Freelance consultant for digital heritage

3D capture on iPhone and iPad

Since Apple’s release of the iPad Pro and iPhone Pro with LiDAR sensors, along with their Object Capture photogrammetry engine in 2021, 3D scanning on iPhones and iPads has begun to become a serious option for many.

Here is a list of iOS/iPadOS 3D scanning apps that I have seen:

Please contact me if you know of or are the developer of an app not included above. This list was first created by me on the Sketchfab forum.

Other useful mobile apps

  • Nomad Sculpt An iPhone and iPad 3D sculpting app that is incredibly useful for tidying and optimising 3D scans
  • Procreate This 2D sketching and painting app can now work with 3D objects