The assimp package

[Tags: bsd3, library]

Important: Install with cabal install --extra-include-dirs /usr/local/include/assimp/ Of course use the location of the include files on your system.

This library provides FFI bindings to the Assimp asset import library. It requires Assimp to already be installed. For more information about Assimp see the assimp website at

This release corresponds to Assimp 2.0. When this package stabilizes I intend to track new releases of Assimp by also releasing new versions with the same version number, but this should be considered a beta release. Importing models is currently working. Textures and animations are untested.

Here is a sample program that imports a scene and then outputs the information contained in it.

 module Main where

 import System (getArgs)
 import Graphics.Formats.Assimp

 -- Defines the preprocessing we want assimp to perform
 processing = [ CalcTangentSpace
              , Triangulate
              , JoinIdenticalVertices
              , SortByPType

 main = do
   args <- getArgs
   scene <- importFile (head args) processing
   print scene                   -- Outputs all information in the scene
   getVersionMajor >>= print     -- Print the major version of assimp
   getVersionMinor >>= print     -- Print the minor version of assimp
   getVersionRevision >>= print  -- Print the version revision of assimp

See for more.


Dependenciesbase (==4.*), haskell98, vect (>=0.4.6 && <0.5)
CopyrightJoel Burget 2011
AuthorJoel Burget
Source repositoryhead: git clone
Upload dateTue May 24 14:10:47 UTC 2011
Uploaded byJoelBurget
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