Fbx is a file format from Autodesk which is used to store 3d models.

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What is the “TangentsW” attribute inside the FBX file format for?

sometimes it is -1, sometimes is +1. Do I need it for the rendering of the normal maps?
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FBX animation works in 3DSMax but not with Assimp

I have an FBX file that represent a plane with an animation of the gear opening. In my editor 3DSMax, the file and animation seem good, but when I use Open 3D Model , to see what the file will look ...
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Edit bone transforms for each key frame to fix mixamo animation

I have downloaded FBX animations from Mixamo.com for use in game. But seems like the "root" skeleton bone does not have translations in Z axis; which makes animations like climbing a ladder or ledge ...
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Imported Blender .fbx model appears transparent

I exported a model that i made in blender to a .fbx file. I imported it to Unity and, as you can see in the image, one arm of my character appears transparent. I already have the normals pointing ...
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Keep the prefab connection with FBX

The steps I have perform: Added an Fbx to UnityProject FBX added to scene hirarchy I made Prefab of That Scene Object(previously imported FBX Object) Everything is working fine. I did assignment ...
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FBX SDK - Animation not Correctly Displaying in Game

This issue seems to arise with joint rotation animation. If anybody knows how to help, it would be greatly appreciated. //-------------------------------------------------------------------------...
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Unity 5 - Importing models with multitextured materials

I have a file Blender model of a tree. It consists of some branches and lots foliage, nothing unusual. The foliage consists of a single material, which consists of 2 textures, a diffuse and lower ...
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How to export FBX models to use in SharpDX?

I am trying to export a model from 3ds Max 2014 as a fbx file and use it in my SharpDX driven project. In the SharpDX example solution, there is a project named ModelRendering.Desktop. I just modified ...
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How to export fbx mode file to Spritekit in iOS

Model does't show up in SpriteKit in iOS. I need some help to export fbx file to SpriteKit in iOS. Here is the code to load the fbx file to scene in iOS. SCNScene *scene = [SCNScene sceneNamed:@"...
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Fbx Importer/exporter groups

I want to create Groups (empty transforms in a Scene Graph) but i find no documentation on how to go about it, to create a fbx loader which can create groups or show the different objects in that ...
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Save or export Autocad 2015 (mac) model as .FBX, for Unity

I know there is an abundance of these questions floating around, but no where is an exact answer given. I have a model in Autocad 2015 (OS X version) and I want to use it in a Unity game, so from what ...
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What might cause edges of an FBX model to appear curved?

I'm developing an importer/exporter using the FBX SDK. One model I've been using for testing really has me scratching my head: http://www.turbosquid.com/3d-models/maya-tower-bridge/328242 When I ...
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Methods to load .fbx using FBX SDK in binary data chunk

I am trying to acquire model information from .fbx in binary data chunk to see if loading time can be faster than regular accessing. For this purpose, I found a sample called "My Own Reader/Writer" ...
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Importing Fbx single animation, multiple moving parts

I've got a model from Maya which has a ring that rotates 0° - 60° over frames 1-300. I've exported to Fbx and imported into Unity. I can see the animation (Take001) and can trigger it. Everything ...
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What is the advantage of binary FBX files over ASCII ones?

I know that the size does matter but except for this advantage, are their any other advantages to using binary files instead of the ASCII format in real production workflows? ASCII files have a lot ...
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Cannot obtain correct bone transform matrix data

I tried to obtain bone transform matrix for animation implemented with Directx11 and FBX sdk. I found this function in some web resources: fbxCluster->GetLink()->EvaluateGlobalTransform(); // ...
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Understanding animations of controllable characters

I am a newbie trying to learn basics of Unity3D (5) before starting to do the real thing. Even though I tagged it as Unity3D, the logic should be the same for every kind of game engine. So I will be ...
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Unreal Engine 4: How to make blueprints with FBX chunks of DestructibleMesh?

Into my project I imported a .FBX file that contains several small pieces. It's a helicopter rotor with about 220 parts. I now want to write blueprints with these pieces but not only with the whole ...
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Loading FBX Files into a DirectX 9 Application

I'm having an extremely difficult time trying to convert an FBX file into a format that can be used with DirectX. I've read a lot of articles on forums all over the internet and have followed ...
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FBX Importer - Texture Name

I have a problem with the FBX SDK. I read in the data for the vertex position and the uv coordinates. It works fine, but now I want to read for each polygon to which texture it belongs, so that I can ...
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How to use .fbx for 2D animation in unity 2D

I am new to unity so please bear with me. I have come to know that for animations it is better to fbx format in unity rather than sprite sheets. I am using unity 5.2 and till now i created all my ...
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How to generate tangent and binormal(bitangent) of a triangle polygon mesh

I am currently using FBX sdk to acquire mesh information from obj and fbx files. However, not all meshes contain tangent and binormal(bitangent) information so I have to use the method ...
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Why are my 3ds Max .fbx exports huge?

I've made an animation in 3ds Max and want to export it to .fbx and import it into Unity. I've done this once without problems. But this time, my .max file is 2,8MB and my .fbx file came out a huge ...
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DirectXTK Model : How to draw with custom vertex & pixel shader?

