Toolbar

The toolbar is located at the top of the Zivid Studio GUI. It consists of drop-down menus to handle files, control the GUI, and get information about the Zivid Software.


Save and Open

Zivid Studio offers various saving options for point clouds, color images, and settings to disk.

Save/Export Point Cloud

To save the point cloud in file ZDF format:

Note

.zdf is the native Zivid file format that includes point cloud, color image, and depth image data.

  • Click on FileSave

  • Navigate to the location where you want to save the point cloud

  • Write down the file name

  • Click Save

Note

ZDF is the preferred file format for the Zivid Customer Success Team.

To export to one of our supported point cloud formats, unordered or ordered Polygon (PLY), ASCII (XYZ), or Point Cloud Data (PCD) 1 file format:

  • Click on FileExport

  • Navigate to the location where you want to save the point cloud

  • Write down the file name

  • Click Save

1

PCD is by default exported as unorganized points but can be configured to be exported as organized points. See Organized PCD format for tutorial on how to export PCD as organized points.

Open Point Cloud

Opening a point cloud in Zivid Studio is only supported for ZDF file format:

  • Click on FileOpen

  • Navigate to the location of your ZDF file

  • Click Open

Tip

Drag and drop a ZDF file to load the point cloud to Zivid Studio - added in Zivid SDK 2.5.

Save Color Image

You can also save the 2D color image in PNG, BMP, and JPG file format:

  • Click on FileSave Color Image

  • Navigate to the location where you want to save the color image

  • Write down the file name

  • Click Save

Export Settings

It is possible to save all settings to disk.

  • Click on FileExport Capture Settings

  • Navigate to the location where you want to save the settings

  • Write down the file name

  • Click Save

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Import Settings

To import the settings in Zivid Studio:

  • Click on FileImport Capture Settings

  • Navigate to the location of your settings file

  • Click Open

Tip

Drag and drop a YML file to import the settings to Zivid Studio - added in Zivid SDK 2.5.

Settings can be loaded using the Zivid SDK as well.

std::cout << "Loading settings from file" << std::endl;
const auto cameraModel = camera.info().model().toString().substr(0, 8);
const auto settingsFile = std::string(ZIVID_SAMPLE_DATA_DIR) + "/Settings/" + cameraModel + "/Settings01.yml";
const auto settings = Zivid::Settings(settingsFile);