Get Skanect

  • $129/119€ only, single user license (excl. VAT).
  • One year of minor updates.
  • Instant download and upgrade.
  • Suitable for commercial use.
  • Easy interaction with 3D printers and software.
  • Unrestricted export in OBJ, PLY, STL and VRML.
  • Direct email support.

Try It!

  • Free download.
  • Non-commercial use only.
  • Free export to Shapeways 3D printing services.
  • Free export to Sculpteo 3D printing services.
  • Free export to Sketchfab online sharing platform.
  • File export limited to 5000 faces.
  • Community-based support.


(Version 1.8.3 — With enhanced colors!)

Windows 64-bit

Mac OS X

Looking for Windows 32-bit?

The 32 bit windows version of Skanect is no longer actively maintained. You can still get the (older) 32-bit version 1.7 here.

Hardware Requirements

  • CPU Reconstruction: 2 GB RAM, Quad core processor.
  • GPU Reconstruction: 2 GB RAM, Intel Core 2, Cuda 2.0 compatible graphics card, with 1 Gb of memory
  • Recommended PC: Windows 7 or later (64 bits), Intel i7, 4 GB RAM, NVidia GTX 560 or higher.
  • Recommended Mac: OS X 10.8 or 10.9, Macbook Pro 2012 or Macbook Air 2013.

Supported Sensors

Structure Sensor

3D Scan From An iPad to Skanect – Wirelessly

The first 3D sensor for mobile devices – wireless 3D scanning, indoor mapping, augmented reality gaming and more. Visit to learn more.

  • Also available with USB Hacker Cable for wired connection to Mac or PC desktops
  • Compatible with iPad Air 2, iPad Air, iPad (4th Generation), iPad mini 2 and iPad mini 3
  • Hackable to work with Android, Linux, Windows and Mac machines

Download the companion app now: Structure App


Download and install OpenNI 2 32 bit or OpenNI 2 64 bit.

For more on OpenNI 2, see our page with documentation, binaries, and the source repository.

Mac OS X

No extra setup is necessary.

Asus Xtion & Primesense Carmine


Download and install OpenNI 2 32 bit or OpenNI 2 64 bit.

Mac OS X

No extra setup is necessary.

Kinect (Windows & Xbox)


Download and install the Kinect for Windows SDK (version 1.8).

Mac OS X

No extra setup is necessary.


The Kinect for Windows sensor is NOT supported in Skanect for Mac.

The Kinect for Xbox sensor cannot be used commercially.

Additional Setup

Mac OS X
Only for NVidia GT 650 M or better: Download and install Mac CUDA Drivers to enable GPU reconstruction.
No additional setup is necessary, but make sure your NVidia drivers are up-to-date if you want to benefit from GPU reconstruction.

Previous versions

You can download our earlier prototype, as well as earlier versions here.