You asked: How do I import resources into substance painter?

How do I import files into substance painter?

Import and prepare the OBJ file in Substance Painter

Create a new Substance Painter project by clicking File > New. In the New project dialog, click Select to choose a mesh. Select the OBJ file that you exported from Maya, and then click Open. In the New project window, click OK.

How do you add smart materials to a substance painter?

To create a Smart Materials, a folder is required. The content of the Smart Materials will be contained in the folder. Then simply right-click on the folder and select “Create smart material”. The Smart Material will then be added to the current shelf and will be named accoridng to the folder selected.

Where do you put substance Painter materials?

Where to install resources ?

Platform Path
Windows C:Users username DocumentsAllegorithmicSubstance Paintershelf
Mac Macintosh > Users > username > Documents > Allegorithmic > Substance Painter > shelf
Linux /home/ username /Documents/Allegorithmic/Substance Painter/shelf

What files can Substance painter import?

fbx (Autodesk FBX) abc (Alembic) obj (Wavefront OBJ) dae (Collada)

What files can Substance open?

See below for a list of supported mesh file formats.

  • .abc (Alembic)
  • .dae (Collada)
  • .fbx (Autodesk FBX)
  • .gltf (GL Transmission Format)
  • .obj (Wavefront OBJ)
  • .ply (Stanford Triangle Format)

How do you add material to a substance?

Navigate to Substance Painter and in the top menu click File > Import:

  1. An Import Resources dialog will open:
  2. Current Session: This location will be a temporary import that will only exist during this session of Substance Painter.


How do I export materials from a substance painter?

Once a project is ready, go to the File menu and choose Export Textures to open the export window. This new window will allow to export the content of a project as image files.

What is substance launcher?

The Substance launcher is an application that helps manage the Substance Suite, install the software, access Substance Source and get the latest news about Substance.

How do you make a shelf for a substance painter?

You can add a new shelf by clicking on the button. Once you do that, Painter will create the sub-folders needed for organizing the data in the right tabs of the shelf. You can remove a shelf by clicking on the button. Note : using this button will not remove any content on the disk.

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