LAStools algorithm provider

LAStools is a collection of highly efficient, multicore command line tools for LiDAR data processing.

blast2dem

Description

Turns points (up to billions) via seamless Delaunay triangulation implemented using streaming into large elevation, intensity, or RGB rasters.

For more info see the blast2dem page and its online README file.

Parameters

Label Name Type Description
verbose VERBOSE

[boolean]

Default: False

Generates more textual control output to the console
open LAStools GUI GUI

[boolean]

Default: False

Starts the GUI of LAStools with pre-populated input files
input LAS/LAZ file INPUT_LASLAZ [file] The file containing the points to be rastered in LAS/LAZ format.
filter (by return, classification, flag) FILTER_RETURN_CLASS_FLAGS1

[enumeration]

Default: 0

Specifies which points to use to construct the temporary TIN that is then rasterized. One of:

  • 0 — —
  • 1 — keep_last
  • 2 — keep_first
  • 3 — keep_middle
  • 4 — keep_single
  • 5 — drop_single
  • 6 — keep_double
  • 7 — keep_class 2
  • 8 — keep_class 2 8
  • 9 — keep_class 8
  • 10 — keep_class 6
  • 11 — keep_class 9
  • 12 — keep_class 3 4 5
  • 13 — keep_class 2 6
  • 14 — drop_class 7
  • 15 — drop_withheld
  • 16 — drop_synthetic
  • 17 — drop_overlap
  • 18 — keep_withheld
  • 19 — keep_synthetic
  • 20 — keep_keypoint
  • 21 — keep_overlap
step size / pixel size STEP

[number]

Default: 1.0

Specifies the size of the cells of the grid the TIN is rasterized onto
Attribute ATTRIBUTE

[enumeration]

Default: 0

Specifies the attribute that is to be rastered. One of:

  • 0 — elevation
  • 1 — slope
  • 2 — intensity
  • 3 — rgb
Product PRODUCT

[enumeration]

Default: 0

Specifies how the attribute is to be turned into raster values. One of:

  • 0 — actual values
  • 1 — hillshade
  • 2 — gray
  • 3 — false
Use tile bounding box (after tiling with buffer) USE_TILE_BB

[boolean]

Default: False

Specifies to limit the rastered area to the tile bounding box (only meaningful for input LAS/LAZ tiles that were created with lastile).

additional command line parameter(s)

Optional

ADDITIONAL_OPTIONS

[string]

Default: ‘’

Specifies other command-line switches not available via this menu but known to the (advanced) LAStools user.
Output raster file OUTPUT_RASTER

[raster]

Default: [Skip output]

Specifies where the output raster is stored. Use image rasters like TIF, PNG, and JPG for false color, gray ramps, and hillshades. Use value rasters like TIF, BIL, IMG, ASC, DTM, FLT, XYZ, and CSV for actual values. One of:

  • Skip Output
  • Save to a Temporary File
  • Save to File…

The file encoding can also be changed here.

Outputs

Label Name Type Description
Output raster file OUTPUT_RASTER [raster] The output raster

blast2iso

Description

Turns points (up to billions) via seamless Delaunay triangulation implemented using streaming into iso-contour lines.

For more info see the blast2iso page and its online README file.

Parameters

Label Name Type Description
verbose VERBOSE

[boolean]

Default: False

Generates more textual control output to the console
open LAStools GUI GUI

[boolean]

Default: False

Starts the GUI of LAStools with pre-populated input files
input LAS/LAZ file INPUT_LASLAZ [file] The file containing the points to be used for creating iso-contour lines.
smooth underlying TIN SMOOTH

[number]

Default: 0

Specifies if and with how many passes the temporary TIN should be smoothed
extract isoline with a spacing of ISO_EVERY

[number]

Default: 10.0

Specifies spacing at which iso-contour lines are getting extracted (contour interval)
clean isolines shorter than (0 = do not clean) CLEAN

[number]

Default: 0.0

Omits iso-contour lines that are shorter than the specified length
simplify segments shorter than (0 = do not simplify) SIMPLIFY_LENGTH

[number]

Default: 0.0

Rudimentary simplification of iso-contour line segments that are shorter than the specified length.
simplify segment pairs with area less than (0 = do not simplify) SIMPLIFY_AREA

[number]

Default: 0.0

Rudimentary simplification of bumps formed by consecutive line segments whose area is smaller than the specified size.

additional command line parameter(s)

Optional

ADDITIONAL_OPTIONS

[string]

Default: ‘’

Specifies other command-line switches not available via this menu but known to the (advanced) LAStools user.
Output vector file OUTPUT_VECTOR

[vector: line]

Default: [Skip output]

Specifies where the output vector is stored. Use SHP or WKT output files. If your input LiDAR file is in geographic coordinates (long/lat) or has geo-referencing information (but only then) you can also create a KML output file. One of:

  • Skip Output
  • Save to a Temporary File
  • Save to File…

The file encoding can also be changed here.

Outputs

Label Name Type Description
Output vector file OUTPUT_VECTOR [vector: line] The output line vector layer with contours

las2dem

Description

Turns points (up to 20 million) via a temporary Delaunay triangulation that is rasterized with a user-defined step size into an elevation, intensity, or RGB raster.

For more info see the las2dem page and its online README file.

Parameters

Label Name Type Description
verbose VERBOSE

[boolean]

Default: False

Generates more textual control output to the console
run new 64 bit executable CPU64

[boolean]

Default: False

 
open LAStools GUI GUI

[boolean]

Default: False

Starts the GUI of LAStools with pre-populated input files
input LAS/LAZ file INPUT_LASLAZ [file] The file containing the points to be rastered in LAS/LAZ format.
filter (by return, classification, flags) FILTER_RETURN_CLASS_FLAGS1

[enumeration]

Default: 0

Specifies which points to use to construct the temporary TIN that is then rasterized. One of:

  • 0 — —
  • 1 — keep_last
  • 2 — keep_first
  • 3 — keep_middle
  • 4 — keep_single
  • 5 — drop_single
  • 6 — keep_double
  • 7 — keep_class 2
  • 8 — keep_class 2 8
  • 9 — keep_class 8
  • 10 — keep_class 6
  • 11 — keep_class 9
  • 12 — keep_class 3 4 5
  • 13 — keep_class 3
  • 14 — keep_class 4
  • 15 — keep_class 5
  • 16 — keep_class 2 6
  • 17 — drop_class 7
  • 18 — drop_withheld
  • 19 — drop_synthetic
  • 20 — drop_overlap
  • 21 — keep_withheld
  • 22 — keep_synthetic
  • 23 — keep_keypoint
  • 24 — keep_overlap
step size / pixel size STEP

[number]

Default: 1.0

Specifies the size of the cells of the grid the TIN is rasterized onto
Attribute ATTRIBUTE

[enumeration]

Default: 0

Specifies the attribute to rasterise. One of:

  • 0 — elevation
  • 1 — slope
  • 2 — intensity
  • 3 — rgb
  • 4 — edge_longest
  • 5 — edge_shortest
Product PRODUCT

[enumeration]

Default: 0

Specifies how the attribute is to be turned into raster values. One of:

  • 0 — actual values
  • 1 — hillshade
  • 2 — gray
  • 3 — false
Use tile bounding box (after tiling with buffer) USE_TILE_BB

[boolean]

Default: False

Specifies to limit the rastered area to the tile bounding box (only meaningful for input LAS/LAZ tiles that were created with lastile).

additional command line parameter(s)

Optional

ADDITIONAL_OPTIONS

[string]

Default: ‘’

Specifies other command-line switches not available via this menu but known to the (advanced) LAStools user.
Output raster file OUTPUT_RASTER

[raster]

Default: [Skip output]

Specifies where the output raster is stored. Use image rasters like TIF, PNG, and JPG for false color, gray ramps, and hillshades. Use value rasters like TIF, BIL, IMG, ASC, DTM, FLT, XYZ, and CSV for actual values. One of:

  • Skip Output
  • Save to a Temporary File
  • Save to File…

The file encoding can also be changed here.

