Importing objects

Started by robfigee, February 20, 2008, 08:03:01 am

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robfigee

Hi, is it possible to import objects into a Terragen 9.43 landscape, like trees or other 3D shapes?
If so, what should their extension be?
No doubt newbee questions, but I would very much like to know.
Thanks in advance,

Rob

red_planet

Quick answer...

No ..

Rgds

Chris

old_blaggard

If you want to import 3D objects you'll have to use TG2.
http://www.terragen.org - A great Terragen resource with models, contests, galleries, and forums.

robfigee

February 20, 2008, 04:08:35 pm #3 Last Edit: February 20, 2008, 04:42:47 pm by robfigee
Hi, Thanks for your answer. I allready suspected this would be the case, so I downloaded TG2, but I do not understand how that works! Also the rendering took much longer than in TG 9 and the interface is not as userfriendly and intuitive as the old version.

Rob

Xylifrost

i am currently looking at using onyx trees with archicad-how do you make different objects from the output 3ds file?

TheBlackHole

I'd import the 3ds file into something free like Anim8or then export it as obj or lwo. LWO has everything in one file but I don't think Anim8or supports that format. OBJ, on the other hand, uses two separate files for meshes and materials, but I know for a fact Anim8or supports exporting it. TG2 can import both LWO and OBJ.
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Henry Blewer

There are enough parts of T2 that are similar to T0.9 that you'll be able to migrate quite fast.
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