File Save Embed issue 2016 Autodesk MotionBuilder:MotionBuilder 2016 will when you use file save- embed media in the FBX file even when you don't expect it to or want it to.
This setting isn't available in the UI.
- Find under [SaveLoad] EmbedMediaSimpleSave and set it to no from yes.
- This is a setting you will want using MotionBuilder 2016 if you don't want every file to save with textures embeded
- EmbedMediasSimpleSave = No
- Save it and launch MotionBuilder, open a file with textures and you can now save your files without causing the textures to embed.
There are many other options here that are worth looking at and knowing about that aren't visible in the UI preference.