XM Magdalena 3D print, GGeorgy (3D)
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03-14-2003, 09:04 PM

is it possible lets say i have character-studio animations and i want the animations in lw.
can i use motionbuilder to do the export /import for me?

bye andras

03-17-2003, 06:21 AM
Hi Carnera,

There are two possibilities here:

1) You can export the animation from your biped to FBX, then import that into Lightwave. What you will get in Lightwave is a skeleton, with animation on the bones.

2) You can export your biped animation to FBX, open that up in Motionbuilder, retarget the animation onto a character from Lightwave, then save that and import it into Lightwave.

Either way, the FBX plugins are available at http://www.kaydara.com for download. :thumbsup:


03-17-2003, 06:43 AM
Thanks Curtis...
Sounds easy! ;)
I will test it today and let you know if I run into any problems..

bye Andras

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