How to import FBX with textures in Blender

FBX is a type of file contains 3D object data with color and texture, and contains simple animation data. We can use FBX file as interchange file format to transfer 3D object with texture and material from one 3D software to another 3D software, like as transfer FBX from 3Dsmax to Blender. After exporting FBX fil from one software like as Maya, 3dsMax, Cinema4D, or downloading a FBX file, we can import FBX file into Blender. Below steps show how to import FBX file with textures. Bear in mind that the texture added into FBX suggested to used Image Texture. We will go thorugh how to add image texture to 3D object in 3Ds Max in the bottom video. Hope this helps.

How to import FBX with textures in Blender

1. Make sure that addon is activated. Go to Edit > Preferences > Add-ons, and search fbx ,

2. Check the box Import – Export: FBX format ,

3. After activating addon, go to File > Import > FBX (.FBX) ,

Import FBX file in Blender
Import FBX file

4. Select your FBX file in your file folder, as below screenshot,

5. We can have the options for importing FBX settings on the right panel,

Select FBX, and import file settings

6. FBX file is then imported, and make sure switch to material preview to show the material and texture of FBX 3D object.

Imported FBX with texture material

* If there is no texture showed after importing into Blender. Make sure the FBX received contains the image texture . Or we can check the FBX file outside of Blender, we can use Autodesk FBX Review that is officially free download here.

YouTube Tutorial Video for Blender Import FBX from 3Ds Max

Here is a video show the workflow, that export FBX file from 3ds Max and import FBX file into Blender. Watch the tutorial here,

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