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| Is there any free program one can use to make some bones on models? |
| anim8or and truespace3.2|
| Bouncer - I have a b3d boning tool (unfinished). As long as you don't require animation it might fit your needs. E-mail me. |
| CharacterFX isn't free, but it is extrememly cheap ($15 I think) and is an extremely good animation tool. It even does blended vertex weights, something other tools like Milkshape don't do. Oh, and it exports directly to b3d file format. |
| I agree, CFX is the way to go. Especially since it supports weighted bones as JHocking says. |
| Is there a tool that will allow you to importa b3d file?|
CFS seems to only import 3ds files. (It can export b3d though)
| Ultimate Unwrap is the only tool I know of which can import b3d files. It doesn't animate however; you would want to use Ultimate Unwrap to convert from b3d to some other file format. Exporting to 3ds would work well for a static textured model, but for something animated you'd need to export to ms3d Milkshape file format, and then use Milkshape to convert to Milkshape ASCII (which CharacterFX can import.)|
Sound like a hassle? Well, sure. Why are you trying to import a b3d file?
| I've got Quill3D, and it can only export .b3d or .x format|
Quill3D doesn't support boning, and I'm trying to work out the best way of animating my model once I have finished it in Quill3D.
| It can only export b3d or x file formats? Damn, that sucks. Yeah, you'll need to get Ultimate Unwrap to convert to another file format. Or start using a different modeling tool. |
| I perosnly never like Anim8tor |