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Free Online VRML to OBJ Converter

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

How to Convert your VRML to OBJ Online?

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

Upload your VRML file

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

Download your OBJ

Click the download link to receive your OBJ file.

File format information for VRML and OBJ

Full NameVirtual Reality Modeling Language
Type3D Model
Mime Typemodel/vrml x-world/x-vrml application/x-cc3d
Opens WithMeshLab

A WRL file, short for Virtual Reality Modeling Language (VRML) file, is a text-based file format used for representing 3D models and scenes in virtual reality (VR) and 3D visualization applications. It was one of the earliest standard formats for describing interactive 3D content on the web and served as the foundation for more modern 3D file formats like X3D. WRL files utilize plain text, making them easily readable by humans and editable with basic text editors, which contributes to their accessibility and widespread use in various industries.

Within a WRL file, objects and elements are represented through a hierarchical structure, allowing the definition of shapes, colors, textures, transformations, viewpoints, and more. These files can be opened and rendered by VRML-compatible software, enabling users to navigate and interact with the 3D environment as intended by the creator. WRL files support both static 3D models and dynamic, interactive content, making them versatile for designing virtual worlds, simulations, games, and other immersive experiences.

While VRML has been largely replaced by more advanced formats, its legacy lives on in the foundation it laid for web-based 3D content. As technology continues to evolve, newer formats have emerged, providing more efficient and feature-rich alternatives for creating and experiencing 3D content. However, WRL files remain historically significant and may still be encountered in various archives, virtual museums, or legacy systems where VRML-based content persists.

VRML Converter Capabilities

Our VRML 3D Model/Mesh tool does not support any color material data contained within VRML files so the converted file will not contain any color information.

Full NameWavefront
Type3D Model
Mime Typetext/plain
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 VRML to OBJ

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

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I convert my VRML file to OBJ?

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

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

We aim to process all VRML 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 VRML 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.