LAS file format

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The LAS (LASer) format is a file format designed for the interchange and archiving of lidar point cloud data. It is an open, binary format specified by the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS). The format is widely used[1] and regarded as an industry standard for lidar data.[2][3]

Quick facts: Filename extension, Magic number, Developed&n...
Filename extension
Magic numberLASF
Developed byAmerican Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing
Initial releaseMay 9, 2003; 20 years ago (2003-05-09)
Latest release
1.4 R15
July 9, 2019; 3 years ago (2019-07-09)
Type of formatPoint cloud data
Open format?Yes