Topography 3D model using DEM data

By October 15, 2014 No Comments

Hi. First of all Thanks to Temanibble for awesome tutorials. AND you are life-savior

At work, my boss asked me to find how to create the black and white bump map without losing DEM data.

He did not know how to do, so I did research whole day and I ended up with this tutorial.

To simply this workflow.

1. get DEM images from open topography webstie.

2. Using Microdem which is a free software, convert it into greyscale bump map

3. Using 3D softwares, (ex, Cinema 4D, MAYA, 3D MAX)


All needed links are below:

Open Topography:


SRTM TIle Grabber:

Old SRTM90 Plugin site with downloadable SRTM files:

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