• 3D Model Product Specifications - When publishing a 3D model, in Step 1 of the Publisher you will need to enter information about the model itself. This information will appear in the Product Preview, and some of the fields can be searched by customers...
  • Product Imagery - Over the years, designing a website forced a choice -- use 100% of the width of the browser in the user’s monitor, or set it to a fixed width like 800 or 1024 pixels. From a design point of view…
  • Product Names - The Product Name for a 3D model tells the customer what the model is, and also helps your model show up in relevant Google searches. Since a large percentage of TurboSquid's traffic comes from Google searches, the impact of a...
  • Watermarks - For all required images, TurboSquid prohibits the use of watermarks, logos, text labels, borders or other distracting identifiers on them. This includes the Signature Image, Context Signature Image, Product Shots, Wireframes, Turntable and UV Layout Images. However, based on…
  • How Do I Create High-Resolution Thumbnail Images? - To create high-resolution thumbnail images, render images at 1480 x 800 resolution or higher, and upload them as thumbnails in Step 2 of the Publisher interface. The Publisher will automatically detect that the images are at this resolution and will...
  • Spellings of 3D Product Names - In your 3D model product's Description, take care to spell product names correctly, and to capitalize the correct letters. This is an important part in showing your professionalism, and also in giving customers the clearest information possible...
  • Creating Turntables - A turntable is a sequence of renderings that plays in the Preview Window. Turntables give customers a complete view of your 3D model so they can make intelligent purchasing decisions...
  • Native File Format - A native file format is a file format specific to a 3D application. For 3D models at TurboSquid, the native file format refers to the application in which the 3D model was created. Compare with an exchange file format...
  • Product Descriptions - To make the most sales for your 3D model, your product Description needs to include vital information for customers presented in a professional manner. Write your Description with the customer's viewpoint in mind…
  • Scenes vs. Collections - A 3D model file that contains several objects can be either a scene or a collection. This article describes the differences between the two so you can categorize your product appropriately...
  • About exchange formats - An exchange format is a 3D model file format that doesn't belong to any particular application, but is used primarily to transfer (exchange) a model between applications...
  • Polygon Count - Customers often have polygon “budgets” or limits for their work, particularly when using assets for games or real-time mobile applications. When you provide your polygon count in the metadata section of the publisher, it is important for you to…
  • Vertex Count - Customers often have polygon “budgets” or limits for their work (especially when it comes to assets being used for games or real-time mobile applications), and as such, it is very important that you report your vertex count properly as…
  • Publishing Metadata: Geometry Type - TurboSquid customers have long expected to know the underlying constructions of models before they buy them. Understanding if the model will fit within their own pipeline from a topological perspective is incredibly important when making a purchasing decision…
  • How do I choose the Geometry type for my 3D model? - When publishing a 3D model for sale, you will need to choose the appropriate Geometry type from the pulldown in Step 1 of the Publisher, under Product Specifications...
  • What is the Unwrapped UVs attribute on a 3D model? - Mapping coordinates, or mapping, refers to the way textures are oriented on a 3D model. The Unwrapped UVs attribute explains these characteristics about the mapping for a 3D model...