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Convert Your 3D Mesh/Model GCODE Files to OBJ

Our free and fast tool will convert most 3D mesh or GCODE (G-code) model files to a standard OBJ (Wavefront) file that can then be edited further in most popular 3D editing packages such as Blender or 3D printed without any further processing. Our conversion tool can also batch convert multiple GCODE files; up to 25 files at a time can be converted.

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

How to Convert your GCODE to OBJ Online?

Here are two simple steps to convert your GCODE to OBJ.

Upload a GCODE

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

Download your OBJ

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

File Format Information for GCODE to OBJ

ExtensionGCODE
Full NameG-code
Type3D Model/Point Cloud
Mime Typetext/plain
FormatText
ToolsGCODE Converters, 3D Model Voxelizer, Create GCODE Animation, GCODE Viewer

Description

The GCODE file format is the native file format used by CNC machines and 3D printers as a means to coordinate the movement and actions of these machines. In the case of FDM 3D printers, the file contains commands to move the extruder to specific locations and the rate with which to extrude the plastic filament onto the build plate.

A GCODE is a plain text file containing lists of commands, with each command appearing on a new line within the file. These commands control how the CNC machine or 3D printer operates and creates a particular 3D object. GCODE is a standard format and is usually generated by 3D printing slicer software from standard 3D model formats such as STL.

Description

The OBJ file format, originally created by Wavefront Technologies and later adopted by many other 3D software vendors, is a simple text-based file format for describing 3D models/geometry. This data can include vertices, faces, normals, texture coordinates, and references to external texture files.

As the format is text-based, it is relatively straightforward to parse in 3D modeling applications. A downside of the text-based format is that the files can be rather large compared to similar binary formats such as STL and compressed files such as 3MF.

OBJ Notes

Our tool will save any material and texture files separately; these additional files will be included with your final OBJ file at the time of download.

Supported Features

  • Mesh geometry
  • Materials (Via an MTL file)
  • Textures (PNG, JPG, TGA formats)

Comparing GCODE and OBJ Features

 

GCODE Features

  • Mesh Geometry (Vertices and Faces)
  • Vertex Normals
  • Face Normals
  • Vertex Colors
  • Face Materials (Excluding textures)
  • Textures
  • Point Cloud
  • Multiple Objects Per File
  • Object Transforms (Translation, Rotation, and Scale)
  • Bones/Joints
  • Animations
  • Suitable for 3D Printing

OBJ Features

  • Mesh Geometry (Vertices and Faces)
  • Vertex Normals
  • Face Normals
  • Vertex Colors
  • Face Materials (Excluding textures)
  • Textures
  • Point Cloud
  • Multiple Objects Per File
  • Object Transforms (Translation, Rotation, and Scale)
  • Bones/Joints
  • Animations
  • Suitable for 3D Printing

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I convert my GCODE file to OBJ?

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

How long does it take to convert my GCODE to OBJ?

We aim to process all GCODE to OBJ 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 GCODE to OBJ 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 GCODE to OBJ on ImageToStl.com?

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

Can I convert my GCODE to OBJ on Windows, Linux, Android, iOS or Mac OS?

Yes! Our GCODE to OBJ 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 GCODE 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.

Can I get support with converting my GCODE to OBJ?

Yes. When you have converted your GCODE to OBJ, there is a "Feedback" option that you can use to let us know of any issues you encountered when converting your file.

Will the OBJ file retain the textures from my GCODE file?

Yes! If your GCODE file contains textured geometry, the texture image files along with the texture coordinates (UV data) will be exported with the final OBJ file.

I have several GCODE files; can I batch convert my GCODE to OBJ?

Yes! Our GCODE tool supports full batch conversions. You can upload up to 25 and GCODE files at a time. Our tool will convert them all as quickly as possible. Once completed, you can either download the OBJ files individually or download them all in a single ZIP file.

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