Outputs

Label Name Type Description
Output raster file OUTPUT_RASTER [raster] The output raster

las2iso

Description

Turns point clouds (up to 20 million per file) into iso-contour lines by creating a temporary Delaunay triangulation on which the contours are then traced.

For more info see the las2iso page and its online README file.

Parameters

Label Name Type Description
verbose VERBOSE

[boolean]

Default: False

Generates more textual control output to the console
run new 64 bit executable CPU64

[boolean]

Default: False

 
open LAStools GUI GUI

[boolean]

Default: False

Starts the GUI of LAStools with pre-populated input files
input LAS/LAZ file INPUT_LASLAZ [file] The file containing the points to be used for creating iso-contour lines.
smooth underlying TIN SMOOTH

[number]

Default: 0

Specifies if and with how many passes the temporary TIN should be smoothed
extract isoline with a spacing of ISO_EVERY

[number]

Default: 10.0

Specifies spacing at which iso-contour lines are getting extracted (contour interval)
clean isolines shorter than (0 = do not clean) CLEAN

[number]

Default: 0.0

Omits iso-contour lines that are shorter than the specified length
simplify segments shorter than (0 = do not simplify) SIMPLIFY_LENGTH

[number]

Default: 0.0

Rudimentary simplification of iso-contour line segments that are shorter than the specified length.
simplify segment pairs with area less than (0 = do not simplify) SIMPLIFY_AREA

[number]

Default: 0.0

Rudimentary simplification of bumps formed by consecutive line segments whose area is smaller than the specified size.

additional command line parameter(s)

Optional

ADDITIONAL_OPTIONS

[string]

Default: ‘’

Specifies other command-line switches not available via this menu but known to the (advanced) LAStools user.
Output vector file OUTPUT_VECTOR

[vector: line]

Default: [Skip output]

Specifies where the output vector is stored. Use SHP or WKT output files. If your input LiDAR file is in geographic coordinates (long/lat) or has geo-referencing information (but only then) you can also create a KML output file. One of:

  • Skip Output
  • Save to a Temporary File
  • Save to File…

The file encoding can also be changed here.

Outputs

Label Name Type Description
Output vector file OUTPUT_VECTOR [vector: line] The output line vector layer with contours

las2las_filter

Description

Uses las2las to filter LiDAR points based on different attributes and to write the surviving subset of points to a new LAZ or LAS file.

For more info see the las2las page and its online README file.

Parameters

Label Name Type Description
verbose VERBOSE

[boolean]

Default: False

Generates more textual control output to the console
run new 64 bit executable CPU64

[boolean]

Default: False

 
open LAStools GUI GUI

[boolean]

Default: False

Starts the GUI of LAStools with pre-populated input files
input LAS/LAZ file INPUT_LASLAZ [file] The file containing the points to be used for creating iso-contour lines.
filter (by return, classification, flags) FILTER_RETURN_CLASS_FLAGS1

[enumeration]

Default: 0

Filters points based on various options such as return, classification, or flags. One of:

  • 0 — —
  • 1 — keep_last
  • 2 — keep_first
  • 3 — keep_middle
  • 4 — keep_single
  • 5 — drop_single
  • 6 — keep_double
  • 7 — keep_class 2
  • 8 — keep_class 2 8
  • 9 — keep_class 8
  • 10 — keep_class 6
  • 11 — keep_class 9
  • 12 — keep_class 3 4 5
  • 13 — keep_class 3
  • 14 — keep_class 4
  • 15 — keep_class 5
  • 16 — keep_class 2 6
  • 17 — drop_class 7
  • 18 — drop_withheld
  • 19 — drop_synthetic
  • 20 — drop_overlap
  • 21 — keep_withheld
  • 22 — keep_synthetic
  • 23 — keep_keypoint
  • 24 — keep_overlap
second filter (by return, classification, flags) FILTER_RETURN_CLASS_FLAGS2

[enumeration]

Default: 0

Filters points based on various options such as return, classification, or flags. One of:

  • 0 — —
  • 1 — keep_last
  • 2 — keep_first
  • 3 — keep_middle
  • 4 — keep_single
  • 5 — drop_single
  • 6 — keep_double
  • 7 — keep_class 2
  • 8 — keep_class 2 8
  • 9 — keep_class 8
  • 10 — keep_class 6
  • 11 — keep_class 9
  • 12 — keep_class 3 4 5
  • 13 — keep_class 3
  • 14 — keep_class 4
  • 15 — keep_class 5
  • 16 — keep_class 2 6
  • 17 — drop_class 7
  • 18 — drop_withheld
  • 19 — drop_synthetic
  • 20 — drop_overlap
  • 21 — keep_withheld
  • 22 — keep_synthetic
  • 23 — keep_keypoint
  • 24 — keep_overlap
filter (by coordinate, intensity, GPS time, …) FILTER_COORDS_INTENSITY1

[enumeration]

Default: 0

Filters points based on various other options (that require a value as argument). One of:

  • 0 — —
  • 1 — drop_x_above
  • 2 — drop_x_below
  • 3 — drop_y_above
  • 4 — drop_y_below
  • 5 — drop_z_above
  • 6 — drop_z_below
  • 7 — drop_intensity_above
  • 8 — drop_intensity_below
  • 9 — drop_gps_time_above
  • 10 — drop_gps_time_below
  • 11 — drop_scan_angle_above
  • 12 — drop_scan_angle_below
  • 13 — keep_point_source
  • 14 — drop_point_source
  • 15 — drop_point_source_above
  • 16 — drop_point_source_below
  • 17 — keep_user_data
  • 18 — drop_user_data
  • 19 — drop_user_data_above
  • 20 — drop_user_data_below
  • 21 — keep_every_nth
  • 22 — keep_random_fraction
  • 23 — thin_with_grid
value for filter (by coordinate, intensity, GPS time, …) FILTER_COORDS_INTENSITY1_ARG

[number]

Default: None

The value to use as the argument for the filter selected above
second filter (by coordinate, intensity, GPS time, …) FILTER_COORDS_INTENSITY2

[enumeration]

Default: 0

Filters points based on various other options (that require a value as argument). One of:

