Converting 3DS + OBJ to MoI 3DM using "Mesh To Solid"

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 From:  3dvisuals dude (ODWYERVISUALS)
409.1 
The other night I ran across a utility 3D file conversion program from SYCODE called "Mesh To Solid." This is NOT the plugin versions, it is a standalone app. Downloadable trial online, and priced at $195 this immediately drew my attention.

Details and Functional Demo online at the following URL:
http://www.sycode.com/products/mesh_to_solid/index.htm

Related description from their site:

"Mesh To Solid can read mesh objects from the following file formats:
Rhinoceros files (*.3dm)
3D Studio files (*.3ds)
Stereolithography files (*.stl)
Wavefront files (*.obj)"

"Mesh To Solid saves solid data in the following file formats:
ACIS files (*.sat)
Rhinoceros files (*.3dm)"

I have downloaded the 10 day/10 use Trial Demo but can barely find the time to write this post let alone test that! So, my question to you all is:

Has anyone here ALREADY tried SYCODE's standalone "Mesh To Solid" for importing meshes into MoI's 3dm format with any degree of success?

- 3dvisuals dude
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 From:  Frenchy Pilou (PILOU)
409.2 
I know this one Smurf
Smurf is a Rhino plug-in that allows for the interactive conversion of polygonal meshes to NURBS surface patches.

http://www2.rhino3d.com/resources/display.asp?language=&listing=93
(not trying )
I don't know if this one can works directly for Moi?
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 From:  Joe (INNERACTIVE)
409.3 In reply to 409.1 
Thank you for the link, but unfortunately it is quite expensive for me right now. I hope to one day get mesh objects into MoI, specifically for reference purposes. For example, I have a character I am sculpting in Mudbox, but I would love to create his armor in MoI using his mesh as a reference.
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 From:  Michael Gibson
409.4 In reply to 409.3 
It may be possible to use something to convert the edges of a mesh like that into line segments that are then saved out as curves to a .3dm or .iges file.... MoI could then read in those lines and they could be used as a guide.

This could work for example by using ExtractMeshEdges in Rhino - I think there is some way to do it in Amapi as well.

- Michael
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 From:  Joe (INNERACTIVE)
409.5 In reply to 409.4 
Thank you, I will look into these options.
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