This is similar
Look at this:
Image2SOLIDWORKS standalone - Studio Zwaard
It will apply the texture to a planar surface only.
If you need to apply it to a curved surface, you would then need to apply some type of deforming once the texture is generated on the plane.
ZSurf is free. CAD Studio - files and utilities - download - ZSurf
It also uses greyscale images. It saves in IGS format which can import in to SolidWorks.
are there other types of patterns and textures like this out there.
im trying to answer this Q,
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