  • 0 — —
  • 1 — drop_x_above
  • 2 — drop_x_below
  • 3 — drop_y_above
  • 4 — drop_y_below
  • 5 — drop_z_above
  • 6 — drop_z_below
  • 7 — drop_intensity_above
  • 8 — drop_intensity_below
  • 9 — drop_gps_time_above
  • 10 — drop_gps_time_below
  • 11 — drop_scan_angle_above
  • 12 — drop_scan_angle_below
  • 13 — keep_point_source
  • 14 — drop_point_source
  • 15 — drop_point_source_above
  • 16 — drop_point_source_below
  • 17 — keep_user_data
  • 18 — drop_user_data
  • 19 — drop_user_data_above
  • 20 — drop_user_data_below
  • 21 — keep_every_nth
  • 22 — keep_random_fraction
  • 23 — thin_with_grid
value for second filter (by coordinate, intensity, GPS time, …) FILTER_COORDS_INTENSITY2_ARG

[number]

Default: None

The value to use as the argument for the filter selected above

additional command line parameter(s)

Optional

ADDITIONAL_OPTIONS

[string]

Default: ‘’

Specifies other command-line switches not available via this menu but known to the (advanced) LAStools user.
Output LAS/LAZ file OUTPUT_LASLAZ

[file]

Default: [Skip output]

Specifies where the output point cloud is stored. Use LAZ for compressed output, LAS for uncompressed output, and TXT for ASCII. One of:

  • Skip Output
  • Save to a Temporary File
  • Save to File…

The file encoding can also be changed here.

Outputs

Label Name Type Description
Output LAS/LAZ file OUTPUT_LASLAZ [file] The output LAS/LAZ format file

las2las_project

Transform LAS/LAZ files in a folder to another CRS.

Parameters

Label Name Type Description
verbose VERBOSE

[boolean]

Default: False

Generates more textual control output to the console
run new 64 bit executable CPU64

[boolean]

Default: False

 
open LAStools GUI GUI

[boolean]

Default: False

Starts the GUI of LAStools with pre-populated input files
input LAS/LAZ file INPUT_LASLAZ [file] Input LAS/LAZ file
source projection SOURCE_PROJECTION

[enumeration]

Default: 0

One of:

  • 0 — —
  • 1 — epsg
  • 2 — utm
  • 3 — sp83
  • 4 — sp27
  • 5 — longlat
  • 6 — latlong
  • 7 — ecef
source utm zone SOURCE_UTM

[enumeration]

Default: 0

One of:

  • 0 — —
  • 1 — 1 (north)
  • 2 — 2 (north)
  • 3 — 3 (north)
  • 4 — 4 (north)
  • 5 — 5 (north)
  • 6 — 6 (north)
  • 7 — 7 (north)
  • 8 — 8 (north)
  • 9 — 9 (north)
  • 10 — 10 (north)
  • 11 — 11 (north)
  • 12 — 12 (north)
  • 13 — 13 (north)
  • 14 — 14 (north)
  • 15 — 15 (north)
  • 16 — 16 (north)
  • 17 — 17 (north)
  • 18 — 18 (north)
  • 19 — 19 (north)
  • 20 — 20 (north)
  • 21 — 21 (north)
  • 22 — 22 (north)
  • 23 — 23 (north)
  • 24 — 24 (north)
  • 25 — 25 (north)
  • 26 — 26 (north)
  • 27 — 27 (north)
  • 28 — 28 (north)
  • 29 — 29 (north)
  • 30 — 30 (north)
  • 31 — 31 (north)
  • 32 — 32 (north)
  • 33 — 33 (north)
  • 34 — 34 (north)
  • 35 — 35 (north)
  • 36 — 36 (north)
  • 37 — 37 (north)
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  • 39 — 39 (north)
  • 40 — 40 (north)
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  • 42 — 42 (north)
  • 43 — 43 (north)
  • 44 — 44 (north)
  • 45 — 45 (north)
  • 46 — 46 (north)
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  • 48 — 48 (north)
  • 49 — 49 (north)
  • 50 — 50 (north)
  • 51 — 51 (north)
  • 52 — 52 (north)
  • 53 — 53 (north)
  • 54 — 54 (north)
  • 55 — 55 (north)
  • 56 — 56 (north)
  • 57 — 57 (north)
  • 58 — 58 (north)
  • 59 — 59 (north)
  • 60 — 60 (north)
  • 61 — 1 (south)
  • 62 — 2 (south)
  • 63 — 3 (south)
  • 64 — 4 (south)
  • 65 — 5 (south)
  • 66 — 6 (south)
  • 67 — 7 (south)
  • 68 — 8 (south)
  • 69 — 9 (south)
  • 70 — 10 (south)
  • 71 — 11 (south)
  • 72 — 12 (south)
  • 73 — 13 (south)
  • 74 — 14 (south)
  • 75 — 15 (south)
  • 76 — 16 (south)
  • 77 — 17 (south)
  • 78 — 18 (south)
  • 79 — 19 (south)
  • 80 — 20 (south)
  • 81 — 21 (south)
  • 82 — 22 (south)
  • 83 — 23 (south)
  • 84 — 24 (south)
  • 85 — 25 (south)
  • 86 — 26 (south)
  • 87 — 27 (south)
  • 88 — 28 (south)
  • 89 — 29 (south)
  • 90 — 30 (south)
  • 91 — 31 (south)
  • 92 — 32 (south)
  • 93 — 33 (south)
  • 94 — 34 (south)
  • 95 — 35 (south)
  • 96 — 36 (south)
  • 97 — 37 (south)
  • 98 — 38 (south)
  • 99 — 39 (south)
  • 100 — 40 (south)
  • 101 — 41 (south)
  • 102 — 42 (south)
  • 103 — 43 (south)
  • 104 — 44 (south)
  • 105 — 45 (south)
  • 106 — 46 (south)
  • 107 — 47 (south)
  • 108 — 48 (south)
  • 109 — 49 (south)
  • 110 — 50 (south)
  • 111 — 51 (south)
  • 112 — 52 (south)
  • 113 — 53 (south)
  • 114 — 54 (south)
  • 115 — 55 (south)
  • 116 — 56 (south)
  • 117 — 57 (south)
  • 118 — 58 (south)
  • 119 — 59 (south)
  • 120 — 60 (south)
source state plane code SOURCE_SP

[enumeration]

Default: 0

One of:

