Tips & tricks for AutoCAD / Bricscad / ZWCAD users

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.

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.

Autoshaper

Autoshaper

Import, export and convert 3D file formats with Nurbs solid shapes including STEP (STandardized Exchange of Product), 3DM (Rhino), IGES, BREP and more with automatic surface reconstruction from triangle mesh files.

Surface reconstruction from SKP mesh file

  1. Install Autoshaper software freely available to download.
  2. Start Autoshaper from the Windows menu shortcut.
  3. Open your SKP SketchUp file with triangle mesh models.
  4. Specify desired limit surface quality with the slider control.
  5. Note however that higher quality will result in bigger file size.
  6. Your mesh model is converted into smooth Nurbs patches.
  7. Surface reconstruction is available also for STL, OBJ & OFF mesh files.