Zip Your LAS For Faster Upload

We recommend using laszip to reduce your file size for faster upload and processing

Laszip is a compression algorithm which will significantly reduce the size of your las files resulting in more efficient uploading and processing. 

Example compression:
4.56 GB las file --> compresses to --> 1.16 GB laz file

 

 

Install with Windows

1. Download laszip cli from https://github.com/RockRobotic/LAStools/releases/download/v3.4.3/laszip-cli-win.exe


Run the laszip

  •  Right click and open the laszip cli you downloaded
  • Drag and drop (or copy & paste) the colorized .las into the input file command line, delete the quotations around file name and hit enter
  • Drag and drop (or copy & paste) the same file into the output file command line, delete the quotations
  • Rename the extension from .las to .laz then hit enter
  • Observe the .laz populate in your project folder, make sure it fully downloads before proceeding. The program window will have an "Enter" prompt when the download is complete.
  • You are now ready to upload your .laz into your ROCK Cloud Project.




 

 

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