  • 0 — —
  • 1 — AK_10
  • 2 — AK_2
  • 3 — AK_3
  • 4 — AK_4
  • 5 — AK_5
  • 6 — AK_6
  • 7 — AK_7
  • 8 — AK_8
  • 9 — AK_9
  • 10 — AL_E
  • 11 — AL_W
  • 12 — AR_N
  • 13 — AR_S
  • 14 — AZ_C
  • 15 — AZ_E
  • 16 — AZ_W
  • 17 — CA_I
  • 18 — CA_II
  • 19 — CA_III
  • 20 — CA_IV
  • 21 — CA_V
  • 22 — CA_VI
  • 23 — CA_VII
  • 24 — CO_C
  • 25 — CO_N
  • 26 — CO_S
  • 27 — CT
  • 28 — DE
  • 29 — FL_E
  • 30 — FL_N
  • 31 — FL_W
  • 32 — GA_E
  • 33 — GA_W
  • 34 — HI_1
  • 35 — HI_2
  • 36 — HI_3
  • 37 — HI_4
  • 38 — HI_5
  • 39 — IA_N
  • 40 — IA_S
  • 41 — ID_C
  • 42 — ID_E
  • 43 — ID_W
  • 44 — IL_E
  • 45 — IL_W
  • 46 — IN_E
  • 47 — IN_W
  • 48 — KS_N
  • 49 — KS_S
  • 50 — KY_N
  • 51 — KY_S
  • 52 — LA_N
  • 53 — LA_S
  • 54 — MA_I
  • 55 — MA_M
  • 56 — MD
  • 57 — ME_E
  • 58 — ME_W
  • 59 — MI_C
  • 60 — MI_N
  • 61 — MI_S
  • 62 — MN_C
  • 63 — MN_N
  • 64 — MN_S
  • 65 — MO_C
  • 66 — MO_E
  • 67 — MO_W
  • 68 — MS_E
  • 69 — MS_W
  • 70 — MT_C
  • 71 — MT_N
  • 72 — MT_S
  • 73 — NC
  • 74 — ND_N
  • 75 — ND_S
  • 76 — NE_N
  • 77 — NE_S
  • 78 — NH
  • 79 — NJ
  • 80 — NM_C
  • 81 — NM_E
  • 82 — NM_W
  • 83 — NV_C
  • 84 — NV_E
  • 85 — NV_W
  • 86 — NY_C
  • 87 — NY_E
  • 88 — NY_LI
  • 89 — NY_W
  • 90 — OH_N
  • 91 — OH_S
  • 92 — OK_N
  • 93 — OK_S
  • 94 — OR_N
  • 95 — OR_S
  • 96 — PA_N
  • 97 — PA_S
  • 98 — PR
  • 99 — RI
  • 100 — SC_N
  • 101 — SC_S
  • 102 — SD_N
  • 103 — SD_S
  • 104 — St.Croix
  • 105 — TN
  • 106 — TX_C
  • 107 — TX_N
  • 108 — TX_NC
  • 109 — TX_S
  • 110 — TX_SC
  • 111 — UT_C
  • 112 — UT_N
  • 113 — UT_S
  • 114 — VA_N
  • 115 — VA_S
  • 116 — VT
  • 117 — WA_N
  • 118 — WA_S
  • 119 — WI_C
  • 120 — WI_N
  • 121 — WI_S
  • 122 — WV_N
  • 123 — WV_S
  • 124 — WY_E
  • 125 — WY_EC
  • 126 — WY_W
  • 127 — WY_WC
target projection TARGET_PROJECTION

[enumeration]

Default: 0

One of:

  • 0 — —
  • 1 — epsg
  • 2 — utm
  • 3 — sp83
  • 4 — sp27
  • 5 — longlat
  • 6 — latlong
  • 7 — ecef
target utm zone TARGET_UTM

[enumeration]

Default: 0

One of:

  • 0 — —
  • 1 — 1 (north)
  • 2 — 2 (north)
  • 3 — 3 (north)
  • 4 — 4 (north)
  • 5 — 5 (north)
  • 6 — 6 (north)
  • 7 — 7 (north)
  • 8 — 8 (north)
  • 9 — 9 (north)
  • 10 — 10 (north)
  • 11 — 11 (north)
  • 12 — 12 (north)
  • 13 — 13 (north)
  • 14 — 14 (north)
  • 15 — 15 (north)
  • 16 — 16 (north)
  • 17 — 17 (north)
  • 18 — 18 (north)
  • 19 — 19 (north)
  • 20 — 20 (north)
  • 21 — 21 (north)
  • 22 — 22 (north)
  • 23 — 23 (north)
  • 24 — 24 (north)
  • 25 — 25 (north)
  • 26 — 26 (north)
  • 27 — 27 (north)
  • 28 — 28 (north)
  • 29 — 29 (north)
  • 30 — 30 (north)
  • 31 — 31 (north)
  • 32 — 32 (north)
  • 33 — 33 (north)
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  • 50 — 50 (north)
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  • 55 — 55 (north)
  • 56 — 56 (north)
  • 57 — 57 (north)
  • 58 — 58 (north)
  • 59 — 59 (north)
  • 60 — 60 (north)
  • 61 — 1 (south)
  • 62 — 2 (south)
  • 63 — 3 (south)
  • 64 — 4 (south)
  • 65 — 5 (south)
  • 66 — 6 (south)
  • 67 — 7 (south)
  • 68 — 8 (south)
  • 69 — 9 (south)
  • 70 — 10 (south)
  • 71 — 11 (south)
  • 72 — 12 (south)
  • 73 — 13 (south)
  • 74 — 14 (south)
  • 75 — 15 (south)
  • 76 — 16 (south)
  • 77 — 17 (south)
  • 78 — 18 (south)
  • 79 — 19 (south)
  • 80 — 20 (south)
  • 81 — 21 (south)
  • 82 — 22 (south)
  • 83 — 23 (south)
  • 84 — 24 (south)
  • 85 — 25 (south)
  • 86 — 26 (south)
  • 87 — 27 (south)
  • 88 — 28 (south)
  • 89 — 29 (south)
  • 90 — 30 (south)
  • 91 — 31 (south)
  • 92 — 32 (south)
  • 93 — 33 (south)
  • 94 — 34 (south)
  • 95 — 35 (south)
  • 96 — 36 (south)
  • 97 — 37 (south)
  • 98 — 38 (south)
  • 99 — 39 (south)
  • 100 — 40 (south)
  • 101 — 41 (south)
  • 102 — 42 (south)
  • 103 — 43 (south)
  • 104 — 44 (south)
  • 105 — 45 (south)
  • 106 — 46 (south)
  • 107 — 47 (south)
  • 108 — 48 (south)
  • 109 — 49 (south)
  • 110 — 50 (south)
  • 111 — 51 (south)
  • 112 — 52 (south)
  • 113 — 53 (south)
  • 114 — 54 (south)
  • 115 — 55 (south)
  • 116 — 56 (south)
  • 117 — 57 (south)
  • 118 — 58 (south)
  • 119 — 59 (south)
  • 120 — 60 (south)
target state plane code TARGET_SP

[enumeration]

Default: 0

One of:

