Re: .stl format

From: Anthony Martin (
Date: Wed Feb 11 1998 - 00:47:04 EET

On Tue, 10 Feb 1998, Evan Smyth wrote:

> I'm working on a piece of software to accompany my Ph.D. and I am
> interested in adding in a "export stl" feature. I've tried searching the
> web but I have been unable to find any documentation on this format. Is
> there a spec somewhere that I can take a look at?

The formal spec isn't on the web, but you can find pretty much all you
need to know here:

It describes both the ASCII and binary formats. The description of the
binary format should also specify that all numbers are little-endian.


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