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Questions tagged [3d]

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

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Build a 3D Book Preview with user uploaded images

My plan is to build a website very similar to https://buch-konfigurator.brandbook.de/. So I'll have a book which I can edit in some aspects. The biggest hurdle is to get a user uploaded image on ...
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3d vision system

I know that software such as opencv can detect plants and track data on them. i have a patch of plants that grow close together and cross, and opencv has not been able to pick out individual plants. I ...
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What would be a good free user-friendly easy-to-use 3d animation tool?

I've been looking for one for a while now, and I still haven't found one yet. I could really use some help here. Thanks. Blender was one example, but in its current version, it was too complicated ...
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Pros and cons of 3D JavaScript Libraries For Web Designers [closed]

I have a task in my job to find out about best and worst features in popular 3D JS libraries like three.js, babylon.js e.t.c. I would be grateful for the opinion of the experts in this topic. What do ...
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POV-Ray alternative

What the question says. I've looked around but I haven't found any alternatives to POV-Ray. To clarify, I don't want just a renderer. It's important to be able to create a scene from text only. I don'...
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Library to implement 3D globe in IOS app with ability to mark coordinates

I am trying to make an app with a lightweight way of rendering a globe, sun, and the ability to pin longitude and latitude locations.
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Rendering point clouds obtained from depth maps as a video

Suppose I have code to generate a bunch of frames, each of which is a depth map(I have access to the matrices which represent depth) which in turn is used to generate a point cloud. One frame would ...
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How to design a V3D file

For a native JAVA AR App using Vuforia SDK, we have to design V3D models files (neither FBX nor 3DS nor other). I have seen that Meshlab is able to open V3D files but not to export to. Do you know ...
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What software can I use to make an application that has a 3d engine in it? Preferably using python

Answers should prioritise python but any other suggestions are welcome. I'm attempting to make a desktop application that has a 3d engine in it to visualise some 3d spaces. I know that tkinter allows ...
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Is there “something” where can i build a 3d model and get its source code?

Situation: I'm building a complex 3d object (for example, a house) with three.js. Next, I recognize the clicks on a certain part of the object (floor or window) and perform certain actions. All this ...
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Java 3D Plot Library

I need a Java library for a 3D coordinate system in which I can do linear programming. Functions, planes, arrows and points should be drawn and colored. Points should be able to be labeled. There ...
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Free software to compare two 3D models

I'm looking for a piece of software for Windows or Linux that can compare how two 3D models differ. This must be lightweight piece of software, not part of a many-GBs software package and should ...
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What would be a good shader for Linux?

I need to draw some diagrams for a printed book. They're fairly simple 3D models (cube houses with cutouts for doors and windows), so Blender should be able to take care of it. The main problem with ...
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Software for 3D scatter plot with 3D model for context

I'm searching for a software to plot scientific data into a 3D scatter plot PLUS I want to add a 3D model around to get context for the data. With Python and matplotlib Im doing fine with plotting ...
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Simplest and easiest library to draw 3d shape in Android Studio

I want to draw a 3d shape in Android Studio (for head pose estimation)which will show in real time based on head move. Could you suggest the most simplest library for Android ?
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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) ...