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Convert SVG to G-code

How to Convert SVG to G-code

Convert SVG to G-code

G-code is a programming language with which users control machines such as laser cutters, pen plotters, and 3D printers, just to mention a few. Thus, anyone looking to create a 2D or 3D object from a virtual design or model must…

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Convert DWG to G-code

How to Convert DWG to G-Code

Convert DWG to G-code

If you are a regular user of machining tools and 3D printers, you may already know that they cannot read or interpret the DWG file format. This is despite the fact that DWG is a popular format used in the computer-aided…

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Convert OBJ to G-code

How to Convert OBJ to G-code

Convert OBJ to G-code

The OBJ file format has become a vital part of 3D printing. It offers several advantages over its more popular alternative, the STL file format. Some of these advantages include support for color and texture as well as better quality 3D…

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How to Convert STL to G-Code

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3D printing and Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machining are some of the most popular processes. While the former is an additive method in that it involves adding molten material in layers to form a physical 3D model, the latter is subtractive….

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How to Convert SVG to DXF

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Web-friendliness of file formats – in terms of the file size – is a key consideration for web developers, particularly because loading large file sizes usurps a lot of resources. Furthermore, when the file format is not impacted by magnification or…

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Convert DWF to DWG

How to Convert DWF to DWG

Convert DWF to DWG

Autodesk is no stranger to developing and releasing file formats that enable designers and engineers to share design files. In 1982, the software giant launched the open-source DXF (Drawing Interchange File) format that was primarily intended to help designers share designs…

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DGN to DWG file conversion

How to Convert DGN to DWG

DGN to DWG file conversion

In order to seamlessly convert DGN to DWG, you must consider whether the software you are using is ‘trusted’ by AutoCAD. What do we mean by this? A software application’s ability to facilitate the conversion of a particular file format to…

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SVG file converted to DWG file

How to Convert SVG to DWG

SVG file converted to DWG file

Popular image formats such as JPEG, PNG, TIFF, and BMP have one prominent, albeit undesirable, characteristic: their resolution is affected by magnification/zooming. Thus, drawings or photos saved using these raster formats sometimes become distorted upon scaling, resulting in images that may…

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Matterport – Everything You Need to Know

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According to a 2021 Consumer Housing Trends Report by real estate intelligence company Zillow, 68% of home buyers agreed completely or somewhat that 3D virtual tours would give them a better feel of the house than 2D photos. Furthermore, 61% of…

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Top 5 Matterport Alternatives

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Matterport is a leading spatial data platform that enables users to digitize spaces such as offices, hotels, shops, factories, and homes. Also, Matterport lets users manage the digitized images stored as 3D models via an online dashboard. Even so, the 3D…

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How to Convert a PDF to CATIA (PDF to DXF)

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CATIA is a multi-platform computer-aided design (CAD), computer-aided manufacturing (CAM), and computer-aided engineering (CAE) software. This means that CATIA offers a complete suite of tools, features, and capabilities within the same package. CATIA facilitates the two-dimensional and three-dimensional design and modeling,…

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How to Import Floor Plans to Revit

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Before discussing how to import floor plans to Revit, let’s first understand what this versatile software developed and sold by software juggernaut Autodesk entails. Revit is a popular software designed for and used by construction professionals such as architects, designers, structural…

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How to Import Floor Plans to SketchUp

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SketchUp is a 3D modeling software used by students, hobbyists, and professionals in different industries, including interior design, architecture, civil and mechanical engineering, woodworking, and more. Currently owned and developed by Trimble Inc., SketchUp has changed ownership severally since its initial…

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Top 10 CNC Products for Wood Routers

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Computer numerical control (CNC) machining has been in existence since the mid-1900s. As a result, it has garnered a myriad of applications in various industries, most notably the manufacturing and metal milling sectors as well as woodworking. At the same time,…

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How to Import Floor Plans to Vectorworks

import floor plan to vectorworks, red pink graphics

Although the Vectorworks software was one of the first CAD software and has been updated many times since its initial release in the 1980s, it is still a laggard when it comes to vectorization. Vectorization refers to the conversion of a…

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