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3D-scan formats supported by the ReCap tool in AutoCAD 2014.

A - answer Autodesk ReCap (reality capture) tool is included in AutoCAD 2014 and in other applications of the 2014 family (and higher). ReCap processes (indexes) large point clouds from 3D laser scanning for attaching and displaying in AutoCAD (RCS/RCP).

The ReCap tool supports the following data formats:

  • Autodesk ReCap (*.rcs)
  • FLS Faro (*.fls)
  • FWS Faro (*.fws)
  • Faro projects (*.lsproj)
  • PTG Leica (*.ptg)
  • PTS Leica (*.pts)
  • PTX Leica (*.ptx)
  • LAS Lidar (*.las)
  • ZFS Zoller&Frohlich (*.zfs)
  • ZFPRJ Zoller&Frohlich (*.zfprj)
  • ASC ASCII (*.asc)
  • CL3 TopCon (*.cl3)
  • CLR TopCon (*.clr)
  • E57 (*.e57)
  • Riegel (*.rds)
  • Text (*.txt)
  • XYZ (*.xyz)
  • Autodesk Point Cloud (*.pcg) - till ReCap 4.2
  • Faro XYB (*.xyb)

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applies to: AutoCAD 2014 · ReCap ·

See also:
Tip 10804:What features are not available in the 32-bit version of AutoCAD 2017 and 2016?
Tip 10324:Commenting models in A360 Team.
Tip 10303:Overview of CAD formats supported in Inventor 2016 (import/export).
Tip 10094:Autodesk ReCap 2015 will not load a Faro .FLS point cloud file.
Tip 10065:Autodesk ReCap does not offer the publishing icon for Real View on Recap 360.

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