Baking and Exporting Out of Zbrush

Intermediate, Practical

Click here to download the Substance Player Height Difference helper tool.

A 2-hour lecture filled with tips and tricks to have the best possible bake and data transfer between Zbrush and Substance Painter. We cover:

  • How to Export your Highres from Zbrush.
  • How to Fix UV, Smoothing and Normal Issues.
  • Exporting Height Layers from Zbrush to Substance Painter.
  • Using Substance Painter’s Baker.



  1. Satpreet Singh says:

    This workflow is really amazing saved a lot of time and also gave better results than a bake. And the Difference tool is also amazing, I’m curious though what actions were performed in Photoshop to get this effect?. Thank you🙂.

    1. I did the photoshop action like 10 years ago. I don’t really remember the exact steps but I can add the action file to the handouts so you can check for yourself. I’ll add it later today.

      1. Yeah actually I don’t have it on this computer since I’m travelling. Oh well, the Substance Player file works just as well 😛

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