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CloudCompare is a 3D point cloud (and triangular mesh) processing software. It was originally designed to perform comparison between two 3D points clouds (such as the ones obtained with a laser scanner) or between a point cloud and a triangular mesh. It relies on an octree structure that is highly optimized for this particular use-case. It was also meant to deal with huge point clouds (typically more than 10 millions points, and up to 120 millions with 2 Gb of memory).

Environment Modules

Run module spider cloudcompare to find out what environment modules are available for this application.

System Variables

  • HPC_CLOUDCOMPARE_DIR - installation directory
  • HPC_CLOUDCOMPARE_EXE - executable directory