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Free Online GLB to OBJ Converter

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Please note: Your GLB file, once uploaded to our server will be deleted 15 minutes after upload so please download your converted GLB file before this time.

How to Convert your GLB to OBJ Online?

Here are 2 simple steps to convert your GLB to OBJ using our fast and free GLB converter tool.

Upload your GLB file

Click the "Upload a GLB File" button, then select a GLB to upload. The maximum file size is 100MB.

Download your OBJ

Click the download link to receive your OBJ file.

File format information for GLB and OBJ

ExtensionGLB
Full NameGraphics Language Transmission Format
Type3D Model
Mime Typemodel/gltf-binary
FormatBinary
Opens WithBlender, MeshLab

A GLB file, short for "Graphics Library Binary," is a widely used file format in the realm of 3D graphics and virtual reality (VR) applications. It is a binary version of the popular 3D file format called GLTF (Graphics Library Transmission Format). The GLB format efficiently encapsulates 3D model data, textures, and animations into a single file, making it easy to share and load complex 3D scenes seamlessly across various platforms and software.

GLB files are essential for web-based 3D applications as they enable faster loading times and better performance compared to traditional formats. By packaging all the required assets into a single binary file, it reduces the number of HTTP requests necessary for loading the 3D content. Furthermore, GLB files use binary data, which takes up less space and can be parsed more quickly by applications, providing a smoother user experience for 3D web applications and VR experiences.

One of the key advantages of the GLB format is its compatibility with a wide range of devices, platforms, and 3D software. This cross-platform support allows 3D artists, game developers, and designers to create content in their preferred tools and easily distribute it without worrying about compatibility issues. As a result, GLB has become the de facto standard for delivering 3D content on the web and has played a significant role in driving the adoption of 3D graphics in various applications, including e-commerce, education, entertainment, and more.

GLB Converter Capabilities

When converting 3D Model/Mesh files using our GLB converter we will attempt to convert color materials into a suitable format for use in the converted file.

ExtensionOBJ
Full NameWavefront
Type3D Model
Mime Typetext/plain
FormatText
Opens WithMeshLab, CAD Assistant, DAZ Studio

An OBJ file is a widely used file format in 3D computer graphics that serves as a standard representation for 3D models. It stands for "Object" and was originally developed by Wavefront Technologies. OBJ files store geometric data, such as vertex positions, normals, texture coordinates, and face information, describing the surface of a 3D object. This data is presented in plain text, making OBJ files human-readable and easy to exchange between various 3D modeling and rendering software.

The structure of an OBJ file is based on vertices (points in 3D space), which form the building blocks of the 3D model's shape. These vertices are organized into faces, typically triangles or quads, representing the surfaces of the object. Alongside the geometric data, OBJ files can also include material information, enabling the application of textures and shaders to the 3D model, providing it with color, reflectivity, and other visual properties.

Due to its simplicity and compatibility across different software platforms, the OBJ file format has become a popular choice for sharing 3D models. However, being a relatively basic format, OBJ files may not support complex features found in more advanced formats like animation data or high-level shader definitions. Despite this limitation, OBJ remains a widely adopted format in various industries, including gaming, animation, virtual reality, and 3D printing.

Information for converting from GLB to OBJ

Your GLB file will be converted to a OBJ file using our unified 3D model and mesh conversion tool. Our GLB 3D tool performs accurate conversions of 3D elements such as vertices, faces, normals and relevant material information. As GLB supports color materials and OBJ does not, our tool will not attempt to transfer any color information, your final 3D model will contain geometry data only.

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I convert my GLB file to OBJ?

First click the "Upload..." button, select your GLB file to upload. Your GLB file will be uploaded to our servers. When the GLB to OBJ conversion has completed, you can download your OBJ file straight away.

How long does it take to convert my GLB to OBJ?

We aim to process all GLB to OBJ conversions as quickly as possible, this usually takes around 5 seconds however this can be longer for certain files, so please be patient.

How accurate is the GLB to OBJ conversion?

We aim to provide the best conversion experience. Our tools are under constant review and development with new features being added every week.