How to import 3D models with a URL
To Import FBX models into ARki using a Gdrive URL
Open Gdrive / Dropbox or Onedrive app and head to the Share settings of the 3d file
Change the Link settings to “Anyone with the link”
Copy the link of the 3d file then open ARki app
Create a new project - paste the link of the 3d file in the Import box
How to import models with Gdrive app
To import FBX models into ARki using Gdrive
In the Import box select Gdrive button to connect to Gdrive
Select your 3d file directly from the app
To view models in AR select AR button and place the 3d model on a flat surface
How to create layers
To create Interactive layers in ARki You can import multiple FBX files!
Import your model for the first layer
Press the Plus icon to import multiple models
Toggling between layers makes each model visible!
How to sync files
To Sync your project to the cloud for multi-device sharing
Import your model in ARki
Save and name the project
Fill in the info tab with information about the project
In the Projects tab, use the drop down menu and select Sync Project to cloud!
You can access the project again on any device by using the sync button
How to share projects with a QR code
To share projects easily using a QR code or Project Link
In the Projects tab, use the drop down menu and select “Share Project Link”
Each project will have a unique QR code and link which you can share to access the project
To view the project on other devices, scan the QR code with any QR code scanner
Alternatively In Explore/Gallery tab select the QRcode button to load the QR scanner
Scan the QRcode of the project to download the project!
How to create Material Palette
To create a material palette
1: Select Model -> Material button and then start selecting the meshes to texture
2: Select textures from the ARki library to use on your layer.
3: Drag and drop library textures onto the layer materials to start texturing the mesh
4: To add your own textures Import JPG or PNG files below 2mb, smaller than 2048 pixels wide.
How to add Custom UI
To customise layer icons
Touch and hold the layer button to open the custom icon menu
You can select from preset icons or you can use your own by pressing plus button
For custom icons import JPG or PNG file below 1mb and 512 px wide
How to play animations
To play animated FBX files in ARki
Import your animated FBX model into ARki
Select Model -> Animation to play the animation
You can play animations in both 3D and AR mode!
How to create dynamic lights
To create dynamic shadows and night-lighting
Select Model -> Light to change the position of the sunlight
Use the slider to move the sun around the model!
You can change the lighting in both 3D and AR mode
How to augment 2d Images
To anchor 3d models to 2d images
Import your 3d model into ARki with the predefined Image Anchor as a plane mesh
In AR mode select the Anchor -> Image
Scan the image to position the 3d model on top!
How to add custom pivots
To create custom Pivot Points for positioning models
In AR mode select Transform -> Move
Press Add Pivot and touch the model to place a new pivot
Now you can rotate and move the model around the new pivot point!
To reset the pivot go to Move tab and press Centre Pivot
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