Ply importer

Shekn
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Ply importer

Post by Shekn » 27 May 2017, 08:09

Small plugin for importing *.ply-files into Softimage. It based on RPly library (from here). Allows to import point positions, point normal and vertex colors.

Download link: https://ssoftadd.github.io/plyimportPage.html

This page also contain some pictures and tutorial how to use the plugin.

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mc_axe
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Re: Ply importer

Post by mc_axe » 27 May 2017, 16:29

Nice!

wtb 3d scanner now =p~

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rray
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Re: Ply importer

Post by rray » 28 May 2017, 19:09

Thanks, very appreciated. I've started writing a ply importer also a while back but never gotten very far because the ply format definition is part of the file itself, and can be different for every file. Made it very complex, so using a library is a good idea :)
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