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Convert Your 3D Mesh/Model AMF Files to PLY

Our free and fast tool will convert most 3D mesh or AMF (Additive Manufacturing File) 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 AMF 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 AMF to PLY conversion process see the conversion information section below for more information.

How to Convert your AMF to PLY Online?

Here are 2 simple steps to convert your AMF to PLY.

Upload a AMF

Upload a AMF

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

Download your PLY

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 AMF file to PLY?

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

How long does it take to convert my AMF to PLY?

We aim to process all AMF 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 AMF to PLY conversion?

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

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

Yes, of course! We do not store the AMF 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 AMF to PLY on Windows, Linux, Android, iOS or Mac OS?

Yes! Our AMF 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.

File format information for AMF and PLY

Extension: AMF

Full Name: Additive Manufacturing File

Type: 3D Model

Mime Type: text/xml

Format: Text

Extension: PLY

Full Name: Stanford Triangle Format

Type: 3D Model

Mime Type: application/octet-stream

Format: Text & Binary

AMF Notes

When converting from AMF files our tool will try to convert any geometric and color data found in the model file.

Supported Features

  • Mesh geometry
  • Mesh colors

PLY Notes

PLY files support per vertex color information. If your uploaded model contains color information our tool will attempt to save this in the PLY file at the end of the conversion process.

Supported Features

  • Mesh geometry
  • Vertex colors
  • Binary and Text versions supported when converting from PLY
  • Binary only version when converting to PLY