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Anime Studio™ 6: The Official Guide by Kelly L. Murdock

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Preparing 3D Objects for Exporting

Taking some steps to prepare your 3D objects for exporting will help your objects make a clean transition to Anime Studio. If these steps aren’t taken, you could end up with an item that is resized too large to be useful or that has no color and texture.

Triangulating Models

Some 3D programs can deal with polygon faces that have multiple edges forming a square, a pentagon, or even more. The problem with polygons that have four or more faces is that they might be curved, which often causes trouble during the exporting process. To make sure that no polygons are concave or convex, you can triangulate all the polygon faces in the 3D object.

A triangular face has only three edges, so it is impossible for it to be ...

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