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Convert DAE to GLB via C#

Render DAE as GLB without any 3D modeling and rendering software.

How to Convert DAE to GLB Using C#

In order to convert DAE to GLB, we’ll use

Aspose.3D for .NET

API which is a feature-rich, powerful and easy to use document manipulation and conversion API for C# platform. Open


package manager, search for Aspose.3D and install. You may also use the following command from the Package Manager Console.

Package Manager Console Command

PM> Install-Package Aspose.3D

Steps to Convert DAE to GLB via C#

.NET programmers can easily load & convert DAE files to GLB in just a few lines of code.

  1. Load DAE file via the constructor of Scene class
  2. Call the Scene.Save method with GLB’s format.
  3. Check resultant GLB file at specified path

System Requirements

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

  • Microsoft Windows or a compatible OS with .NET Framework, .NET Core, Mono.
  • Development environment like Microsoft Visual Studio.
  • Aspose.3D for .NET DLL referenced in your project.
  • A 3D File Processing Library to manipulate 3D files without any modeling and rendering software. The 3D API supports Discreet3DS, WavefrontOBJ, FBX (ASCII, Binary), STL (ASCII, Binary), Universal3D, Collada, glTF, GLB, PLY, DirectX, Google Draco file formats and more. Developers can create, read, convert, modify and control the substance of 3D document formats easily.

    DAE What is DAE File Format

    A DAE file is a Digital Asset Exchange file format that is used for exchanging data between interactive 3D applications. This file format is based on the COLLADA (COLLAborative Design Activity) XML schema which is an open standard XML schema for the exchange of digital assets among graphics software applications. It has been adopted by ISO as a publicly available specification, ISO/pAS 17506. DAE files can be opened in applications such as Adobe Photoshop, AutoDesk Maya, AutoDesk AutoCAD, and APIs such as Aspose.CAD.

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    glb What is glb File Format

    GLB is the binary file format representation of 3D models saved in the GL Transmission Format (glTF). Information about 3D models such as node hierarchy, cameras, materials, animations and meshes in binary format. This binary format stores the glTF asset (JSON, .bin and images) in a binary blob. It also avoids the issue of increase in file size which happens in case of glTF. GLB file format results in compact file sizes, fast loading, complete 3D scene representation, and extensibility for further development. The format uses model/gltf-binary as MIME type.

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    Other Supported Conversions

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

    DAE TO GLTF (GL Transmission Format File)
    DAE TO GLB (Binary GL Transmission Format)
    DAE TO PDF (Portable Document Format)
    DAE TO FBX (Autodesk FBX Interchange File)
    DAE TO STL (Stereolithography File)
    DAE TO OBJ (Wavefront 3D Object File)
    DAE TO 3DS (3D Studio Scene)
    DAE TO U3D (Universal 3D File)
    DAE TO PLY (Polygon File Format)
    DAE TO DRC (Google Draco File Format)
    DAE TO JT (JT Open CAD File)
    DAE TO AMF (Additive Manufacturing File)
    DAE TO HTML (Hyper Text Markup Language)
    DAE TO USD (Universal Scene Description Format)
    DAE TO USDZ (Universal Scene Description Zipped Format)