I'm trying to import a .PLY mesh in Blender. I've troubles with colors: the mesh appear in a grayscale palette. Other softwares open it correctly (eg. MeshLab).

This is the header of the PLY file:

format binary_big_endian 1.0
comment created by Geomagic Sculpt Exporter.
element vertex 182488
property float x
property float y
property float z
property uchar red
property uchar green
property uchar blue
element face 364980
property list uchar int vertex_indices

Any tips? Thanks!


1 Answer 1


The .PLY importer makes a Vertex Color Layer, if you switch to it you will see the colours. enter image description here

And as a cycles material:

enter image description here


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