Apple promotes OpenUSD format together with Pixar, Adobe, Autodesk and NVIDIA

Apple pushes for open standard for 3D models – OpenUSD. Alliance for OpenUSD is backed by Pixar, Adobe, Autodesk, NVIDIA and Apple.

The alliance seeks to standardize the 3D ecosystem by advancing the capabilities of Open Universal Scene Description (OpenUSD). By promoting greater interoperability of 3D tools and data, the alliance will enable developers and content creators to describe, compose, and simulate large-scale 3D projects and build an ever-widening range of 3D-enabled products and services.

Apple Newsroom

It is expected that Apple Vision Pro development will use OpenUSD. It is expected that OpenUSD will be support by Apple development tools and modeling software.

Notably, Meta and Google are not part of the alliance so far.

Alliance for OpenUSD

Apple Newsroom: Pixar, Adobe, Apple, Autodesk, and NVIDIA form Alliance for OpenUSD