Import CSV Plugin

Import CSV Plugin

Win64, English

Digital Sculptors
Autodesk® Alias® Plugin to import 3D Points in a CSV (Comma Separated Value) file.

General Usage Instructions

Open Utilities > Plugin Manager and select importCSV to enable the plugin. The plugin will be listed under Autodesk Exchange Apps. Select the Auto Load option to automatically load the plugin the next time Alias starts.


Please select

  • ImportCSV_2024_1 for Alias 2024.1 or newer
  • ImportCSV_2021_3 for Alias 2021.3 to Alias 2023.1
  • ImportCSV for older versions of Alias.

The plugin will be installed under File > Import menu, as Import CSV Click on Import CSV to open the CSV file.

Click on ImportCSV to import the contents of the point file into the current stage. A degree 1 curve is created, connecting the 3D points defined in the file. If the angle between two consecutive line segments is larger than the "Split at angle" option, the curve is broken and that last segment is deleted. The default angle is 160 deg. Angle value of '0' will create a single degree 1 curve.




The installer that ran when you downloaded this app/plug-in from Autodesk App Store will start installing the app/plug-in. OR, simply double-click the downloaded installer to install the app/plugin.

You can unload the plugin without uninstalling it by unchecking the "Load/Unload" check box associated with the plugin in the Autodesk® Alias® Plug-in Manager. You may have to restart Alias to completely unload the application.

To uninstall this plug-in, exit the Autodesk product if you are currently running it, simply rerun the installer, and select the "Uninstall" button. OR, you can uninstall it from 'Control Panel/Programs and Features' (Windows 7/8.1/10/11), just as you would uninstall any other application from your system.

Additional Information

Please send your comments and suggestions to Digital Sculptors.

Known Issues

Limitation: Only ASCI point data in CSV is supported. No support for binary data. Might run out of memory if the point file size is very large.


Company Name: Digital Sculptors

Author/Company Information

Digital Sculptors

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Version History

Version Number Version Description

Enhancement: Support for Alias 2024.1

Enhancement: Automatic identification of de-limters Enhancement: Break curves based on angle between segments.

Support for Alias 2021.3

Support for Alias 2021

New App Icon 64 bit only
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