Dear ParaView Community,
I have been using ParaView for a while, and I really appreciate Kitware built such great tool as open-source. I use Abaqus in my workflow so I often wonder how can I visualize *.odb files inside ParaView. I did some research but all the publicly available solutions don’t satisfy my needs. So I ended up building my own converter using Abaqus public APIs. And with my company’s permission, I decided to release it as open-source which can be found in this repo.
The converter is a console tool implemented in Python and C++. C++ implementation is significantly faster than the Python implementation. The instruction is given in README.md. The primary goal behind it is to build a universal convert which can convert *.odb files with any element type and various material points. The source code may still need some polishing but I feel good about it to be published.
Any feedback is welcome!