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You may also want LASzip for compression support.

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A sample library is also available to provide data to test your tools.

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See Getting Started with libLAS for information how to get started using the tools once they are installed.

Development Source


To start on the documentation, please visit libLAS Documentation. Additionally, the entire documentation is available as a single PDF document PDF icon.




OSGeo4W is a binary distribution of a broad set of Open Source geospatial software for Win32 environments (Windows XP, Vista, etc). OSGeo4W includes GDAL/OGR, GRASS, MapServer, OpenEV, uDig, as well as many other packages (about 70 as of summer 2008).


OSGeo4W is the preferred and only supported way to get a binary of libLAS as of the 1.6 release. The OSGeo4W libLAS build contains a fully-featured set of utilities including support for GDAL, las2oci, and reprojection.

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Installing libLAS using OSGeo4W contains information how to install and configure your OSGeo4W build to utilize libLAS.


Homebrew has you covered on OSX


DebianGIS provides a number of packages including MapServer, PostGIS, GDAL, QGIS, GEOS, and libLAS. It sometimes lags a little bit behind the absolute latest release, but DebianGIS provides a solid integration environment for a giant slug of Open Source GIS software.