OBJ Exporter for Autodesk® AutoCAD® - Trial

OBJ Exporter for Autodesk® AutoCAD® - Trial

Win32 and 64, English

ProtoTech Solutions
OBJ Exporter exports your model to OBJ file. The file format is open and has been adopted by other 3D graphics application vendors.

General Usage Instructions

1. Load a model 

2. Find “ProtoTech OBJ” tab in the ribbon bar. It contains following three ribbon buttons.


A) Export : 

After clicking here, a 'Save As' dialog will display on your screen.

A default file name will appear in the file name text box. You can edit this name.

Click Save button to export the current model to OBJ file. 


B) Preferences : 

It contains following options. 

  • Precision : You can control how accurately your model needs to be exported. If you need fine representation of the model, just check the “use Precision” check box and the slider will be enabled. You can slide and select the values from 0 to 15. Higher is the value, finer is the representation you will get and larger is the file size. 

  • Export Normals : You can choose if you want to export the normals. 


C) About : 

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

3. After exporting, an OBJ file will be generated.



Ribbon/Toolbar Icon Command Command Description


Shows custom preferences for exporting


Shows information about the product and allows you to activate the product


Saves your model to an OBJ file


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 may need to restart the Autodesk product to activate the app/plug-in. 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, click Control Panel > Programs > Programs and Features (Windows 7/8/8.1/10) and uninstall as you would any other application from your system.

Additional Information

Known Issues

We are not supporting textures and lines in this version.


Company Name: ProtoTech Solutions

Author/Company Information

ProtoTech Solutions

Support Information

Version History

Version Number Version Description

1. Enhancement: Added material name from CAD file to MTL file.

1. Update : Added support for Autodesk® AutoCAD® 2018. 2. Update : Updated technical support contact details.

Feature: Added control to adjust mesh quality from preferences dialog.

Fixed: Incorrect OBJ file generated when exporting on a system with specific region settings (comma character is the decimal separator).

Feature: Added option to flip and/or swap the axes of output. E.g. X, Y, Z coordinates can be output as -Y, X, -Z coordinates

Enhancement: AutoCAD® 2017 is now supported.

Added support to export selected entities.

1. Greatly simplified license activation process. 

   Please note: Existing customers who have already activated the product will have to contact our support to request for a key for reactivation after installing this update.

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