VR Model Viewer allows you to import a variety of model formats for viewing in VR.
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Jul 18, 2018

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Note: This Early Access software is not complete and may or may not change further. If you are not excited to use this software in its current state, then you should wait to see if it progresses further in development. Learn more

What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“Due to the inherit complexity involved with importing a large variety of file formats at runtime for use in VR, I feel that it would be pertinent to have an Early Access period in order to ascertain if there are any additional file formats, import options, post-processing options or model manipulation tools that users may require.”

Approximately how long will this software be in Early Access?

“At this point I am aiming for an Early Access period of about 2 months.”

How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?

“The final version will have additional model manipulation tools including the ability to set mesh colors, mesh rendering types (transparent for glass for e.g.), ability to scale along individual axes and ability to import custom logos for the model display scenes, ability to set real time scene lights, and more custom and demo scenes.”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“The user may import the following file formats:

- OBJ (with MTL file)
- 3DS
- DAE (Collada)
- X3D
- Blend

There are various import options such as setting initial object scale and collision/physics. The user may then examine the model and change the scale, position and rotation. The user can create custom display scenes and save them for later use.”

Will this software be priced differently during and after Early Access?

“The price may change is more content is added, and the application leaves early access.”

How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?

“Reddit, Steam Communities, email.”
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Notice: Requires one of the following virtual reality headsets: HTC Vive or Oculus Rift. See the VR Support section for more info.

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October 18

1.33 Hotfix

Added ability to scroll file browser with touchpad. Left controller scrolls directory tree on the left, right controller scrolls file tree on the right. Please let me know if you do not like this scheme, rjs@mindrend.com.
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September 29

1.32 Patch Notes

Updated Trilib importer package
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About This Software

VR Model Viewer allows you to import a variety of model formats for viewing in VR. Supported formats:

- OBJ (with MTL file)
- 3DS
- DAE (Collada)
- X3D
- Blend
- 3MF

Once imported you can rotate/scale the model, pick it up and examine it close up in VR, and create custom layouts for displaying your models for later use. Curate your 3D model collection and show off your work!

Known issues/limitations:

- Lights will be enabled in a future release.
- Old FBX-DOM formats are not supported.
- Newer FBX versions (2016+) are not fully supported (work in progress).
- FBX animations will be enabled in a future release
- Inverse kinematics are not supported.
- Vertex animation is not supported .
- Blend shapes are not supported at the moment.

To test if your model will work with the built-in importer, please use this tool: https://ricardoreis.net/trilib/demo/.

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows 7/10 (64-bit versions)
    • Processor: Intel Core i7-4790
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 980Ti
    • Storage: 8 GB available space
    • OS: Windows 10 (64-bit version)
    • Memory: 16 GB RAM
    • Graphics: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1080
    • Storage: 8 GB available space
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