Convert TER Files to OBJ


TER to OBJ Conversion

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TER vs. OBJ Comparison

Property TER OBJ
Extensions .ter .obj
Name Terragen Heightmap Alias Wavefront Object
Geometry components

TER Terragen Terrain File

A proprietary file format native to Terragen, a software used for creating natural terrain scenery. Terragen is a tool that allows you to generate realistic and detailed landscapes, mountains, valleys, rivers, and more. Here are some of the key features of TER:

  • Terrain Recognition: TER is a specialized and powerful format for natural terrain scenery, as it can capture the complexity and diversity of natural landscapes. TER is particularly useful in the terrain recognition industry, where it can be used to analyze, classify, and model terrain features and characteristics.
  • TER File Converters: Autoconverter and Automesher Application are capable of reading and importing TER terrain data, thanks to the open asset import library. This allows for the seamless conversion of terrains from TER files into various other 3D file formats, such as STL, OBJ, SKP, DAE, STEP, and more.

OBJ Alias Wavefront Object File

A text-based file format that is extensively used for 3D geometry objects across a variety of 3D software programs. Some of the benefits and features of OBJ files are:

  • Named Group Objects: OBJ files can store multiple objects with different names in a single file, which can be useful for organizing complex 3D scenes.
  • Surface Materials: The OBJ file format supports surface materials with transparent colors and texture images, providing more realistic and detailed 3D models.
  • Geometry Primitives: OBJ files can store geometry primitives in the form of quads or triangles. However, during the OBJ file conversion using our Autoconverter software, any quad primitives will be simplified into two triangles, as only triangular facets are supported.
  • OBJ File Size: Due to its textual format, OBJ files tend to have larger sizes compared to binary file formats like 3DS (3D Studio) or SKP (SketchUp). This means that OBJ files may take longer to load or transfer, and may require more storage space.