Generate a SHAPEFILE from LIDAR using Python

Use this script to convert a point cloud data

If you have a bunch of LiDAR files you may find useful to have them mapped on QGIS in order to load the right one without many attempts.

Python is your friend and you may use this script to convert a point cloud data set into an ESRI shapefile.

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