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Karolina

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programs to edit 3d model
« on: February 04, 2014, 01:29:36 PM »
hello,
Do you know programes to edit 3d model after export model from Agisoft. How biggest (mb) files (models)  from Agisoft could b? import to this program.

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Re: programs to edit 3d model
« Reply #1 on: February 04, 2014, 01:48:58 PM »
You could use Blender. Export in any of several formats (eg: Wavefront).

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Re: programs to edit 3d model
« Reply #2 on: February 04, 2014, 02:44:30 PM »
Blender is quite powerful, considering it is free.  However, the learning curve is steep.  For simple edits, you might also try Meshlab (also open source).

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Re: programs to edit 3d model
« Reply #3 on: February 04, 2014, 07:00:53 PM »
I think the learning curve for Blender being steep is a bit of a myth these days - certainly since the UI was changed several years ago. I had no knowledge of 3D editors and picked up the basics very quickly. There are also plenty of tutorials and lots of documentation available.

Indeed, from what I've seen Meshlab seems to have very little documentation and very few users...

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Re: programs to edit 3d model
« Reply #4 on: February 04, 2014, 08:55:51 PM »
Can you be more specific about what kind of editing you want to do.

For organic shapes you might want to use a sculpting program like Mudbox or ZBrush. If you are modeling mechanical or other hard surfaces you might be better off with something like Modo or TopoGun. Blender can do this stuff too, but its performance with the type of dense meshes Photoscan generates is pretty poor.
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