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Motion Builder Exporter

This Python motion builder script exports animation data from Motion Builder to BitSquid's animation format. The script shows a dialog that allows you to select the files that you want to export and then saves those takes as individual files in the destination directory.

The BitSquid file format is a pretty straight forward representation of the data in SJSON format. SJSON is a format similar to JSON, but with a slightly more human friendly/readable syntax. You can find a short description of it here: http://bitsquid.blogspot.com/2009/10/simplified-json-notation.html

This program is in the public domain, feel free to do whatever you like with it. You can use it as a basis for creating your own exporters that output the data in your preferred formats.

Wiki features

This wiki uses the Creole syntax, and is fully compatible with the 1.0 specification.

The wiki itself is actually a hg repository, which means you can clone it, edit it locally/offline, add images or any other file type, and push it back to us. It will be live immediately.

Go ahead and try:

$ hg clone http://bitbucket.org/bitsquid/motionbuilder_exporterwiki/

Wiki pages are normal files, with the .wiki extension. You can edit them locally, as well as creating new ones.

Syntax highlighting

You can also highlight snippets of text, we use the excellent Pygments library.

Here's an example of some Python code:

def wiki_rocks(text):
	formatter = lambda t: "funky"+t
	return formatter(text)

You can check out the source of this page to see how that's done, and make sure to bookmark the vast library of Pygment lexers, we accept the 'short name' or the 'mimetype' of anything in there.

Have fun!

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