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Making Alice Models with Windows 10 (Paint 3D and 3D Builder)
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Default Making Alice Models with Windows 10 (Paint 3D and 3D Builder) - 07-30-2017, 02:39 PM

Not sure if anybody has brought this topic up yet.

Windows 10 introduces Paint 3D and 3D Builder.
Plenty of models are available online for free from Remix 3D, or you can create your own.
Furthermore, you can open a number of standard 3D file formats.

Now an interesting option is saving as OBJ Format (.obj) from 3D Builder.
I can't see that option in Paint 3D, but you can easily move files from Paint 3D to 3D builder by exporting and opening as a 3MF file.

So if you export your object as an .obj from 3D builder.
Then, use Biturn to convert that file to a "3ds max ascii (.ASE)" file.
You can import your models into Alice.


The imported model will be way too big to fit in the view, so you'll probably want to resize it from the file tree (right click, methods, resize) to about "0.000003" first.

Texture imports will throw an error and fail, but the model will still load with no texture. However, there are fairly easy workarounds that make it actually work. I'm testing that now, so I'll post a follow up comment.

It seems to work quite well for simple models.
Certainly makes creating Alice objects a more fun and simple experience.

> Click Here < to download an Alice version of this zebra originally from Remix 3D.


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