Here are 2 simple steps to convert your XCF to STL using our fast and free XCF converter tool.
|Full Name||GIMP - eXperimental Computing Facility|
The XCF or eXperimental Computing Facility format is a raster image file format native to the GIMP image processing application which is a freely available program used for photo retouching, composition and authoring.
XCF files along with containing raw raster image data contains additional information for defining image layers, channels, paths and other data. The GIMP application is still under development and is available to download for Windows.
|Full Name||Standard Triangle Language|
|Opens With||Blender, MeshLab, CAD Assistant, DAZ Studio|
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 XCF converter will convert your XCF 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 XCF file to upload. Your XCF file will be uploaded to our servers. When the XCF to STL conversion has completed, you can download your STL file straight away.
We aim to process all XCF 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 XCF image.
Yes, to ensure our tool converts the XCF image quickly and with a reasonable final file size, your tool will resize any image larger than 600x600 pixels.