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Answer some simple questions about the object you have scanned and Artec’s advanced 3D imaging software will select the most effective 3D algorithms for your data and will develop a high precision model ready for use in your professional application.
Whether you choose Autopilot or manual mode, Artec Studio never compromises on precision.
Artec Studio features a full range of advanced settings giving experienced users full control and flexibility.
Powerful technologies to process your data in seconds.
Artec Studio is so powerful that you can work with datasets of up to 500 million polygons. Perfect for scanning large objects and for making 3D models in maximum resolution.
Create a 3D model in Artec Studio and directly export it to SOLIDWORKS, AutoCAD and Design X.
The new Automatic Glare Removal feature uses advanced PBR algorithms to rid your scans of one of professional 3D scanning’s dreaded villains: glare. Can easily save you hours of time.
Artec Studio 14 analyzes the surface of your object and automatically adjusts the sensitivity of your scanner to pick up even tricky areas for 3D scanning. As a result, even new users can digitize black, shiny objects or hair with ease!
to the industry’s best reverse engineering and 3D modeling software
Powerful 3D imaging software is critical to a smooth scanning experience. It quite literally controls how the scanner captures data and with what level of precision. Artec Studio features the most advanced 3D data algorithms which give you high precision in your results, while at the same time make 3D scanning intuitive and user-friendly.
It’s very simple to scan in Artec Studio thanks to the new 3D Radar mode. Artec Studio will show you that you are holding the scanner at the optimal distance by visualizing the real-time 3D data in green. Move the scanner a little too close and the image will turn red, a little too far back and it will turn blue. Keep the data capture green to be sure you are getting the best results.
The interface of Artec’s smart 3D scanning software is optimized for tablet use. You can easily manipulate all the tools of Artec Studio to produce perfect results on a tablet and have greater freedom of movement at the same time.
Artec Studio’s algorithms have been enhanced for use even on tablets featuring Intel GPU, greatly increasing the range of tablets which are fully compatible with 3D scanning. Tried and tested tablets are MS Surface Pro 4, MS Surface Pro 3 and Wacom Cintiq Companion 2.
Now it is faster and easier than ever to scan large objects in Artec Studio, thanks to the new and improved memory distribution.
In addition to installing Artec Studio via Bootcamp, Mac users can also make high quality, accurate scans using our free ScanApp standalone application. Both new and experienced users will appreciate the easy way to scan, as well as the clean, ergonomic interface. Users can perform basic model processing in ScanApp and then export the results for more extensive processing in Artec Studio on a Windows PC or their Mac via Bootcamp.
Whether you are new to 3D scanning and require step-by-step guidance in 3D data processing, or are
an experienced user looking to speed up your workflow, Artec Studio’s breakthrough automated
processing features set a new horizon in 3D scanning.
Using the AS Autopilot, run through 4 easy steps to an accurate, watertight model.
Answer a few simple questions about your object and the type of 3D model you need.
Delete any unwanted scanned data.
Auto align your data in one click.
Autopilot applies the best processing algorithms to your data.
A high precision 3D model.
Artec Studio also features a full range of tools for you to process your 3D model manually, giving you full control over your data. Included are many features which streamline your workflow, making it even faster to achieve the results you need.
Touch up the geometry in a few quick clicks with Artec Studio’s intuitive editing tools
Use Artec Studio’s advanced algorithms to automatically map texture where data is missing.
Artec Studio’s new Bridges feature uses your scan’s existing geometry to repair holes by creating custom surfaces.
Measure its surface and volume
Export linear, geodesic and sections measurements in DXF, CSV and XML
Compare scans and CAD models with heat distance maps
Artec Studio 14 continues its solid tradition of effortless integration from 3D scan to CAD with a range of crucial tools for technicians, engineers, and designers, and others.
As before, with just one click, your 3D models can be sent over to 3D Systems Design X. Or install the Geomagic for SOLIDWORKS plugin on your computer, then you’re just a click away from landing your 3D model directly in SOLIDWORKS. And now it’s possible to work directly with SOLIDWORKS or AutoCAD by exporting multiple sections of your models from Artec Studio.
Publish on the Internet and embed the model on your site.
