Files with laz extension can be found as losslessly compressed variant of LiDAR exchange format.

There is one other file type using
the LAZ file extension!

laz file icon.laz - LiquidApps project file

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Software that works with laz file extension

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LAZ file extension - Compressed LiDAR file

What is laz file? How to open laz files?

File type specification:

GIS, GPS navigation and map file type icon GIS, GPS navigation and map file type

The laz file extension is nowadays mostly known to be used for a specially compressed variant of LiDAR format (.las). It is created using the open-source LASzip.

A typical .laz file is up to 20x smaller compared to original .las files.

Help how to open LAZ files:

Specialized GIS viewers should be able to handle this file type.

How to convert file with extension LAZ:

There probably exists a way to recover the original .las files from this compressed .laz files.

List of recommended software applications associated to the .laz file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, Mac OS X etc.) and possible program actions
that can be done with the file
: like open laz file, edit laz file, convert laz file, view laz file, play laz file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

  • Export laz file

Applications that export laz file - Compressed LiDAR file

Click on the link to get more information about LASZip for export laz file action.

Microsoft Windows:

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