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Tealc    122
Hello, I''m seeking for a programm that can convert Blender to DirectX. Blender is indeed a great rendering/modelling tool but I ask myself where the heck I can find something with that I can use the models under DirectX / Direct3D. If anyone can give me hint so please do it.

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What I do is export the model as a dxf, which I load into Cin4D which can save in DirectX format, and also my own custom format as the result of a plugin I wrote. However, as U probably won''t have Cin4D you might have a problem. I seem to remember that Microsoft has an executable you can download from their site that converts a certain file format into DX format, but I can''t remember which format - I suspect that blender will suport it though, s just find that app and export from blender the right format. If it can''t, you will probably have to add another step using another 3D design tool. Sorry I can''t be more specific.
-Lethe

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Tealc    122
Hey Swordfighter,

I don''t know anything ''bout Python yet and I really don''t want to because this overheaded DirectX stuff is confusing me enough.

The method mentioned by Lethe seems to be very in great detail. I don''t want to use dozen of tools just to get it into the right format.

Isn''t the anyone that can help me out of this misery ?? Help.... Help .....

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d73bmh    122
There is a 3ds python export script (3DSFormat.blend) by Mikado lurking somewhere on the net, but his old site is broken and I can''t find it anywhere, does anyone have it? I know the script doesn''t export textures or animation scripts, the latter due to the limited material access from the python module in 1.8 - this may have improved.

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Gorky    122
Save the file in Blender as VRML.

Then use a utility like 3D Exploration to convert to .x format

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

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swordfighter    122
Hi!

xdsoft have now merged with some other company and the explorer is no longer available in its old shape -

http://www.us.righthemisphere.com/3dexploration/

now the file translation features are disabled after 30 days...

Swordfighter

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