Blender 2.7 XPS Tools
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By johnzero7   |   
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I rewrote the Xnalara/XPS importer-exported from scratch. Now it has better performance, unicode character support, binary and ascii import/export, pose import import/export and default pose support.

First thing is the new XPS Toolshelf. It only appears in object mode and the available options depend on the current selected objects.
You can import from the file menu or use the toolshelf for quicker access. Also from the XPS toolshlef you can change the view mode to GLSL, Shadeless materials and reset to normal.
  Toolshelf by johnzero7

Importing to Blender

  • When importing Xnalara/XPS models bones that don't affect the mesh will be moved to the layer 2 of the armature.
  • Pose bones will be colored according to Bone Groups and affected meshes.
  • To import a pose, just make selection that includes the armature and import the pose. The selection can include other objects (meshes, lamps, etc.) but the pose will be applied only to the first armature within the selection.
  • You can import ascii or binary meshes.
  • You can adjust UV mapping displacement.
  • You can import the default pose if any

Exporting to XPS

  • All meshes within selection will be exported. But only the first armature found in the selection.
  • You can export ascii or binary (.mesh or .xps).
  • You can adjust UV mapping displacement.
  • You can export the current as the default pose.

Rules?
Anything in the internet is fair game. Go nuts.

PS: If REALY REALLY REALLY like the models I see made with this I MIGHT add more features like Cycle Materials converter and Automatic Render group renaming.

Download:
Look for this, the latest and previous versions of the addon here.
Mediafire: www.mediafire.com/folder/76g7r…
OneDrive: 1drv.ms/u/s!AgQ_36muy3ejhHlwX5…
Dropbox: www.dropbox.com/sh/zfnjo9chtgb…

Don't know how to import models? CHECK THIS GUIDE!
XPS to Blender 2.7x(Blender internal the easy way)

Don't know how to export models? CHECK THIS GUIDE!
Blender to XPS(blender 2.7x Internal materials)

What to import/export animation/poses? CHECK THIS GUIDE!
XPS, Blender, poses and animation

Comments174
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ald140876's avatar
ald140876Hobbyist General Artist
Excellent, but now with the new update of blender 2.81 the version XNALaraMesh.2.0.0 no longer exports the models correctly, waiting for an update.

regards
RenderHub's avatar
RenderHubProfessional Digital Artist
I think I found a bug in the blender 2.8 version.

If I import an XPS model into blender 2.8, then immediately export to OBJ, the new obj file looses all its textures

Also, if I import an XPS model into 2.8, then export to XPS, the new XPS file also has no textures

The 2.7x version seems to workproperly, think it is a 2.8 specific issue.
RenderHub's avatar
RenderHubProfessional Digital Artist
Seems like in 2.8, Blender does not know how to export texture information for imported XPS models

Again, this worked in blender 2.7x
Goombackson's avatar
GoombacksonHobbyist General Artist
There going to be a version of this for 2.8 anytime soon?

EDIT: Never mind, stupid me needed to check the gallery.
HulkKidGaming's avatar
HulkKidGamingHobbyist
If I Already Have The Blender Software, I Do Install The Add-On?
johnzero7's avatar
Check the guides to import or export models. there is even a video.
HulkKidGaming's avatar
HulkKidGamingHobbyist
Really?
Toxicthewolf9's avatar
Toxicthewolf9Hobbyist Digital Artist
I can't get the version I need because Mediafire keeps saying that I need to like upgrade something just to get the single file.
johnzero7's avatar
That is odd. Tested the links with no issues.
Anyway added Onedrive. Enjoy
Toxicthewolf9's avatar
Toxicthewolf9Hobbyist Digital Artist
Thank you!
DoctorMysterio21's avatar
Mediafire did retarded changes, where if a download link is a folder, you have to download everything 1 at a time, but i don't know which exact files to download, can you make the whole thing a .zip please, it'll help my sanity
johnzero7's avatar
No need to doawnload all files. Each one is a separate verion.
Just open the folder for your version of blender, download the latest (highest version) and voila!
johnzero7's avatar
No need to doawnload all files. Each one is a separate verion.
Just open the folder for your version of blender, download the latest (highest version) and voila
xSevenOneNaWaF's avatar
xSevenOneNaWaFHobbyist Filmographer
Thanks, that helpful <3
DeanVanGreunen's avatar
DeanVanGreunenProfessional General Artist
Hey, can you port this to blender 2.80.44 please.
lioncrud2's avatar
does this work for mac
johnzero7's avatar
Haven't personally tested it.
But if you can run Blender the addon should work.
pqasfm's avatar
pqasfmHobbyist Artist
Thanks
blackwind677's avatar
blackwind677Hobbyist General Artist
thx. works ok good!
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Elly-KlamskyStudent
how to install this?
brehiner's avatar
help.... I import a pose and with shift + D I duplicate de pose in the timeline to pause for a moment the pose but when I import another pose this modify my duplicated pose. what can I do for one pose dont change the another pose?
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