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Questions tagged [3d]

Software that uses, manipulates, or creates a three-dimensional space.

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c++ - 3D Physics engine for crushing objects in a simulation

This engine should be able to simulate 3D objects under pressure as close to real life as possible. I need this for a project where you can spawn a 3D object and then a press will descend and it will ...
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Looking for a library to subdivide 3D mesh from an STL file

I am searching for a C++ library that does a subdivision of an STL format file mesh. Here i made what i want with Blender but i'm looking to automate the process with a software. Before After
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C# library for working with STL files, both ASCII and binary

I am creating a software for editing 3D STL files and I am looking for a C# library to do that. So far I've been able to find libraries that work only with ASCII STL files and don't work with binary ...
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Open Source 3D .NET Winforms

I have a Software package written in VB.Net, C# and F# in the Visual Studio environment. The Winforms desktop application data is displayed in 2D using OxyPlot for scatter plots, histograms, and ...
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Looking to open a .CAD file on a mac?

I need to view a file that originated in a program called CADStd. This produces a .CAD filetype. Unfortunately, I'm on a MAC and this program is only available on Windows. Is there any other software ...
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3D to 2D multiple view

I need a software to achieve the following: Input: 3D cad + 2D image Process: Projecting the 2D image onto the 3D object surface from a specific view. Capture 2D image of the object(with the ...
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C++ library for photorealistic 3D rendering of surface models

I am looking for a C++ library which allows real-time rendering of 3D surface models. Specifically, the library should include the following functionalities to model and render materials: Color ...
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Does anybody know of a free landscape / scenery generator?

For example along the lines of Vue d'Esprit 4 (or a blast from the past: VistaPro). I have these but even the former is getting a bit old (!) and it would be interesting to experiment a bit again ...
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Need help\recommendation on finding a human generator tool

I'm trying to find a good human generator tool. I don't have any budget problem, and i need a program that can automatically generate a lot of different kinds of human being given some variables about ...
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Free program to create 3d transparent geometric figures inside another 3d transparent geometric figures and rotate it

I need to draw a 3d cylinder inside another 3d cylinder, and then rotate it to get different perspectives.
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How do i integrate 2D thermal images with 3D model of a building and what software can i used for the processing?

I want to wrap 2D thermal image which i get from fluke thermal on the 3D model of a building from terrestrial laser scanner. However, i don't know what is the method i need to used for this task. ...
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Photogrammetry tool to create 3D model of glasses (transparent, reflective, homegeneous object)

I am trying to make a 3d model of my glasses. I have looked at photogrammetry software. In my research, I found out photogrammetry has issues with transparent, reflective, homogeneous objects. I used ...
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Convert 2d points to 3d plane?

So, I'm trying to convert a 2d plane to a 3d plane, and need to find the pitch/roll/yaw values. Is there an easy way to do this? I created this image in Photoshop, but if I had a 4-corner/90 degree ...
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360° 3D top/down video player

I cannot find a 360° 3D video player for 3D videos in over/under format on my GearVR or Windows Mixed Reality Headset. I recorded the videos with the InstaPro2 3D camera. There are lots of 360° ...
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Visual Studio C++ 3d plot

I want to ask a convenient tool to plot 3D figure by Visual studio C++,such as mesh, surf in matlab, and it must be integrated in the GUI, like QT or mfc. I try gnuplot, but it seems cannnot plot ...
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Merge two point clouds that have different scale but represent the same object

I'm working on a reproduction of a statue. I ended up with those two point clouds: The tiny one on the right is not far away - it's right to the big one. I need software that would allow me to ...
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Augmented Reality / VR App for 2 people at same time (with headsets on)

I'm planning for a little demo, maybe to kill some time over the Christmas days, entertaining kids and adults. Show briefly what's possible today with low-end VR/AR technologies. Is there an ...
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Garden planner in 3D

I am looking for a software program to plan my garden. I should be possible to have different heights so we can plan over different levels. Are there any recommendations you can give me? It is not ...
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Which WebGL framework and/or tool to create a certain project

Searched the internet and found a lot of information about WebGL frameworks and tools but still need help to decide which to learn and use for a certain project. Project basics: A quite complex 3d ...
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Are there any cooliris-like photo viewer to view photos in your local hard disk like a 3D wall gallery?

The Cooliris is a plugin for web browser to view photos in the web in 3D wall style as follows: Are there any software that can do that on photos found in local hard disk and can shrink the gap ...
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programmable 3D keyframe animation

I need a 3D animation software that fits these criteria: - able to download 3d models (that I have made in other programs) - able to take a list of coordinates and move from one to another (keyframe) ...
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Component showing products in 3D, to integrate into my webapp

I am looking for a web-app where by, I can have a 360 degrees view (rotations) of a product like a smartphone and be able to select a color and view the device in that color as well as other ...
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Command line program to perform CSG / Boolean operations

I'm looking for a command line program that can perform constructive solid geometry, aka Boolean operations on meshes. I would like to use it like this: intersect a.stl b.stl result.stl Blender can ...
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Simple ray tracer

I'm looking for good ray tracing software. It should be able to: Read either .obj, .stl or .ply Have a Linux CLI so that I can e.g. raytracer -i in.obj -o raytraced.png (or some other simple API ...
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3D editor library/API which is high-level with fast development time

Currently I'm developing a high-performance 3D editor shown by the following screen-shot. When I say high-performance, I mean that the 3D editor should be capable of handling STL files, several GB in ...
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Downloadable software to turn 2d image into 3d?

