Using external files (MDD, Alembic) with Modo

Using external files (MDD, Alembic) with Modo

MDD and Alembic cache files are supported on RenderStreet. Normally, they should be collected by Modo during the consolidate process and added to the 'imported_images' folder along with all other assets. In some cases, though, they are not.

If your project uses an MDD or Alembic cache file and Modo fails to add it to the 'imported_images' folder, please follow these steps to make it work properly:

- 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

We recommend using FTP or cloud transfer to send the files to us.
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