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How to convert a point cloud to a textured 3D model?

A - answer If you need to convert a scene or model scanned as a point cloud using laser scanning into a mesh 3D model suitable for CAD applications, you can use the scan-to-mesh feature available in Autodesk ReCap Pro 2022 (and higher).

Select the area in the scene to convert and run the Mesh function (under the cloud icon - cloud functions). Select the desired conversion accuracy (Low, Medium, High - depends on the input data, but for example for an interior scan, "high" accuracy means e.g. door handle details) and the target model parameters. Conversion price is expressed in cloud credits. Low accuracy conversion costs 1 credit per 200 million points (max 4 billion points), medium accuracy costs 1 credit per 100 million points (max 3.5 billion points), high accuracy costs 1 credit per 45 million points (max 2.5 billion points). For more information, see ReCap Pro, and additional cloud credits can be purchased from the CAD eShop.

Result model in ReCap Photo (ZIP file with Result.OBJ+MTL+JPG):

After decimating the 3D mesh:

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applies to: ReCap ·

See also:
Tip 13800:Visually compare 3D geometry in CAD and BIM files.
Tip 12749:Generate parametric mathematical 3D surfaces (meshes) in Fusion 360.
Tip 12233:How to compare two 3D mesh models and find differences/changes?
Tip 12184:Overview of CAD formats supported in Inventor 2020 (import/export/AnyCAD).
Tip 11311:Importing STL files directly into AutoCAD - STLin.

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