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

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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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Is there such a thing as a free software that can make a 3D environment based on a bird-view photo?

I have a gigantic PNG image representing a satellite or airplane photo taken in 1995 of the neighbourhood where I grew up and its surroundings. It has been destroyed (changed) in numerous ways since ...
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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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meshmixer Alternative

we recently started 3d scanning orthopedic parts at work and so far I have used Meshmixer for simple operations like mesh clean up, making watertight meshes, cuts, wall offsets and simple ...
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Best software to draw in 3D

I'm trying to draw a picture like this; a 3D model and some inner parts. What is the best software to do that? I would appreciate if you could help me draw this. I need a project so that I can add my ...
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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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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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Easily arrange touching spheres in 3d

Background I want to spatially model systems of atoms. Atoms have the shape of a sphere and the diameter for all spheres is the same. Spheres cannot deform, they tend to touch each other but overlaps ...
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Combining overlapping 3D models

I used a 3D scanner to generate several 3-dimensional models of rooms in a building. I need to combine all of these models to form a complete map of the building, but I haven't found any programs that ...
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Converting 3D printing CAD to Technical drawing

I designed some items that I currently 3D print and I plan on patenting, however I need to provide technical drawings in India ink or it's equivalent. Is there anything that will convert from ...
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Is there a tool in Linux for opening 3D files like STL and GLB?

I generated an STL file using OpenSCAD, but I'm unable to view it because I don't have any software that can open it. Are there any free and open-source software packages that can view STL files and ...
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Linux-friendly alternative to Meshroom on AMD system?

I am running ArchLinux and Ubuntu on an AMD system. While I really like what Meshroom does, their main 3D reconstruction pipeline requires the use of an NVidea GPU. I found a supposed workaround ...
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Animation and rendering software with CAD-import options

Looking for a program, which can easially import a CAD-model apply textures quickly render it in decent quality animate single objects & cameras Been doing some bigger projects with the ...
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Free Sprite Stacking Program for Linux

I have found spritestack.io app, but I can't afford it. Is there any good Free Alternatives to it. That would be so nice. Free means either the App (binary file) be free or the app is Open Source or ...
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3D simulation software (e.g. for quadcopters)

On the weekend, myself and a friend want to make a quadcopter (aka quadrocopter) for something fun to do. However, we're wondering about things like weight/thrust ratios of different fan blades and ...
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Software to texturize terrain model with images

I am trying to texturize a terrain model (Triangle Mesh) using images. I have the triangle mesh (in .dxf, .Landxml, .Obj formats), Images, Orthophoto, and lidar data. I tried Terraphoto (Terrasolid) ...
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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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AI software for generating 3D models based on given images

I'm looking for a software that accepts human (actually sci-fi human) figure and turns it into a 3D model. I found GET3D, but it's for programmatic use (through Python) if I understand it correctly. ...
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Visualizing my computer's internals

I'm looking for an app/utility that shows me a 3-Dimensional, navigable/manipulable view of my physical computer - based on hardware information it either obtains itself, or that I provide it using ...
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A python or R library for 3D plot that can use heigth and color independently

I'm plotting the effect of the interaction of two variables in two different dependent variables and want to present them both on a single plot. I had a level plot showing the colors for one variable ...
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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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Which mesh processing library for python to chose

for a project I'm writing I need a library for python to process ".off" files (3d models mesh files), so I would be able to visualize them and save an image of several views of the model . (the ...
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Automatic smartphone-based 3D room/environment model + textures creator

I want to walk around my rooms and streets with a smartphone (with camera on) and let the program create some textured 3D model (like a map in a video game). It does not need to be photo-perfect, but ...
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Library or tool for programmatic 3D model generation

I'm currently developing a tool, that allows users to generate simple textured 3D models given an image and some dimensions as input values. Using these I need to generate some simple geometric shapes ...
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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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Web app for client to alter 3D renders

I'm trying to see if there's a web app that already exists before we go through the process of making one. I'm looking for a way to create a render of an environment and be able to have the client ...
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Open source 3D asset management (PHP/MySQL/HTML5)

I am looking for an asset management system which: I could run on our PHP/MySQL server. Could store files in a tree directory structure. Could either preview 3D file formats or would allow to add a ...
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Looking for open-source and commercial tools for annotating RGB images with 3D bounding boxes or 6D pose (3D bbox + 3D rotation matrix)

I am trying to create ground truth for a custom data so that I can test the accuracy of my 6 Degree of Freedom (6 Dof) pose estimation algorithms on my custom data (that has no instance in famous 6D ...
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Software that lets you move a dancer by swiping through sequences of smileys on a keyboard

