Most of Cyclone program settings are found in the Preferences. These can be assessed from Cyclone Navigator or within a ModelSpace View. Changing some of the preferences can enhance program functionality.

Cyclone – Hot Keys

Commands in Cyclone can be Hot Keyed to any button on the computer’s keyboard to speed up processing. Cyclone installs with a preset list of built-in Hot Keys.

Publishing TruViews in Cyclone

TruView is a free panoramic viewer that allows users to view the point cloud data and image from the scanner position or the scan data from defined camera views.

Cyclone Navigator

Cyclone Navigator is the table of contents for the Cyclone program. This menu is used to access and organize the point cloud data, manage tools and settings in the program and create blank databases to import raw data.


Animations are a powerful visualization tool in Cyclone. Users set cameras create a path or loop and set the speed of the fly-through. The product .avi file can be played in Windows Media Player or Quicktime.