CHuMI Viewer

A freeware compression and interactive visualization tool for huge 3D meshes, by Clément Jamin and Pierre-Marie Gandoin


CHuMI Viewer is a software I developed during my PhD at the LIRIS lab. Its implements the algorithm detailed in this paper. It introduces a new compression file format for 3D triangular meshes: CHV. The software supports: For now, it DOES NOT support decoding from CHV to another file format.

How to use it?

Please read the user guide.

I want it!

You can download it for free right here:
Linux (ubuntu 9.04 binary)

If you have trouble running the Windows version, you may need to download this.


This software is provided as freeware and you can use it only if you accept the following:

This software is provided by Clément Jamin "as is" and any express or implied warranties, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose are disclaimed. In no event shall Clément Jamin be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, exemplary, or consequential damages (including, but not limited to, procurement of substitute goods or services; loss of use, data, or profits; or business interruption) however caused and on any theory of liability, whether in contract, strict liability, or tort (including negligence or otherwise) arising in any way out of the use of this software, even if advised of the possibility of such damage.


Feel free to contact us at or pierre-marie.gandoin at