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Convert your PNG file to DAE

Use our free and fast online tool to convert your PNG (Portable Network Graphics) image or logo into 3D DAE (COLLADA - Collaborative Design Activity) mesh/model files suitable for printing with a 3D printer or for loading into your favourite 3D editing package.

How to Convert your PNG to DAE Online?

Here are 3 simple steps to create an DAE file from a PNG file.

Upload a PNG

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

Select your Options

Set the dimensions and other options and click the "Convert to DAE" button to convert your PNG to DAE.

Download your DAE

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

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I convert my PNG file to DAE?

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

How long does it take to convert my PNG to DAE?

We aim to process all PNG to DAE 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 PNG to DAE 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 PNG to DAE on ImageToStl.com?

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

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

Yes! Our PNG to DAE 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 PNG 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.

What is the maximum PNG image resolution I can upload?

The PNG image you upload can be any size, however our tool will resize it to a maximum of 800x800 pixels for normal users and for premium subscription holders this is increased to a maximum of 1200x1200 pixels.

Will the DAE file retain the textures from my PNG file?

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

File format information for PNG to DAE

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.

ExtensionDAE
Full NameCOLLADA - Collaborative Design Activity
Type3D Model
Mime Typetext/xml
FormatText
ToolsDAE Converters, 3D Model Voxelizer, Create DAE Animation, DAE Asset Extractor, Text to DAE, View DAE
Open WithBlender, DAZ Studio, MeshLab

Description

The DAE format (also known as COLLADA) is a 3D file format used to describe 3D models, meshes and 3D worlds using a simple text based structure. The format was introduced in 2004 by Sony Computer Entertainment and is currently managed by the Khronos Group.

DAE files are a text/XML based file format containing 3D geometric information used to describe 3D objects and meshes such as vertices, faces, animations, materials, camera/lighting elements and other related metadata. The format has widespread usage and support with applications such as Blender and MeshLab being able to read and write to the format.

DAE Notes

Our tool will save any texture files separately, these additional files will be included with your final DAE file at the time of download.

Supported Features

  • Mesh geometry
  • Material colors
  • Textures (PNG, JPG formats)

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