LP360 Command Line Executables

LP360 has several command line executable style programs that assist with productivity for different tasks, particularly when working with large amounts of data or repeating processes. These executables may be run:

  1. Via an MS-DOS style batch scripts
  2. By configuring corresponding commands and checklist steps within the GeoCue workflow software to take advantage of the command and dispatch system on top of the workflow management tools contain therein.
  3. Call these programs as part of standard Python processing scripts

The executables are located in:

Versions 2018.1 and later: “C:\Program Files\Common Files\LP360” or “C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\LP360”.
Versions prior to 2018.1: “C:\Program Files\Common Files\QCoherent” or “C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\QCoherent”.

Available Executables (v2018.2.59.0 and later):

Point Cloud Task TypeDescription
LASGUIDPrint or attach a GUID to one or more LAS files – Replaced by LAS File Analyst
LDDumpDump the contents of the header of a LAS file
LDExportExport LAS points and surfaces
LDFltLineAssign Point Source IDs (Flight line numbers)
LDImportConvert ASCII or MG4 data files to the LAS format
LDMergeCombine multiple LAS files into a single LAS file
LDMvClsChanges classification of source classification to target number (x86 only)
LDPyramidGenerate pyramid files for visualizing and processing in LP360
LDReorderReorders the data spatially within the LAS file
LDThin Thin dataset removing every nth point
LP360ExpLASBatch export LAS or ASCII XYZ format files – Replaced by LDExport
LP360PntDenCreates a point density surface (Binary Raster) for a LAS file or a set of LAS files in a folder – Replaced by LDExport
LP360Stats Determine certain statistics about one or multiple LAS files – Replaced by LPRunPCT or LAS File Analyst
LPRunPCTExecutes Point Cloud Tasks
LPScanInfoProgram to read in a LAS file and create the associated ‘.scan’ file containing point count information. Scan file used by Live View (v2018.2 and later) and LAS File Analyst.

Common Error Messages:

ErrorDescription
Error: Failed in getting valid licenseThe error message indicates that either the license information has not been configured on this machine yet in LP360, or there are no more available licenses at the required license level.
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