I'm looking for a free downloadable software to turn 2d image into 3d. I've seen a couple of free applications online which do that, but I'm looking for a software I can install in my computer. Is ...
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CAD program with clear specs on the format of its save file

So I want to do the following. Is there a CAD program that would suit this? I have an engineering analysis code (3rd party, commercial) that does various things to a 3-D model. However, the input to ...
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Simple 3D modeling program to simulate pipe intersections

I am looking for a software that can simulate pipe to pipe connections and if possible export a unfold from that connection. I have to make a pipe welded into another pipe, this can be eccentric, ...
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Library for reducing mesh triangles keeping the geometry

I have a mesh which consists of many triangles, but some of them are tied together and are superfluous. I'm searching for an algorithm that combines multiple triangles into one. The algorithm should ...
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Voxel editor for meshing purposes

I am a hobbyist game developer and if there is something I don't like is 3D modeling problem around UVs. I found that working with voxels is way more fun because I can get the results way faster than ...
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Lightweight 3D Python library

I've been working on a personal Python project and I need some simple 3D graphics. I know about Panda3D, but all I really need is: Wireframe graphics Hidden surface removal (one step up from ...
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Tool for creating 3D Planet terrain with editing

I am planning to create a 3D model of a specific planet/world that exists only on map. I need it to have Terrain (with texture relative to height of the terrain) and Water. Foliage would be great but ...
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Creating isometric open room models and animations

I'm looking to build these isometric spaces/rooms and eventually add some animation. Short of using Cinema 4D, is there something with an easier learning curve and prebuilt models to 'furnish' the ...
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Mathematical visualization in linux with raytracing

I am familiar with this question. I am on Arch linux, and am looking for a software the following features : Ability to plot iso and parametric surfaces. live preview Ability to export in pov-ray ...
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Recreating my childhood neighbourhood in 3D?

For many years, I've had a dream of recreating the area where I grew up in 3D, just as it looked back then, presented with as realistic as possible graphics. I've installed (and then uninstalled) ...
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free software to predict shadows of a house (3D modeling + sunlight)

Imagine a house/building, seen from outside, at sunrise. As the the sun moves in the horizon, a) the shadow of the house is displaced/deformed, and b) some faces of the house have more/less sunlight ...
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Photogrammetry software for defining polygons manually

I would like to have 3D model of a building. Problem is that its walls are very uniform of one color so photogrammetry software has problem to detect these areas into point-clouds. I would like to ...
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Rapid 3D Spatial Modeling and Data Analysis

I am looking to determine if SketchUp Pro is the appropriate software or if there is a better solution out there for the following purposes. I need a tool that will allow me to rapidly model 3D ...
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3D diagramming tool

When doing software diagrams, I often feel it would be nice to be able to capture them in 3D (That's how I imagine it). I've had a go using standard 3D tools, but they dont allow you do easily connect ...
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Alternative to WebGL to render 3D in a plain HTML5 canvas?

I'm looking for an alternative to WebGL to render moderately complex meshes (less than 10 000 triangles, often only a few hundreds). I have looked at WebGL since 2012 but it still works desperately ...
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Simulate physics for multiple points movement in 3D

Is there any way I can simulate physics movement of multiple points in kind of closed room 3D environment, with that I also wanted to gather information for each point like it's speed, direction, ...
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C# library for 3D math (rotation)

I am working on a C# project where I need to rotate some vectors. Until now I was using a rather complicated solution using rotation matrices but now I also need support for quaternion rotation (and ...
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Frame-time/frame-rate logging software

Needs: log frame-rates of videogames to some text format not impede performance too much keep exact sub-millisecond timings Support Windows no need to configure manually before each session, "set and ...
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Line-based 3D modeler (alternative to Sketchup)

I have seen plenty of parametric 3D CAD applications, like freecad and Autodesk, but only one that is line-based (Sketchup) and thus can easily edit STL files. Are there any other line-based 3D ...
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Cultural heritage participatory platform with photo uploading and 3D reconstruction - Django with Visual SfM?

I have to realize for a project a sort of cultural heritage platform where people can upload their photos for a specific cultural point of interest, then use these photos to realize a 3D visualization ...
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Point Cloud visualization in Java/Android

I'm trying to visualize .ply point clouds (XYZRGB formatted). I was using PCL library so far. While the visualization is easy, adding features and documentation is particularly confusing and difficult ...
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C Matrix and Vector Math Library for 2D game engine

Currently, I am in the process of writing a 2D game engine in Cython. One of the performance bottlenecks that I am facing is with performing 3D transformations every frame on the CPU to send to my ...
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Open source 3D imageviewer for Multi Picture Object (.mpo) files (Linux)

Multi Picture Object (.mpo) files with two embedded .jpeg files can be displayed with geeqie. But it shows only the two plain jpeg files. Which open source image viewer can show .mpo images with a 3D ...
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What's a good, simple, dynamic 3D mesh renderer?

I want to create a simple game using 3d graphics, and I'm looking for a rendering tool. My game will only use meshes that are created dynamically - they can morph, change number of vertices, and ...
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3-D Design Software

I am a graphic designer, who has for the majority of my career worked with Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop (Among other members of the Adobe Suite). Recently I have taken an interest in 3-D Design, ...