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PCL-1.7.1 released

PCL-1.7.1 has been released including these changes:

  • New pcl::io::savePNGFile() functions and pcd2png tool (deprecates organized_pcd_to_png).
  • Support for Intel Perceptual Computing SDK cameras.
  • New Dual quaternion transformation estimation algorithm.
  • Bugfixes

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PCL 1.7

We are proud to announce the new PCL version 1.7.

After one year of development, there have been a lot of changes:

A more detailed change log can be found on as well as in the git log:

PCL 1.2

We're thrilled to announce that Point Cloud Library (PCL) version 1.2 has been released!

PCL 1.2

You can find the latest source and binaries on our download page:

Thanks to the hard work of all of our awesome contributors, we've got a big list of new features.

In addition, our Ubuntu package structure has been completely reorganized:

  • pcl 1.0 was renamed to pcl-1.0. To stick with the old version please run:
    $ sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install libpcl-1.0-dev
  • pcl 1.2 is now available as separate packages for every subsystem
  • the Doxygen documentation is in packages in libpcl-1.2-doc
  • there is a default package that depends on the current PCL release to get the newest release all the time just do:
    $ sudo apt-get update && sudo apt-get install libpcl-all
  • New to PCL? Visit our downloads page and give it a try. If you're looking for ideas on how to get started, be sure to check out our growing collection of tutorials.

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