(iOS) Pix4Dcapture release notes

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Compatible drones: 203991609.

Compatible missions: 209960726.

Current version 3.0.1

Version Release date Release type
3.0.1 April 10, 2018 New, bug fix

 

Version 3.0.1

Improvements

  • (3.0.1) Fixed a crash when starting the app after updating from an older version.
  • (3.0.1) Fixed an issue for polygon mission when the polygon was edited with three corners.
  • (3.0.1) Fixed an issue where DJI drones would fly the last line at 10 m/s speed.

Known issues

  • (Inspire 1 with X5, Matrice 100 with X5, Matrice 600 with X5) The mission cannot be synchronized even manually. For more information: 204057579. In this case, processing without the .p4d file is recommended. For more information: 202560819.
  • (DJI drones) Cannot start mission if pilot mode switch is changed during takeoff checklist. As a workaround, tap Cancel and restart the mission.
  • (Phantom 4 Pro) The names of the images on the SD card does not correspond to the names on the device and in the .p4d file. It is recommended when using the .p4d file to use the images from the device.

 

   

Versions 3.0

Version Release date Release type
3.0.1 April 10, 2018 New, bug fix
3.0.0 March 26, 2018 New, bug fix

What is new

  • (3.0.0) Multi-battery flight planning: when more than one battery is required, change your battery when it is empty and resume the mission, available for all drones except Parrot Disco-Pro AG.
  • (3.0.0) Pause and resume the mission.
  • (3.0.0) Preflight warning if more than one battery is needed for the mission.
  • (3.0.0) Preflight check for drone storage.
  • (3.0.0) Warning for low battery during flight.
  • (3.0.0) Warning for no storage activity during the mission.

Improvements

  • (3.0.1) Fixed a crash when starting the app after updating from an older version.
  • (3.0.1) Fixed an issue for polygon mission when the polygon was edited with three corners.
  • (3.0.1) Fixed an issue where DJI drones would fly the last line at 10 m/s speed.
  • (3.0.0) Improved camera orientation at first waypoint for DJI drones.
  • (3.0.0) Improved connection stability for Parrot drones.
  • (3.0.0) Improved downloading images from Bebop 2.
  • (3.0.0) Images can be uploaded to the cloud even if the mission is not fully flown.
  • (3.0.0) Various bug fixes.

Other

  • (3.0.0) Bebop 2 can only be used with Skycontroller 2 and not with the WiFi anymore.

Known issues

  • (Inspire 1 with X5, Matrice 100 with X5, Matrice 600 with X5) The mission cannot be synchronized even manually. For more information: 204057579. In this case, processing without the .p4d file is recommended. For more information: 202560819.
  • (DJI drones) Cannot start mission if pilot mode switch is changed during takeoff checklist. As a workaround, tap Cancel and restart the mission.
  • (Phantom 4 Pro) The names of the images on the SD card does not correspond to the names on the device and in the .p4d file. It is recommended when using the .p4d file to use the images from the device.

Versions 2.9

Version Release date Release type
2.9.2 February 15, 2018 New, bug fix
2.9.1 January 30, 2018 New, bug fix
2.9.0 January 9, 2018 New, bug fix


Compatible drones

  • DJI Inspire 1 (I1).
  • DJI Inspire 2 (I2).
  • DJI Mavic Pro (MP).
  • DJI Matrice 100 (M100).
  • DJI Matrice 200 (M200).
  • DJI Matrice 210 (M210).
  • DJI Matrice 210 RTK (M210RTK).
  • DJI Matrice 600 (M600).
  • DJI Phantom 3 Advanced (P3A).
  • DJI Phantom 3 Professional (P3P).
  • DJI Phantom 3 Standard (P3S).
  • DJI Phantom 4 (P4).
  • DJI Phantom 4 Pro (P4P).
  • DJI Spark (SP).
  • Parrot Bebop 2 (B2).
  • Parrot Disco-Pro AG (DP).
  • Parrot Bluegrass (BG).

For more information about supported hardware: 203991609.

Notes

  • Not all types of mission are available depending on the selected drone. For more information: 209960726.
  • DJI Phantom 2 Vision(+) drones were discontinued. For more information: 205708215.

 

Version 2.9.2


What is new

  • Update to DJI SDK 4.4.0.
  • Support for DJI Matrice 200, 210, 210 RTK.

Improvements

  • Improved camera orientation at line start for DJI drones.