Hassle-free export into a wide range of formats: OBJ, PLY, WRL, STL, PTX, BTX, AOP, ASCII, Disney PTEX, E57, XYZRGB.
Compatibility with the most popular reverse engineering and 3D modeling software:
Artec’s 3D scanning software comes with a full-featured interface that allows you to manipulate your scans.
Unsurpassed power, breathtaking ease-of-use
Once again, we’ve set the bar even higher for the newest version of Artec Studio. Be prepared to be amazed. From integration with our newest scanners to time-slashing speed boosts and brilliant new features designed to kick your productivity and expert results up to the stratosphere, not to mention enhanced functionality that you’ve been asking for. We’ve listened. Now let’s take a quick peek under the hood.
When it comes to those helpful features and time-saving enhancements that make your workflow that much smoother, we've got you covered. Once you give these a try, you’ll wonder what you ever did without them. There’s something here for everyone, from hummingbird-fast speed rises, to one-click positioning, a more robust autopilot, eye-opening animation, and that’s just the beginning.
Now you’re just a click away from setting the default position of your 3D object in Artec Studio 14. This way the object appears in precisely the position you choose, every time you open the file. Whether it’s a 3D scan of a person that needs to be facing in a specific position, or a technical scan of a machine or part, where differentiating left from right is crucial, Artec Studio 14 has it covered. Particularly useful for medical applications.
Imagine an 800% boost in the speed of texture mapping, so when you click the stop button, your scan will be ready faster than ever before. No need to dream about this, because it’s already here! Artec Studio 14 has the quickest and sleekest texture mapping algorithms to date, which means more scans in less time.
Fully automatic or semi? Now you have the choice! In Artec Studio 14, users of Leo, Eva, and Space Spider can now choose whether to include Auto-Align in the process or not. This optional feature can be a real time saver, allowing users to decide the best path forward for their specific projects.
Cutting even more time off your scan processing workflow, the new enhanced registration workflow now skips the Fine Registration step altogether, resulting in faster registration without any sacrifice in quality. Users can still opt for Fine Registration if desired.
Watch as your scans smoothly click into place during sequences such as global registration. This is ideal for crystal-clear before and after perspectives of your objects, as well as seeing at a glance whether everything has transitioned properly.
Now, to help you save even more time while working with Artec Studio 14, after the completion of every long (>30 seconds) process, users will hear a pleasant sound notification. This handy feature frees you up to focus on other tasks, knowing that you’ll be coming back exactly when it’s time for the next step.
Other super useful and much-asked-for changes awaiting you: Auto Export Naming, Variable Eraser Color, and straightforward Scanner Type Detection. All designed to make your work in Artec Studio 14 more efficient and straightforward than ever.
Year after year, when it comes to vibrant, full-spectrum capture of color, Artec scanners have been cruising at the exosphere. And now with these new features and enhancements, 3D modelers and CGI specialists can bring magic to life on the screen or in AR & VR applications in a fraction of the time previously needed.
What you’re about to read will forever change your expectations of 3D scanning software. Every scanning technician knows that even a few splashes of glare can ruin the best of 3D models. But removing glare manually can eat up buckets of your valuable time. With the new Glare Removal feature, built on PBR (Physically Based Rendering), all that’s history! Artec Studio 14 lets you adjust the level of glare removal, then click and go! After this, just sit back and watch as areas ruined by glare spring to life in reflection-free color.
Because of its wickedly-smart algorithms, not only is it way faster than any human can do it by hand, but the results are also far more lifelike, since it's mathematically differentiating and selecting the very best microsurfaces to sample from. Then you can easily add dynamic glare in your 3D viewing program so as you turn your 3D model the glare changes accordingly. Ideal for 3D modeling, color 3D printing, CGI, and other applications.
Fixing holes in your 3D scans can be a long and time-consuming process. Now Artec Studio 14 has made it a whole lot easier with the new Bridges feature, allowing you to organically mend and seal up holes and gaps in your scans better than ever before. Working off the existing geometry of the scan, Bridges lets you zoom in from multiple perspectives, giving you a sparrow's eye view of the 3D landscape as you create custom edges, corners, dents, and bumps between the edges of your 3D object, even connecting up two separate geometrical parts! Then with a few clicks of the mouse, all your scan’s gaps, cracks, and craters will be a thing of the past. Custom settings for curvature and smoothness.
