Tips & tricks for AutoCAD / Bricscad / ZWCAD users

Autoshaper

Autoshaper

Convert mesh to nurbs and import / export 3D file formats with Nurbs solid shapes including STEP (STandardized Exchange of Product), 3DM (Rhino), IGES and BREP with automatic nurbs surface reconstruction.

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 mesh 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.

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

  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.