Autodesk ReCap 360 Photo: Getting started

Autodesk ReCap 360 Photo is a cloud-based photogrammetry solution which is...

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Autodesk ReCap 360 Photo: Getting started

Packaging and accessibility

  • Autodesk accound needed (free)
  • 5 cloud credits for each job
  • 100 starter cloud credits during first subscription or maintenance plan
  • Cloud credits can be purchased seperately

Environment (Lighting conditions)

  • Avoid contrast shadows
  • Avoid strong sun and reflections (exterior)
  • Diffuse light and no flash (interior)


  • Any standard camera can be used to suplement dataset
  • Better camera = better results
  • Ideally use a fixed lens
  • Use a tripod and a clicker when reasonable
  • JPEG format only

Shooting strategies

  • Take up to 250 photos
  • Make sure overlap is > 50%
  • Take photos every 5 -10°
  • Don´t use flash
  • Keep zoom constant
  • Shoot at 2-3 different heights
  • Avoid moving objects
  • Use rich background