SimLab 3D PDF Exporter is a plugin for Modo.
SimLab 3D PDF exporter for Modo plugins, enables users to create 3D PDF files from inside Modo.Sharing models in 3D PDF format is very efficient and secure. The size of the file is smaller, it is not
possible to change the model in 3D PDF format, and viewing the 3D models inside PDF only requires the Free Acrobat reader, which available on almost every machine.
The plugin is supported on Modo 501, 601, 701, 801, 901, and Modo10 on Windows and Mac. The file recipient will need a free version of Adobe Acrobat reader 9.0 or later to open 3D PDF files.
Exporting 3D models in customized templates
SimLab Designer is a standalone application used for designing templates which to be used for exporting 3D PDF files, as well as exporting Html5 (WebGL).
The user can use one of the pre-designed templates included in the plugin, or to create a new customized one using the template designer.
Embed into HTML
With Html support, users can embed 3D PDF files into Html documents, also users can share their 3D PDF files on the web.
If a new template needs to be designed, clicking the New button will launch SimLab Designer window.
After selecting the required 3D PDF template, clicking Export will open the Export Geometry dialog where a user can select the name and location of the Html5 file.
Merge PDF files
This option enables users to merge two or more PDF files together. This can be used to append a 3D model to a company's header, or a project description available in PDF format.
PDF files can be generated using different programs, such as; Acrobat Adobe Reader.
Different 3D PDF files generated using SimLab products can also be merged together. Upon selecting this option the Merge PDFs window will open.
Better PDF Resolution
When creating new Templates or editing existing ones, users have the option to set the Resolution for PDF Templates.
This can be done from the Page Size dialog under File >menu, in SimLab PDF Template Designer .
This will enable users to export PDF files with high quality images.