Point Cloud Export Script Updated

2020 Edit: The latest version of this can be found in the GitHub repo – the actual .py linked to here is older and quite a bit slower, though it’ll still work. 

I haven’t posted in a while!

I’ve updated the Point Cloud Export script, which kicks point clouds generated in Nuke into a .csv format that Thinkbox’s PRT Loader in 3ds Max can load up. This change makes it approximately 10x faster, with the speed improvements being seen most significantly on larger exports. Technically it’s changed its iterator into a generator so that the data is only provided on the fly as it’s written and it’s not deleting items from lists. Wahoo.

You can download the new version here and I’ve also put it onto a GitHub repo which you can find here should you be so inclined – it’s for my benefit more than anyone else’s; it’s a good practice to get into for anyone!

I just started working as a Technical Director at Taylor James in London. So far, so good!