[GRASS-user] Importing DEM into 3D Studio MAX

francesco.pirotti at unipd.it francesco.pirotti at unipd.it
Thu Aug 21 08:23:32 EDT 2008

Another idea is to export the DEM in grey scale, many 3D packages have an
option to create terrain from greyscale 8-bit images, very handy if you
ask me.

CIRGEO - University of Padova
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> Hi Wolf,
>> I have a DEM and a satellite image in GRASS of an island that I'd need
>> to create a 3D model for. Does anyone know how to get this data in 3DS?
>> I can use r.out.pov to create a tga file that POV-Ray is happy with, but
>> that doesn't create a 3D model... I've tried looking at blender, but I'm
>> not able to see any formats that seem to match directly.
>> Any ideas?
> did you try to use r.out.vrml? it should be read as 3D model from 3DS.
> Marco
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