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.hdr files for Blender 2.9 on Mac Book Pro 2019

I am using Blender 2.9 on Mac Book Pro 2019. In my scene I am trying to add HDRI lighting. I am having trouble as I cannot get the files to download correctly on my Mac. I have tried: getting my ...
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Why is Blender rendering only at base cpu clock speed? [duplicate]

I have a Lenovo Ideapad slim 3i, with Intel Core i5-10210U, 8GB DDR4 RAM, 1TB HDD, Intel UHD Graphics and Nvidia MX130. I did a blender project in this Laptop, and I set the CUDA preferences in ...
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How can I install AMDGPU-PRO for AMD R5-M330 on Ubuntu 20.04?

I want to use blender with the support of my dedicated GPU but in the blender preferences Opencl tab it doesn't show up then after some googling I've found that the latest version of blender doesn't ...
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How to make a sphere in blender with UV coorindates mapped to a 220° fisheye image?

Is there a way in blender to have it calculate what the UV should be for each vertex of a sphere (or partial sphere) to map to a fisheye image of a given FOV such as 220°?
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Blender Render Audio only exports eight seconds

Blender's Render Render Audio option only renders the first eight seconds of a video that I just need the audio from. There is nothing glaringly obvious such as corrupted video playback or any option ...
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Will I be able to use Cycles renerder with Gigabyte Gddr5 GT1030 2gb graphics card in Blender 3D 2.9 atleast for a basic projects

Will I be able to use Cycles renerder with Gddr5 GT1030 2gb graphics card in Blender 3D 2.9 atleast for a basic projects with Dell with i3 2120 cpu.
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What to do when obj doesn't load properly in blender

A few days ago I installed Blender on my computer and after installing every time I want to open an obj in it, it doesn't load properly. Here are some examples: http://i.xp.io/2p7kTkPC.png, http://i....
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Nothing appears under the Materials tab in Blender 2.83

I'm following a tutorial and I'm supposed to add color to my object's base, but when I open the Materials tab nothing appears underneath it (for reference, I'm including pictures of my screen and how ...
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How to connect small format desktop Dell XPS to large GTX1050Ti gpu [closed]

I have a small format desktop Dell XPS 7760-7213 7th Gen Intel Core i7 512 GB of SSD 16GB RAM and just got a good deal on a GTX1050Ti 4G D5 128bit HDMI DVI VGA DVI vid card. But it's way too big for ...
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GIMP crashes when I try to load OpenEXR Multilayer FLoat(full) files

I have exported OpenEXR Multilayer RGBA Float (full) in ZIP codec from BLender, but when I want to open them in Gimp, it gives me this error message(it is in german sorry): But when I export it as ...
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Will MSIH61m-p20(g3) supports nvidea gt 1030?

there! I'm looking to buy a new GPU for blender 2.8 ( I'm new to the blender) currently, I have no graphic card plugged to my desktop. After looking around I found a graphic card which is within my ...
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bpy module still not found after building blender as a python module on Linux

I have been trying to build blender as a python module on my Linux (Debian GNU/Linux 9.9) virtual machine, and I have been having a lot of trouble. I have followed this instructions: https://wiki....
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Software requires a graphics driver with at least OpenGL 3.3 support

my laptop is a Samsung P530 with Intel® Core™ i3 CPU M 330 2.13GHz and Intel Corporation Core Processor Integrated Graphics Controller inside. I’m a Fedora Linux user and I’m using version 29, it’s ...
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Blender Poliigon Addon error when loading textures

So I just installed the Poliigon material addon to Blender 2.8 Beta, and when I click on the materials folder, it shows all the textures as a picture, not like the sphere that I have selected. Then ...
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How to keep a file's “open with” association from being changed

I have a folder of Blender files that must be opened with a specific version of Blender (2.76) (and I'd like to use a different version of Blender as the default for everywhere else, 2.79). Whenever ...
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Blender Object disappears when object is too far from the camera

I use Blender only recently and have the problem that objects slowly disappearing when they move too far from my point of view, as you can see on the image.
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Blender GPU rendering error on Linux

I have 'GTX 1060 6GB (Display)' selected as my compute device in user preferences, and Nvidia drivers and X Server settings installed following installation instructions from the Debian wiki https://...
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Building blender in Visual Studio

I am building blender on Windows in Visual Studio 2017. I have pulled the source for blender via Git and I have pulled the libs via svn I downloaded and installed CUDA support. I'm getting the ...
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CUDA fails after resume

CUDA (in this case Blender) works fine after clean boot, but upon resume from suspend errors with this from the CUDA client: CUDA cuInit: Unknown error and this in dmesg: NVRM: GPU at PCI:0000:01:...
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Karabiner not working (Mac OS Sierra)

I found out that after I upgraded to Mac OS Sierra a few days after it was released, Karabiner didn't work any more. I am using a MacBook Air, so it doesn't have a numpad but I need it to work more ...
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Export curve / path from blender to Three.js

I asked this question on stackoverflow but I got send here, so here it goes: I have a very simple scene and I want to export a bezier curve / nurbs curve to JSON. Nothing I do seems to export ...
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How do I pre-deform text for correct spherical wrapping?

Imagine taking a mercator map of the Earth, then add numbers on each line of latitude and longitude. When you wrap that around a sphere the numbers will be deformed. How can I pre-deform the numbers ...
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How to stop Windows from overriding Alt modifier key?

