CAD Forum - tips, tricks, discussion and utilities for AutoCAD, Inventor, Revit and other Autodesk products [www.cadforum.cz]
Cesky English Deutsch
Login/Register:
 Visitors: 4545 

CAD tip CAD tip # 11311:

Question CAD 
 %  platform  category 
Q - question

Importing STL files directly into AutoCAD.

A - answer Yóu can use the freeware utility STLin for direct import of stereolithography (.STL) files with 3D mesh models into AutoCAD DWG drawings.

You can download STLin from www.cadstudio.cz/download, load it with APPLOAD and run by typing the STLIN command. Select your STL file and the application will read it as a mesh of 3DFACE entities. NOTE: only the text-based (ASCII, not binary) STL files are supported.

You can also use the STL2DWG service from the Converters section on CADforum, or the application Autodesk ReMake (open a STL and export it as a FBX for AutoCAD).

ACADReMake
100% *  CAD 
13.2.2017    1973×  
Comments   Tell a friend
applies to: AutoCAD · ReMake ·

See also:
Tip 11545:How to export a sliced 3D model from Slicer for Fusion 360?
Tip 11391:Which file formats to use to bring a 3D model into Paint 3D?
Tip 11387:How to edit large STL files in Fusion 360?
Tip 10547:Why is my STL file imported into Inventor 10x smaller?
Tip 10537:Conversion of Mesh to T-Spline fails in Fusion360.


Back   All CAD Tips All CAD tips&tricks

How to find volume, mass or surface area of a component in Fusion 360? « | » "Clock Error" when starting Autodesk CAD application.

Have we helped you? If you want to support the CAD Forum web service, consider buying one of our CAD applications, or our custom software development offerings, or donating via PayPal (see above). You may also add a link to your web - like this "fan" link: CAD Forum - tips, utilities, blocks for Autodesk products
CAD:    OS:    Categ: 
Text:  FAQ glossary   



Featuring:
Use Google Earth images in your AutoCAD projects with the Plex.Earth Tools More info


Please use these tips at your own risk.
CAD Studio (Xanadu) is not responsible for possible problems that may occur as a result of using any of these tips.
TOPlist