Workflows

Autodesk ReCap™

Trimble RealWorks™

Rhino 3D™

CloudCompare™

Meshlab™

ClearEdge 3D™

Bentley Microstation™

Leica Cyclone™

FARO Scene™

Autodesk ReCap

With our free plugin, you can bring your .DP files directly into Autodesk ReCap without conversion. (plugin install instructions)

Once you have your data in ReCap, you can easily export .RCS or .RCP files for use in Revit, NavisWorks, AutoCAD, 3ds Max and other Autodesk applications.

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Trimble RealWorks

Trimble RealWorks Version 9.0 and later allows direct import of .DP files. No plugin is required. Simply click Open and select Files of Type: DotProduct Files (*.dp).

In RealWorks, manage DPI-8 point clouds and register them directly with Trimble laser scanner and total station data.

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Rhino 3D

With our free plugin, you can bring your .DP files directly into Rhino without conversion. (plugin install instructions)

Once you have your data in Rhino, the DP point clouds can be utilized for design, referencing, meshing, etc.

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ClearEdge3D

EdgeWise 5.0 from ClearEdge3D now reads DotProduct .DP files directly, allowing you to use its advanced modeling and feature extraction tools.

For more info on this full workflow, please click here for a video webinar.

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CloudCompare

CloudCompare now both reads and writes DotProduct .DP files directly with v2.6.3 Beta. Please click here for a tutorial on import, export, & cropping of .DP files.

Developed by Daniel Girardeau-Montaut for his Ph.D., CloudCompare provides a wealth of functionality for modeling, meshing, registration, and more. It's a powerful tool and you can't beat the price -- it's free!

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Leica, Bentley, Faro Scene, MeshLab, etc.

Workflows based on Cyclone, MicroStation, Scene, MeshLab, and others can use DotProduct data in PTS, PTX, & PLY formats.

PTS, PTX, PTS, and PLY formats can be exported directly in Phi.3D. We also offer a free converter for DP to E57. Please contact us for more info.

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