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Point cloud file formats in AutoCAD 2013.

A - answer AutoCAD 2013 extends the functionality of loading large point cloud datasets. Besides the original formats LAS, XYB, FWS and FLS, the command POINTCLOUDINDEX now supports also files in plain ASCII format (.xyz, .txt, .asc), Leica format (PTG, PTS, PTX) and Topcon format (CLR and CL3).

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See also:
Tip 12938:How to convert a point cloud to a textured 3D model?
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?

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