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Loop alembic animation

Related: reverse alembic start alembic at specific frame Once you imported an Alembic Cache, the object in Blender will have an Alembic Cache Constraint. Check Override Frame. In the frame property ...
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How to export Blender model with animation and materials?

Alembic doesn't support materials. It can export the material slots assignations, but not the materials themselves. But if you only want to use your model into another scene, you don't need to export ...
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Blender stuck at 100% on the first frame of animation

Similar to sgariepy.3d's answer, you could try command line rendering. Blender docs: https://docs.blender.org/manual/en/latest/advanced/command_line/render.html CG Dive encounters a similar issue and ...
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Blender stuck at 100% on the first frame of animation

You could try rendering without the GUI. I had found the following python script, which worked well, on the youtube channel of Chris P when I had crashes rendering animation nodes scenes : ...
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How to wait for bpy.ops.wm.alembic_import to finish?

bpy.ops.wm.alembic_import operator provides a property called as_background_job which defaults to ...
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Is it possible to export a sequence .abc (Alembic) files and then reimport it with the Mesh Sequence Cache modifier?

"Is Sequence" is used when you have multiple Alembic files that are numbered in sequence. To export & import an animated mesh you don't need to use that. Just make sure your frame range for the ...
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How can I change the frame range in an alembic file?

If I got what you ask, here is a way that seems to work: I created a simple blender cloth sim, a cube with hooked vertices, 50 frames long. Then, exported that as alembic. After I opened a new ...
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How to access an Alembic velocity attribute?

This is not yet supported, see https://developer.blender.org/D2388
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How to start imported Alembic animation at a specific frame

Related looping alembic reverse alembic Once you imported an Alembic Cache, the object in Blender will have an Alembic Cache Constraint. Check Override Frame. Go to your desired starting frame. ...
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Blender 2.79b Alembic (abc) export

After having the same problem I figured out a solution. I installed a different ppa and then went into Synaptic, uninstalled the stock Blender and installed the cutting edge build. The import and ...
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obj sequence to alembic format

I'm trying to do something similar. This video might help you. https://youtu.be/Kx4IU8lUCDs?list=PLxQxoABIf8KYi8c_gVqUGSfIUyxX-NrKf Basically, put a displace modifier with 0 influence on the object ...
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Replace Alembic Cache Files from py

You can find this in the Python tooltip: In this example I would change bpy.data.cache_files['3DSMAX_character_armature.abc'].filepath to point to the new Alembic ...
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How to export Alembic Mesh Sequence Cache to FBX?

Humm. If we take into account that alembic is a cache format, similar to a dmm or pc2, what should be done is to export the first frame as .obj, and then create a dmm / pc2 of that sequence. I do not ...
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Offset Transform on top of Alembic Transform Cache

The only way to do this at the moment is to add a Copy Transform constraint, check its Offset checkbox, and let it target an Empty. The Empty can then control the offset.
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Assign Materials based on mesh name

An answer to the first part of the question : ...
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Blender does not recognize Alembic file from Houdini

blender does not see .abc files from houdini, so in houdini you have to put the name of your project when exporting and after the name type .abc as the name
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Is it possible to export animation cache data from Maya and apply it to a look dev mesh in Blender?

MEL example Convert a maya cache into pc2 format. The maya cache is named pSphereShape1.xml and located in c:/test/ directory. <...
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Marvelous designer alembic export and textures

Yes, you can do that, I tested it today. The important trick is to make sure that you import the OBJ with the option to "preserve vertex order" under geometry drop down on the right side in ...
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GN: Exporting Plant Growth Animation To Alembic Incorrect

Basically, only what exists as a mesh is exported to the Alembic format. Therefore, you would have to convert all instances into a mesh using Realize Instances and ...
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Python: Copy visual transform from object with constraints

found a solution for my own problem. the transformation tooltip for python didn't help me here. somewhere else i found this line of code ...
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Alembic export and reimport misses meshes

//EDIT: At the end I've put a solution if you need multiple separate objects instead of one mesh. I don't know which version of Blender you are using, the link below the tutorial says it works for 2....
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Alembic animation not rendering in Octane

I solved the issue: under the Object Properties of the alembic File, the "Object Type" under the Octane Settings needs to be set to Reshapable Proxy
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Blender to Unreal Engine import animation troubleshooting - Alembic files looks jagged

From my experience this is due to Unreal Engine 4's compression of the mesh. Solution 1. You can lower the "Compressed Position Precision" value in the Unreal Engine 4 import settings to ...
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Any way to change the speed of an Alembic?

Yes, I've just needed to do the same... Turn on and keyframe "Override Frame" value in MeshSechuenceCache modifier where are the alembic data options. First keframe 0 - on frame 0 and second ...
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Bake Mesh Sequence Cache to Keyframes or Shape Keys?

Realized I can't do this, keyframes won't work for geometry and shape keys require each frame to have the same polycount.
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Custom exporter and problems with matrix and rotation order

With ther help of batFINGER and the other post, here's the working code: ...
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Exporting camera tracking markers from Blender

So I have come to the conclusion that blender is simply unable to export single verts in alembic files, so I ended up writing a python script that places cone objects on each vert which can then ...
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How to make two alembic Mesh Sequence Caches working together

Blender Sushi Guy here, I encountered the exact same situation today. And I think I have a solution that is using Sverchok nodes, but easily translateable into Drivers or Python code solution. I think ...
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how to know what has been imported after alembic import

Right after you perform the import alembic operation, all the objects that are imported are selected in the viewport. So you can use the following code to get access to them ...
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How to wait for bpy.ops.wm.alembic_import to finish?

I had the same issue, This is my current solution: ...
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