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Convert Your 3D Mesh/Model 3DS Files to PLY

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Our free and fast tool will convert most 3D mesh or 3DS (3D Studio Mesh) model files to a standard PLY (Stanford Triangle Format) file that can then be edited further in most popular 3D editing packages such as Blender or 3D printed without any further processing.

To convert your 3DS file click the Upload button above and select the file to convert. Once selected, the file will be converted to a PLY file and will ready for download shortly afterwards. For more information about the 3DS to PLY conversion process see the conversion information section below for more information.

How to Convert your 3DS to PLY Online?

Here are 2 simple steps to convert your 3DS to PLY.

Upload a 3DS

Click the "Upload a 3DS File" button and select a 3DS to upload. The maximum file size is 100MB.

Download your PLY

Click the download link once completed to receive your PLY file.

FAQ

What format is my PLY file saved as?

The PLY file generated by our tool will be in the binary little endian format.

How can I convert my 3DS file to PLY?

First click the "Upload..." button, select your 3DS file to upload. Select any configuration options. When the 3DS to PLY conversion has completed, you can download your PLY file straight away.

How long does it take to convert my 3DS to PLY?

We aim to process all 3DS to PLY conversions as quickly as possible, this usually takes around 5 seconds but can be more for larger more complex files so please be patient.

How accurate is the 3DS to PLY conversion?

We aim to create the most accurate conversions with our tools. Our tools are under constant development with new features and improvements being added every week.

Is it safe to convert my 3DS to PLY on ImageToStl.com?

Yes, of course! We do not store the 3DS file you submit to us. The resulting PLY file, once created is deleted 1 hour after upload and the download link will expire after this time.

Can I convert 3DS to PLY on Windows, Linux, Android, iOS or Mac OS?

Yes! Our 3DS to PLY tool will run on any system with a modern web browser. No specialist software is needed to run any of our conversion tools.

What if I am using an Ad Blocker, will that affect things?

Yes. Although you can use an Ad Blocker, if you like our 3DS conversion tool please consider white-listing our site. When an Ad Blocker is enabled there are some conversion limits on some of our tools and processing/conversion times will be longer.