File Formats You Can Import And Print With 3DPrint

Current file types supported are listed below.

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NOTE: The quality of data read through each of these file types is highly variable due to the way the source programs treat their data.

  • zbd files are build files created by the 3DPrint Software.
  • zpr files are part files created by a number of software packages from other companies. 3DPrint supports versions 1, 2, and 3.
  • .stl files are monochrome 3D model files exported by several 3D CAD packages.
  • .wrl (also known as VRML) files are color files that are exported by many 3D CAD packages.
  • .ply files are 3D color model files exported by several 3D CAD packages.
  • .3ds files are color files created in Autodesk 3D Studio Max.
  • .fbx files are used by a number of Autodesk products, such as Revit, Maya, and Motionbuilder.

GIS files are Geographic Information System files, and are often in the VRML file format.

   Legacy file types supported:

  • .bld files are build files created by versions of the legacy ZPrint software.