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Explode component instances into mesh groups

How to explode component instances into mesh groups step by step tutorial.

  1. To explode geometry component instances download & install Autoconverter software.
  2. Open SKP, 3DS, DAE, 3DM, FBX, or STEP file with the components.
  3. Click on the Save As toolbar button & select a temporary OBJ file.
  4. Since OBJ file format doesn't support components, they will be exploded before saving.
  5. Click on the Open toolbar button & navigate to your temporary OBJ file.
  6. Notice that only mesh groups are present in the groups tree control.
  7. Click on the Save As ribbon button & save your model into the original file format.
  8. Notice that the file size of your model without component instances has increased.