  • 0 — —
  • 1 — AK_10
  • 2 — AK_2
  • 3 — AK_3
  • 4 — AK_4
  • 5 — AK_5
  • 6 — AK_6
  • 7 — AK_7
  • 8 — AK_8
  • 9 — AK_9
  • 10 — AL_E
  • 11 — AL_W
  • 12 — AR_N
  • 13 — AR_S
  • 14 — AZ_C
  • 15 — AZ_E
  • 16 — AZ_W
  • 17 — CA_I
  • 18 — CA_II
  • 19 — CA_III
  • 20 — CA_IV
  • 21 — CA_V
  • 22 — CA_VI
  • 23 — CA_VII
  • 24 — CO_C
  • 25 — CO_N
  • 26 — CO_S
  • 27 — CT
  • 28 — DE
  • 29 — FL_E
  • 30 — FL_N
  • 31 — FL_W
  • 32 — GA_E
  • 33 — GA_W
  • 34 — HI_1
  • 35 — HI_2
  • 36 — HI_3
  • 37 — HI_4
  • 38 — HI_5
  • 39 — IA_N
  • 40 — IA_S
  • 41 — ID_C
  • 42 — ID_E
  • 43 — ID_W
  • 44 — IL_E
  • 45 — IL_W
  • 46 — IN_E
  • 47 — IN_W
  • 48 — KS_N
  • 49 — KS_S
  • 50 — KY_N
  • 51 — KY_S
  • 52 — LA_N
  • 53 — LA_S
  • 54 — MA_I
  • 55 — MA_M
  • 56 — MD
  • 57 — ME_E
  • 58 — ME_W
  • 59 — MI_C
  • 60 — MI_N
  • 61 — MI_S
  • 62 — MN_C
  • 63 — MN_N
  • 64 — MN_S
  • 65 — MO_C
  • 66 — MO_E
  • 67 — MO_W
  • 68 — MS_E
  • 69 — MS_W
  • 70 — MT_C
  • 71 — MT_N
  • 72 — MT_S
  • 73 — NC
  • 74 — ND_N
  • 75 — ND_S
  • 76 — NE_N
  • 77 — NE_S
  • 78 — NH
  • 79 — NJ
  • 80 — NM_C
  • 81 — NM_E
  • 82 — NM_W
  • 83 — NV_C
  • 84 — NV_E
  • 85 — NV_W
  • 86 — NY_C
  • 87 — NY_E
  • 88 — NY_LI
  • 89 — NY_W
  • 90 — OH_N
  • 91 — OH_S
  • 92 — OK_N
  • 93 — OK_S
  • 94 — OR_N
  • 95 — OR_S
  • 96 — PA_N
  • 97 — PA_S
  • 98 — PR
  • 99 — RI
  • 100 — SC_N
  • 101 — SC_S
  • 102 — SD_N
  • 103 — SD_S
  • 104 — St.Croix
  • 105 — TN
  • 106 — TX_C
  • 107 — TX_N
  • 108 — TX_NC
  • 109 — TX_S
  • 110 — TX_SC
  • 111 — UT_C
  • 112 — UT_N
  • 113 — UT_S
  • 114 — VA_N
  • 115 — VA_S
  • 116 — VT
  • 117 — WA_N
  • 118 — WA_S
  • 119 — WI_C
  • 120 — WI_N
  • 121 — WI_S
  • 122 — WV_N
  • 123 — WV_S
  • 124 — WY_E
  • 125 — WY_EC
  • 126 — WY_W
  • 127 — WY_WC

additional command line parameter(s)

Optional

ADDITIONAL_OPTIONS

[string]

Default: ‘’

Specifies other command-line switches not available via this menu but known to the (advanced) LAStools user.
Output LAS/LAZ file OUTPUT_LASLAZ

[folder]

Default: [Save to temporary folder]

Specifies where the folder for the output point clouds. One of:

  • Skip Output
  • Save to a Temporary Directory
  • Save to Directory…

The file encoding can also be changed here.

Outputs

Label Name Type Description
Output LAS/LAZ file OUTPUT_LASLAZ [file] The output LAS/LAZ format file

las2las_transform

Description

Uses las2las to filter LiDAR points based on different attributes and to write the surviving subset of points to a new LAZ or LAS file.

For more info see the las2las page and its online README file.

Parameters

Label Name Type Description
verbose VERBOSE

[boolean]

Default: False

Generates more textual control output to the console
run new 64 bit executable CPU64

[boolean]

Default: False

 
open LAStools GUI GUI

[boolean]

Default: False

Starts the GUI of LAStools with pre-populated input files
input LAS/LAZ file INPUT_LASLAZ [file] The first file containing points to be merged
transform (coordinates) TRANSFORM_COORDINATE1

[enumeration]

Default: 0

Either translate, scale, or clamp the X, Y, or Z coordinate by the value specified below. One of:

  • 0 — —
  • 1 — translate_x
  • 2 — translate_y
  • 3 — translate_z
  • 4 — scale_x
  • 5 — scale_y
  • 6 — scale_z
  • 7 — clamp_z_above
  • 8 — clamp_z_below
value for transform (coordinates) TRANSFORM_COORDINATE1_ARG

[string]

Default: ‘’

The value that specifies the amount of translating, scaling, or clamping done by the transform selected above.
second transform (coordinates) TRANSFORM_COORDINATE2

[enumeration]

Default: 0

Either translate, scale, or clamp the X, Y, or Z coordinate by the value specified below. One of:

  • 0 — —
  • 1 — translate_x
  • 2 — translate_y
  • 3 — translate_z
  • 4 — scale_x
  • 5 — scale_y
  • 6 — scale_z
  • 7 — clamp_z_above
  • 8 — clamp_z_below
value for second transform (coordinates) TRANSFORM_COORDINATE2_ARG

[string]

Default: ‘’

The value that specifies the amount of translating, scaling, or clamping done by the transform selected above.
transform (intensities, scan angles, GPS times, …) TRANSFORM_OTHER1

[enumeration]

Default: 0

Either translate, scale, or clamp the X, Y, or Z coordinate by the value specified below. One of:

  • 0 — —
  • 1 — scale_intensity
  • 2 — translate_intensity
  • 3 — clamp_intensity_above
  • 4 — clamp_intensity_below
  • 5 — scale_scan_angle
  • 6 — translate_scan_angle
  • 7 — translate_gps_time
  • 8 — set_classification
  • 9 — set_user_data
  • 10 — set_point_source
  • 11 — scale_rgb_up
  • 12 — scale_rgb_down
  • 13 — repair_zero_returns
value for transform (intensities, scan angles, GPS times, …) TRANSFORM_OTHER1_ARG

[string]

Default: ‘’

The value that specifies the amount of scaling, translating, clamping or setting that is done by the transform selected above.
second transform (intensities, scan angles, GPS times, …) TRANSFORM_OTHER2

[enumeration]

Default: 0

Either translate, scale, or clamp the X, Y, or Z coordinate by the value specified below. One of:

  • 0 — —
  • 1 — scale_intensity
  • 2 — translate_intensity
  • 3 — clamp_intensity_above
  • 4 — clamp_intensity_below
  • 5 — scale_scan_angle
  • 6 — translate_scan_angle
  • 7 — translate_gps_time
  • 8 — set_classification
  • 9 — set_user_data
  • 10 — set_point_source
  • 11 — scale_rgb_up
  • 12 — scale_rgb_down
  • 13 — repair_zero_returns
value for second transform (intensities, scan angles, GPS times, …) TRANSFORM_OTHER2_ARG

[string]

Default: ‘’

The value that specifies the amount of scaling, translating, clamping or setting that is done by the transform selected above.
operations (first 7 need an argument) OPERATION

[enumeration]

Default: 0

One of:

  • 0 — —
  • 1 — set_point_type
  • 2 — set_point_size
  • 3 — set_version_minor
  • 4 — set_version_major
  • 5 — start_at_point
  • 6 — stop_at_point
  • 7 — remove_vlr
  • 8 — auto_reoffset
  • 9 — week_to_adjusted
  • 10 — adjusted_to_week
  • 11 — auto reoffset
  • 12 — scale_rgb_up
  • 13 — scale_rgb_down
  • 14 — remove_all_vlrs
  • 15 — remove_extra
  • 16 — clip_to_bounding_box
argument for operation OPERATIONARG

[string]

Default: ‘’

The value to use as the argument for the operation selected above

additional command line parameter(s)

Optional

ADDITIONAL_OPTIONS

[string]

Default: ‘’

Specifies other command-line switches not available via this menu but known to the (advanced) LAStools user.
Output LAS/LAZ file OUTPUT_LASLAZ

[file]

Default: [Skip output]

Specifies where the output point cloud is stored. Use LAZ for compressed output, LAS for uncompressed output, and TXT for ASCII. One of:

  • Skip Output
  • Save to a Temporary File
  • Save to File…

The file encoding can also be changed here.

