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Convert Your 3D Mesh/Model SCAD Files to XYZ

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Our free and fast tool will convert most 3D mesh or SCAD (OpenSCAD) model files to a standard XYZ (Point Cloud) 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 SCAD file click the Upload button above and select the file to convert. Once selected, the file will be converted to a XYZ file and will ready for download shortly afterwards. For more information about the SCAD to XYZ conversion process see the conversion information section below for more information.

How to Convert your SCAD to XYZ Online?

Here are 2 simple steps to convert your SCAD to XYZ.

Upload a SCAD

Upload a SCAD

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

Download your XYZ

Download your XYZ

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

FAQ

How can I convert my SCAD file to XYZ?

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

How long does it take to convert my SCAD to XYZ?

We aim to process all SCAD to XYZ 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 SCAD to XYZ 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 SCAD to XYZ on ImageToStl.com?

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

Can I convert SCAD to XYZ on Windows, Linux, Android, iOS or Mac OS?

Yes! Our SCAD to XYZ 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 SCAD to XYZ

Extension: SCAD

Full Name: OpenSCAD

Type: CAD

Mime Type: application/octet-stream

Format: Binary

Description

The OpenSCAD file format or SCAD is the native file format of the popular free CAD software OpenSCAD used for creating 3D CAD models. The SCAD software is still in active development with new features being added with each version.

SCAD files are text based files containing script which allows the designer to describe the CAD model programmatically. SCAD files are then compiled to produce the final 3D render.

SCAD Notes

SCAD files when imported will be converted to 3D geometry comprising vertices and faces. If the SCAD file contains color information this will be converted where possible.

Supported Features

  • Mesh geometry
  • Mesh colors

Extension: XYZ

Full Name: Point Cloud

Type: 3D Model

Mime Type: text/plain

Format: Text

Description

The XYZ is a 3D file format used for representing 3D Point Clouds. The format contains only positional information (X, Y, Z coordinates) for the individual points. The format is often used for digital elevation modelling of terrain for later processing in 3D modelling applications.

As the format only contains positional information a common task is to convert this into a fully surfaced 3D model using methods such as Alpha Shapes or Delaunay Triangulation. The format can also be viewed without further processing in its raw format.

XYZ Notes

Only vertex information will be saved to the XYZ Point Cloud file generated by our tool, all other information such as faces and material colors will be discarded in the final file due to this information not being supported.

When creating a preview of the XYZ file our tool will render the Point Cloud as individual squares.

Supported Features

  • Mesh vertex data