This guide includes the following sections:
For 3D export to be available, it is required that your organisation have a 3D Export licence and that export credits are still available for your license. You also need to have 3D export permissions, which your account administrator can provide you.
Using MapBrowser you can export (download) all four Nearmap 3D Products, and then use the content in third-party applications.
The following table lists the formats that can be exported from MapBrowser, and the typical download size for each format.
Check the 3D PRODUCTS page for more discussion about these formats:
Note: the typical download size per square km and square mile varies a lot, depending on the complexity of the scene.
|Format||Typical download size per km2 / mi2|
|3D Textured Mesh|
|.OBJ||1.4 GB / 3.58 GB|
|.SLPK||0.8 GB / 2.05 GB|
|.3MX||0.5 GB / 1.28 GB|
|.FBX||0.375 GB / 1 GB|
|3D Point Cloud|
|.LAS||1.1 GB / 2.8 GB|
|.TIF (GeoTIFF 32-bit floating point)||150 GB / 358 GB|
900 MB / 2.3 GB
Click the Export tool and select 3D from the drop-down menu:
Draw the area you wish to export. The area can be any shape of polygon, it
Note that(20 mi2) and the minimum export area is
Each 3D capture is made up of multiple surveys, flown at different dates, so the
This step is optional. Name the export, or use the default name of the export, which is the capture name. Naming the export can help you identify each of your downloads when you go back to them in the future.
An export summary will be displayed. Click EXPORT to proceed, or CANCEL to go back and change the export details.
The Downloads screen will open, showing your downloads list and the status of each download, including the current one.
When the download is ready you can expand the tab to see what files are included in the export. The 3D File Contents guide provides a detailed explanation of each file included in each content type.
Click Ready for Download to start downloading the files.
Once downloaded, you can use the files in one of the third-party applications.
The download status can be any one of the following:
If you want to export a single building, select an area slightly bigger than the building you want to export, to avoid getting an incomplete 3D image.
When you click the EXPORT button the export process is supposed to start, as you will be able to see in the Downloads screen. If you clicked the EXPORT button and nothing happened, your firewall or proxy server may be blocking these addresses: