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2022.0.1- Third-party File Export


Creates an E57 file. The E57 format is a compact, vendor-neutral file type for storing point clouds, images, and metadata produced by the laser scanners.

Scans and images, if available, will be exported.

New E57 export option - Compatibility format

  • This new option normalizes the data written to E57 to make the E57 file more compatible with some third party software (ReCap and Faro Scene as an example).

  • The option Export structured E57 in compatibility format, is in the Settings menu under General tab. The default setting is unchecked or off.


Creates an RCP file. The RCP format is an Autodesk format that supports ReCap, AutoCAD and other Autodesk programs

Scans can be unified and exported as a single unstructured point cloud colorized with RGB if available or exported as separate scans registered with images.

RCP (Unified)

  • Exports a single unified cloud with color if available

  • RCP unified does not support images.

  • RCP unified must use a temp folder that can only be located on the C: drive. 30 GB of free disk space is required for every billion points exported at one time.

RCP (Setups)

  • Exports separate registered scans and images

Cyclone REGISTER 360 does not support the import of an RCP file exported from Cyclone REGISTER 360 as Cyclone REGISTER 360 does not support unstructured data.

Cyclone REGISTER 360 does support the import of structured RCP data.

Cyclone REGISTER 360 requires a PUBLISHER or PUBLISHER PRO license to publish to RCP.

Cyclone REGISTER 360 (BLK Edition) does not require a PUBLISHER, or PUBLISHER PRO license to publish to RCP.


Creates a single file containing the final published cloud.

This format supports point cloud cleaning. Any points removed with the cleaning tools will not be exported.


Creates a single or multiple file(s) of the registration.


Creates a single or multiple file(s) of the registration.

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