RTE woes....

Hello, I have been having a bit of trouble with RTE Encoder and the !Aiko.cr2... I want to decode the .rte files from this site, So, I go into my Poser directory and find the !Aiko.cr2 file, but RTE encoder tells me that it doesn't seem to be the proper key file... Why is this?
Is it corrupt? I already reinstalled the Aiko 3 base and it gave me the same error...


  • DaremoK3DaremoK3 Posts: 539
    edited December 1969

    I am not sure, because I haven't used RTE, or it's predecessor in many years, but from what I remember, I think the coding file needs to call the .obj file for reference, and not a .cr2.

    I could be wrong, but I think that was the whole purpose of the system, so one would have to have the actual data mesh file for the decoding to work.

  • edited February 2013

    I used it for a .cr2 file the other day, I know it works with both...

    Post edited by baronvonbaron_6eb9ca7d71 on
  • ChoholeChohole Posts: 27,920
    edited December 1969

    Normally people will distribute an alternative cr2, whjich then needs to call to the obj, or geometry file to decode usinge RTE.

    It is the OBJ file which is not allowed to be distributed leagally, which is why you encode the file against it, so anyone who downloads the file needs to have the original product to decode it against the geometry file.

  • BejaymacBejaymac Posts: 1,205
    edited December 1969

    Aiko's files have changed size a couple of times over the years, that's why RTE isn't working for you.

  • MattymanxMattymanx Posts: 5,270
    edited December 1969

    That page lists this pack - http://download.cnet.com/Poser-DAZStudio-3D-Models-Pack/3000-6677_4-10579249.html - as the required source for the A3 and H3 files.

  • BejaymacBejaymac Posts: 1,205
    edited December 1969

    Matty that's just LE that's in there, the OP is using the full version of Aiko 3. it's the CR2 from the full version that's changed size a couple of times, iirc LE hasn't changed.

  • edited December 1969

    Re-downloaded the Aiko 3 installer, and installed it into a different folder. It worked after that, thanks anyway :)

  • DaremoK3DaremoK3 Posts: 539
    edited September 2012


    Works with CR2's, but not for decoding/encoding. For that, as chohole confirmed, you do need the correct OBJ mesh file for the decoding (just like I thought I remembered).

    Double check you do have the required OBJ file, and that the expected name is the same (as well as all file data) otherwise the decoding will fail.

    Also, if it is like the others are saying, there might be the possibility that even though you do have the "right" OBJ, it still might not be the right OBJ file (internal data structure/size). Author of CR2 to decode might have used a different version of said figure when encoding since apparently it has changed over time.

    *EDIT: You posted while I was writing. Glad you got it all sorted.

    Post edited by DaremoK3 on
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