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Interface for dynamic animation

Posted: Thu Jan 12, 2006 11:23 am
by jower
Hi, I'm new to blender.

I'm looking for a program that offers an interface for a dynamic animation.
dynamic animation in this case means the possibility to animate a given scene automaically by i.e. changing camera position, lighting... .

Does blender has such an interface to extern programs?

Another little question I'm interested in is what 3D-data formats are supported by blender for importing given objects to the scene. Neither I didn't find very much enlightening here in the forum nor do I have an idea what to search for. just heard about OpenInventor and CAD. Any ideas?

thanks jower

Posted: Thu Jan 12, 2006 6:17 pm
by gabio
well. Everything can be coded in python... That what I call dynamic animation.

For the supposted format, just open blender and look under File --> import/export

Posted: Thu Jan 12, 2006 8:36 pm
by LetterRip
Can import

Collada, LWO, 3DS, OBJ, MD2 and a large number of other formats, can export all of the previous plus Direct X, XSI, and a number of others...


Posted: Fri Jan 13, 2006 9:56 am
by jower
thanks for your help, don't know all the formats yet, have to get some information first.