Esri’s zLAS I/O Library is now available on GitHub. It’s a C++ library for reading and writing Esri’s optimized LAS format (zLAS) as well as converting between zLAS and LAS. Third party developers can use this to add support for zLAS to their applications. The library has an Apache 2.0 license which permits use and redistribution at no cost.
The GitHub repository can be found here: https://github.com/Esri/esri-zlas-io-library