Heightmap Template

  • September 30, 2013
  • 758 Downloads
  • 2 Likes
  • Blender 2.6x
  • Render: Blender Internal
  • Creator: MacroManJr
  • License: CC-0
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Description:

Generate heightmaps of your terrains quickly!

This template lets you save time producing beautiful heightmaps by doing most of the setup work for you. It's so simple, even new Blender users can readily use it.

Choose one of several standard resolution size presets, adjust your camera size to fit your terrain, assign the pre-made heightmap material to the terrain, and hit F12 for a beautiful heightmap!

This template is a must-have for game developers who use heightmaps in game engines, though useful for anyone who needs a landscape heightmap.A PDF quick guide is included.

NOTE: This template only works properly in Blender 2.67 or higher. Also, DO NOT save the Heightmap Template at any point (unless you purposely want to define a new template)

An overview video: http://youtu.be/AtkU2aaaCfU

Comments:

  • jlnh profile picture
    jlnh

    nice

    Written October 01, 2013
  • MacroManJr profile picture
    MacroManJr

    Thanks!

    Written October 01, 2013
  • DrOvi profile picture
    DrOvi

    Very useful. Thanks (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AtkU2aaaCfU&feature=iv&src_vid=rJiHWAb89AM&annotation_id=annotation_3636103727)

    Written June 30, 2015
  • VA1DER profile picture
    VA1DER

    This is fantastic! I use .stl files for modelling CNC projects, and if you have ever tried searching for "convert .stl to heightmap" you will see a million ways to go from a heightmap to a model, but very little on how to go from a model to a heightmap. Finding this template was a godsend.

    Written December 23, 2017
  • MacroManJr profile picture
    MacroManJr

    Thanks!

    Written January 04, 2018
  • zslavitz profile picture
    zslavitz

    Hey,

    I downloaded the file and it downloaded as a .zip.html. I converted it to a .zip and then imported it as an application template, but I didn't see any of the template features shown in your video. Am I missing a step?

    Thanks

    Written April 27, 2019