You can import a range of different file types into BRIO.
In this article we will cover:
There are a few different ways to upload files into your BRIO scene:
- Click to upload and browse your files. (File importer)
- Drag and drop files into the canvas. (Drag and Drop)
- Select a format from the tools menu. (Tools menu)
- File importer
1. Create a new scene, click BROWSE
2. Choose your file
3. Wait until your file is successfully uploaded into your scene
4. You may be prompted to select the display preferences of your file, depending on the type
5. Click NEXT > START
- Drag and Drop
1. Drag the file that you wish to bring into BRIO
2. Drop the file on the canvas in the BRIO builder
- Tools Menu
1. Open your scene and click on the 'Upload' icon from the tools menu (located vertically alongside the left panel)
2. Choose the file format that you want to use in your scene
3. Choose the file you want to upload
4. Click NEXT > START
Uploading Format Types
You can choose the format of your file depending on the file type when you are creating a new scene or upload a file from the tools menu.
- 3D File Types
Autodesk Filmbox (.FBX), Collada (.DAE), Alias Wavefront (.OBJ)
Embedded only (.glTF), Draco - 3D data compression (.DRC)
Learn more about using OBJ and FBX files for your BRIO scene here
- Zip File
A zip file containing the entire directory structure(3D models and Textures only).
- Video File Types
.MP4, .WEBM, You can use them as 360 videos, or regular videos.
- Image File Types
.JPG, .PNG, .PDF, .SVG. You can use them as Panoramic or any regular images.
Tip! When you import a .PDF file with multiple pages, BRIO will offer an option to publish the .PDF as a slideshow, and drop way points in front of each page to allow you to easily jump from one slide to the next.
Check our article about supported file formats here.
Performance Gauge (Life Meter)
Once your file is uploaded in to your BRIO scene, you will see the Performance Gauge in the top left of your screen. This serves as your 'Life Meter', which indicates the complexity or heaviness of your scene before it reaches the maximum.
Click START if you are happy with the size of your file, or else CANCEL and try with another file.
Tip! You can always keep your BRIO scene light by optimizing your 3D file. Learn more about how to do this in our article: Optimize Your BRIO Scene