glTF Tools Extension for Visual Studio Code
Preview and debug glTF 3D models directly in the editor
The above model, other sample models, and associated licenses can be obtained from the glTF-Sample-Models repository.
You can preview glTF files in a number of different rendering engines: BabylonJS, Cesium, and ThreeJS. The ThreeJS engine will preview the saved model as opposed to the current content in your open VS Code tab. The Babylon and Cesium engines will first try to preview what is currently in your tab, and only if that fails will it fall back on displaying the version of the model saved on disk.
Installing the glTF Tools Extension
Once you have Visual Studio Code installed, the next steps are simple:
If you wish to build this from source code, see Developer Environment.