Known issues

  • (Inspire 1 with X5, Matrice 100 with X5, Matrice 600 with X5) The mission cannot be synchronized even manually. For more information: 204057579. In this case, processing without the .p4d file is recommended. For more information: 202560819.
  • (DJI drones) Cannot start mission if pilot mode switch is changed during takeoff checklist. As a workaround, tap Cancel and restart the mission.
  • (Phantom 4 Pro) The names of the images on the SD card does not correspond to the names on the device and in the .p4d file. It is recommended when using the .p4d file to use the images from the device.

 

Version 2.9.1


What is new

  • Add preflight check for Parrot controller firmware.

Improvements

  • Block flights for Parrot drones if there is a mandatory firmware update.
  • Adjusted landing behavior for Parrot Bebop 2 and Bluegrass to always land at the takeoff position.

Known issues

  • (Inspire 1 with X5, Matrice 100 with X5, Matrice 600 with X5) The mission cannot be synchronized even manually. For more information: 204057579. In this case, processing without the .p4d file is recommended. For more information: 202560819.
  • (DJI drones) Cannot start mission if pilot mode switch is changed during takeoff checklist. As a workaround, tap Cancel and restart the mission.
  • (Phantom 4 Pro) The names of the images on the SD card does not correspond to the names on the device and in the .p4d file. It is recommended when using the .p4d file to use the images from the device.

 

Version 2.9.0


What is new

  • Compass calibration for supported Parrot drones.
  • Pitot calibration for Parrot Disco-Pro AG.
  • Select wifi country for supported Parrot drones.
  • Firmware update for supported Parrot drones and controllers.

Improvements

  • Improved connection stability for supported Parrot drones.
  • Increase vertical speed for Bluegrass to 2.5 m/s.

Known issues

  • (Inspire 1 with X5, Matrice 100 with X5, Matrice 600 with X5) The mission cannot be synchronized even manually. For more information: 204057579. In this case, processing without the .p4d file is recommended. For more information: 202560819.
  • (DJI drones) Cannot start mission if pilot mode switch is changed during takeoff checklist. As a workaround, tap Cancel and restart the mission.
  • (Phantom 4 Pro) The names of the images on the SD card does not correspond to the names on the device and in the .p4d file. It is recommended when using the .p4d file to use the images from the device.

 

Versions 2.8

Version Release date Release type
2.8.0 December 19, 2017 New, bug fix


Compatible drones

  • DJI Inspire 1 (I1).
  • DJI Inspire 2 (I2).
  • DJI Mavic Pro (MP).
  • DJI Matrice 100 (M100).
  • DJI Matrice 600 (M600).
  • DJI Phantom 3 Advanced (P3A).
  • DJI Phantom 3 Professional (P3P).
  • DJI Phantom 3 Standard (P3S).
  • DJI Phantom 4 (P4).
  • DJI Phantom 4 Pro (P4P).
  • DJI Spark (SP).
  • Parrot Bebop 2 (B2).
  • Parrot Disco-Pro AG (DP).
  • Parrot Bluegrass (BG)

For more information about supported hardware: 203991609.

Notes

  • Not all types of mission are available depending on the selected drone. For more information: 209960726.
  • DJI Phantom 2 Vision(+) drones were discontinued. For more information: 205708215.

 

Version 2.8.0


What is new

  • Drone SD card free space shown in telemetry panel, can be used to verify that images are being taken during a mission.

Improvements

  • Improved pre-flight camera setup for DJI drones to ensure images are taken during the mission.

Bug fixes

  • Fixed several issues regarding drone and camera connection stability.

Known issues

  • (Inspire 1 with X5, Matrice 100 with X5, Matrice 600 with X5) The mission cannot be synchronized even manually. For more information: 204057579. In this case, processing without the .p4d file is recommended. For more information: 202560819.
  • (DJI drones) Cannot start mission if pilot mode switch is changed during takeoff checklist. As a workaround, tap Cancel and restart the mission.
  • (Phantom 4 Pro) The names of the images on the SD card does not correspond to the names on the device and in the .p4d file. It is recommended when using the .p4d file to use the images from the device.

