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Convert PLY to DRC via Java

PLY to DRC conversion using Java library without any 3D modeling software.

How to Convert PLY to DRC Using Java

In order to render PLY to DRC, we’ll use

Aspose.3D for Java

API which is a feature-rich, powerful and easy to use conversion API for Java platform. You can download its latest version directly from

Aspose Maven Repository

and install it within your Maven-based project by adding the following configurations to the pom.xml.

Repository


<repository>
<id>AsposeJavaAPI</id>
<name>Aspose Java API</name>
<url>https://repository.aspose.com/repo/</url>
</repository>

Dependency

<dependency>
<groupId>com.aspose</groupId>
<artifactId>aspose-3d</artifactId>
<version>version of aspose-3d API</version>
<classifier>jdk17</classifier>
</dependency>

Steps to Convert PLY to DRC via Java

Java programmers can easily convert PLY file to DRC in just a few lines of code.

  1. Load PLY file via the constructor of Scene class
  2. Create an instance of DrcSaveOptions
  3. Set DRC specific properties for advanced conversion
  4. Call Scene.save method
  5. Pass the output path with DRC file extension & object of DrcSaveOptions

System Requirements

Before running the Java conversion code, make sure that you have the following prerequisites.

  • Microsoft Windows or a compatible OS with Java Runtime Environment for JSP/JSF Application and Desktop Applications.
  • Get latest version of Aspose.3D for Java directly from Maven.
  • Java 3D Scene Manipulation Library

    Aspose.3D is a CAD and Gameware API to load, modify and convert 3D files. API is a standalone and does not require any any 3D modeling or rendering software. One can easily use API for Discreet3DS, WavefrontOBJ, STL (ASCII, Binary), Universal3D, FBX (ASCII, Binary), Collada, glTF, PLY, GLB, DirectX and more formats.

    PLY What is PLY File Format

    PLY, Polygon File Format, represents 3D file format that stores graphical objects described as a collection of polygons. The purpose of this file format was to establish a simple and easy file type that is general enough to be useful for a wide range of models. PLY file format comes as ASCII as well as Binary format for compact storage and for rapid saving and loading. The file format is used by different applications that provide support for 3D files reading.

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    DRC What is DRC File Format

    A file with .drc extension is a compressed 3D file format created with Google Draco library. Google offers Draco as open source library for compressing and decompressing 3D geometric meshes and point clouds, and improves storage and transmission of 3D graphics. It encodes the input data and saves it as .drc file. At the receiving end, the API reads .drc files and can output these as PLY or OBJ files. The compressed output file enables users to download apps faster and provide quick loading of 3D graphics in browsers.

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    Other Supported Conversions

    You can also convert PLY into many other file formats including few listed below.

    PLY TO 3DS (3D Studio DOS Mesh)
    PLY TO AMF (Additive Manufacturing Format)
    PLY TO ASE (2D Animation File)
    PLY TO DAE (Digital Asset Exchange)
    PLY TO FBX (3D Format)
    PLY TO GLTF (GL Transmission Format)
    PLY TO HTML (Hyper Text Markup Language)
    PLY TO OBJ (3D File Format)
    PLY TO RVM (AVEVA Plant Design Model)
    PLY TO STL (Interchangeable 3D Surface Geometry)
    PLY TO U3D (Universal 3D)