JSON Exporter for Autodesk® AutoCAD®

JSON Exporter for Autodesk® AutoCAD®

Win64, English

ProtoTech Solutions
“JSON Exporter For Autodesk® AutoCAD®” exports the model to a JSON (.json) file.

General Usage Instructions

1. Download and install JSON Exporter plugin for AutoCAD.

2. Run AutoCAD and load a model.

3. There’s a new tool bar panel named as 'JSON Exporter'.


It contains three ribbon buttons as mentioned below.

A) Export

After selecting the Export option, a 'Save As' dialog box will display on our screen.

Click on the Save button to export the current model to JSON file. 

B) Preferences

It contains below options.

  • Precision : You can control how accurately your model needs to be exported. If you need fine representation of the model, just check the slider which will show the precision value. You can slide and select the values from 1 to 15. The higher the value is the finer the representation you will get and the larger the file size will be.

  • Mesh Quality : You can control the mesh quality of the JSON model. You can slide and select the value from 1 to 4. The higher the value higher will be the tessalation of the exported model and larger will be the file size.

C) About

It displays the information about the product and provides the facility to activate your product license at any time.



Ribbon/Toolbar Icon Command Command Description

About Us

Shows information about company and product. Also allows you to activate the plugin.


Application settings.


Export the model to JSON file.


The installer that ran when you downloaded this plug-in from Autodesk App Store has already installed the plug-in. You may need to restart the Autodesk product to activate the plug-in. To uninstall this plug-in, click Control Panel > Programs > Programs and Features (Windows 7/8/8.1/10) or Control Panel > Add or Remove Programs (Windows XP), and uninstall as you would any other application from your system.

Additional Information

After Installation restart AutoCAD to see the changes.

You can unload the add-in without uninstalling it by clicking the "Stop" button when the add-in is selected in the list box on the "Add-Ins" tab of the "Scripts and Add-Ins" dialog.

Unchecking "Run on Startup" causes the add-in not to be loaded in future sessions of AutoCAD.

Known Issues

We do not support textures and text in this version.

Current version supports exporting of 3D entities only, 2D entities are not yet supported.


Company Name: ProtoTech Solutions

Author/Company Information

ProtoTech Solutions

Support Information

Please contact us at support@ProtoTechSolutions.com

Version History

Version Number Version Description

1. Part and Face level color support. 2. Cumulative transformation. 3. 4.5 version JSON format support. 4. Supports both part and assembly models. 5. Visibility of nodes. 6. Face level transparency.
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