CAD Forum - tips, tricks, discussion and utilities for AutoCAD, Inventor, Revit and other Autodesk products [www.cadforum.cz]
Cesky English Deutsch
Login/Register:
 Visitors: 1980 
Plex.Earth connects AutoCAD and Google Earth

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    5470×  
Prices - CAD eShop:
applies to: AutoCAD · ReMake ·

See also:
Tip 12297:Which CAD formats are supported in the Autodesk Manufacturing Data Exchange Utility?
Tip 12184:Overview of CAD formats supported in Inventor 2020 (import/export/AnyCAD).
Tip 12029:How to print 3D characters designed in Autodesk Character Generator?
Tip 11590:How to replace a 3D mesh model with a grid structure?
Tip 11545:How to export a sliced 3D model from Slicer for Fusion 360?


Back   All CAD Tips All CAD tips&tricks



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 is not responsible for possible problems that may occur as a result of using any of these tips.
TOPlist