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Dario Ortisi asked ·

Converting particles .bin from command line to .ass?

Hi all.

As title i need to converting particles .bin from command line. There is a wayto do that? I don't want to import particles inside maya and export to .ass. And there is channel visualization on ass in viewport?

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Stephen Blair answered ·

Arnold doesn't read particle data. Somebody has to write a custom procedural that reads the particle data and creates an Arnold points node. Or you write a plugin for some software like Maya, which reads the scene data with the Maya api and writes out an Arnold points node with the Arnold sdk.

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Dario Ortisi answered ·

Ok. What kind of particles data can read and convert , arnold in .ass?

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Not with MtoA.

You'd need some procedural that reads bin files, and I assume that RealFlow provides one. So, create an ASS file with that procedural and then kick ass with forceexpand.

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