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Convert PLY to PDF via C#

Render PLY as PDF without any 3D modeling and rendering software.

How to Convert PLY to PDF Using C#

In order to convert PLY to PDF, 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

NuGet

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 PLY to PDF via C#

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

  1. Load PLY file via the constructor of Scene class
  2. Create an instance of PdfSaveOptions
  3. Set PDF specific properties for advanced conversion
  4. Call the Scene.Save method
  5. Pass the output path with PDF file extension & object of PdfSaveOptions
  6. Check resultant PDF 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.

    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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    pdf What is pdf File Format

    Portable Document Format (PDF) is a type of document created by Adobe back in 1990s. The purpose of this file format was to introduce a standard for representation of documents and other reference material in a format that is independent of application software, hardware as well as Operating System. PDF files can be opened in Adobe Acrobat Reader/Writer as well in most modern browsers like Chrome, Safari, Firefox via extensions/plug-ins. Most of the commercially available software suites also offer conversion of their documents to PDF file format without the requirement of any additional software component. Thus, PDF file format has full capability to contain information like text, images, hyperlinks, form-fields, rich media, digital signatures, attachments, metadata, Geospatial features and 3D objects in it that can become as part of source document.

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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 DAE (Digital Asset Exchange)
    PLY TO FBX (3D 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)