Using external files (MDD, Alembic) with Modo
MDD and Alembic cache files are supported on RenderStreet. The easiest way to render them is by using our Modo plugin
. The plugin automatically collects these files and uploads them to the farm in such a way so they are being recognized by Modo and used for rendering.
If you'd like to upload the files manually, without using our plugin, here's how to do it:
First, try to use the "consolidate scene" menu entry in Modo and see if this collects the files in the 'imported_images' folder along with all other assets. In some cases, Modo will fail to collect these files. In such a case, follow these steps to manually handle them:
- copy the mdd/abc file in the same folder with your lxo file
- in the lxo file, edit the path to the mdd/abc file and leave only the file name, without any path information
- save the lxo file and upload everything (lxo bundled file, imported_images folder, cache files) to our server
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