Silo INCREASE the size of the files

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  01 January 2018
Silo INCREASE the size of the files

Can anybody helpme with this issue? I have noticed Silo make my files twice bigger than other software. A simple scene made in Maya the final size is around 101 kb, imported the file into Silo and saved like OBJ increase to 153,818 kb.... but if I save the same file like .SIB it increase to 241, 802 kb. :O Could anybody tell me what im doing wrong or what happen to Silo? Blessings.
 
  01 January 2018
You are not doing anything anything wrong.
An OBJ from blender saved again by Silo contained a long list of vt 0.000000 0.000000 which when deleted reduce the file size significantly so there is something that needs looking in to I think.

on the SIB issue...

Silo files contain more data (compare SIA to OBJ in a text editor). In simple models SIB files may be a little larger than OBJ as you can only squash the data so much. Try a scene with a million faces in it and then compare the file sizes and load/save speed.
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