Why go backward?
You might be asking, "Wait shouldn't this be the other way around? Shouldn't you make outdated morphs compatible with a newer base figure?"
Well, yes but let me assure you that there is a method to my madness.
In my case, I already have a large library of 3d content (clothing, props, and poses) that are compatible with Genesis 1. That legacy 3d content is not compatible with the newer Genesis figures (G2 & G3 male/female), so it doesn't make sense to upgrade and then lose the investment I made in my 3d content library.
Luckily there is a way around this using the Generation X2 plug-in for DAZ Studio.
Generation X2 allows you to transfer morphs between different versions of Genesis. That means if I see a Genesis 2 or 3 character that I like, I can make those morphs work with Genesis 1 and still be able to use all the content in my 3d library. This video walks you through the methodology and process for doing this.
0:00 - Intro
0:31 - Why I still like Genesis 1
0:51 - How Genesis 2 & Genesis 3 figures can still be useful
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1:43 - The limitations of Genesis 2 and Genesis 3 figures
2:14 - Description of the Generation X2 Plug-in
2:23 - A list of the DAZ software plug-ins needed to transfer morphs
3:15 - Generation X2 overview and description of the exercise
4:51 - Using Generation X2 (The improvements)
5:09 - Selecting the source figure
5:39 - Selecting the character morph to transfer
6:47 - Selecting the right options in Generation X2
7:12 - Populating the Morph Properties dialog box
8:37 - Reset Generation X2 to create another morph
8:38 - Transferring the character body morph
10:09 - How to apply the newly created morphs to a Genesis 1 figure
14:20 - Using V4 clothes on Genesis 1
Products used in this video
- The reason why I took a break from YouTube: https://youtu.be/rFX7dxdjbyQ
- Transferring Legacy Morphs to Genesis 1 in DAZ Studio (Using Generation X2)
- How to use Autofit to clothe characters
I hope you found the information here useful. If you have any questions please leave them in the comments section below.