Buy Something That Doesn't Work in Carrara? Post your Questions and Workarounds here. (please)

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  • MistaraMistara Posts: 38,675

    i'm aferaid this dforce outfit will be a waste of money.  anyone tried it?

    https://www.daz3d.com/dforce-genus-unknown-outfit-for-genesis-8-females

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  • DartanbeckDartanbeck Posts: 17,983
    edited July 27

    Why a waste?

    For me wanting to use it in Carrara, I'd start by opening Daz Studio and load in Genesis 3 and Genesis 1 and deselect and hide them both.

    Load in the clothing and run the Transfer Utility to first convert from G8F to G3F, then save to the Genesis 3 Female > Clothing library under the name of the product, then delete the newly converted one and load in the one I just saved and convert it to Genesis 1, and save it to my Genesis 1 library, again under the name of the product.

     

    EDIT: When running the Transfer Utility, I always expand the view "Show Options", put a check in the "Reverse Source Shape From Target", and deselect (at the bottom) "Parent to..."

    see Content Generation Conversion for more details

     

    Carrara doesn't have dForce, but it does have availlable the even more impressive and amazing VWD Cloth and Hair! So I'd use that.

     

    Helpful articles:

    Content Generation Conversion

    Modeling for Genesis

    Content Creation Tools - aka Daz Studio's Carrara Toolkit

    Using Genesis in Carrara

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  • WendyLuvsCatzWendyLuvsCatz Posts: 31,072

    I own it so I will try it for you, will update this post when I can

  • WendyLuvsCatzWendyLuvsCatz Posts: 31,072
    edited July 27

    Genus Unknown converted to blended weight works fine

    but I forgot to do the parented chains

    it has morphs including skirt movements so doesnt need Dforce

     

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  • WendyLuvsCatzWendyLuvsCatz Posts: 31,072
    edited July 31

    finally something that does workyes

    G8.1 HD morphs on G8 with Philemo's plugin!!!heart

    while in DAZ studio also use map transfer to do the head and torso textures

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  • MistaraMistara Posts: 38,675
    edited August 11

    kewl.  thanks Wendy!

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  • MistaraMistara Posts: 38,675

    we cant do nothin with dforce fur, right? no converting to fiber mesh?

  • DartanbeckDartanbeck Posts: 17,983

    Mystiara said:

    we cant do nothin with dforce fur, right? no converting to fiber mesh?

    With the Daz to Blender plugin (or is it the Diffeomorphic one?) we can convert dForce strand hair to fiber mesh. Not sure how well it would export to something useable in Carrara, however.

  • WendyLuvsCatzWendyLuvsCatz Posts: 31,072
    edited October 3

    https://www.daz3d.com/restaurant-crime-scen

    cannot save or even have shaders consolidated

    a new weird issue frequently coming up with newer sets that load perfectly otherwise

    wonder what causes it?

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  • WendyLuvsCatzWendyLuvsCatz Posts: 31,072
    edited October 4

    deleting all the iray decals seems to have fixed the crime scene

     

    drone's eye view video of WIP so far

    Carrara native, will do Octane one too when I have fixed all the shaders and animated fans and drones

    I should have reloaded it, I just discoved not all the UVs unticked until save after using Shadowhawks plugin

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  • WendyLuvsCatzWendyLuvsCatz Posts: 31,072
    edited October 11

    the Old Library works though as usual maps need chasing up

    I need better lighting

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