LAS format from Trimble MX8 system

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LAS format from Trimble MX8 system

Post by ikonos » Sun Aug 21, 2011 1:04 am

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Does anyone know how to transform a LAS file from the Trimble MX8 system into a format like PTS, XYZ, TXT or even LAS 1.0, 1.1 or 1.2?
Does anyone already knows or heard about the LAS 2.0 format?

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Re: LAS format from Trimble MX8 system

Post by nheiska » Mon Aug 22, 2011 11:21 am

Try las2txt by Martin Isenburg

As far as I know LAS 1.4 is currently drafted.


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Re: LAS format from Trimble MX8 system

Post by ksyen » Fri Oct 31, 2014 8:00 pm


We have successfully decoded the MX8 LAS 2.0 format (native files). LAS 2.0 format spec is available on the web using google search.

Is there a reason that you don't want to use Trident to export to CSV, LAS 1.1, 1.2, or 1.4?

I can help you out if you still want to decode the LAS 2.0 file. This file format will change in the future with a new version of capture software.


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