Can you suggest which soft is the best for 3D modelling

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Can you suggest which soft is the best for 3D modelling

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Hello!

I'm wondering which software is the best for 3d modelling based on point cloud (Trimble SX10 scanner). Currently im working with modelling of waterworks instruments on trial version of Trimble Realworks - cool soft, very intuitive, final effect is fine for me. I've also tried to model in SketchUp but honestly i didn't like it cause what im working with is really close to BIM models.

Do you have any experience with other software that i can try to 3D model?

Thanks in advance. :)
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Revit is what we use for BIM models. Rhino 3D for complex modelling (ships hulls etc...)
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Of course, you could consider using Unity 3D to create 3D models based on a point cloud. Unity 3D iwanta.tech, originally designed for game creation, has powerful tools for working with 3D graphics and has the ability to import point clouds. You can use Unity in conjunction with programs like CloudCompare or MeshLab to process and pre-process a point cloud, and then create a 3D model using Unity. This approach can give you more flexibility in creating 3D models, especially if you are looking for alternative tools that support a near BIM approach.
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You can try Autodesk recap, it's robust, user friendly and suits BIM like projects.
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Jiyahana wrote: Fri Feb 02, 2024 7:56 am You can try Autodesk recap, it's robust, user friendly and suits BIM like projects.
Can't use ReCap for modelling - it is only a point cloud registration / visualisation software.
Modelling is done in Revit - when you like the Autodesk world.

bricscad has 3d modelling capabilities nowadays.
Archicad would come to mind.

If you are more into wood - SEMA and weto come to mind.

And for all these software packages there are a ton of addons and plugins which can help you.
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A strong candidate is Revit. No software for as-builts are foolproof, however, having employed Revit for many years in particular relating to as-builts, l can certainly recommend the software.


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VXGrid wrote: Fri Feb 02, 2024 10:40 pm
Jiyahana wrote: Fri Feb 02, 2024 7:56 am You can try Autodesk recap, it's robust, user friendly and suits BIM like projects.
Can't use ReCap for modelling - it is only a point cloud registration / visualisation software.
Modelling is done in Revit - when you like the Autodesk world.

bricscad has 3d modelling capabilities nowadays.
Archicad would come to mind.

If you are more into wood - SEMA and weto come to mind.

And for all these software packages there are a ton of addons and plugins which can help you.
Thanks for the insights VXGrid. While Autodesk ReCap focuses on point cloud registration.
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