Cleaning 3D Meshes

By Alejandro Romero

Cleaning 3D Meshes in MeshLab

Total time: ~15 min

The primary use case for MeshLab is cleaning up 3D meshes in a comprehensive environment. Though many 3D modeling software include such features, MeshLab has a more extensive and fleshed-out mesh decimation pipeline allowing for more control over mesh cleaning. One workflow is outlined below.

3. To save the final mesh:

4. If your mesh contains unconnected parts that you want to export separately:

5. Congratulations, you now have a clean, segmented mesh!