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Old 12-11-2002, 08:54 AM   #1
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Question Maya 2 Lightwave


Is there a plugin for exporting maya scenes to lightwave??

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I have looked and cant find any, but we have a lightwave user here so I will ask him to see if he can help at all.

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New question same theme.... can you import lightwave to maya? I love modeling polgygons in lightwave....soooooo easy..... maya????? great NURBS....
just a question... I know I can change geometry with deep3d..(3d exploration I think it was called before)....But if I don't have to buy another program for exporting geometry I would be a very happy camper...
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there is a program called beaver. import/export from lw to maya and vice versa

doesn't work with maya 4.5 atm, but 4.0 is doing fine


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Another option is to use the Filmbox format from Kaydara. The FBX format allows scene conversions from/to most of the major 3D packages. This is what I use to move files between Max and Maya.
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I know this is a bit old question... but maybe this can be used...

Maya2Lw conversion scripts... -->


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I use the 'obj' format to import and export seamlessly between Maya, Lightwave and softimage.

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