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  • Full Feature Set
  • Full API Reference
  • Unlimited API calls
  • Commercial use
  • 6 Months support
  • 12 Months free upgrades

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Volume Licenses

  • Full Feature Set
  • Full API Reference
  • Unlimited API calls
  • Commercial use
  • 6 Months support
  • 12 Months free upgrades
  • Multiple installations

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When you are satisfied with CANDELOR’s results and purchase a license, we will send you a dongle. As soon as the dongle is connected to your PC unlimited API calls are unlocked on the machine with the dongle.

Team up with PROFACTOR

CANDELOR is beeing development as part of the Adaptive Plug & Produce Systems research area at PROFACTOR.

With more than 400 partners and experience in over 1,240 projects including some 270 national and international research projects, we offer:

  • Bilateral Industrial Projects: We research and develop on your behalf
  • Cooperative, funded research projects: We offer many years of experience with a funding environment at the national and international level
  • Strategic Partnerships: We realise long-term research projects together with our partner

We’d love to have you as a partner to develop a solution for your requirements! Please contact us at or +43 7252 885 0 for more information.


CANDELOR_15.6.886 on June 18, 2015

  • Updated dependent libraries
  • Multiple bugfixes for files handling

CANDELOR_14.10.682 on October 29, 2014

  • Scene files can now be .pbmat and .pbmat.gz file formats
  • Model file can now load a previously stored .cfg file

CANDELOR_14.8.621 on August 29, 2014

  • GUI: Scene points are now filtered to remove duplicates. this is especially necessary when loading e.g. an STL file as the scene
  • GUI: Updated to Qt 5.3.1

CANDELOR_14.6.554 on June 18, 2014

  • Major Bugfix in STL loading: small scale models could not be matched correctly
  • Several bugfixes
  • Minor speed improvements

CANDELOR_13.12.369 on December 2, 2013

  • GUI: Updated to Qt5, OSG 3.2
  • New bright GUI theme
  • GUI: Ability to change colorization distance
  • GUI: Scene now supports STL, PLY, OFF, 3DS files (points & normals are extracted from these formats)
  • Minor Bugfixes & speedups in RANGO algorithm

CANDELOR_13.6.227 on June 30, 2013

  • Bugfix for parameter estimation when loading a pointcloud as the model (negative grid size)
  • Pointcloud models now show correct normal vectors

CANDELOR_13.5.224 on May 30, 2013

  • Match matrices can now be exported into a .CSV file
  • New View menu: Show axis in model and for scene
  • Bugfix with slider movement and consistency with model loading
  • Added friendly PROFACTOR logo for unlicensed version

CANDELOR_13.5.216 on May 15, 2013

  • Using .XYZ as model now possible
  • GUI supports loading of XYZ files with 6 values: first 3 values are the point, last 3 values the normal vector
  • Faster display updates after match has finished

CANDELOR_13.5.214 on May 14, 2013

  • Added User Interface to demonstrate and configure CANDELOR’S RANGO
  • Added a few convenience helper functions
  • Faster autotuning
  • Bugfixes in GUI so sliders work reasonable without dongle

CANDELOR_13.2.131on February 15, 2013

  • Making API available
  • Minor API cleanups
  • Upgraded to Boost 1.53.0

CANDELOR_13.2.121 on February 8, 2013

  • Removed dongle error message when dongle not present

CANDELOR_13.2.119 on February 6, 2013

  • Bugfix that has prevented CANDELOR to start at all on machines without a dongle.

CANDELOR_13.2.117 on February 6, 2013

  • First public release of CANDELOR
  • Installer allows selection of target directory