Anyone know about Maya?

Discussion in 'Software' started by Lex, Apr 4, 2007.

  1. Lex

    Lex Dollmaker

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    I've got here a model in Maya and wanted to port it to another format so Pepakura can read it. But that seemed difficult as Maya was very selfish and does not export much... Does anyone know how to get about doing this?
  2. MOS95B

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    I can't get the page to come up here, so I don't know if it handles Maya, but check out 3D Exploration...

    http://www.xdsoft.com/explorer/

    I've used it to convert several 3D models.

  3. Lex

    Lex Dollmaker

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    Thank!! I also remember someone posted about a program about hijacking the OpenGL data, but couldn't find it.
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    I remeber that too. Didn't work on my laptop (duh!) but I might still have the download file at home, which should point us in the right direction where you could get it
  5. PapaBear

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    If you are using Maya, you can export your selection as .obj format.

    Cheers.
  6. Lex

    Lex Dollmaker

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    Ah great, I'll try that!
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    I use Maya often and the OBJ export causes a lot of problems with Papekura, often surfaces are not recognised properly. To get better results i export from Maya in 3ds format. There is a plugin for maya that allows that.
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    You can use Deep Exploration to convert the file in allmoust every format.
    (Its easy to use:) )