Working with Projects

Exporting a 3D Model

You can export a 3D model to one of the following formats:

Autodesk FBX
Wavefront OBJ

  1. Choose what you want to export.
    To export an object, select it in the project.
    To export a floor, activate it in the Building Properties tab of the Inspector.
    To export the entire project, you don’t have to select anything in particular.
  2. Tap on the Menu button The Menu button in the toolbar and choose Export and then Share.
  3. In the Export popover, select 3D Model.
    The Export popover lists the floor plan, 3D view and other export options.
  4. Tap on the Autodesk FBX (*.fbx) or Wavefront OBJ (*.obj) option.
  5. In the Source section, choose an object, or floor, or the entire project.
  6. Choose whether you want to have the terrain in the exported model.
  7. Tap on the Share button.
  8. Select where you want to save the created file, or which app or device you want to share it with.

Collada

  1. Choose what you want to export.
    To export an object, select it in the project.
    To export a floor, activate it in the Building Properties tab of the Inspector.
    To export the entire project, you don’t have to select anything in particular.
  2. Tap on the Menu button The Menu button in the toolbar and choose Export and then Share.
  3. In the Export popover, select 3D Model.
    The Export popover lists the floor plan, 3D view and other export options.
  4. Tap on one of the Collada options.
  5. In the Source section, choose an object, or floor, or the entire project.
  6. Set up the export options.
    • Up Axis defines the name of the vertical axis in the output file. If you don't know the requirements of the software you will use to open the exported model, keep the default state.
    • Specify whether you wish to export the light sources, predefined and user cameras.
    • Activate Copy Texture Images, in order to export textures along with the model. The textures may be required by a third party software to display your model correctly.
  7. Tap on the Share button.
  8. Select where you want to save the created file, or which app or device you want to share it with.

Autodesk 3D Studio

  1. Choose what you want to export.
    To export an object, select it in the project.
    To export a floor, activate it in the Building Properties tab of the Inspector.
    To export the entire project, you don’t have to select anything in particular.
  2. Tap on the Menu button The Menu button in the toolbar and choose Export and then Share.
  3. In the Export popover, select 3D Model.
    The Export popover lists the floor plan, 3D view and other export options.
  4. Tap on the Autodesk 3D Studio (*.3ds) option.
  5. In the Source section, choose an object, or floor, or the entire project.
  6. Choose whether you want to export the predefined or user cameras, or light sources.
  7. Tap on the Share button.
  8. Select where you want to save the created file, or which app or device you want to share it with.

SceneKit Scene Document
Compressed SceneKit Scene Document
Universal Scene Description

  1. Choose what you want to export.
    To export an object, select it in the project.
    To export a floor, activate it in the Building Properties tab of the Inspector.
    To export the entire project, you don’t have to select anything in particular.
  2. Tap on the Menu button The Menu button in the toolbar and choose Export and then Share.
  3. In the Export popover, select 3D Model.
    The Export popover lists the floor plan, 3D view and other export options.
  4. Tap on the SceneKit Scene Document (*.scn), Compressed SceneKit Scene Document (*.scnz) or Universal Scene Description (*.usdz) option.
  5. In the Source section, choose an object, or floor, or the entire project.
  6. Choose whether you want to export furniture, terrain or light sources.
  7. Tap on the Share button.
  8. Select where you want to save the created file, or which app or device you want to share it with.

VRML
X3D

  1. Choose what you want to export.
    To export an object, select it in the project.
    To export a floor, activate it in the Building Properties tab of the Inspector.
    To export the entire project, you don’t have to select anything in particular.
  2. Tap on the Menu button The Menu button in the toolbar and choose Export and then Share.
  3. In the Export popover, select 3D Model.
    The Export popover lists the floor plan, 3D view and other export options.
  4. Tap on the VRML Version 2.0 (*.wrl) or X3D (*.x3d) option.
  5. In the Source section, choose an object, or floor, or the entire project.
  6. Tap on the Share button.
  7. Select where you want to save the created file, or which app or device you want to share it with.