Wavefront (.obj) file export add-in for SpaceClaim
OBJ Export for SpaceClaim is a Wavefront (.obj) file import add-in for SpaceClaim. This add-in gives SpaceClaim the ability to export 3D solid and surface data from a SpaceClaim part or assembly document to 3D polygon meshes in a Wavefront OBJ file.
OBJ Export for SpaceClaim tessellates solid bodies in a SpaceClaim document into a set of triangular meshes. These meshes are then exported to a Wavefront OBJ file as mesh objects. The OBJ file can then be imported into a variety of CAD applications.
OBJ Export for SpaceClaim is very easy to use. It adds new commands to SpaceClaim. Once installed, it automatically loads itself into SpaceClaim and adds a new ribbon bar to SpaceClaim called "SYCODE" containing the newly added commands.
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Hardware, software and operating system requirements for SpaceClaim plug-ins running on the Microsoft Windows platform.
- SpaceClaim (32 Bit only): 2008 and 2009
- Operating System (32 Bit only): Windows XP SP2 or later, Windows Vista and Windows 7
- RAM: 1 GB (Recommended 2 GB)
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Download & Purchase
Please download a fully functional trial of OBJ Export for SpaceClaim by clicking "Download". To start using the software, you need a license key. A license key can be of two types: Trial or Permanent. A trial key is issued to you instantly and completely free of cost so that you may try the software before you purchase a license. A permanent key is issued after you have purchased a license. We are confident that during the trial period (10 days or runs, whichever is earlier) you will find OBJ Export for SpaceClaim extremely useful. Later when you decide to buy the software please return to this page and click the "Buy Now" button to place your order. In the order process you will be asked to enter your Host ID that appears in the "SYCODE License Server" dialog box (which appears when you run any of the "SYCODE" commands). We will create and send you your Key by e-mail within one business day. To avoid disruption in your workflow we urge you to place your order before the trial period ends.
IMPORTANT! Purchasing a Subscription is highly recommended since it the most cost effective way of keeping your software up to date. Moreover, Subscription entitles you to get a second free perpetual license for your laptop, among many other benefits. For details please read the SYCODE License and Subscription Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).
Note: Downloading this software indicates your acceptance to the SYCODE Software License Agreement. The price mentioned above is for a single user license. For your bulk-licensing needs please contact us. Back to Top
Installation & Usage
Since OBJ Export for SpaceClaim is an add-in for SpaceClaim, it must be loaded into the SpaceClaim environment before it can be used. Please follow the simple instructions in the OBJ Export for SpaceClaim ReadMe document which is copied into the installation folder. After you have loaded the add-in file into SpaceClaim, simply click on the ribbon bar in SpaceClaim called "SYCODE" to run these new commands. Truly, software made simple! Back to Top
The 'SYCODE' ribbon bar consists of the following commands:
- Export - Export an OBJ file
- Help - Display the OBJ Export for SpaceClaim help file
- Register - Register your copy of OBJ Export for SpaceClaim
- About - Display the OBJ Export for SpaceClaim About box
The OBJ Export for SpaceClaim ribbon bar
OBJ Export for SpaceClaim comes with detailed documentation for each command as well as a tutorial to get you started in the shortest possible time. There is also an online version of the help file which you can view by clicking the link below.
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The OBJ File Format
The OBJ file format is a geometry definition file format first developed by Wavefront Technologies for its Advanced Visualizer animation package. The file format is open and has been adopted by other 3D graphics application vendors, making it a universally accepted geometry file format. The OBJ file format is a simple data format that represents 3D geometry alone - namely, the position of each vertex, the texture coordinate associated with a vertex, the normal at each vertex, and the faces that make each polygon. Back to Top
Sycode Software Licensing Terms
Our licenses are single computer licenses and are locked to each computer they are installed on. Basically, the license key is specific to the computer's Host ID (the MAC address of the computer), and will not work on another computer. The installer picks up the physical MAC address of the network card connected to the computer which is basically “Ethernet adapter Network Connect Adapter”. So unless you change your network card, the key will always work even if you reinstall your operating system. If your internal network is periodically assigning a different Host ID to your computer, then please find a solution for this with your IT department.