Adobe Experience Manager supports the upload, delivery, and interactive preview of 3D assets as part of the authoring process.
The interactive 3D viewer is available from the asset details page in AEM. The viewer includes, among other things, a collection of interactive camera controls that let you orbit, zoom, and pan the 3D asset.
Interactive 3D preview supports the following file formats:
|3D file extension||File format||MIME type||Notes|
|GLB||Binary GL Transmission||model/gltf-binary|
|GLTF||GL Transmission Format||model/gltf+json||See Note below.|
|OBJ||WaveFront 3D Object File||application/x-tgif|
|DN||Adobe Dimension||model/x-adobe-dn||Support for ingestion only; preview not available.|
|USDZ||Universal Scene Description Zip archive||model/vnd.usdz+zip||Support for ingestion only; preview not available.|
Note: If materials do not render in preview of a gLTF model, make sure they are named properly and located in a
textures folder in the same root folder as the model, similar to the following:
Asset (folder) model.gltf model.bin textures (folder) material_0_baseColor.jpeg material_0_normal.jpeg
The time it takes to open a 3D asset in the asset details view page depends on several factors such things as bandwidth, image complexity, and latencies to the server.
In addition, the capabilities of the client computer—such as a workstation, notebook, or mobile touch device—are also important to consider when you manipulate the camera interactively. A reasonably powerful system with good graphics capabilities can make the interactive 3D viewing experience smoother and more favorable.
To preview 3D assets in AEM
From AEM, on the Navigation page, tap Assets > Files.
Near the upper-right corner of the page, from the View drop-down list, tap Card View, then navigate to a 3D asset that you want to preview.
In Card View, tap the card of the 3D asset you want to preview.
Tap the card of the 3D asset to open it in the asset details view page.
Interactive preview of a 3D asset in the asset details view page.
On the asset details view page for the 3D asset, do any of the following:
When you are finished, near the upper-right corner of the page, tap Close.