Free Online PLY Converter

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

How to Convert your PLY file Online?

Here are 3 simple steps to convert your PLY file using our fast and free PLY file converter tool.

Upload your PLY file

Upload your PLY file

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

Select file type

Select file type

Select the file type to convert your PLY file to using the dropdown list of available types.

Download your file

Download your file

Click the download link to receive your converted file.

PLY file format information

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.

PLY Converter Capabilities

Our PLY converter can both convert from and to PLY files and our developers are working to improve our PLY conversion tools in future versions.When converting 3D Model/Mesh files using our [ey] converter we will attempt to convert color materials into a suitable format for use in the converted file.

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Frequently Asked Questions

PLY is a 3D Point Cloud format, how are these handled?

Our PLY conversion tool can convert most Point Cloud vertex data to the other Point Cloud file formats without any loss of detail.

Is it free to use the PLY conversion tools?

Yes! Our PLY conversion tools are 100% free to use.

Are there any PLY conversion usage limits?

No, you can convert as many files as you wish. We do not impose any conversion limits on our PLY conversion tools.

How long does it take to convert my PLY?

We aim to process all PLY conversions as quickly as possible, this usually takes around 5 seconds however this can be longer for certain files and significantly longer for some larger file formats, so please be patient.

What does the PLY conversion process involve?

Once your PLY file has been uploaded and we know the file format you wish to convert it to our bespoke conversion software will convert your PLY and make it available for you to download with a unique download Url.

Is it safe to convert my PLY on FabConvert.com?

Yes, of course it is! Your PLY, once converted is deleted 1 hour after upload and the download link will expire after this time.

Can I convert my PLY on Linux, Android, iOS or Mac OS?

Yes! Our PLY conversion tools will run on any system with a modern web browser.

Is there any support for me when using the PLY tool?

If you are having difficulty converting your PLY you can contact us and we will try to help where possible.