Here is the code I use to render a .cmo (from .fbx) mesh : void Render() { assert(g_d3dDevice); assert(g_d3dDeviceContext); Clear(Colors::LimeGreen, 1.0f, 0); //g_d3dDeviceContext-&...
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Texture not getting loaded in FBX , exported using FBX SDK

I'm working on an OpenGLES2 project (iOS) in which I have to export a scene/model in to FBX format, so that it can be opened using FBX review app. I have made up to the point where the model getting ...
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Unity - custom Export and Import FBX Data

I am trying to write custom data inside a FBX file from 3dsmax at export time. This might be possible even if I don't know right now how to do that. But my question would be how can I read those ...
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FBX Importer - Vertex Color

I imported vertex positions, indices and normals successfully in OpenGL using fbx sdk, but I just can't figure out how to import vertex colors. I tried to fetch the pointer to array of colors trough ...
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MonoGame/XNA 3D fbx model produces strange rendering output

The Problem: I have been making a model of a Steampunk-themed street light in Blender for use in my MonoGame/XNA Game. To test it I exported it to the *.fbx file format using the fbx export plugin ...
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How do I extract the UV data from an FBX file?

I've written a FBX file loader for my 3D graphics application. The FBX file was created with Blender and saved in ASCII format. I'm having trouble converting the UV data. In the file is the following: ...
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FBX SDK Colors problem

I've imported control points, normals, and indices successfully and now i'm trying to import vertex colors, but something is not right. Here's the code: FbxLayerElementMaterial* ...
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Animation not visible

I made an animation with keyframes in Blender with a rig and exported it to a FBX. I then loaded it in into UE4 and I just saw the mesh fine (except for the materials, but that is another story.). So ...
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How to apply transform matrices retrieved from FBX

I'm trying to import a skeletal animation using FBX SDK. I followed this article, managing to load all the needed data, but when I try to display the animation the mesh falls apart. My knowledge of ...
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FBX UV Coordinates is strange

i want correct UV Coordinates model likes this model but Model load and render at my importer result is likes this My fbx uv coordinates extract code is here FbxLayerElementUV* layerUVs = ...
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Unity not importing pivot points?

To start things off, I begin with the following set of procedures: Begin with a model in 3DS Max, which I will refer to as Cube. Confirm that Cube's pivot point is exactly in the center of it, which ...
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Specific bone not present in the skeleton XNA

I have created a human mesh, bone structure, and animation rig in 3ds max for an XNA game I am developing for school. I am currently having a problem with one specific bone upon build in Visual Studio....
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Why does my ship look like it's going backwards instead of fowards? [closed]

I'm making an Asteroids-clone based on this tutorial. I'm stuck on the 5th part of the tutorial. For some reason my ship is going backwards instead of forward or it looks like its going forward, but ...
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3ds max CAT Animation layers export

I've made 3 absolute layers Each layers has it's own animation cycle. Now I would like to export it as FBX and import to unity3d, however, it would import only active layer. Is it possible to ...
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Missing Visual Studio 2013 Templates [closed]

Visual Studio 2013 is missing the installed templates related to graphics, SPECIFICALLY the fbx scene template.. Why is this so? And where do I get them ?
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My .FBX model is not picking the .TGA texture file

I'm at a complete loss. An artist has sent me a 3D model so I can test it in Unity. This is exactly what I got: - Guy.fbx - Guy_DIF_512.tga Alright. So I move the folder into the Unity inspector....
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C++ DirectX FBX SDK Importer Weird Mesh Problem

I'm having a problem understanding how to render the vertex data in fbx model into directx. This is my two functions and I've already triangulated all the mesh nodes. bool FBXLoader::CopyVertexData(...
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How to discern boxes and spheres when importing from fbx

I can import scene from FBX file into my engine, and i want spheres, boxes and capsules to be imported as colliders. So, how i can check if imported instance is one of them? Thanks.
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FBX SDK texture file name

I have built an importer that retrieves necessary vertex data however I wish to be able to read texture file directories. How do I retrieve the texture file name?
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trasformation matrix for model's bones

I was developing an fbx converter for legend of grimrock object model (www.grimrock.net), I just wanted to get the animations cause the rest has been converted by others' tools. I was reading all of ...
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How does the Maya ASCII FBX format store positions within animation?

I want to understand Maya's ASCII FBX format so I can convert animations in it to OSG (OpenSceneGraph) format. I have a simple sphere, with a translation in one direction for 30 frames baked into an ...
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Directx fbx loader

I am trying to build a game with animation in c++ with DirectX. I have some fbx files with animation that I want to integrate in my game. But I do not want to draw the fbx files as a FbxScene or ...
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How do I properly import an fbx 3D model into Unity3D?

I am trying to properly import a 3D model that was made for my game in Unity3D. I was able to import the model, and I put the texture on it, but there are several other files that go unused. I think I'...
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Problem converting FBX file into XNB

I create a Monogame Content Project to convert assets into XNB. For FBX file without texture there is no problem: the file is correctly converted and when I load XNB into my project everything is ok. ...
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Why isn't my Blender FBX not appearing in XNA?

I am trying to display a simple cube in XNA. The cube is the default Blender cube exported to a .fbx. Re-exporting the cube has had no effect. I have also varied the camera's z-distance from 5 to 1000,...
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Importing FBX with multiple meshes in UDK

I need to import into UDK a several amount of FBX models (representing buildings) which are composed by various submeshes (walls, windows, roof...). I need to keep the individual meshes (can't use the ...
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FBX SDK Getting Tangents and Binormals From a Mesh?

How do I import tangent and binormal data per vertex from a FBX Mesh. I already know how to get Vertices, Normals and UVs but how would I get tangents and binormals? For example this is how I would ...