Outputs

Label Name Type Description
Output LAS/LAZ file OUTPUT_LASLAZ [file] The output (merged) LAS/LAZ format file

las2txt

Description

Translates a LAS/LAZ file to a text file.

Parameters

Label Name Type Description
verbose VERBOSE

[boolean]

Default: False

 
run new 64 bit executable CPU64

[boolean]

Default: False

 
open LAStools GUI GUI

[boolean]

Default: False

 
input LAS/LAZ file INPUT_LASLAZ

[file]

Default: None

 
parse_string PARSE

[string]

Default: ‘xyz’

 

additional command line parameters

Optional

ADDITIONAL_OPTIONS

[string]

Default: ‘’

Specifies other command-line switches not available via this menu but known to the (advanced) LAStools user.
Output ASCII file OUTPUT_GENERIC

[file]

Default: [Create temporary layer]

Specify the output file. One of:

  • Create Temporary Layer (TEMPORARY_OUTPUT)
  • Save to File…

The file encoding can also be changed here.

Outputs

Label Name Type Description
Output ASCII file OUTPUT_GENERIC [file] The output file

lasindex

Description

<put algorithm description here>

Parameters

Label Name Type Description
verbose VERBOSE

[boolean]

Default: False

 
run new 64 bit executable CPU64

[boolean]

Default: False

 
open LAStools GUI GUI

[boolean]

Default: False

 
input LAS/LAZ file INPUT_LASLAZ

[file]

Default: None

 
append *.lax file to *.laz file APPEND_LAX

[boolean]

Default: False

 
is mobile or terrestrial LiDAR (not airborne) MOBILE_OR_TERRESTRIAL

[boolean]

Default: False

 

additional command line parameters

Optional

ADDITIONAL_OPTIONS

[string]

Default: ‘’

Specifies other command-line switches not available via this menu but known to the (advanced) LAStools user.

Outputs

Label Name Type Description
      No output

lasgrid

Grids a selected attribute (e.g. elevation, intensity, classification, scan angle, …) of a large point clouds with a user-defined step size onto raster using a particular method (e.g. min, max, average).

For more info see the lasgrid page and its online README file.

Parameters

Label Name Type Description
verbose VERBOSE

[boolean]

Default: False

Generates more textual control output to the console
run new 64 bit executable CPU64

[boolean]

Default: False

 
open LAStools GUI GUI

[boolean]

Default: False

Starts the GUI of LAStools with pre-populated input files
input LAS/LAZ file INPUT_LASLAZ [file] The file containing the points to be rastered in LAS/LAZ format.
filter (by return, classification, flags) FILTER_RETURN_CLASS_FLAGS1

[enumeration]

Default: 0

Specifies the subset of points to use for the gridding. One of:

  • 0 — —
  • 1 — keep_last
  • 2 — keep_first
  • 3 — keep_middle
  • 4 — keep_single
  • 5 — drop_single
  • 6 — keep_double
  • 7 — keep_class 2
  • 8 — keep_class 2 8
  • 9 — keep_class 8
  • 10 — keep_class 6
  • 11 — keep_class 9
  • 12 — keep_class 3 4 5
  • 13 — keep_class 3
  • 14 — keep_class 4
  • 15 — keep_class 5
  • 16 — keep_class 2 6
  • 17 — drop_class 7
  • 18 — drop_withheld
  • 19 — drop_synthetic
  • 20 — drop_overlap
  • 21 — keep_withheld
  • 22 — keep_synthetic
  • 23 — keep_keypoint
  • 24 — keep_overlap
step size / pixel size STEP

[number]

Default: 1.0

Specifies the size of the cells of the grid the TIN is rasterized onto
Attribute ATTRIBUTE

[enumeration]

Default: 0

Specifies the attribute to rasterise. One of:

  • 0 — elevation
  • 1 — intensity
  • 2 — rgb
  • 3 — classification
Method METHOD

[enumeration]

Default: 0

Specifies how the attributes falling into one cell are turned into a raster value. One of:

  • 0 — lowest
  • 1 — heighest
  • 2 — average
  • 3 — stdeev
use tile bounding box (after tiling with buffer) USE_TILE_BB

[boolean]

Default: False

Specifies to limit the rastered area to the tile bounding box (only meaningful for input LAS/LAZ tiles that were created with lastile).

additional command line parameter(s)

Optional

ADDITIONAL_OPTIONS

[string]

Default: ‘’

Specifies other command-line switches not available via this menu but known to the (advanced) LAStools user.
Output raster file OUTPUT_RASTER

[raster]

Default: [Skip output]

Specifies where the output raster is stored. Use image rasters like TIF, PNG, and JPG for false color, gray ramps, and hillshades. Use value rasters like TIF, BIL, IMG, ASC, DTM, FLT, XYZ, and CSV for actual values. One of:

  • Skip Output
  • Save to a Temporary File
  • Save to File…

The file encoding can also be changed here.

Outputs

Label Name Type Description
Output raster file OUTPUT_RASTER [raster] The output raster

lasinfo

Parameters

Label Name Type Description
verbose VERBOSE

[boolean]

Default: False

Generates more textual control output to the console
run new 64 bit executable CPU64

[boolean]

Default: False

 
open LAStools GUI GUI

[boolean]

Default: False

Starts the GUI of LAStools with pre-populated input files
input LAS/LAZ file INPUT_LASLAZ [file] The file to get information about.
compute density COMPUTE_DENSITY

[boolean]

Default: False

 
repair bounding box REPAIR_BB

[boolean]

Default: False

 
repair counters REPAIR_COUNTERS

[boolean]

Default: False

 
histogram HISTO1

[enumeration]

Default: 0

First histogram. One of:

  • 0 — —
  • 1 — x
  • 2 — y
  • 3 — z
  • 4 — intensity
  • 5 — classification
  • 6 — scan_angle
  • 7 — user_data
  • 8 — point_source
  • 9 — gps_time
  • 10 — X
  • 11 — Y
  • 12 — Z
  • 13 — attribute0
  • 14 — attribute1
  • 15 — attribute2
bin size HISTO1_BIN

[number]

Default: 1.0

 
histogram HISTO2

[enumeration]

Default: 0

Second histogram. One of:

  • 0 — —
  • 1 — x
  • 2 — y
  • 3 — z
  • 4 — intensity
  • 5 — classification
  • 6 — scan_angle
  • 7 — user_data
  • 8 — point_source
  • 9 — gps_time
  • 10 — X
  • 11 — Y
  • 12 — Z
  • 13 — attribute0
  • 14 — attribute1
  • 15 — attribute2
bin size HISTO2_BIN

[number]

Default: 1.0

 
histogram HISTO3

[enumeration]

Default: 0

Third histogram. One of:

  • 0 — —
  • 1 — x
  • 2 — y
  • 3 — z
  • 4 — intensity
  • 5 — classification
  • 6 — scan_angle
  • 7 — user_data
  • 8 — point_source
  • 9 — gps_time
  • 10 — X
  • 11 — Y
  • 12 — Z
  • 13 — attribute0
  • 14 — attribute1
  • 15 — attribute2
bin size HISTO3_BIN

[number]

Default: 1.0

 

additional command line parameter(s)

Optional

ADDITIONAL_OPTIONS

[string]

Default: ‘’

Specifies other command-line switches not available via this menu but known to the (advanced) LAStools user.
Output ASCII file OUTPUT_GENERIC

[file]

Default: [Skip output]

Specifies where the output is stored. One of:

  • Skip Output
  • Save to a Temporary File
  • Save to File…

The file encoding can also be changed here.

