FAQ: What open-source software can I use to view Skycatch-generated outputs?
- Skycatch-generated outputs consist of the following:
- TIFF (Tagged Image File Format)
- Pointcloud ( .las or .laz)
- 3DMesh (.obj)
- QGIS is a free and open-source GIS software that can be used to view, edit and analyze geospatial data such as raster and vector files.
- To open a raster file in QGIS, follow the steps below
- Open QGIS.
- On the Menu bar, click Add layer then select Add Raster Layer (CTRL + Shift + R on Windows)
- In the "Add Raster Layer" dialog box, click the "Browse" button next to the "File Name" field.
- Navigate to the raster file you want to open, select it, and click "Open".
- Click "OK" in the "Add Raster Layer" dialog box to add the raster to the QGIS map canvas.
- CloudCompare is a free, and open-source software that can compare, view, and analyze point clouds and meshes.
- To load your data into CloudCompare,
- Open CloudCompare.
- Click on the "File" menu and select "Open".
- In the "Open" dialog box, navigate to the location of the point cloud or mesh file you want to load, select it, and click "Open".
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