Escape Studios presents a tip on using Alembic files for exchange data and assets from one 3D application to another, and demonstrates how to export Alembic files and caches from Autodesk Maya.

John Gresko told Ash how easy Alembic files make transferring information between programs, and he’s passing it on to you

Alembic is an open graphics framework creating cache files for meshes and animated scenes which can then be imported into any application which has support for Alembic, of which there are many, and that list is growing. The process of caching out Alembic files is pretty straight forward, but if you haven’t seen it before, John Gresko walks through the process.

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