 

Versions 2.7

Version Release date Release type
2.7.0 December 4, 2017 New, bug fix


Compatible drones

  • DJI Inspire 1 (I1).
  • DJI Inspire 2 (I2).
  • DJI Mavic Pro (MP).
  • DJI Matrice 100 (M100).
  • DJI Matrice 600 (M600).
  • DJI Phantom 3 Advanced (P3A).
  • DJI Phantom 3 Professional (P3P).
  • DJI Phantom 3 Standard (P3S).
  • DJI Phantom 4 (P4).
  • DJI Phantom 4 Pro (P4P).
  • DJI Spark (SP).
  • Parrot Bebop 2 (B2).
  • Parrot Disco-Pro AG (DP).
  • Parrot Bluegrass (BG).

For more information about supported hardware: 203991609.

Notes

  • Not all types of mission are available depending on the selected drone. For more information: 209960726.
  • DJI Phantom 2 Vision(+) drones were discontinued. For more information: 205708215.

 

Version 2.7.0


What is new

  • Parrot Bluegrass support.

Improvements

  • Improved send logs functionality.

Known issues

  • (Inspire 1 with X5, Matrice 100 with X5, Matrice 600 with X5) The mission cannot be synchronized even manually. For more information: 204057579. In this case, processing without the .p4d file is recommended. For more information: 202560819.
  • (DJI drones) Cannot start mission if pilot mode switch is changed during takeoff checklist. As a workaround, tap Cancel and restart the mission.
  • (Phantom 4 Pro) The names of the images on the SD card does not correspond to the names on the device and in the .p4d file. It is recommended when using the .p4d file to use the images from the device.

 

Versions 2.6

Version Release date Release type
2.6.0 November 16, 2017 New, bug fix


Compatible drones

  • DJI Inspire 1 (I1).
  • DJI Inspire 2 (I2).
  • DJI Mavic Pro (MP).
  • DJI Matrice 100 (M100).
  • DJI Matrice 600 (M600).
  • DJI Phantom 3 Advanced (P3A).
  • DJI Phantom 3 Professional (P3P).
  • DJI Phantom 3 Standard (P3S).
  • DJI Phantom 4 (P4).
  • DJI Phantom 4 Pro (P4P).
  • DJI Spark (SP).
  • Parrot Bebop 2 (B2).
  • Parrot Disco-Pro AG (DP).

For more information about supported hardware: 203991609.

Notes

  • Not all types of mission are available depending on the selected drone. For more information: 209960726.
  • DJI Phantom 2 Vision(+) drones were discontinued. For more information: 205708215.

 

Version 2.6.0


What is new

  • Added option to enter custom camera parameters so that the drone path and speed is optimized accordingly.
  • Update to DJI SDK 4.3.2.
  • Update to Parrot SDK 3.13.0.

Improvements

  • Improved video streaming for DJI drones.
  • Improved stability of resume upload of images to the cloud.

Known issues

  • (Inspire 1 with X5, Matrice 100 with X5, Matrice 600 with X5) The mission cannot be synchronized even manually. For more information: 204057579. In this case, processing without the .p4d file is recommended. For more information: 202560819.
  • (DJI drones) Cannot start mission if pilot mode switch is changed during takeoff checklist. As a workaround, tap Cancel and restart the mission.
  • (Phantom 4 Pro) The names of the images on the SD card does not correspond to the names on the device and in the .p4d file. It is recommended when using the .p4d file to use the images from the device.

 

Versions 2.5

Version Release date Release type
2.5.0 October 30, 2017 New, bug fix


Compatible drones

  • DJI Inspire 1 (I1).
  • DJI Inspire 2 (I2).
  • DJI Mavic Pro (MP).
  • DJI Matrice 100 (M100).
  • DJI Matrice 600 (M600).
  • DJI Phantom 3 Advanced (P3A).
  • DJI Phantom 3 Professional (P3P).
  • DJI Phantom 3 Standard (P3S).
  • DJI Phantom 4 (P4).
  • DJI Phantom 4 Pro (P4P).
  • DJI Spark (SP).
  • Parrot Bebop 2 (B2).
  • Parrot Disco-Pro AG (DP).

For more information about supported hardware: 203991609.

Notes

  • Not all types of mission are available depending on the selected drone. For more information: 209960726.
  • DJI Phantom 2 Vision(+) drones were discontinued. For more information: 205708215.

 

Version 2.5.0


What is new

  • Save offline maps.
  • Update to DJI SDK 4.3.1.

Improvements

  • Parrot Disco-Pro AG not taking pictures in the turns.
  • Updated project list UI.

