is no solution. I ...
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Autosave has stopped working [closed]

Autosave no longer saving files. version 2.91, no addons besides factory checked ones
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I cant choose the Saving Options [duplicate]

I started using blender couple of days ago but i think i have come a long way. I finished my first project. I did all the coloring, camera angels etc. When i finished my project i rendered it. But ...