I am looking for an app that does the following: In the app, in the top part, there is a special robot called a dancer. In the bottom part, there is a keyboard, consisting of smileys (think of Google ...
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Chemical dictionaries for Android (for instance, body biochemistry)

I have looked for chemistry dictionaries for Android on the Google Play store and found none. I was looking for an app where I can: key in the name of a molecule found within the body to search. As I ...
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App that simulates handling of 0-4 year old babies in their world environment

I am looking for a tamogachi-like game, where you can interact with babies. The babies are aged 0-4 years old. This would allow prospective parents, teachers, and backporting baby experience people to ...
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Software capable of ray tracing an implicit surface

I am looking for a software able to ray-trace implicit surfaces (defined by f(x,y,z)=0 for a smooth enough function f) with simulation of diffuse light. Speed is not important (I'm doing high quality ...
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Light 3D Web graphics library for Python

I have a 3D game I want to write, and I want it to be accessible over the Web. Performance is not important: it is a turn-based game, and the number of graphical objects will be < 1000. Simplicity ...
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Modelling coloured surfaces

While working on a project in higher category theory, a branch of mathematics, I was lead to draw surface diagrams like the ones you can find in these papers; for example page 22-23, page 13.* ...
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What can I (inexpensively) use to create property design?

I would like to find software that allows me to create a crude model of potential property design that includes the views from the property, which is located in a valley and has mountain views in most ...
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Graphics framework for 3D flight simulation

I'm trying to make a basic 3D visual flight simulator that displays terrain and buildings in 3D from the cockpit's perspective. I don't care about the flight physics. This project needs to be ...
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What technology stack should I use to create a Web Application with rich GUI experience?

I’m planning to recreate a Windows based desktop application as a web application which will be hosted on Azure. I wonder what technology stack should be used to recreate this application as a WebApp.....
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Draw simple 3D graphs and shapes in vector format

As an example, I want to produce the figure below. I drew this figure painfully in Powerpoint and want to find a better/more efficient way of doing this. Unfortunately, Powerpoint is the best solution ...
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Software / library to make interactive mechanical unit animation

I would like to make an educational game or a 3d model (I'm not sure, that's actually why I'm here :-) I have zero experience in 3d modeling, some knowledge of Python and JavaScript. I want to build a ...
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Create hundreds of complex geometric shapes with cubes, triangles and tetrahedra

I'm going to investigate the marching cubes algorithm. For that, I have to draw and keep track of 256 - actually 128 due to symmetry - geometric configurations like below. I should be able to assign ...
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Which are the best plugins to import 3d model like obj in After Effects?

Best plugin like video copilot to import 3d model like obj in after effects. I need a light weight plugin which need low graphics. After affects 2017 doesn't support import of 3d obj or another model ...
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Tool for periodic table 3D graph?

Nature Reviews Materials volume 4, pages331–348(2019) Hi I want to draw a 3D graph on top of the periodic table like the picture above. Is there any program that I could just put data in or any tools ...
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AI software to create a rigged puppet from a photo

I am looking for a software, free or paid, that can turn one or multiple photos of a puppet into a fully-rigged .puppet file for Adobe Character Animator or similar. The puppets look like humans and ...
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Software for conversion from e3, e2, .d to Step or other Solidworks formats

In our company we need to convert old files which were developed with think 3D in Solidworks file format. The solution seems to be the think design conversion but it requires the licence acquisition. ...
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Alternatives to assimp

I have downloaded assimp API and tried to build it with mingw. Unfortunately that doesn't work. I asked how to fix it here and on some other forums, but got no real answer. The only answer I got is to ...
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Is there a good alternative to OpenSCAD?

Is there a good alternative to OpenSCAD that has simple syntax and easy download option? I want it to be cross-platform. It should be open-source too. (Free for commercial use is a bonus.) Edit: The ...
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Cut software to cut 3D STL files for smaller printers

I am searching for software to cut a large STL object to smaller objects for a smaller 3D printer. With Netfabb Basic I have only found out that an object can be cut with straight lines. What I am ...
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C++ API to extract model with textures form glb file

I need to extract a 3d model with all coresponding textures from glb file in a format I can use in some 3d editor tools. The best format suported by many 3d editors is 3ds. A beter solution would be ...
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Software for creating HTML5 Interactive animation & 3D animation

I'm working on an interactive animation project in HTML5. Currently I'm using Adobe animate cc, but animate cc does not support 3D animation in HTML5 document. I'm looking to switch to some other ...
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what can i use to plot point with density in 3d?

i have a set of point in a 3d space (with x,y,z value) that represent the position of physical object and i want to see the movement of these object. if a have 10 physical object and 100 point i want ...

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