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How to open a .glb or .gltf file in blender?

Blender comes with glTF-Blender-IO pre-installed since 2.80. This is a refactoring of the original Khronos glTF exporter, combined with @Julien's importer. Both of the original projects should be ...
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Does Blender support the glTF format?

It looks like the Khronos Group also has an official exporter for version 2.0: https://github.com/KhronosGroup/glTF-Blender-Exporter
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How to open a .glb or .gltf file in blender?

GLTF Importer for Blender - now in progress: https://github.com/ksons/gltf-blender-importer
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Does Blender support the glTF format?

There is an exporter available here: https://github.com/Kupoman/blendergltf While its work-in-progress, its already usable for exporting textured meshes.
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Export transparent material in GLTF in blender 2.8

Transmission (of light, such as glass and water) UPDATE: Blender 2.91 and above support exporting transmission directly as shown in the original post above, using glTF's ...
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Does Blender support the glTF format?

Blender 2.80+ now ships with glTF-Blender-IO pre-installed. This is a combination of the original Khronos glTF exporter with Julien Duroure's glTF importer. The Blender Manual has documentation on ...
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How to open a .glb or .gltf file in blender?

A more advanced glTF importer for Blender : https://github.com/julienduroure/gltf2-blender-importer
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glTF export has twice the vertices it should

glTF is a last-mile format. It stores its mesh data in a ready-to-load-onto-the-GPU kind of state. But the graphics hardware doesn't want the same vertices that artists want to see in Blender. At ...
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How do I export my model with some light (in .gltf)?

There's an "Include: Punctual Lights" option in the exporter that will include point, spot, and directional lights in your exports. However, note that (by default) Blender also displays &...
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How to export multiple NLA Actions to gltf?

The key to export .GLB and .GLTF actions from Blender's NLA has to do with the names of the NLA tracks. Create your rig and make sure you create a MASTER bone (bone with no transformations) at 0,0,0 ...
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How to open a .glb or .gltf file in blender?

In short, there's an exporter for the GLTF format from Blender (which I assume you have installed), but as of this moment, no one has written an importer add-on or extended the export add-on to ...
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how to import .glb file in blender 2.80 beta using python api?

GLB is the binary form of the glTF format, and the importer (2.80 and higher, or 2.79 with manual install) can handle GLB filenames directly. ...
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Exporting to glTF doesn't work properly

glTF is a GPU-ready format that only supports meshes, not other types of geometry directly. Your SVG has imported as curves, not meshes. To make it compatible with glTF, look for the convert option ...
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GLB (GLTF) export, how to include color/material information?

Let's assume you have your model like this. Click on your model to select it. Then open the Material Properties panel by clicking the sphere in the Properties Editor. Click on the New button to add a ...
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How to stop blender from generating duplicate vertices on export?

It is incorrect to assume the number of glTF verts will equal the number of Blender verts. Each glTF vert has a unique normal for example, while each Blender vert can have a different normal for each ...
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Import image to plane not exported in GLTF

Unfortunately the glTF exporter does not recognize the setup that "Import Images as Planes" uses for a "Shadeless" material, which looks like However if you delete the group node, ...
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How to scale rigged model and animation data?

There are two ways to deal with this, one simple but incomplete and one complex but complete. The simple way is to make the mesh child of the rig, then scale the rig in object mode. In this way ...
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How do you export GLTF from Blender?

The glTF-Blender-IO addon ships pre-installed when you download Blender 2.80 or higher. You can find it in the File -> Import and File -> Export menus, and both the ...
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How can I export a model with its textures applied?

The most likely explanations for why your textures are not exporting would be that (a) the textures are not in an image format supported by the export format, or (b) the material is not configured in ...
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How to add Area lights to gltf?

As of April 2021, area lights are only a proposal for the glTF format. Unless and until they become part of the format, you'd need to recreate the lights in three.js. One workaround would be to put ...
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Does Blender support the glTF format?

There is also seems to be alpha version of importer: https://github.com/ksons/gltf-blender-importer
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Blender 2.79, how to install Khronos Group gltf exporter?

Thank you gandalf3. My mistake was the path. I tried ~/.blender folder when in fact I had to copy the addon under ~/.config/blender/.. Works now, thank you again!
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Getting just white light instead of actual colors by exporting emission based models

There are three different issues interfering with your ability to export this particular model. Let's take them one at a time. Arbitrary material nodes not supported. The glTF format has a system ...
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Exporting blender model to glb/gltf changes texture color assignments

Your model has a vertex color layer that is black everywhere but the hands. In glTF the first vertex color layer is always multiplied into the base color, so anywhere the vertex color is black, the ...
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Exporting a GLB file to share it on Facebook

UPDATE: For Blender 2.80, see the Blender Manual 2.80 glTF/GLB documentation. These instructions are for Blender 2.79x with the Khronos Blender Exporter: https://github.com/KhronosGroup/glTF-Blender-...
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glTF: How to optimize exported glb file from blender having more number of loop-cuts?

If your goal is a smooth appearance, you can use smooth normals to give the effect of a smooth surface with fewer loopcuts. If you are sure you need the loopcuts, your options are: Disable export of ...
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More number of spheres increasing glTF file size

Linked Duplicates are optimized by Blender better in recent versions (see glTF-Blender-IO#950), and should avoid duplicating vertex data in these cases. If you find that Blender (or other software, ...
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Bump Maps are missing after exporting as glTF 2.0

The glTF format uses normal maps, not bump maps1. If you can bake your bump map into a normal map it should export correctly and appear the same. Sketchfab also allows you to download your model as ...
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How to export an Image(png / jpg) as glTF?

The imported image is using the "Diffuse BSDF" shader, but glTF has a PBR material system that is based on the "Principled BSDF" shader. Luckily, you can just swap one for the other to get this ...
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exporting multiple animated objects to gltf

A newer manual says: "An NLA Strip animation consists of multiple actions on multiple objects that should play together. To create an NLA strip animation with the name “My Animation”, push the ...
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