Autodesk Alias® Plugin to import 3d Points in a CSV (Comma Sperated Value) file.

Getting Started:

  • Open the Plugin Manager and Click on ImportCSV.
  • Select the Auto Load option to automatically load the plugin the next time Alias starts.
  • The plugin will be installed under File->Import menu, as Import CSV


Click on Import CSV to import the contents of the point file into the current stage.
A Polyline is created, connecting the 3D points defined in the file.

Prerequisites for 32 bit:

requires Windows Pro XP SP3 or above
Autodesk Alias 32bit
VC++ 2010 runtime. Download here

Prerequisites for 64 bit:

requires Windows Pro XP 64bit SP2 or above
Autodesk Alias 64bit
VC++ 2010 runtime. Download here


The software is available for download from Autodesk Exchange App store.


Free Plugin

Known Issues:

Limitation: Only ASCI point data in CSV is supported. No support for binary data.
Might run out of memory if the point file size is very large.


Please post your comments and suggestions.

Version History


  • Added support for Alias 2015 products


  • Added support for user options
  • Added support for different de-limters
  • Added support for units
  • Added support for Max Step size to automatically break the polyline during retrace
  • Improved Parser to read the CSV file.
1.0.0 Initial release


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