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Convert Your 3D Mesh/Model STL Files to PLY

Our free and fast tool will convert most 3D mesh or STL (Standard Triangle Language) 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 STL 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 STL to PLY conversion process see the conversion information section below for more information.

How to Convert your STL to PLY Online?

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

Upload a STL

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

Download your PLY

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

FAQ

What STL formats can I convert from?

You can convert from both text and binary STL files. If your STL file contains color information we will bring this over.

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 STL file to PLY?

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

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

We aim to process all STL 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 STL to PLY 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 STL to PLY on ImageToStl.com?

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

Yes! Our STL 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.

What if I am using an Ad Blocker, will that affect things?

Yes. Although you can use an Ad Blocker, if you like our STL 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.