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Saving and Exporting a Scan

Last Updated: May 14, 2018 12:26PM EDT
Once a scan has been completed, users will be prompted to save the finished, rough scan.

We recommend that users save their rough scans before exporting to a different file format or cleaning.
For more information on how to clean a scan, see Cleaning a Scan.
To save as a .MFCX file:
  1. Click “Save Now”.
  2. Enter file name.
  3. Click “Save”.
To export the scan in a different file format:
  1. With the scan file open in the Scan Viewer, click “Save/Export” (Windows) or “Export” (Mac) on the toolbar;
Windows: Mac:

  1. Select the file format you wish to export as;
  2. Enter the file name for the new export;
  3. Click “Save”.
For additional information on the 3D file formats available, go to File Format Information.

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