can't find export obj from Solidworks

I've got a single solid part, and I do have the Scan to 3D add-on activated, but my drop down menu from Save As doesn't seem to have the OBJ option. Any of the Scan to 3D export options aren't there. Unsure what I'm doing wrong... Are there any other ways to export as OBJ or to somehow "turn on" the exporting option of Scan to 3D?

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Search for "Free Solidworks OBJ Exporter v2.0" - should be in Solidworks Forums.
Simple to install - it's a macro run from a toolbar icon. Using SW2017 it works.
Zip file also attached.

 
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Can you export OBJ files from SolidWorks?
There is a third party add-in that does that, but I've always converted SW to OBJ files through Keyshot (but I don't have to do that very often).

I think scan-to-3D will read in an OBJ, but I'm not sure it will export an OBJ.

 
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I don't think scan to 3d will do conversion, i will generally create obj files by saving those in stl format and use any 3d printing software to convert it into obj like makerbot print.

 
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Export solidworks file in stl format. Open the stl file in Meshlab, then export obj format from meshlab. Meshlab is a free software.

 
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