Known issues

  • (Inspire 1 with X5, Matrice 100 with X5, Matrice 600 with X5) The mission cannot be synchronized even manually. For more information: 204057579. In this case, processing without the .p4d file is recommended. For more information: 202560819.
  • (DJI drones) Cannot start mission if pilot mode switch is changed during takeoff checklist. As a workaround, tap Cancel and restart the mission.
  • (Phantom 4 Pro) The names of the images on the SD card does not correspond to the names on the device and in the .p4d file. It is recommended when using the .p4d file to use the images from the device.

 

Versions 2.4

Version Release date Release type
2.4.0 October 2, 2017 New, bug fix

 

Compatible drones

  • DJI Inspire 1 (I1).
  • DJI Inspire 2 (I2).
  • DJI Mavic Pro (MP).
  • DJI Matrice 100 (M100).
  • DJI Matrice 600 (M600).
  • DJI Phantom 3 Advanced (P3A).
  • DJI Phantom 3 Professional (P3P).
  • DJI Phantom 3 Standard (P3S).
  • DJI Phantom 4 (P4).
  • DJI Phantom 4 Pro (P4P).
  • DJI Spark (SP).
  • Parrot Bebop 2 (B2).
  • Parrot Disco-Pro AG (DP).

For more information about supported hardware: 203991609.

Notes

  • Not all types of mission are available depending of the selected drone. For more information: 209960726.
  • DJI Phantom 2 Vision(+) drones were discontinued. For more information: 205708215.

 

Version 2.4.0


What is new

  • Mapbox set as default basemap provider.
  • Apple basemap can be selected in the general settings.

Bug fixes

  • Mission settings parameters are saved and applied when opening or duplicating a saved mission.
  • Various bug fixes.

Known issues

  • (Inspire 1 with X5, Matrice 100 with X5, Matrice 600 with X5) The mission cannot be synchronized even manually. For more information: 204057579. In this case, processing without the .p4d file is recommended. For more information: 202560819.
  • (DJI drones) Cannot start mission if pilot mode switch is changed during takeoff checklist. As a workaround, tap Cancel and restart the mission.
  • (Phantom 4 Pro) The names of the images on the SD card does not correspond to the names on the device and in the .p4d file. It is recommended when using the .p4d file to use the images from the device.

 

Versions 2.3

Version Release date Release type
2.3.0 August 28, 2017 New, bug fix


Compatible drones

  • DJI Inspire 1 (I1).
  • DJI Inspire 2 (I2).
  • DJI Mavic Pro (MP).
  • DJI Matrice 100 (M100).
  • DJI Matrice 600 (M600).
  • DJI Phantom 3 Advanced (P3A).
  • DJI Phantom 3 Professional (P3P).
  • DJI Phantom 3 Standard (P3S).
  • DJI Phantom 4 (P4).
  • DJI Phantom 4 Pro (P4P).
  • DJI Spark (SP).
  • Parrot Bebop 2 (B2).
  • Parrot Disco-Pro AG (DP).

For more information about supported hardware: 203991609.

Notes

  • Not all types of mission are available depending of the selected drone. For more information: 209960726.
  • DJI Phantom 2 Vision(+) drones were discontinued. For more information: 205708215.

 

Version 2.3.0


What is new

  • Support of DJI Spark: Free flight mission only. The Spark SDK does not support waypoints that is why automated missions cannot be flown with this drone.
  • Base map provider selection: Ability to choose a different map provider than the default one (MapKit) in the general settings of the app.

Bug fixes

  • (DJI drones) Drone heading forwards instead of looking at the center of the flight for circular missions.
  • Various bug fixes.

Known issues

  • (Inspire 1 with X5, Matrice 100 with X5, Matrice 600 with X5) The mission cannot be synchronized even manually. For more information: 204057579. In this case, processing without the .p4d file is recommended. For more information: 202560819.
  • (DJI drones) Cannot start mission if pilot mode switch is changed during takeoff checklist. As a workaround, tap Cancel and restart the mission.
  • (Phantom 4 Pro) The names of the images on the SD card does not correspond to the names on the device and in the .p4d file. It is recommended when using the .p4d file to use the images from the device.

 

Versions 2.2

Version Release date Release type
2.2.0 August 4, 2017 New, bug fix


Compatible drones

  • DJI Inspire 1 (I1).
  • DJI Inspire 2 (I2).
  • DJI Mavic Pro (MP).
  • DJI Matrice 100 (M100).
  • DJI Matrice 600 (M600).
  • DJI Phantom 3 Advanced (P3A).
  • DJI Phantom 3 Professional (P3P).
  • DJI Phantom 3 Standard (P3S).
  • DJI Phantom 4 (P4).
  • DJI Phantom 4 Pro (P4P).
  • Parrot Bebop 2 (B2).
  • Parrot Disco-Pro AG (DP).

