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What addon do I need (for DDS)

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I am attempting to import a gltf model and I get the error message -

dds.jpg


What addon do I need to use and where would I get it from?

Thanks
 
There isn't an addon that I know for Blender to read DDS Files for MSFS. Blender can read standard DDS files. Besides, the error appears to be wanting an Importer. There isn't an Importer supported by Asobo or Mircosoft for gltf files.
 
Thanks Doug.

I have just found that MCX will import the gltf model AND the DDS images (why didn't I think of trying that first :rolleyes: )
 
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I am attempting to import a gltf model and I get the error message -

View attachment 89586

What addon do I need to use and where would I get it from?

Thanks

When in doubt, one might wish to open NotePad on top of such a pop-up message box, and type in the text of the status / error message.

One may then copy that text and paste the message into Google, potentially to elicit a "plethora" of replies to one's query: :idea:


https://www.google.com/search?q=Ext...6BgYIARABGAm6BgYIAhABGAg&sclient=gws-wiz-serp


Of particular note are these threads at FSDev:

https://www.google.com/search?q=Ext...hUKEwjToYu1h6CBAxVjnGoFHXOjB-8QrQIoAnoECBIQAw

...and this GitHub reminder: MS-Asobo's implementation of glTF for MSFS is a proprietary extension to Kronos' standard glTF 2.0 format:

https://github.com/KhronosGroup/glTF-Blender-IO/issues/1294


Also of incidental interest was the possibilities implicit in this GitHub repo: ;)

https://github.com/takahirox/three-gltf-extensions

GaryGB
 
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When in doubt, one might wish to open NotePad on top of such a pop-up message box, and type in the text of the status / error message.

One may then copy that text and paste the message into Google, potentially to elicit a "plethora" of replies to one's query:
Hi Gary

THAT is exactly what I did before posting and got 'hits' at github, downloaded a zip file and installed it using the normal addon install (Blender) AND even though I got a 'success' (install) message coudl NOT find it listed as an addon to enable it and so wondered if it was part of another addon and then tried again (to import the gltf) only to get the same message.

Anyway as mentioned later I WAS able to import into MCX and then output the textures (as PNG) together with the model and THEN import that into Blender. A round about way I guess but I got the job done.

'Up here for thinking, down there for dancing'.:rotfl:
 
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