Addon for importing STEP files directly into Blender 2.80+. The produced mesh is a triangulation of the underlying surface with normals built from the shape.
Requires Windows 10 64-bit, Blender 2.8+ with Python 3.7
Install: Install Visual Studio 2013 Runtime from: https://www.microsoft.com/en-us/download/details.aspx?id=40784
Visual Studio 2017 Redistributable for 2.93 and later: https://aka.ms/vs/16/release/vc_redist.x64.exe
Then, as you would normally through Blender for any Blender addon distributed through a .zip file: open Blender preferences -> Add-ons, and press "Install..." then choose the .zip file.
Uninstall/update: Restart Blender, remove addon from the user preferences.
BA thread: https://blenderartists.org/t/step-import
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