Can I preserve my design color information in any 3D printable file format? DesignSpark Mechanical August 31, 2018 11:20 Updated Yes, exporting as an OBJ preserves color data unlike STL objects. Related articles What are the import and export formats available? Can 3D PDFs be exported with the annotations? Where do I find advanced options for each of the file formats? NEW: A Beginner's guide to DSM - #1 UI Familiarisation Why does the exported 3D model have so many jagged edges where it should be smooth? Comments 0 comments Please sign in to leave a comment.