During scanning, especially with all-too-common uneven lighting conditions and high contrasts, it’s crucial to avoid overexposure of your object. With Artec Studio 14’s new Dynamic Auto Brightness, the software’s latest visual differentiation algorithms take care of all that for you. It automatically tailors the brightness to optimal levels both during preview and throughout the duration of the scan, setting the correct levels of brightness for both dark and light objects, even if you have differing lighting conditions in the same field of view. The end result is a perfectly exposed scan every time.
In the past, exporting over to CAD/CAM applications would require a go-between application to add surfaces to your model. But now in Artec Studio 14, for some reverse engineering workflows this step has been slashed altogether!
For users exporting files over to SOLIDWORKS or other CAD/CAM applications, you can now fluidly export unlimited numbers of open and closed contours as CSV or DXF files. Allows you to reverse engineer simple shapes at wildfire speed using only Artec Studio and SOLIDWORKS or AutoCAD, avoiding the need for additional software to accomplish this step. A real time-saver and ideal for engineers, packaging makers and others.
Users in need of peerless metrology-grade color 3D scanning solutions for quality assurance have reason to celebrate. With our industrial desktop 3D scanner Artec Micro and long-range, tripod-mounted laser scanner Artec Ray, you have all the tools at hand for precise, breathtaking digital capture of objects in Artec Studio. Ideal for quality inspection, reverse engineering, industrial design, and more.
Since the last version of Artec Studio was released, a new member of the Artec scanner family has stepped onto the stage: Artec Micro, a brilliant desktop scanner designed for unrivalled, one-click quality inspection of small and tiny objects. With a staggering point accuracy of up to 10 microns, Micro excels at quality assurance and reverse engineering, as well as jewelry, design, and dental applications. Artec Studio 14 is integrated with Micro, so long-time users of the software can look forward to Studio’s great features and unparalleled performance while scanning and post-processing with Micro.
A true milestone has been achieved! In Artec Studio 14, time-pressured users of our long-range 3D laser scanner Artec Ray now have the ability to perform stunningly-fast geometry-only Global Registration without needing to set up spheres or two 2D targets. Transcending others in its class in both submillimeter precision and angular accuracy, Ray delivers exceptional scans with a bare minimum of noise, which translates to reduced project times and outstanding results. Additionally, users have the option for hybrid registration via the use of geometry + 2D targets. Even with huge data sets, you’ll be registering your scans faster than you ever dreamed.
Choosing the right 3D software.
Artec Studio 14
For use with Artec 3D scanners
Use all of Artec Studio's advanced features for scanning and processing 3D data exclusively from Artec scanners:
Artec Leo, Artec Ray, Eva, Eva Lite, Space Spider, Spider, plus discontinued models (MH and MHT series AG, AC, W2 and T2).
Artec Studio 13
For use with Artec 3D scanners and 3rd party sensors
Maximise Artec's algorithms and use the 3D software together with a range of sensors, as well as Artec scanners:
Artec Leo, Artec Ray, Eva, Eva Lite, Space Spider, Spider, plus discontinued models (MH and MHT series AG, AC, W2 and T2),
Kinect for Windows V2, Kinect for Windows V1, Intel RealSense F200 (IVCAM), Intel RealSense R200 (DS4), PrimeSense Carmine, ASUS Xtion, XYZprinting 3D Scanner.
