Google Is Shutting Down Poly 3D Content Platform

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Google Poly, which the company launched in 2017, will be closed forever next year. This was communicated to all poly users through an email.

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The website will officially shut down on June 30, 2021, but users won’t be able to upload models beginning on April 30, 2021.

Poly was introduced as a 3D creation tool optimized for virtual reality. It allows Users to easily create low-poly objects with in-VR tools.

The software was designed to serve as a lightweight way to create, view and distribute 3D assets that could in turn end up in games and experiences.

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Users that have uploaded objects to Poly will be able to download their data, models and entire library through takeout.google.com/settings/takeout/custom/poly, or “download individual assets by viewing each asset’s page” ahead of the shutdown.

Google has already discontinued most of the company’s AR/VR plays, including their Daydream mobile VR platform.

Visit the official Google Help Center article, for more information. 

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