Importing Data from COLLADA DAE

Collada DAE

COLLADA is an XML-based schema for digital asset exchange that enables the use of diverse digital-content-creation tools to author sophisticated assets for use by 3D applications, including graphics, animation, kinematics, physics, and shader effects.

Import Settings

COLLADA import has a few options as listed below.


Press Browse... to open a file dialog to select an .dae file to import.

Import as static model

When checked, the file will be imported 'as is' and will not be modifiable by cga rules. Otherwise, Start Shapes will be created from the provided (if available: textured) polygons, ready to be used with CGA rules.

Align to terrain

When checked, the geometry will be automatically aligned to the terrain.


Size factor applied to the imported object.


Adds the specified offset to the imported object.
CenterSets the offset such that the object is centered on the scene's origin.
ResetSets the offset back to zero.

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