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Free Online VTK to OBJ Converter

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

How to Convert your VTK to OBJ Online?

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

Upload your VTK file

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

Download your OBJ

Click the download link to receive your OBJ file.

File format information for VTK and OBJ

Full NameVisualization Toolkit
Type3D Model
Mime Typeapplication/octet-stream

A VTK (Visualization Toolkit) file is a popular file format used in scientific and engineering applications to store and exchange data related to 3D visualization. VTK files are designed to represent geometric and visualization information such as points, lines, polygons, and other complex structures, making them ideal for storing data related to 3D models, simulations, and scientific visualizations. These files use a simple text-based format that allows for easy interpretation and manipulation by various software tools and libraries.

VTK files consist of header information, followed by data arrays containing the actual data points and their attributes. The header typically defines the file format version, the data type (e.g., ASCII or binary), and metadata describing the structure and properties of the data. The data arrays can hold information such as vertex coordinates, cell connectivity, scalar values, vector data, and other attributes, enabling the representation of both geometries and associated attributes required for rendering and analysis.

Due to its flexibility and widespread support, the VTK file format has become a standard in the scientific and engineering communities. It is commonly used in various visualization and simulation software, allowing researchers, scientists, and engineers to share and visualize their data seamlessly. Additionally, the VTK format's openness and accessibility have fostered the development of numerous tools and libraries that can read, write, and process VTK files, making it a vital component in the field of 3D data visualization and analysis.

VTK Converter Capabilities

Our VTK 3D Model/Mesh tool does not support any color material data contained within VTK 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 VTK to OBJ

Your VTK file will be converted to a OBJ file using our unified 3D model and mesh conversion tool. Our VTK 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 VTK file, your final 3D model will contain geometry data only.

Frequently Asked Questions

How can I convert my VTK file to OBJ?

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

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

We aim to process all VTK 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 VTK 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.