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Export OBJ, STL, 3DM, SKP, PLY and other 3D files in AutoCAD

How to export STEP, STL, OBJ, 3DM, DAE and SKP files from AutoCAD step by step tutorial.

  1. To export OBJ, STL, 3DM, SKP & PLY in AutoCAD download Automesher installer.
  2. Restart AutoCAD session to load Automesher application menu.
  3. Type AMEXPORTMESH command in the AutoCAD command line window.
  4. Select your input polyface mesh or solid from AutoCAD drawing model space.
  5. In the save dialog box configure export file filter.
    • To export OBJ select Alias Wavefront Object file filter.
    • To export SKP select Trimble SketchUp file filter.
    • To export STL select Stereolithography file filter.
    • To export OFF select Object File Format file filter.
    • To export 3DS select 3D Studio file filter.
    • To export PLY select Stanford Polygon Format file filter.
    • To export VRML select Virtual Reality file filter.
    • To export 3DM select Rhinoceros 3D Model file filter.
    • To export DAE select Collada file filter.
    • To export IV select Inventor file filter.
    • To export SAT select Standard ACIS Text file filter.
    • To export STEP select STandardized Exchange of Product file filter.
    • To export IGES select Initial Graphics Exchange Specification file filter.
    • To export BREP select Boundary Representation file filter.
  6. Specify the file name to save selected drawing entities in the given file format.
  7. Press enter to export STEP, IGES, BREP, STL, OFF, OBJ, 3DS, IV, PLY, VRML, 3DM, ASC, DAE, SKP or SAT file from AutoCAD.
  8. The export of various 3D files is also available for Bricscad & ZWCAD DWG editors.