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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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28.3.2013    7575×  
applies to: AutoCAD 2014 · ReCap ·

See also:
Tip 12325:How to display a DWG from Advance Steel including AS objects? (AST viewer)
Tip 12296:Loading a point cloud from a series of photos to Revit.
Tip 12184:Overview of CAD formats supported in Inventor 2020 (import/export/AnyCAD).
Tip 11939:How to extract pipe centerlines from 3D point clouds?
Tip 11933:Color separation of building levels in Autodesk ReCap point cloud.

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