Compatible software for point cloud data

You have many options

Point cloud data is compatible with a variety of software, including: 


AutoCAD is a software application within Autodesk for computer-aided design and drafting. It’s used for a number of purposes, including to create building blueprints.


Revit is Autodesk’s 4D BIM software. With this software, users can design buildings, structures, and components in 3D, then annotate the model with 2D drafting elements.


TruView, previously branded as Jetstream, is a software tool from Leica used for working with 3D laser scanning data more efficiently. It stands out for its ability to streamline the process and compress point cloud data with minimal data loss. 

Scene LT

Scene LT is free point cloud data viewing software from FARO. It’s specifically designed for viewing FARO laser scanner scan data, and it allows for simple data sharing and viewing between you and your partners. 

Other compatible software for point cloud data

Point cloud data can also be used with software like Vectorworks, Tekla, and ArchiCAD. 

To learn about hardware requirements for viewing point cloud data, click here.