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Importing Orthomosaics into AutoCAD Civil 3D
Importing Orthomosaics into AutoCAD Civil 3D

Importing your geotiff into Autocad Civil 3D

Updated over a week ago

Import orthofoto to Civil 3D using 'mapiinsert'

  • Download the orthomosaic from Sitemark Fuse

  • Open Autocad Civil

  • Type mapiinsert

  • Choose the orthomosaic that you just downloaded

*Mapiinsert is limited to files of 500Mb

Alternative Method

  1. Open Autodesk Civil 3D, in the upper left corner click to open the drop down list and select “Planning and Analysis”.

  2. On your left click on “Connect” on the home folder, this will open the Data Connections by Provider.

  3. Go to "Add Raster Image or Surface Connection", Give the connection a name, choose the .TIF file from your folder then click the "Connect" button.

  4. Click the "Add to Map" button to load the coordinates from the *.tif file.

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