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Importing 3D Models

Discussion in 'Android Development' started by TickledPink, Aug 17, 2010.

  1. TickledPink

    TickledPink Lurker
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    I'm new to Android development so am curious as to what's the easiest way of importing 3D models into Android? I have access to 3DS Max and Daz Studio (unfortunately I can't get Blender to install on my setup).

  2. jonbonazza

    jonbonazza Android Expert

    You have to read up on the file type you wish to use and figure out the structure. Then you must create a series of classes and methods to handle this.

    I have been working on a loader for MD2 files (Popular among Quake 2 fans. Easy format and great for low-poly models). I believe it is done, but I have no had a chance to test it yet. Once I get a chance to test it, I can send you a copy. I also have a TGA texture file loader that does work properly. The only thing I haven't finished yet is the animation code, though I am getting close.

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