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Blender 3D Basics by Gordon Fisher

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Time for action — downloading the Blender video player

If you have a favorite one, you may use it, but for the purposes of this book, we shall download the older version of Blender that does have a video player included:

  1. Go to http://download.blender.org/release/Blender2.49a/ to download an older version of Blender.
  2. Choose the most appropriate version for your system.
  3. Remember where you load it. We will need to refer to that location. Once you have it loaded, we can connect it to Blender.

    Note

    Linux users take note

    I found a bit of a snag when trying to download Blender 2.49 into Ubuntu. If the straight-ahead method fails, it can be done using the Terminal.

    You get the Terminal (terminal.app) in the Ubuntu Software Center, type in Terminal and it ...

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