I use an application (Blender) that makes use of a keyboard shortcut (Alt S) that is in conflict with Windows 8. The expected behavior is that Alt S will trigger the "Shrink/Fatten Geometry" function, ...
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Urho3D-Blender fails to export materiall

I have created a desk to use it in Urho3d, to export the blender file into compatible urho3d model I use, Urho3d-Blender extension from this link. The problem I am facing is, while exporting, I am ...
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Blender Precise Pulling

Hello dear forum friends. So I've been working for with blender and I saw people using numbers to specify how much a part of the model will go out and in. eg. I want to pull a part of the model ...
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How do i move children objects to other parents?

I was wondering if there was a way to move a child object to a new parent. What i want to do is move the object in red in this image moved and grouped like the one in the area in blue. I would like ...
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Blender's features missed in gnuplot?

I am designing a particle physics visualization where electron accelerates in a hole and multiplies in many other electrons in a high electric field through avalanche. I know that Blender has ...
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How to edit the pose of MakeHuman model exported to Blender?

I've created a human model in MakeHuman, saved it into MHX format and succesfully loaded into blender. I cannot understand how to edit the pose. As far as I understand from Blender tutorials, I need ...
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Associating Windows file extension with specific bat file and support argument passing

On my Windows 7 system, I have associated the .blend extension with a specific bat file I wrote, which is shown below: blender.bat: set PYTHONPATH="" "C:\Program Files\Blender Foundation\blender\...
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Blender give black video after using ffmpeg -codec copy to trim it

I'm working on a project in Blender 2.69. I added all of the video files up front. I later decided I wanted to manipulate a video file in another program and re-add it. When I re-added it, Blender ...
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Blender.org is down just for me

I have a small problem. I am trying to access blender.org but I am unable to do so. This seems to be related to my home network. I tried different browsers on my own laptop, as well as another laptop ...
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Distribute Blender rendering to two computers

I have two computers Macbook Pro Intel i7 2.9GHz with 8GB of ram PC with Intel i5 2.5GHz and 8GB of ram Is it possible to distribute Blender rendering to use both of these computers? Currently ...
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Blender refuses to start

I'm trying to run Blender under Linux, but I'm unable to do that, whenever I try I get some errors. I'm using Kubuntu 12.04 with KDE 4.11.1. This is my video card: ~$ lspci | grep VGA 01:00.0 VGA ...
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Transparent texture rendered as black

I'm trying to render a scene with transparent png. The scene is actually imported from a .obj file (with another .mtl file), which should technically applies the transparency for me. ^ It does ...
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Materials Panel Missing in Blender

I am trying to add a material, but after selecting the object I want to add the material to (or selecting anything for that matter), and I click on the materials tab in the properties view, nothing is ...
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Unwrapping/Editing multiple objects in Blender

I have a bunch a tanks in blender, each with a base and at least one weapon (well, there's one with no weapons at all). Every base and weapon is a separate object, so they can turn independently in my ...
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Standalone blender to X export script

I look for a standalone script which can export from a blender file with one single Mesh to an arbitrary 3d format (.dae, .obj, .ply, ...). The deeper problem is, I have a directory with lots of ....
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Blender Render Cycles

I get a very poor Render in cycles. Not just minor problems, but just a cloud of of black and white dots and no contour at all. I read a lot about this now and couldn't get it to work. Does anybody ...
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How to switch to user perspective in Blender

I've just started using Blender (v2.63) for the first time. I have used a lot of 3d modelling programs in the past but Blender's controls seem to be set up differently and it's taking a while to get ...
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How to pan in Blender?

By using keyboard shortcuts, how do you pan an object in Blender on a Mac?
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PNG alpha rendered as black in Blender

I'm a Blender novice, so this is probably easy to fix. When I use a transparent PNG as a texture in Blender, the parts that should be transparent are rendered as black. This is especially confusing ...
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Blender all texture images into one

i want to export a blender model for my game, and it would be much easier to import it, when it contains only one texture image. Unfortunetaly there are 6 texture images. The question is: How can i ...
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How can I use python in Blender Game Engine (2.5+) to save the depth buffer AND the color buffer to file every frame?

I need to save the color buffer and depth buffer of a given camera in a scene in Blender Game Engine every frame to a file (each to their own file). Is this possible? How can this be setup using the ...
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Dichroic Glass in Blender

I am trying to use blender to simulate the Lycurgus Cup. The cup is an example of dichroic (two-color) glass, and appears green when a light source is on the outside of the cup, and appears red when ...
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How to get the Three.js import/export scripts into Blender on Ubuntu?

I have been working with 3D primitives in Three.js, but now I want to import some models. I plan on using Blender, which I have just downloaded with: sudo apt-get install blender However, I was ...
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Emulate number pad with Lenovo x220 Laptop?

I need a number pad with Lenovo x220 laptop and I lack external kbd, for using Blender more on the point 3.10 here and this discussion here. The keyboard with X220 is similar to this one where the ...
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Computer Freezes Up With Vertial Lines Across Screen and Audio Spazz

Here is a (terrible) photo (angled looking down) of the stripes: Notice the purplish vertical stripes that appear evenly about 1/10 of the time. My computer is randomly freezing up and showing lines ...
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In Blender 3D, when I try a fluid simulation, the fluid goes through the mesh rather than colliding with it

I set up a fluid simulation using this tutorial: http://xedium3d.com/tutorials/fluid/ I know that this tutorial is for an older version of Blender, but the buttons and controls are still right there. ...
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In blender 3D, is it possible to save a keyframe of a mesh that has a soft body property

I am using blender 3D right now, and i 'baked' a cloth soft body. However, i want just one keyframe of the cloth. In this case, i make curtains for a window and made it a cloth. I baked it to just how ...
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Tools for accurate modeling in blender?

When using Sketchup I find 'Tape Measure' tool very useful for accurating modeling. I am wondering are there similar tools in blender?