Here are 2 simple steps to convert your TIFF to STL using our fast and free TIFF converter tool.
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The TIFF file extension is a raster graphics file format originally created in 1986 making it one of the older image file formats available. The format was created by Aldus Corporation (Now Adobe) for use in Desktop Publishing software is still a popular format which is still in use today.
The format has evolved over time from its original use in DTP applications, Fax machine software, Optical Character Recognition software and more. TIFF files are binary and can contain one or more images arranged in a rectangular data format within the file.
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The STL file format has its roots in the 1980's and is the native file format for 3D Systems stereolithography CAD software. The format defines a triangulated mesh with vertices and faces and is a popular format for sharing 3D printable model files.
There were several formats that attempted to extend the STL format namely SolidView and VisCAM whose formats included limited 15-bit color information for each mesh face which is often ignored by most modern 3D software. The STL format can be either Text or Binary, our tools will support both formats.
Our TIFF converter will convert your TIFF 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 STL model ready for download for further processing in your favourite 3D editing package or for printing on a 3D printer.
First click the "Upload..." button, select your TIFF file to upload. Your TIFF file will be uploaded to our servers. When the TIFF to STL conversion has completed, you can download your STL file straight away.
We aim to process all TIFF to STL conversions as quickly as possible, this usually takes around 5 seconds however this can be longer for certain files, so please be patient.
We aim to provide the best conversion experience. Our tools are under constant review and development with new features being added every week.
Our tool uses a Heightmap process whereby the STL 3D model is created based on the luminosity of the individual pixels in you TIFF image.
Yes, to ensure our tool converts the TIFF image quickly and with a reasonable final file size, your tool will resize any image larger than 600x600 pixels.