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Artec Studio

Artec Studio industry acclaimed software for professional 3D scanning makes it easy for new and experienced users alike to achieve high accuracy 3D scans.

Capture your 3D data

Creating 3D scanning masterpieces requires smart and powerful software to capture, process, analyze and edit data. Now anyone can achieve professional results with the most comprehensive and straightforward 3D scanning software on the market today.

How does Artec Studio work?

Whether you are new to 3D scanning and require step-by-step guidance in 3D data processing, or are an experienced user looking to speed up your workflow, Artec Studio’s breakthrough automated processing features set a new horizon in 3D scanning.

Artec Studio also features a full range of tools for you to process your 3D model manually, giving you full control over your data.

Artec Studio Overview

Artec Studio Capabilities

Making accurate 3D models has never been easier

High precision

Whether you choose Autopilot or manual mode, Artec Studio never compromises on precision.

Easy scanning

Artec Studio’s best in class texture and geometry tracking means you don’t need to put targets on your object. Just point and shoot!

Tablet compatible

Scan and process your data all on a tablet! Add to this the Artec battery pack and you have a fully mobile 3D scanning solution!

Powered by AI

Easily capture hard-to-reach areas, sharp edges, and small and thin elements in high-resolution 3D with Artec Studio’s AI neural engine.

Direct export to CAD

Artec Studio features direct export to Design X and SOLIDWORKS, making the scan to CAD process even easier.

Compact data compression

Artec Studio features a full range of advanced settings giving experienced users full control and flexibility.

Artec Studio Workflows

Scanning & processing

Capture any physical object with a 3D scanner, create an accurate and high-resolution 3D model.

Scan with Eva, Space Spider, or Micro

Connect one of the scanners to Artec Studio and preview the scanning results directly on your computer in real time.

Upload data from Leo or Ray 2

Import the projects you scan with Leo and Ray II directly to Artec Studio for processing.

Automated or manual processing

Use automatic processing mode to quickly create a final 3D model, or build your own customized workflow and choose between a wide range of smart and powerful processing algorithms.

Essential workflows

Convert scan data to CAD for reverse engineering or inspection, or prep it for animation and CGI.

Inspect your model

Artec Studio comes equipped with tools for fast and precise measurements, easy mesh-to-CAD or mesh-to-mesh deviation analysis. Complete essential tasks in Artec Studio, or easily export for more complex inspection.

Reverse engineer your components

From boolean operations to complete automatic scan-to-CAD conversions, streamline your design and manufacturing workflows with the latest essential RE tools in Artec Studio.

Create photorealistic 3D models with photo texturing & AI

Combine geometry data from your Artec scanner with texture data from an external camera or smartphone for extra realistic, texture-perfect 3D assets. With the power of AI, Artec Studio also sharpens textures, boosts resolution, and makes colors pop on your behalf.


Export your data to any industry-leading reverse engineering, inspection, or 3D modeling software.


Directly export mesh or CAD entities, including any 2D sections, for in-depth reverse engineering, rapid prototyping, and CAD design in SOLIDWORKS.

Geomagic Design X

For more complex objects, send the mesh directly into Geomagic Design X for advanced reverse engineering with just one click.

Geomagic Control X

Directly export your scan data into Geomagic Control X for CAD data alignment, to reveal deviations, and for advanced quality measurement processes.

Artec Studio Features

3D scan data

3D scan black, shiny, or fine areas

Artec Studio analyzes the surface of your object and automatically adjusts the sensitivity of your scanner to pick up areas that are tricky for 3D scanning. As a result, even new users can digitize black, shiny objects, or hair with ease.

Artec HD mode

HD Mode

If you’re after the highest quality, we’ve got good news: Artec Studio operates in High-Definition Mode. Step up your scanning with Artec Leo and Eva to capture high-resolution HD data for ultra-sharp, clean, and detail-rich scans.

Artec scan to CAD

Scan-to-CAD for reverse engineering

The right features can make scan-to-CAD for reverse engineering a breeze, and that’s exactly what you’ll get with Artec Studio. Expect CAD-editing tools for hybrid reverse engineering, high-speed alignment, boolean operations, automatic scan-to-CAD conversion, and advanced plane functionality for quick and excellent results. Export your scans and CAD objects to SOLIDWORKS in just one click.

