Application: Assimp and Assimp View
Category: Graphics & Pictures
Description: From the publisher's website:
Open Asset Import Library (short name: Assimp) is a portable Open Source library to import various well-known 3D model formats in a uniform manner. The most recent version also knows how to export 3d files and is therefore suitable as general-purpose 3D model converter. See the feature list.
AssimpView is a Windows-based model viewer. It loads all file formats that Assimp supports and is perfectly suited to quickly inspect 3d assets.
Assimp aims at providing a full asset conversion pipeline for use in game engines / realtime rendering systems of any kind - but is not limited to this audience. In the past, it has been used in a wide and diverse range of applications.
Written in C++, it is available under a liberal BSD license. There is a C API as well as bindings to various other languages, including Python and D. Assimp loads models into a straightforward data structure for further processing. This feature set is augmented by various post processing steps - ranging from general optimization tools to stuff like computing normal or tangent vectors.
Download AssimpView Portable 3.1.1 Dev Test 1 (27.2MB download / 108MB installed)
See all release notes at the SourceForge project page.
The viewer is fine. Library also would be nice. I just use it as a simple viewer/convertor/renderer for
simpler stuff that I don't want to set up in blender or nifskope.
Seems to work fine. Export and screenshot working correctly.
Also useful for converting models for quick 3d prints/etc
64GB USB Thumb Drive
The library is actually included with the viewer, with the x86 and x64 versions in their respective folders.
Updated to 3.1.1 Dev Test 1. See release notes for details.