Outputs

Label Name Type Description
Output ASCII file OUTPUT_GENERIC [file] The file with the output

lasmerge

Merge up to seven LAS/LAZ files into one.

Parameters

Label Name Type Description
verbose VERBOSE

[boolean]

Default: False

Generates more textual control output to the console
run new 64 bit executable CPU64

[boolean]

Default: False

 
open LAStools GUI GUI

[boolean]

Default: False

Starts the GUI of LAStools with pre-populated input files
files are flightlines FILES_ARE_FLIGHTLINES

[boolean]

Default: False

 
apply file source ID APPLY_FILE_SOURCE_ID

[boolean]

Default: False

 
input LAS/LAZ file INPUT_LASLAZ [file] The first file containing points to be merged

2nd file

Optional

FILE2 [file] The second file to merge

3rd file

Optional

FILE3 [file] The third file to merge

4th file

Optional

FILE4 [file] The fouth file to merge

5th file

Optional

FILE5 [file] The fifth file to merge

6th file

Optional

FILE6 [file] The sixth file to merge

7th file

Optional

FILE7 [file] The seventh file to merge

additional command line parameter(s)

Optional

ADDITIONAL_OPTIONS

[string]

Default: ‘’

Specifies other command-line switches not available via this menu but known to the (advanced) LAStools user.
Output LAS/LAZ file OUTPUT_LASLAZ

[file]

Default: [Skip output]

Specifies where the output point cloud is stored. Use LAZ for compressed output, LAS for uncompressed output, and TXT for ASCII. One of:

  • Skip Output
  • Save to a Temporary File
  • Save to File…

The file encoding can also be changed here.

Outputs

Label Name Type Description
Output LAS/LAZ file OUTPUT_LASLAZ [file] The output (merged) LAS/LAZ format file

lasprecision

Parameters

Label Name Type Description
verbose VERBOSE

[boolean]

Default: False

Generates more textual control output to the console
open LAStools GUI GUI

[boolean]

Default: False

Starts the GUI of LAStools with pre-populated input files
input LAS/LAZ file INPUT_LASLAZ [file] The file the input point cloud

additional command line parameter(s)

Optional

ADDITIONAL_OPTIONS

[string]

Default: ‘’

Specifies other command-line switches not available via this menu but known to the (advanced) LAStools user.
Output ASCII file OUTPUT_GENERIC

[file]

Default: [Skip output]

Specifies where the output ASCII file is stored. One of:

  • Skip Output
  • Save to a Temporary File
  • Save to File…

The file encoding can also be changed here.

Outputs

Label Name Type Description
Output ASCII file OUTPUT_GENERIC [file] The output ASCII file

lasquery

Description

<put algorithm description here>

Parameters

Label Name Type Description
verbose VERBOSE

[boolean]

Default: False

Generates more textual control output to the console
open LAStools GUI GUI

[boolean]

Default: False

Starts the GUI of LAStools with pre-populated input files
input LAS/LAZ file INPUT_LASLAZ [file] The file the input point cloud
area of interest AOI [extent] The extent

additional command line parameter(s)

Optional

ADDITIONAL_OPTIONS

[string]

Default: ‘’

Specifies other command-line switches not available via this menu but known to the (advanced) LAStools user.

Outputs

lasvalidate

Parameters

Label Name Type Description
input LAS/LAZ file INPUT_LASLAZ [file] The file the input point cloud
save report to ‘*_LVS.xml’ ONE_REPORT_PER_FILE [boolean]  

additional command line parameter(s)

Optional

ADDITIONAL_OPTIONS

[string]

Default: ‘’

Specifies other command-line switches not available via this menu but known to the (advanced) LAStools user.
Output XML file OUTPUT_GENERIC

[file]

Default: [Skip output]

Specifies where the output XML file is stored. One of:

  • Skip Output
  • Save to a Temporary File
  • Save to File…

The file encoding can also be changed here.

Outputs

Label Name Type Description
Output XML file OUTPUT_GENERIC [file] The output XML file

laszip

Parameters

Label Name Type Description
verbose VERBOSE

[boolean]

Default: False

Generates more textual control output to the console
run new 64 bit executable CPU64

[boolean]

Default: False

 
open LAStools GUI GUI

[boolean]

Default: False

Starts the GUI of LAStools with pre-populated input files
input LAS/LAZ file INPUT_LASLAZ [file] The file to be zipped
only report size REPORT_SIZE

[boolean]

Default: False

 
create spatial indexing file (*.lax) CREATE_LAX

[boolean]

Default: False

 
append *.lax into *.laz file APPEND_LAX

[boolean]

Default: False

 

additional command line parameter(s)

Optional

ADDITIONAL_OPTIONS

[string]

Default: ‘’

Specifies other command-line switches not available via this menu but known to the (advanced) LAStools user.
Output LAS/LAZ file OUTPUT_LASLAZ

[file]

Default: [Skip output]

Specifies where the output point cloud is stored. Use LAZ for compressed output, LAS for uncompressed output, and TXT for ASCII. One of:

  • Skip Output
  • Save to a Temporary File
  • Save to File…

The file encoding can also be changed here.

Outputs

Label Name Type Description
Output LAS/LAZ file OUTPUT_LASLAZ [file] The output file

txt2las

Parameters

Label Name Type Description
verbose VERBOSE

[boolean]

Default: False

Generates more textual control output to the console
run new 64 bit executable CPU64

[boolean]

Default: False

 
open LAStools GUI GUI

[boolean]

Default: False

Starts the GUI of LAStools with pre-populated input files
input LAS/LAZ file INPUT_LASLAZ [file] The file to be zipped
parse lines as PARSE

[string]

Default: ‘xyz

 
skip the first n lines SKIP

[number]

Default: 0

 
resolution of x and y coordinate SCALE_FACTOR_XY

[number]

Default: 0.01

 
resolution of z coordinate SCALE_FACTOR_Z

[number]

Default: 0.01

 
resolution of z coordinate SCALE_FACTOR_Z

[number]

Default: 0.01

 
source projection PROJECTION

[enumeration]

Default: 0

One of:

  • 0 — —
  • 1 — epsg
  • 2 — utm
  • 3 — sp83
  • 4 — sp27
  • 5 — longlat
  • 6 — latlong
  • 7 — ecef
source epsg code EPSG_CODE [number]  
utm zone UTM

[enumeration]

Default: 0

One of:

