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how to use .vdb?
exactly how do you use .vdbfiles? i have tried loading them into every program i have, but nothing seems to be able to use them? not sure if i'm even doing it right, or what? i mean, it seems simple enough, but nothing wants to import them, or even recognise them as files. is there a specific importer that's needed, or am i missing something ? probably a noob question, but i just need to know...
https://fileinfo.com/extension/vdb second definition, it's basically ( to my knowledge) an animated 3d file.
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Hello! Sorry to keep you waiting 😀
Think of VDB files as an image file, except there are pixels in the Z-axis as well as the standard X and Y axis. You basically have a 3-dimensional image!
These are a relatively new and specialised file format that only a few specialised programs have adopted so far. For example, the rendering engines Vray, Octane and Redshift allow you to import vdb's.
Which program do you usually work in?
We're now going to work on a guide to help users on this topic, thanks for letting us know that it's a little complicated!