Accepted file formats for 3D and Augmented Reality

  • Updated on July 19th, 2021
  • 3D Viewer

How to make compatible 3D files to use them on Numerized? And how to export your 3D assets?

Accepted 3D file formats:

  • .obj
  • .ply
  • .fbx
  • .gltf
  • .glb

Maximum file size (including textures):

  • 3 MB for maximum compatibility and acceptable loading times for the user.
  • 8 MB to use the 3D player (not compatible with Augmented Reality).

Number of polygons:

For maximum compatibility, it is recommended not to exceed 75,000 polygons (ideally less than 50,000 polygons).

Textures:

Numerized’s 3D viewer can manage PBR (Physically Based Rendering). This allows you to manage different materials on a single 3D model. It is strongly recommended to accompany your 3D models with the following textures:

  • Albedo
  • Roughness
  • Metallic
  • Diffusion

UV Map:

It is recommended to limit the number of UV Map to 1. Each new addition of UV Map will increase the model’s file size.

3D model animation:

Here are the types of 3D model animation that can be integrated into the 3D model (avoid creating excessively long animation loops):

  • Skeletal animation loop
  • Rigid animation loop
  • Transform animation loop

Important: Only the first animation included in the 3D model will be played in AR Mode.

Real-world scaling:

To be able to be used in augmented reality, the 3D model must be scaled to the real world: 1 unit of measurement = 1 meter.
Real world scaling is available in the Numerized dashboard.

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