Controls

  • Press the left mouse button to select objects.
  • Hold the middle mouse button to pan.
  • Hold the middle mouse button and Shift to orbit.
  • Double click the middle mouse button to zoom extents..
  • Press the right mouse button for the context menu.
  • Press the arrow keys to move the camera.
  • Press Page Up/Down to change the elevation of the camera.
  • Drop ASCII (.pts, .xyz etc) onto the 3D environment to display the point clouds. Multiple files can be dropped at once.
  • Drop .obj 3D model files onto the 3D environment to display the 3D model. The .obj should be created as Tris.
  • Currently the Measure tool doesn't work on point clouds.

  • To return to the viewer, click the 'Viewer' tab at the top left of the page.

  • If you are using Firefox, its is recommended that you disable autoscoll. To do this, open the Firefox menu from the top right and schoose 'Options'. Then under the advanced tab you will be able to uncheck the autoscroll feature.



Supported Browsers
  • Internet Explorer - Very Limited Support (Not recommended).
  • Google Chrome - Full Support. Fast performance but limited to ~5 Million points.
  • Mozilla Firefox. - Full Support. A little slower than Google Chrome but the maximum points tested so far is 15.5 Million at 60 fps
  • Opera - Experiment 3D Support. Works for Point Cloud viewing. Fast performance but limited to ~5 Million points.
  • Safari - Not Supported
  • Waterfox - Full Support. Fast and Max tested points has been 32 million.

  • Results will vary depening on you computer CPU/Memory and GPU.
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