Adding 3D models locally does not require to upload them on the Augment servers.
This feature is useful for highly sensitive projects

Note: without a paid subscription with Augment, you will not be able to open a local model.

iOS devices                         Android devices

Add local models on iOS devices

1. Connect your device to your computer
2. Open iTunes
3. Go on your device section in the App tab
4. Click on Augment in the bottom list
5. Drag your 3D model file onto the box on the right hand side
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6. Launch the Augment app, go in the “Local models” section and you’ll see your newly imported model.

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7.Click on the thumbnail to view the model in augmented reality.

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8. The model is now listed in your “Local Models” folder!

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Add local models on Android devices
1. Connect your device to your computer
2. Open the Android File Transfer Tool
3. Drag your file to a directory on your Android
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4. From your device, use a file explorer, find your file, click on it and select “open with”
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5. Then select Augment. It will open the model directly in the AR view.

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6. After exiting the AR view,  you’ll find your files under the “local model” section

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7. The model is now listed in your “Local Models” folder!

WARNING : local models will not be at scale because they have not been processed by Augment servers.

Please note: When clicking on the files, it may happen that Android does not perform the file association and gives “No apps found to open file”. In that case, download a free File Manager for Android such as AntTek.