What 3D file formats can I import into VCarve?

You can open or import files that have been saved in the following formats by using either File > Import > Import Component / 3D Model OR the Import a component or 3D model icon  on the Modeling Tab.


3D Models


File Suffix

Format summary


CAD orientated 3D design packages and scanning systems


Many CAD systems – data must consist of meshes or triangles


3D Studio and many other animation orientated packages




SketchUp software files


VectorArt 3D or Design & Make clipart models


Lightwave 3D Object model


Rhino 3D Model


Netscape 3D Live Picture



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