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Supported formats of scanned data (point clouds) in Inventor 2013.

A - answer Inventor 2013 offers the functionality of importing large 3D point clouds from laser scanners. Supported file formats for these files are - Faro formats (LAS, XYB, FWS, FLS), general ASCII (.xyz, .txt, .asc), Leica formats (PTG, PTS, PTX) and Topcon (CLR and CL3).

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applies to: Inventor 2013 ·

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