Artec Inspection

Advanced quality inspection. Streamlined.

When it comes to quality inspection, Artec Studio offers the tools you need for streamlining your pre-production, inline, and final inspection workflows: precise measurements, fast, accurate mesh-to-CAD alignment, and mesh-to-mesh or mesh-to-CAD deviation maps.

Artec Photogrammetry

Picture-perfect CGI with photogrammetry + scan data

Create accurate, high-res, and picture-perfect 3D models ready for use in CGI, VR/AR, and animation. In Artec Studio, you can now combine your scan data and photogrammetry all in one place for both best-quality texture and highly accurate geometry.

Artec Cloud

Sync scans seamlessly with Artec Cloud

Synchronize your workflow with Artec Cloud, backing up and sharing Artec Studio projects in a single click, so you can work remotely, collaborate on a single unified platform, and utilize a revamped UI to establish a 3D scan processing HQ.

Choose the plan that works for you

Get a lifetime license or an annual subscription with regular software updates, and technical support.


An easy way to get started.

Try Artec Studio and all its features for 30 days at no cost.


One-time payment for lifetime Artec Studio 18 only access.

Includes any updates to Artec Studio 18.

Excludes updates to subsequent versions.


Always have the latest version of Artec 3D’s advanced scanning, processing, and editing software.

Major software updates released yearly, including new features and improved algorithms.

Keep your Artec 3D scanner ahead of the game.

Artec 3D Scanners

Chose from a range of desktop and handheld portable 3D scanners designed for reverse engineering:

Artec Education Packages

Artec Education Packages

Affordable Artec 3D Scanners and Software for education and research purposes 3D scanning is an effective and innovative approach to gathering, presenting and analyzing 3D data for education and research purposes. With a wide range of Artec 3D scanning products...

Artec Eva

Artec Eva

Compact portable hand-held 3D Scanner Artec Eva High Definition handheld 3D scanner is the ideal choice for those that need to receive a quick, textured and accurate scan. Eva doesn't require markers or calibration. It captures objects quickly in high resolution and...

Artec Eva Lite

Artec Eva Lite

Compact portable hand-held 3D Scanner Artec Eva Lite High Definition handheld 3D scanner is the ideal choice for those that need to receive a quick, textured and accurate scan. Eva doesn't require markers or calibration. It captures objects quickly in high resolution...

Artec Geomagic Bundles

Artec Geomagic Bundles

Everything you need for reverse engineering in one bundle from TriMech Maximize on value by opting for a software and scanner package that comes with an Artec 3D Scanner of your choice, a Geomagic reverse engineering software license, and one or more Artec Studio...

Artec Leo

Artec Leo

Mobile handheld wireless 3D scanner With inbuilt battery and Wi-Fi connectivity, Artec Leo offers freedom in 3D scanning.  The first 3D scanner to offer onboard automatic processing, Artec Leo provides the most intuitive workflow, making 3D scanning as easy video. As...

Artec Metrology Kit

Artec Metrology Kit

Professional Photogrammetry Solution The Artec Metrology Kit is a professional photogrammetry solution with metrology-grade precision and high-end volumetric accuracy for inspection, reverse engineering, and other industrial measurement applications. Using a...

Artec Micro II

Artec Micro II

Artec Micro II 3D Scanner The Cutting Edge of Desktop 3D Scanning. Artec Micro II brings the latest in scanning technology to your desktop. Equipped with even greater accuracy, a larger field of view, and the same compact form as its predecessor, the fully automated...

Artec Ray II

Artec Ray II

Long-range 3D Scanner The fastest and most accurate long-range 3D scanner with laser technology for precise capture of large objects such as wind turbines, ship propellers, airplanes and buildings. Producing 3D scans of the highest quality, Artec Ray II scans with...

Artec Space Spider

Artec Space Spider

High-resolution 3D scanner using blue light technology It is perfect for capturing small objects or intricate details of large industrial objects in high resolution, with steadfast accuracy and brilliant color. The scanner’s ability to render complex geometry, sharp...

