CAD to STL converter


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When dealing with CAD models, you often have the problem converting your model into a .stl file OpenFoam meshers need. Here are some examples that might help you there:

SALOME (http://www.salome-platform.org/)
CFmesh (http://www.c-fields.com/cfmesh)
ENGRID (http://engits.eu/en/engrid)
GMSH (http://www.geuz.org/gmsh/)
Triangle (http://www.cs.cmu.edu/~quake/triangle.html)
Tetgen (http://tetgen.berlios.de/)
Overture (http://www.overtureframework.org/)
Google SketchUp (http://sketchup.google.com/)
Free-CAD (http://sourceforge.net/apps/mediawiki/free-cad/)
Blender (http://www.blender.org/)
MeshLab (http://www.3d-coform.eu/index.php/tools/meshlab)
ParaView (http://www.paraview.org/)
Gnuplot (http://www.gnuplot.info/)
OnShape (http://www.onshape.com/)

Inspiration: OpenFoam group on LinkedIn (OpenFoam)

Feel free to add more in the comment section!