View Full Version : Importing lights from Lightwave

01 January 2009, 03:55 PM
Is there a way to export a light rig from Lightwave and bring it into XSI?

01 January 2009, 09:31 AM
As Lightwave is not supported with Crosswalk, you're best bet would be FBX if you want to keep it within the basic import/export capabilities.
Other than that I'm afraid you'll have to start using converters, like Polytrans or alike to move data around.

Is it a special rig you want to move over? Maybe it is quickly rebuild in XSI?


02 February 2009, 04:15 PM
FBX or collada

the other thing in case that didn't work,
you will have to do it manually. =(

this will depend on how many light you have on your scene.

02 February 2009, 09:55 AM
a LW scene is a text file, it shouldn't be too hard to make a script to parse a .lws and create lights in a xsi scene from that...

01 January 2010, 02:06 AM
really.... humm I'll have to look at the syntax of 2 file types.

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