Capturing data is easy with an Artec 3D Scanner

A three step automatic process using advanced software

Space spider scan

1. Scan the object

No need to prepare your object in advance, just point the 3D scanner and shoot in automatic mode.

Space Spider Optimize

2. Fuse & Optimize

Optimize the size of your final file by reducing the number of polygons from millions to thousands while maintaining the high quality of the mesh.

Space Spider Export

3. Texturize & Export

Add high quality texture to your model in no time! Export to a variety of different CAD systems including SOLIDWORKS.

Example 3D Scans

Pick on the posts below to view example 3D scanned models captured with Artec 3D Scanners:

Decorative Plate 3D Model

Decorative Plate 3D Model

This decorative plate 3D model was captured with an Artec 3D Scanner. Scanning time: 10 min Processing time: 30 min Scanner used: Artec Space Spider Even though this plate has a thin and narrow edge, which can be highly problematic for 3D scanners to effectively...

Hubcap 3D Model (HD)

Hubcap 3D Model (HD)

This automotive hubcap 3D model was captured in high definition (HD) with an Artec 3D Scanner. Scanning time: 6 minutes HD reconstruction time: 12 minutes Processing time: 25 minutes Scanner used: Artec Eva This plastic cap 3D model of a car wheel has been recreated...

Lobster 3D Model (HD)

Lobster 3D Model (HD)

This lobster 3D model was captured in high definition (HD) with an Artec 3D Scanner. Scanning time:  10 min HD reconstruction time: 11.5 minutes Processing time: 30 min Scanner used: Artec Eva Many an accomplished user of Artec Eva has gasped in delighted astonishment...

Skeleton 3D Model (HD)

Skeleton 3D Model (HD)

This skeleton 3D model was captured in high definition (HD) with an Artec 3D Scanner. Scanning time:  20 min Processing time: 20 min Scanner used: Artec Eva This human skeleton 3D model was captured with an Artec Eva 3D scanner and the newly released HD Mode of Artec...

Beard Hair 3D Model (HD)

Beard Hair 3D Model (HD)

This beard hair 3D model was captured in high definition (HD) with an Artec 3D Scanner. Scanning time: 1 minute HD reconstruction time: 2 minutes Processing time: 8 minutes Scanner used: Artec Leo In certain markets, quality hair is in high demand. If you’re making a...

Wooden Chair 3D Model (HD)

Wooden Chair 3D Model (HD)

This wooden chair 3D model was captured in high definition (HD) with an Artec 3D Scanner. Scanning time: 5 minutes HD reconstruction time: 10 minutes Processing time: 20 minutes Scanner used: Artec Leo Scanning this folding wooden chair with an Artec Leo may not have...

Motorcycle Engine (HD)

Motorcycle Engine (HD)

This motorcycle engine 3D model was captured in high definition (HD) with an Artec 3D Scanner. Scanning time: 12 minutes HD reconstruction time: 18 minutes Processing time: 40 minutes Scanner used: Artec Leo Dark, shiny, with lots of complex and small parts, this...

Leather Bag 3D Model

Leather Bag 3D Model

This leather bag 3D model was captured with an Artec 3D Scanner. Scanning time: 15 min Number of scans: 450 hours Scanner used: Artec Space Spider For accurate and well-detailed geometry of this mid-size leather bag, we used Artec Space Spider, a scanner made for tiny...

Classic Side Table 3D Model

Classic Side Table 3D Model

This classic side table 3D model was captured with an Artec 3D Scanner. Scanning time:  5 min Processing time: 10 min Scanner used: Artec Eva A small bedside table that was quickly scanned by Artec Eva in three passes. The thin legs might have been a challenge if they...


Artec 3D Scanners are used in a wide variety of industry applications

Reverse Engineering

  • Product design
  • Customization
  • 3D documentation

Industrial design and manufacturing

  • Reverse engineering
  • Quality control
  • Rapid prototyping
  • Aerospace

Medical and Life Sciences

  • Orthopedics
  • Prosthetics
  • Plastic surgery
  • Custom wheelchairs

Science and education

  • Research
  • Training
  • Online museums

Art and design

  • Heritage preservation
  • Architecture
  • CGI
  • Fashion

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