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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.




  • bandit778bandit778 Member Posts: 2,372
    Have you tried opening it in Bricklinks, should be LDD compatible.
  • caterham7caterham7 Member Posts: 409

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

  • caterham7caterham7 Member Posts: 409
    So... two years plus down the line and I'm no further on with this, I can't get it to work in - not sure if it's just too big a file.

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


  • drdavewatforddrdavewatford Administrator Posts: 6,754
    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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