[vtk-developers] Assimp integration

Alexis Girault alexis.girault at kitware.com
Fri Dec 9 16:59:23 EST 2016

For reference: http://www.assimp.org/main_features_formats.html

Alexis Girault
R&D Engineer in Medical Computing
Kitware, Inc.

(919) 969-6990 x325

On Fri, Dec 9, 2016 at 4:46 PM, Sean McBride <sean at rogue-research.com>

> On Thu, 8 Dec 2016 22:15:15 +0000, Milef, Nicholas Boris said:
> >I integrated Assimp into VTK as part of a project. For those unfamiliar,
> >it's a 3D model loader library that imports many file formats (and
> >exports a few). It also has optional post-processing features for
> >simplifying/cleaning up meshes. Would this be of any use in VTK?
> >
> >I needed to integrate it for my specific case because I needed to use
> >Collada since it supported vertex weights (and none of the current VTK
> >import formats support this).
> Nick,
> I've never heard of Assimp, but it looks pretty cool and useful for our
> own uses of VTK.  We use VTK to read ply and stl files, and if VTK could
> read even more formats via this library that'd be great, since users tend
> to have all sorts of wacky files.
> Cheers,
> --
> ____________________________________________________________
> Sean McBride, B. Eng                 sean at rogue-research.com
> Rogue Research                        www.rogue-research.com
> Mac Software Developer              Montréal, Québec, Canada
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