  • 0 — —
  • 1 — 1 (north)
  • 2 — 2 (north)
  • 3 — 3 (north)
  • 4 — 4 (north)
  • 5 — 5 (north)
  • 6 — 6 (north)
  • 7 — 7 (north)
  • 8 — 8 (north)
  • 9 — 9 (north)
  • 10 — 10 (north)
  • 11 — 11 (north)
  • 12 — 12 (north)
  • 13 — 13 (north)
  • 14 — 14 (north)
  • 15 — 15 (north)
  • 16 — 16 (north)
  • 17 — 17 (north)
  • 18 — 18 (north)
  • 19 — 19 (north)
  • 20 — 20 (north)
  • 21 — 21 (north)
  • 22 — 22 (north)
  • 23 — 23 (north)
  • 24 — 24 (north)
  • 25 — 25 (north)
  • 26 — 26 (north)
  • 27 — 27 (north)
  • 28 — 28 (north)
  • 29 — 29 (north)
  • 30 — 30 (north)
  • 31 — 31 (north)
  • 32 — 32 (north)
  • 33 — 33 (north)
  • 34 — 34 (north)
  • 35 — 35 (north)
  • 36 — 36 (north)
  • 37 — 37 (north)
  • 38 — 38 (north)
  • 39 — 39 (north)
  • 40 — 40 (north)
  • 41 — 41 (north)
  • 42 — 42 (north)
  • 43 — 43 (north)
  • 44 — 44 (north)
  • 45 — 45 (north)
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  • 50 — 50 (north)
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  • 53 — 53 (north)
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  • 55 — 55 (north)
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  • 57 — 57 (north)
  • 58 — 58 (north)
  • 59 — 59 (north)
  • 60 — 60 (north)
  • 61 — 1 (south)
  • 62 — 2 (south)
  • 63 — 3 (south)
  • 64 — 4 (south)
  • 65 — 5 (south)
  • 66 — 6 (south)
  • 67 — 7 (south)
  • 68 — 8 (south)
  • 69 — 9 (south)
  • 70 — 10 (south)
  • 71 — 11 (south)
  • 72 — 12 (south)
  • 73 — 13 (south)
  • 74 — 14 (south)
  • 75 — 15 (south)
  • 76 — 16 (south)
  • 77 — 17 (south)
  • 78 — 18 (south)
  • 79 — 19 (south)
  • 80 — 20 (south)
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  • 82 — 22 (south)
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  • 84 — 24 (south)
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  • 86 — 26 (south)
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  • 88 — 28 (south)
  • 89 — 29 (south)
  • 90 — 30 (south)
  • 91 — 31 (south)
  • 92 — 32 (south)
  • 93 — 33 (south)
  • 94 — 34 (south)
  • 95 — 35 (south)
  • 96 — 36 (south)
  • 97 — 37 (south)
  • 98 — 38 (south)
  • 99 — 39 (south)
  • 100 — 40 (south)
  • 101 — 41 (south)
  • 102 — 42 (south)
  • 103 — 43 (south)
  • 104 — 44 (south)
  • 105 — 45 (south)
  • 106 — 46 (south)
  • 107 — 47 (south)
  • 108 — 48 (south)
  • 109 — 49 (south)
  • 110 — 50 (south)
  • 111 — 51 (south)
  • 112 — 52 (south)
  • 113 — 53 (south)
  • 114 — 54 (south)
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  • 117 — 57 (south)
  • 118 — 58 (south)
  • 119 — 59 (south)
  • 120 — 60 (south)
state plane code SP

[enumeration]

Default: 0

One of:

  • 0 — —
  • 1 — AK_10
  • 2 — AK_2
  • 3 — AK_3
  • 4 — AK_4
  • 5 — AK_5
  • 6 — AK_6
  • 7 — AK_7
  • 8 — AK_8
  • 9 — AK_9
  • 10 — AL_E
  • 11 — AL_W
  • 12 — AR_N
  • 13 — AR_S
  • 14 — AZ_C
  • 15 — AZ_E
  • 16 — AZ_W
  • 17 — CA_I
  • 18 — CA_II
  • 19 — CA_III
  • 20 — CA_IV
  • 21 — CA_V
  • 22 — CA_VI
  • 23 — CA_VII
  • 24 — CO_C
  • 25 — CO_N
  • 26 — CO_S
  • 27 — CT
  • 28 — DE
  • 29 — FL_E
  • 30 — FL_N
  • 31 — FL_W
  • 32 — GA_E
  • 33 — GA_W
  • 34 — HI_1
  • 35 — HI_2
  • 36 — HI_3
  • 37 — HI_4
  • 38 — HI_5
  • 39 — IA_N
  • 40 — IA_S
  • 41 — ID_C
  • 42 — ID_E
  • 43 — ID_W
  • 44 — IL_E
  • 45 — IL_W
  • 46 — IN_E
  • 47 — IN_W
  • 48 — KS_N
  • 49 — KS_S
  • 50 — KY_N
  • 51 — KY_S
  • 52 — LA_N
  • 53 — LA_S
  • 54 — MA_I
  • 55 — MA_M
  • 56 — MD
  • 57 — ME_E
  • 58 — ME_W
  • 59 — MI_C
  • 60 — MI_N
  • 61 — MI_S
  • 62 — MN_C
  • 63 — MN_N
  • 64 — MN_S
  • 65 — MO_C
  • 66 — MO_E
  • 67 — MO_W
  • 68 — MS_E
  • 69 — MS_W
  • 70 — MT_C
  • 71 — MT_N
  • 72 — MT_S
  • 73 — NC
  • 74 — ND_N
  • 75 — ND_S
  • 76 — NE_N
  • 77 — NE_S
  • 78 — NH
  • 79 — NJ
  • 80 — NM_C
  • 81 — NM_E
  • 82 — NM_W
  • 83 — NV_C
  • 84 — NV_E
  • 85 — NV_W
  • 86 — NY_C
  • 87 — NY_E
  • 88 — NY_LI
  • 89 — NY_W
  • 90 — OH_N
  • 91 — OH_S
  • 92 — OK_N
  • 93 — OK_S
  • 94 — OR_N
  • 95 — OR_S
  • 96 — PA_N
  • 97 — PA_S
  • 98 — PR
  • 99 — RI
  • 100 — SC_N
  • 101 — SC_S
  • 102 — SD_N
  • 103 — SD_S
  • 104 — St.Croix
  • 105 — TN
  • 106 — TX_C
  • 107 — TX_N
  • 108 — TX_NC
  • 109 — TX_S
  • 110 — TX_SC
  • 111 — UT_C
  • 112 — UT_N
  • 113 — UT_S
  • 114 — VA_N
  • 115 — VA_S
  • 116 — VT
  • 117 — WA_N
  • 118 — WA_S
  • 119 — WI_C
  • 120 — WI_N
  • 121 — WI_S
  • 122 — WV_N
  • 123 — WV_S
  • 124 — WY_E
  • 125 — WY_EC
  • 126 — WY_W
  • 127 — WY_WC

additional command line parameter(s)

Optional

ADDITIONAL_OPTIONS

[string]

Default: ‘’

Specifies other command-line switches not available via this menu but known to the (advanced) LAStools user.
Output LAS/LAZ file OUTPUT_LASLAZ

[file]

Default: [Skip output]

Specifies where the output point cloud is stored. Use LAZ for compressed output, LAS for uncompressed output, and TXT for ASCII. One of:

  • Skip Output
  • Save to a Temporary File
  • Save to File…

The file encoding can also be changed here.

Outputs

Label Name Type Description
output LAS/LAZ file OUTPUT_LASLAZ [file] The output file