Free Online JPG to PLY Converter

Please note: Your JPG file, once uploaded to our server will be deleted 1 hour after upload so please download your converted JPG file before this time.

How to Convert your JPG to PLY Online?

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

Upload your JPG file

Upload your JPG file

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

Download your PLY

Download your PLY

Click the download link to receive your PLY file.

File format information for JPG and PLY

ExtensionJPG
Full NameJoint Photographic Experts Group
TypeImage
Mime Typeimage/jpeg
FormatBinary
Opens WithPaint.Net, Photoshop

The JPG file format is a popular image format most commonly used for the storage of digital photographs. The format implements a lossy-compression technology that allows for high levels of file compression with little perceptible loss of image quality making it an ideal format for photographs.

This format is one of the most used formats on the internet today with its small file sizes making it ideal for website images. Although there are newer image formats that may offer higher compression and quality the JPG is still and idela format for digital photos.

ExtensionPLY
Full NameStanford Triangle Format
Type3D Model/Point Cloud
Mime Typeapplication/octet-stream
FormatText
Opens WithBlender, MeshLab

The PLY format is a 3D model format originally developed and released in 1994 with its primary use being to store three-dimensional data from 3D digital scanners. The format known as the Polygon File Format and also the Stanford Triangle Format can be either a binary or text based format.

The file format stores 3D geometric information such as vertices, faces, vertex normals, color and other custom data. The format is still in use with many PLY models available to download and PLY files can be loaded into most popular 3D applications such as Blender.

Information for converting from JPG to PLY

Our JPG converter will convert your JPG file to a 3D model using the Heightmap process whereby 2D pixels, based on their luminosity, are converted into 3D space to create a full 3D PLY model ready for download for further processing in your favourite 3D editing package or for printing on a 3D printer.

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I convert my JPG file to PLY?

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

How long does it take to convert my JPG to PLY?

We aim to process all JPG to PLY 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 conversion to the PLY 3D Point Cloud format?

Our JPG conversion tool will extract only the vertex data from your JPG file. This will then be used to create the final PLY file.

How is the 3D model generated from my JPG image?

Our tool uses a Heightmap process whereby the PLY 3D model is created based on the luminosity of the individual pixels in you JPG image.

Is there a limit to the size of my image?

Yes, to ensure our tool converts the JPG image quickly and with a reasonable final file size, your tool will resize any image larger than 600x600 pixels.