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3D model animation sequence


3D model animation sequence

If I created 3D models including animations in 3D programs other than creo.
When I optimize this file in vuforia studio, can I sequence this file's animation in vuforia studio?


Hi @ccss1,

currently Vuforia Studio supports only animation inside the pvz format and created in Creo Illustrate. 

Animation should be embed inside a sequence step. I think at PTC there are plans to implement also the other animations e.g. based on creo .frm file (they could be created e.g. in Creo Mechanism and Creo animate) but so far, I know this is still no part of the current functionality

There is currently workaround how to import such animation into sequence step using to open Creo Illustrate session.

Is possible to Play an Animation (not a Sequence) in TWS from Creo Illustrate?

Back to your issue: - I think the only option ( I think it will not work but you can still try) is to try to import the animation in Creo Illustrate and try later to convert it to a sequnece step. The optimizer will not perform this task.

If you animation is based / embed in fbx file (from autodesk) - I think this file (the animation)  will work fine in unity where you can use the vuforia engine as alternative way

Please, see also


How to use vuforia studio to do animations in the attachment?

Animation of CAD model

Another possible option is to use Java Script


Placeing animations on modelItems with javascript








Hello CCSS1,


Today, Vuforia Studio, only supports animation in .pvi file created by Creo Illustrate.


More details in Help Center in Model Widget, in Sequence:


When importing a third-party 3D model with animations, Vuforia Studio convert it 3D meshes in pvz file format but the animations are not converted to .pvi file format. 


Best regards,


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