If you are looking for a tutorial on how to import OBJ files into your Iyan 3D scene without using a computer, then you have landed on the right page. For many of us, today iPad has become more convenient that we either don’t use a computer any more or don’t want to use one. So we have added the option in Iyan 3D so that you can download and open OBJ files to your Scene within your iPad. The following article will take you through the process of importing the OBJ and its texture.
Lets first see how we can download OBJ file and get it ready.
1) There are couple of options to add the OBJ file and textures to Iyan 3d. Send the OBJ file and the texture to your email and open the email using your Mail app.
2) The mail app should show you 2 files. Usually the texture preview will be shown and the OBJ file icon should show-up as an attachment. Clicking the OBJ file will show you the options you have to Open the type of files in. You will be able to see Iyan 3D app in the list, if you have install the app.
3) When you select Iyan 3D from the list, Iyan 3D app opens up and you should see the alert saying you “To Import OBJ file use Import OBJ button in the home page.”
4) If you have already purchased the Premium version, you’ll be able to open up the OBJ importing screen which will display all OBJ files within the Document folder of the app. This page should now list the file you just Opened form the email.
5) On the right side, you are suppose to the corresponding texture. To make the texture display on the right side section, you have to follow the next few steps before you can get the OBJ and texture in place.
6) Open the email again and click the texture file. You shall use the option “Save Image” to save the file to your Camera Roll.
8) You can now use the “Import from Photo Library” to load the texture into our app. This will open a popup that will display all the files form your camera roll, you can now select the file to get the texture into Iyan 3d. Once you select the texture file, you’ll be able to select OBJ file on the left and corresponding texture on the right.
9) Once you have selected the files tap Import button and you’ll see the 3d model ready to save to your My Library for future use.
10) If your OBJ file and texture are within a zip or rar file, then you need couple extra steps. Use a unzip or unrar tool to extract the files. Now follow the same steps.