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Problem with lxf file in LDD - alternative?

Can anyone recommend an alternative to LDD to open a lxf file and obtain building instructions.

The lxf file is 20k+ bricks and 5334 steps long in LDD, but takes a week to run and half the instructions are corrupt / blank pages when it finishes.

Thanks

Lee 

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  • bandit778bandit778 Docking Bay 94. Member Posts: 2,020
    @caterham7
    Have you tried opening it in Bricklinks Stud.io, should be LDD compatible.
  • caterham7caterham7 UkMember Posts: 401

    Thanks - will try that when I'm at home as I need admin rights on my work pc for the installation.


  • caterham7caterham7 UkMember Posts: 401
    So... two years plus down the line and I'm no further on with this, I can't get it to work in Stud.io - not sure if it's just too big a file.

    Anyone able to help with converting to instructions if I send it onto them?

    Thanks

  • drdavewatforddrdavewatford Hertfordshire, UKAdministrator Posts: 6,374
    edited November 2019
    Not sure how new your PC is, but when I upgraded my iMac to a new version LDD ran faster. If you have access to a machine with a faster processor and a high-end graphics card then it might be worth trying to see if it makes any difference, e.g. maybe see if any of your friends own a ninja gaming PC!
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