Brekel PointCloud v3 (Beta)

This app is currently in beta, not available for purchase yet, but free to test for all existing customers with a valid v1/v2 license.

(check your retail downloads page for a link)


Brekel PointCloud v3 is a Windows application that uses data from depth sensors for volumetric video / pointcloud recording.

The app can utilize one or more sensors, connected to one or more machines, different sensor brands can be mixed.

Functionality for sensor alignment calibration, data fusion and simple timeline editing are integrated.

All data is visualized and recorded in realtime, conversion to the various file formats happens in an offline post processing stage.

Highly multi-threaded C++ code to scale well to multiple sensors and multiple core machines.


Supported sensors:

  • Kinect for XBox 360 / Kinect for Windows v1
  • Kinect for XBox One / Kinect for Windows v2 (one sensor per machine due to driver/SDK restrictions)
  • Azure Kinect
  • Orbbec Astra, Astra Pro & Embedded S sensors
  • Intel RealSense D415 & D415
  • (more sensors to come)


Mesh export file formats:

  • Alembic
  • RealFlow BIN
  • OBJ
  • PLY


Particle/points export file formats:

  • Alembic
  • RealFlow Bin
  • BGEO
  • E57
  • GEO
  • OBJ
  • PCD
  • PDA
  • PDB
  • PDC
  • PLY
  • PRT
  • PTC
  • PTS
  • PTX
  • RIB
  • UnityCoder Point Cloud Binary


Texture  export file formats:

  • JPG
  • PNG
  • TGA
  • TIFF
  • Video (H264, H265, MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4/XVID/DIVX, MJPEG codec)
  • OpenEXR (raw depth)


Pricing & release date for v3 has not been decided yet at this point.

Once launched there will be upgrade discounts for v1/v2 users.


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