Rhinoceros® Plugin to export Autodesk Alias® wire files
|Layers with color||Layers with color|
|Point Light||Point Light|
|Directional Light||Directional Light|
|Spot Light||Spot Light|
|Rectangular Light||Area Light|
|Linear Light||Linear Light|
Pre-requisites for Rhino 6:
- Rhino 6 should be installed. An evaluation version can be obtained here.
- Alias 2017 x64 or above should be installed. An evaluation version can be obtained here.
- If Alias 2021 is installed, please update the version to Alias 2021.3.
- .NET framework 4.6.1 or above. Download the framework from https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=49981
- Microsoft Visual C++ 2017 Redistributable x64 or above. Download the files from https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/help/2977003/the-latest-supported-visual-c-downloads
Installation for Rhino 6
Double click the downloaded Installer.
Installation for Rhino 7
From within Rhino 7 select Tools -> PackageManager and search for ExportAlias. Please note that Alias version 2021.3 or newer version should be installed.
Select the ExportAlias plugin and click Install.
The License Manger will automatically pop up when the plugin is invoked for the first time. A trial subscription for 10 days can be activated by clicking on the "Trial Subscription" button. Click on the "Buy Subscription" button for a one year subscription. The cost of subscription is USD 99. Internet Connection is required to enable trial subscription and to activate regular subscription. After buying the subscription, click on "Activate Subscription" to activate your subscription. The License Manager will automatically pop up 9 days before the end of subscription period
Download for Rhino v6:
Please proceed to the download section.
- Limitations: Some trim edges might be distorted when exporting certain Rhino parametric geometry.
- Work Around: Save the file in Rhino as v2 and reopen before exporting to Alias. The resulting files will not have the distortions when imported to Alias
- v 184.108.40.206
Enhancement: Extended trial period to 30 days.
- v 220.127.116.11
Enhancement: Support for Rhino 7 file format.
- v 18.104.22.168
Enhancement: Support for Alias 2019
- v 22.214.171.124
Bug Fix: License Manager reports of no Internet Connection.
- v 126.96.36.199
Enhancement: Automatically optimizes surfaces of Alias.
Enhancement: Added command "DS_Optimize" for optimizing geometry for export to Alias.
- v 188.8.131.52
Added Support for Alias 2018
Removed Support for all versions of Alias prior to Alias 2016
- v 184.108.40.206
Minor bug fix
- v 220.127.116.11
Added support for Alias 2017
- v 18.104.22.168
Added support for Alias 2016
- v 2.0.4
Process Window is visible.
Duplicate shaders are not translated.
- v 2.0
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