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  • Exporting an animation created in Marvelous

  • Mario Delauway

    January 23, 2022 at 9:41 pm


    I created a dress in Marvelous. Then I exported this dress with the avatar in Alembic Ogawa format. This scene also contains a small animation, with 30 frames.

    When I import the Alembic Ogawa file into Cinema 4DR25, I only have frame 1 showing the avatar and the dress correctly. But I can’t see all the animation.

    I tried importing the same file into Blender which plays the animation correctly from frame 1 to frame 30.

    Apparently the file created by Marvelous is correct because Blender reads it correctly.

    I don’t understand why Cinema 4DR25 only shows frame 1.


    [Indirect method to solve this problem]

    Since Blender which correctly reads this Marvelous file, I exported the scene in Alembic format.

    Then I imported this Blender file into Cinema 4DR25 which this time was able to play all the animation correctly.

    So I manage to solve this problem through Blender.

    So it looks like Cinema 4DR25 can’t play Marvelous files in Alembic format correctly.

  • Mario Delauway

    January 23, 2022 at 9:52 pm

    I found the solution to this problem at:

    In C4DR25, we should not to import the Alembic Ogawa file, created by Marvelous, using the menu: File > Open Project..

    We have to use the menu: File > Merge Project…

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