Artec Studio version
|Automated sensitivity for scanning black, shiny, fine objects||+||+||+|
|3D Radar mode||+||+|
|Texture and geometry tracking||+||+||+|
|Fast, powerful 3D processing|
|Autopilot: automatic post-processing pipeline||Customizable||+||+|
|Support of large datasets||Up to 500 million polygons||Up to 500 million polygons||Up to 50 million polygons|
|Global registration: Object range||Up to 250% greater than AS12||Up to 250% greater than AS12|
|Global registration: Speed||2X the speed of AS12||2X the speed of AS12||Up to 10 times faster than AS11|
|Global registration: Settings||Customizable for greater accuracy or speed||Customizable for greater accuracy or speed|
|Fine registration||Streamlined & optional||Mandatory||Mandatory|
|Texture mapping||800% faster than AS13|
|Smart base removal||+||+||+|
|Auto-Align: texture + geometry based||+||+||+|
|Fast mesh simplification||+||+||+|
|Max error mode||Enhanced for easy scan data inspection||Enhanced for easy scan data inspection||+|
|Optimized raw data rendering||+||+|
|Smooth rendering of 3D models||Up to 500 million polygons||Up to 500 million polygons|
|Advanced editing & 3D modeling tools|
|Auto glare removal||+|
|Flexible plane selection||+||+|
|Auto texture correction||+||+||+|
|Texture healing brush||+||+||+|
|Enhanced Defeature Tool, Eraser and Lasso||+||+||Basic|
|3D rotation cube||+||+|
|3Dconnexion 3D mouse compatibility||+||+||+|
|Scanner Type Detection||Streamlined||Manual||Manual|
|Linear, geodesic, sections, distance maps, volume, annotations, CSV, DXF, XML export||+||+||Basic|
|Export mesh square and mesh volume||+||+||+|
|Direct scan to CAD|
|Export multiple open and closed contours directly to CAD||Polyline format for reverse engineering||Single line format||+|
|Direct export to Design X||+||+||+|
|Direct export to SOLIDWORKS||SOLIDWORKS 2014-2019||SOLIDWORKS 2014-2018||SOLIDWORKS 2014-2017|
|Ideal for quality inspection|
|Scan & process data from Artec Ray high-accuracy long-range scanner||+||+|
|Target-free registration for Artec Ray||+|
|Scan & process data from Artec Micro metrology grade desktop scanner||+|
|Full range of export 3D formats||OBJ, PLY, WRL, STL, BTX, PTX, AOP, ASC, Disney PTEX, E57, XYZRGB||OBJ, PLY, WRL, STL, BTX, PTX, AOP, ASC, Disney PTEX, E57, XYZRGB||OBJ, PLY, WRL, STL, AOP, ASC, Disney PTEX, E57, XYZRGB|
|3rd party sensor support||N/A||Ultimate Edition: Microsoft Kinect, ASUS XTion, PrimeSense, Intel RealSense F200, R200 & SR300, XYZprinting 3D scanner||Ultimate Edition: Microsoft Kinect, ASUS XTion, PrimeSense, Intel RealSense F200, R200 & SR300, XYZprinting 3D scanner|
|Scanning on MacOS||Artec ScanApp beta or Boot Camp||Artec ScanApp beta or Boot Camp||Artec ScanApp beta or Boot Camp|
|Video card compatibility|
|NVIDIA GeForce 400 Series or higher||+||+||+|
|Intel Series 4600 and higher||+||+||+|
Artec 3D scanners compatible with AS14: Artec Micro, Leo, Ray, Space Spider, Eva, Eva Lite,
plus discontinued models (Spider, MH and MHT series AG, AC, W2 and T2)*
*For full information on compatibility with discontinued scanners, please contact email@example.com
A great way in to the world of 3D scanning
Whether you just want to experiment before buying a professional grade 3D scanner or just to do some 3D scanning at home, Artec Studio Ultimate will allow you to start exploring the world of 3D technology.
Align all your scans together. If you didn’t capture some areas, just scan that missing section and add it to your set of scans.
Combine your raw data into a 3D mesh.
Apply texture to your object with one click.
Export your model into any of the commonly used 3D formats: OBJ, PLY, WRL, STL, AOP, ASCII, Disney PTX, E57, XYZRGB
Kinect for Windows V1 & V2, Intel RealSense F200 (IVCAM), R200 (DS4) & SR300, PrimeSense Carmine, ASUS Xtion, XYZprinting 3D scanner
For further info, please see our FAQ on scanning with sensors.
Users of MobileStudio Pro 13’’ & 16’’ i7 512 GB Wacom tablets can enjoy a free one-year license of Artec Studio 13 Ultimate 3D scanning software to use together with the built-in Intel RealSense 3D sensor or one of Artec’s state of the art 3D scanners.
Enjoy fast 3D data capture, intuitive controls and advanced algorithms in both automatic and manual processing, guaranteed to make the whole process convenient for both new and experienced users.