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by Dennis Collin

Autodesk Recap is a very useful tool, to clean up, edit and convert point cloud data from raw data files into proprietary Autodesk formats that can be read by many applications including AutoCAD based software and  the Revit family of products.

However, the software does require you to have the latest product updates installed as well as the latest graphics drivers. Not having them installed can cause Recap to crash out on opening projects. I have outlined a few configuration tips that proved useful in a support call that I had this week.

Symptoms

Autodesk Recap fails to launch project

or

Recap crashes on importing data

Typical hardware includes the Nvidia K2000/4000M GPUs, but similar problems have also occurred with comparable ATI hardware.

 

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