This is a great 3D model viewer. it supports the most popular 3D data formats including stl,dxf,3ds and obj. With help of this app, you can take your 3D files with you no matter where you are, at home or traveling abroad, and view them with your iPad in any way you want, for instance, changing different zoom level, different color, different perspective, etc.
The App provides many 3D features including rotating model with finger movement, zooming in/out, panning, changing color, switching from surface rendering mode to wireframe mode, etc. It also supports animation mode in which your model would automatically rotate. If your model contains multiple parts, you can select part individually and change its color or delete it. You can also put multiple 3D files into the same scene to view them altogether. and they don't have to be in the same format. It is so easy to control it. You will love the way your model looks.
3D model files can be added to the app's document folder through iTunes, after that, just tap file open button of the app to load them. You can also use the app to open 3D files you received in your email attachment. Just double tap on the 3D attachment in you email or other file management apps, the 3D viewer would be launched automatically.
If you are not a 3D professional, but you are curious about how 3D world works, this is an app for your too. You can download many 3D models from website like: www.thingiverse.com, www.exchange3d.com or www.vectorclip3d.com. There are so many free 3D models for you to download and use the app to play with them. Think about AVATAR, don't you want to learn how the 3D trees, animals, mountains are created? Go 3D!
If you need iPad app for other 3D file formats, please search Afanche to find more 3D oriented apps. Afanche is a company specialized in 3D technologies. Afanche provides customized 3D programming solutions for mobile, web and desktop.