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

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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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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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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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Is there such a thing as a "get bullied by evil cheerleaders" simulator?

Call me weird, but it strikes me that it would be technically possible for there to now exist a reasonably photo-realistic "bullied by evil cheerleaders" first-person 3D simulator. Perhaps ...
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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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Graphic visualization library/framework for my virtual anthill

I have a great school project for my algorithms course. I have to write a program in C that takes as input a graph that represents an anthill. One of the nodes is the entry point and another one is ...
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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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Using something similar to Google Earth as a view in my application

I would like to have a 3D GUI view in my application that shows the earth and objects located on and around the earth, which my application defines. I would also like the ability to customize the ...
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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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3d graphics with python

I am going to design my first 'real' program (I do have Python and Matlab experience, but have never designed a tool), but have been struggling with which software is best to use to visualize the ...
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A free program for drawing a molecule using crystallographic data

I have the crystallographic data (Space group, Unit cell dimensions, Fractional coordinates, etc. ) of the compounds I synthesized and studied almost 50 years ago. We, at the time, fed in the data ...
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Angular library for dynamic 3D house modeling

I need a library that I can use with Angular (desirably open source) in order to give the user the ability to modify a house design. If there is not such library maybe some software that I can embed ...
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Q: 3D game engine for Android

i´m quite old to coding but kind of new in the APK and games for android zone, i want to choose the best free option for making games, 3D game preferably. I've done some quick Google searches that ...
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Export 2D image from 3D FBX file — Thumbnail generator

I am looking for a tool that will allow me programatically generate 2D thumbnails in the form of JPGs or PNGs from 3D objects specifically in FBX format. Microsoft 3D Viewer for example has an "...
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Headless rendering/raytracing of 3D animations

I am looking for a 3D rendering/raytracing program that: Runs on Linux Does not force me to use a GUI Can read all job details from a plain text ('job') file What I would like to do is install the ...
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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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Software, in active development, for planetary or solar system generation

Mojoworld was a procedural planet generation software. However, development ceased over a decade ago, and the creator not only actively avoids answering any questions about possible future development ...
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What software can be used for rapid texturing?

In the open source content in 3D, Blender is the humongous software for anything. It is a complete animation suite. But, When It comes to texturing 3D models all the procedurals or UV unwrapping can ...
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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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Software to share GPU resources for (Houdini) rendering

The idea is the following: I download an app, which uses CPU and GPU of my PC all the time to compute jobs of other users. In exchange, I can submit my job to the app. The system is very much like a ...
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A freeware tool to create heightmaps

I would like to create a heightmap with an editor. I need two images as result: Grayscale heightmap (24bit BMP or PNG if possible) The texture All the editors I've found, supports a special format, ...
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Open-source library to generate Ladder Logic diagrams

And now I have to generate a diagram image using that information. Is there any open-source library to generate a diagram from Ladder logic? Requirements: Input: The logic, I can express it in any ...
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Hair style software in 3D or with side hair design

I have searched and found some software to design hair styles. But, they just over a hair image on one's front photos. I am looking for a 3D hair style software, or one I can also design my side ...
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Searching for Program to draw vertices

I cant seem to find exactly what im looking for. I have a 3D triangle (x,y,z) vertices that i want to display on the screen. Im just looking for a simple online program that i can enter in (x,y,z),(x1,...
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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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Create seamless tileable images

What software can create a seamless tileable image from a resource image? I am familiar with the techniques in Photoshop, but I am more interested in software applications that are dedicated to this ...
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Best 3D software / library to develop an interactive 3D editor.

I need to develop a kind of Paint, only for 3D. The main feature of the program is an ability to "draw" 3D models in 3D space. I have a permission to use any package / tool / library I choose, ...
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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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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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C++ 3D library to render GCode Files (Simple list of lines)

I'm looking for a simple 3D Library to render GCode Files into a C++/Qt5.15.2 software project running on Windows. A GCode file contains the instructions for a 3D-Printer to print a 3D Model (where to ...
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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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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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Is there any 3D relationship software for recommendation?

Is there any 3D relationship software for recommendation? EDIT-01 My require fuature is I can add other relationship like this green part.
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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 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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GIS 3D Visualisation options

Looking to specifically map new planting schemes for forestry and currently use QGIS (Qgis2threejs) for this, but finding it struggles with the larger scale planting schemes. Does anyone know of ...
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3D animation software for anatomy

I am looking for a 3D animation software to create an animation of the anatomy of the neck while swallowing, but i have no experience at all with any 3D animation software. Also, it would be best if ...
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Is there an external, up-to-date tool that can render scenes made in Carrara?

Carrara is a 3D modelling tool that has the advantage of being easy to use for my purposes (creating landscapes), but the disadvantage is it has not been updated since 2013, and its unlikely, I would ...
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Open-source software (alternative to Surfer) for contouring and 3D surface mapping

I am looking for an open-source software for contouring and 3D surface mapping, an alternative to Surfer. Presently, I am using Gnuplot, but I am looking for a simpler, user-friendly software for ...
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Is there a photogrammetry software suite capable of applying the same operation on a different set of 2D images?

Is there a photogrammetry software suite capable of applying the same operation on a different set of 2D images? Let me clarify it with an example. There are a lot of photogrammetry applications which ...
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Software that generates a 3D Building Model from a 2D Image

I'm looking for a software which generates a 3D Building Model from an input image. The software required must at least generate the façade of a building. I know there are many great architecture ...
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3d walkthrough with jpgs

I'm part time painter (artist), I need to create a 3D virtual gallery with my paintings on the walls so people can see them on internet. I'm looking for something "Wolf3D" style, but in my ...
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Is there such a thing as a TRULY easy to use free 3D program to create very basic and crude 3D environments with flat colours?

I've installed Blender a million times. And uninstalled it an equal number of times. When I start using it, I can place a 3D cube in the scene and that's it. I seem utterly unable to figure out how to ...
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3d modelling/rendering software that can simultate physics of interaction 2 or more liquids/fluids

I use Blender to simulate and render fluids/liquids and it works perfectly for my purposes. However the built in fluid physics as well as Flip Fluids addon and as well as the new Mantaflow engine do ...
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A starting point on making 3d animation in React Native?

I am making an app using react native and I need to make an 3D animation The animation is similar to game of throne intro or google map when you zoom in and all the buildings become 3D and raise up ...
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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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Can anyone reccomend a 3D modeling software?

Can anyone recommend a 3D modeling software. My goal is to create a 3D model, be able to take a photograph of the model from different angles and different positions (must have rigging), save those ...
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Raytracing: hit areas & incident angles

folks! I am looking for 3d ray-tracing software that fits the following criteria: Reads common 3d formats and is able to tag/name the objects (the objects in question are buildings in a city) I'm ...
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Is there a solution based on NodeJS for converting STEP files (.step, .stp) into STL (.stl) format?

Is there a solution based on NodeJS (or alternatively any javascript library) for converting STEP files (.step, .stp) into STL (.stl) format or any other WebGL-friendly format (.gltf, .obj, etc…) to ...
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