Ab3d.PowerToys

The ultimate framework for WPF 3D
with cameras, 3D models, 3D lines,
3D text and more!
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How to create great 2D or 3D graphics for WPF, Silverlight or Store applications?

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With state of the art converters it is possible to convert 2D and 3D graphics from some of the most commonly used file formats into XAML. XAML created from svg and metafiles can be used in WPF, Silverlight or Windows Store applications. 3D objects from 3ds file can be converted into XAML for WPF applications with 3D content.

The available importer libraries can be used to import svg, metafiles and 3ds files directly into the WPF apps.

ZoomPanel - the ultimate zoom control

ZoomPanel is a WPF custom controls library that contains controls that provide powerful zooming and panning capabilities to any WPF application. The controls can be fully customizable to provide functionality for almost any zooming and panning scenario.
WPF
 

Ab3d.PowerToys - the ultimate WPF 3D framework

It provides advanced cameras, camera controllers to rotate and move the camera with the mouse or control panel, 3D objects (Sphere, Box, Cylinder, etc.), 3D Lines, 3D Text and simplified mouse event handling on 3D objects.
WPF

ViewerSvg and Ab2d.ReaderSvg - read svg files

Import vector drawings saved in svg or svgz files - svg is one of the most commonly used file format for storing 2D vector images. Almost all vector drawing programs support saving into svg file.
  • Copy graphics from: Adobe Illustrator®, CorelDRAW®, Microsoft Visio®, etc.
  • Online free svg clipart library: Open Clip Art Library
WPF   SILVERLIGHT   STORE

Viewer3ds and Ab3d.Reader3ds - read 3ds files

Import 3ds files - one of the most commonly used file format for 3D objects. Create 3D models in almost any 3D modeling application and use them in your WPF application.
WPF

Paste2Xaml and Ab2d.ReaderWmf - read metafiles

Read Windows metafiles (wmf), Enhanced Metafiles (emf) or get matafile objects from clipboard - simply copy the drawing in almost any 2D application and simply paste it into xaml.
WPF   SILVERLIGHT   STORE
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"During the development phase we were supported by a very competent developer from AB4D who helped us in different cases and answered our questions in a real short period of time – regarding the forums posts as well as any direct contact via e-mail in very urgent issues. As there are many traps you can fall into reading 3ds files, we are glad that this tool was developed to make reading and using a 3ds- file in WPF as simple as it is now."

Stefanie Thielmann - Software Developer, IT Gmbh (www.it-gmbh.de)
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