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The meshes can be saved as DXF files or StereoLithographic files (STL and STLB) which you can use in your 

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 or CAD programs. You can rotate the 3D object by dragging the mouse over the screen to see exactly how your object will turn out.

Here is a screenshot from the 

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 showing how a medal (or coin) shape is created with a "bas-relief" of the photo on it:

[Image: STL-file-of-medal-coin-with-portrait.jpg]
Here is how a spherical object is created:
[Image: STL-Eye-On-Sphere.jpg]
In the above example the base form is cylindrical, in the example below the base form is rectangular.
[Image: 3D-Printer-Vase.jpg]
The top half of the screen contains the 

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 while the bottom half contains two images. The left-hand image is your original artwork or photograph, the right-hand image shows how the mesh which has been created using that photograph (using a heightfield surface).
[Image: Egg-for-STL-3D-Printers.jpg]
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 can even create closed objects, like the celtic egg shown above.
You can make really complicated objects with PhotoToMesh, for example:

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Of course you can use any sort of image, even a simple logo, as show below:
[Image: Logo-to-machineable-mesh.gif]
PhotoToMesh can be used to create millable signs from simple black and white graphics. The 

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 allow you to control the height and 

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 of the DXF mesh.
PhotoToMesh has been used to create 

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, here is an example:

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.