Hi Stockers,

After some interest in the ply importer tool which was originally created as a module for StockCG, I’ve decided to put it up for sale as a stand alone script on the store here¬†for anyone to use.

Thanks to Brian, We’ve added a new feature into the script that enables you to read every other line of your pointcloud data and by that retrieve allot less detail much faster but still get the entire scope of the scan.

The script can be downloaded from here.

Take a look at this example here:

Key Features:

  • Imports Ascii PLY files with point cloud with position ,rgb and alpha (as opacity) data.
  • Easy install ( just put it in scripts folder and run command)
  • Best for up to 1000000 points per file load .(can do more but takes a long time).
  • Easily import every #th line ( point )
  • Imports as particles or nParticles.
  • Supports Maya 2013/2014/2015 Osx, Linux, Windows