Import for AutoCAD
is a Rhinoceros®
3DM file import plug-in for AutoCAD®. This plug-in gives
ability to import geometric data from 3DM files.
Click image to enlarge
3DM Import for AutoCAD is designed to work with the following versions of AutoCAD:
Please download a fully functional trial of 3DM Import for AutoCAD by clicking on the "Download Now" button below. To start using the software, you need a license key. A license key can be of two types: Trial or Permanent. A trial key is issued to you on the purchase of '7 day license' so that you may try the software before you purchase a permanent key. A permanent key is issued after you have purchased a license. We are confident that during the trial period (7 days with unlimited runs) you will find 3DM Import for AutoCAD extremely useful. Later when you decide to buy the software please return to this page and click the "Buy with/without Subscription" button to place your order. Upon verifying the order you will recieve an e-mail with instructions on how to obtain your permanent key. We will create and send you your Key by e-mail within one business day. To avoid disruption in your workflow we urge you to place your order before the trial period ends.
IMPORTANT! Purchasing a Subscription is highly recommended since it the most cost effective way of keeping your software up to date. Moreover, Subscription entitles you to get a second free perpetual license for your laptop, among many other benefits. For details please read the SYCODE License and Subscription Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ).
Our licenses are single computer licenses and are locked to each computer they are installed on. Basically, the license key is specific to the computer's Host ID (the MAC address of the computer), and will not work on another computer. The installer picks up the physical MAC address of the network card connected to the computer which is basically “Ethernet adapter Network Connect Adapter”. So unless you change your network card, the key will always work even if you reinstall your operating system. If your internal network is periodically assigning a different Host ID to your computer, then please find a solution for this with your IT department.
Note: Downloading this software indicates your acceptance to the SYCODE
Software License Agreement. The price mentioned above is for a single user license. For
your bulk-licensing needs please contact us.
Installation & Usage
Since 3DM Import for AutoCAD is a plug-in for AutoCAD, it must be loaded into the AutoCAD environment before it can be used. Please follow the simple instructions in the 3DM Import for AutoCAD ReadMe document which is copied into the installation folder. If you accept the default values in the installer, 3DM Import for AutoCAD will be up and running within a minute. However, if you choose to modify the values (for example, install the software at a location other than the default) then you will have to take extra care to see that AutoCAD and the 3DM Import for AutoCAD plug-in are properly setup and recognize each other. For an easy and straight forward installation, simply run the installer and accept the default installation options. After you have loaded the plug-in file into AutoCAD, simply click on the menu items in the "3DMImport" submenu to run these new commands. Truly, software made simple!
The '3DMImport' menu consists of the following commands:
3DM Import for AutoCAD comes with detailed documentation for each command as well as a
tutorial to get you started in the shortest possible time. There is also a PDF version of the help file which you can download by clicking the link below.
The 3DM (3D Model) file format is the native file format of
Rhinoceros, the NURBS modeling software from Robert McNeel & Associates.
The OpenNURBS Initiative was founded by Robert McNeel & Associates in
January 2000, with the sole purpose of providing CAD, CAM, CAE and
computer graphics software users reliable methods for transferring 3D
geometry between applications via the 3DM file format. TerrainCAD, our terrain
generation, editing and modeling software, also uses the 3DM file format
as its native file format.
If you want 3DM Import for AutoCAD to work in a different way to suit your workflow, do let us know. We will customize the plug-in to suit your needs.
Please feel free to call or email us for more information about Rhinoceros 3DM file import plug-in for AutoCAD