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Convert your 3DS file to PNG

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Use our free and fast online tool to convert your 3DS (3D Studio Mesh) 3D model file into a PNG (Portable Network Graphics) image file ready to download. Once the model has been loaded you will be presented with a real-time 3D rendering of the model which you will be able to rotate, zoom and pan into the perfect position prior to capturing a screenshot for download.

How to Convert your 3DS to PNG Online?

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

Upload a 3DS

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

Download your PNG

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

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I convert my 3DS file to PNG?

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

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

We aim to process all 3DS to PNG 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 PNG 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 PNG on ImageToStl.com?

Yes, of course! We do not store the 3DS file you submit to us. The resulting PNG file, once created is deleted 15 minutes after upload and the download link will expire after this time.

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

Yes! Our 3DS to PNG 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.

File format information for 3DS to PNG

Extension3DS
Full Name3D Studio Mesh
Type3D Model
Mime TypeN/A
FormatBinary
Tools3DS Converters, 3D Model Voxelizer, Create 3DS Animation, 3DS Asset Extractor, View 3DS
Open WithMeshLab

Description

The 3DS format has been a standard 3D format for many years. It has been the native file format for Autodesk's 3D Studio from the days of Microsoft's MS DOS. The age of the format began to show its limitations many years ago and was replaced by Autodesk when 3D Studio Max was launched.

There are however still many 3D model files circulating in the 3DS format and these can be easily converted using our 3DS conversion tools. Some of the limitations of the 3DS file format include: texture names limited to DOS 8.3 filenames, maximum number of vertices allowed in the 3D mesh is capped at 65536 and no support for directional lighting.

3DS Notes

Currently our tool does not support importing materials or color information from your 3DS file.

Supported Features

  • Mesh geometry

Unsupported Features

  • Materials
  • Textures
ExtensionPNG
Full NamePortable Network Graphics
TypeImage
Mime Typeimage/png
FormatBinary
ToolsPNG Converters, Create Cookie Cutter, View PNG
Open WithPaint.NET, Photoshop

Description

The PNG graphics file format is a commonly used format for storing 2D images which can be highly compressed by the use of a palette if the image has a sufficiently low number of colors (256 colors in general). The PNG file is then further compressed using the DEFLATE compression algorithm to ensure small file sizes that are fast to download.

PNG files are seen as the logical successor to the GIF image file format and was devised in the mid-1990's as a superior format to GIF. PNG files are generally used for company logos, icons and other non-photographic image content. Saving a digital photo in the PNG format will create a much larger file than an equivalent JPG image hence the PNG format being unsuitable for most digital photo content.

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