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Autoconverter

Autoconverter

Import, export and convert many of 3D file formats including STL (stereolithography), SKP (Trimble SketchUp), OBJ (Wavefront), 3DS (3D Studio), SAT (Standard ACIS Text) and more.

Automapki Application

Automapki Application

Overlay DWG drawing entities on top of public satellite imagery provided by Open Street Map, Map Quest, Open Aerial or any user defined WMS / WTS base layers.

Automesher Application

Automesher Application

Convert polyface mesh to solid and import / export many of 3D file formats including STL (stereolithography), SKP (Trimble SketchUp), OBJ (Wavefront), 3DS (3D Studio) and others.

Convert mesh to solid or solid to polyface mesh with Automesher application

Automesher application converts any polyface mesh drawing entity into true 3D solid object. Modeling with solids in comparison to native meshes gives an unique possibility to use union, subtract or intersect boolean operations and other advanced solid editing commands available only for 3D solid drawing entities.

To support and improve mesh to 3D solid conversion Automesher add-on comes with additional functionality to fix input 3D mesh models by healing their geometry. It is possible to automatically unify or invert mesh normals and also to fill up and create any missing holes in the mesh structure. These options in common and most cases are sufficient to convert any polyface mesh entity.

However CONVTOSOLID native AutoCAD command can also convert DWG objects to 3D solid, it is well known that in many cases, even for simple 3D mesh models, it fails with the "object cannot be converted" error message printed in the command line window. It is important to notice that CONVTOSOLID command present in AutoCAD software is not yet available in BricsCAD or ZWCAD products.

In addition to advanced 3D objects conversion functionality, Automesher program can also be used to import and export from STL, OBJ, STEP, IGES, SAT, BREP, 3DM, SKP, 3DS, VRML, PLY, DXF and many other 3D file formats. It is compatible with AutoCAD, BricsCAD and ZWCAD drawing editors and the evaluation version works without any limitations for the full day.

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