Leica TruView VR installation steps

Leica TruView 2022.0.0 enables viewing of point clouds in Virtual Reality. For point clouds to be viewable in VR they need to have been created from 2022 versions of Cyclone and with a Cyclone WORKFLOW (formerly Cyclone Publisher Pro) license.

Virtual reality is great for management of hazardous environments. Health and safety risks can be eliminated for viewers by managing an asset in VR. See here for more. 

  1. Install Leica TruView App
  2. Install Leica TruView plugin for VR
  3. Install Steam VR
    1. Create a free account if you don’t have one
    2. Connect headset
  4. Open Windows Mixed reality and check compatibility requirements of device.
  5. Open Leica TruView and click on the VR googles to open the point cloud in VR.

Hardware requirements for TruView VR

The supported and tested headsets for TruView are: HP Reverb G2, HTC VIVE, Meta Quest 2 ( tethered). Note: the Occulus Rift is not supported.

Below are the required computer hardware requirements for running TruView VR.    





Windows 8.1 or later, Windows 10



Intel Core i5-4590/AMD FX 8350 equivalent or better



16 GB

32 GB


NVIDIA GeForce GTX 970, AMD Radeon R9 290 equivalent or better

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 1060, AMD Radeon RX 480 equivalent or better

Additional Hardware

 1x USB 2.0 or newer, HDMI 1.4, Display Port 1.2 or newer


Please see here for the TruView VR announcement video.