For more information about supported hardware: 203991609.

Important

This version does not support DJI Phantom 2 Vision and DJI Phantom 2 Vision+ drones.
Please download the app called Pix4Dcapture P2V(+): 205708215.

Notes

  • Not all types of mission are available depending of the selected drone. For more information: 209960726.

 

Version 2.2.0


What is new

  • Upgrade to DJI SDK 4.2.2.
  • Save mission in Map view.
  • Duplicate mission in Project view.
  • GSD estimate displayed at flight planning.
  • Camera view on the Map view during flight. User can toggle between full view and small overlay mode.

Improvements

  • Allow to drag polygon flight plans on the map.
  • Inform the user when taking over manual control.
  • Mission synchronization for DJI Mavic Pro.
  • Altitude increment step of one meter / one foot.
  • Improved UI responsiveness in the mission view.
  • Improved stability when flying several DJI missions one after another.

Bug fixes

  • Various bug fixes.

Known issues

  • (Inspire 1 with X5, Matrice 100 with X5, Matrice 600 with X5) The mission cannot be synchronized even manually. For more information: 204057579. In this case, processing without the .p4d file is recommended. For more information: 202560819.
  • (DJI drones) Cannot start mission if pilot mode switch is changed during takeoff checklist. As a workaround, tap Cancel and restart the mission.
  • (Phantom 4 Pro) The names of the images on the SD card does not correspond to the names on the device and in the .p4d file. It is recommended when using the .p4d file to use the images from the device.

 

Versions 2.1

Version Release date Release type
2.1.0 June 30, 2017 New, bug fix


Compatible drones

  • DJI Inspire 1 (I1).
  • DJI Inspire 2 (I2).
  • DJI Mavic Pro (MP).
  • DJI Matrice 100 (M100).
  • DJI Matrice 600 (M600).
  • DJI Phantom 3 Advanced (P3A).
  • DJI Phantom 3 Professional (P3P).
  • DJI Phantom 3 Standard (P3S).
  • DJI Phantom 4 (P4).
  • DJI Phantom 4 Pro (P4P).
  • Parrot Bebop 2 (B2).
  • Parrot Disco-Pro AG (DP).

For more information about supported hardware: 203991609.

Important

This version does not support DJI Phantom 2 Vision and DJI Phantom 2 Vision+ drones.
Please download the app called Pix4Dcapture P2V(+): 205708215.

Notes

  • Not all types of mission are available depending of the selected drone. For more information: 209960726.

 

Version 2.1.0


What is new

  • Upgrade to DJI SDK 4.1. Due to recent changes in the activation process, DJI drones will not take off or will have very limited flight capabilities if the latest version of Pix4Dcapture is not installed.

Bug fixes

  • Various bug fixes.

Known issues

  • (Inspire 1 with X5, Matrice 100 with X5, Matrice 600 with X5, Mavic Pro) The mission cannot be synchronized even manually. For more information: 204057579. In this case, processing without the .p4d file is recommended. For more information: 202560819.
  • (DJI drones) Cannot start mission if pilot mode switch is changed during takeoff checklist. As a workaround, tap Cancel and restart the mission.
  • (Phantom 4 Pro) The names of the images on the SD card does not correspond to the names on the device and in the .p4d file. It is recommended when using the .p4d file to use the images from the device.

 

Versions 2.0

Version Release date Release type
2.0.0 June 14, 2017 New


Compatible drones

  • DJI Inspire 1 (I1).
  • DJI Inspire 2 (I2).
  • DJI Mavic Pro (MP).
  • DJI Matrice 100 (M100).
  • DJI Matrice 600 (M600).
  • DJI Phantom 3 Advanced (P3A).
  • DJI Phantom 3 Professional (P3P).
  • DJI Phantom 3 Standard (P3S).
  • DJI Phantom 4 (P4).
  • DJI Phantom 4 Pro (P4P).
  • Parrot Bebop 2 (B2).
  • Parrot Disco-Pro AG (DP).

For more information about supported hardware: 203991609.

Important

This version does not support DJI Phantom 2 Vision and DJI Phantom 2 Vision+ drones.
Please download the app called Pix4Dcapture P2V(+): 205708215.

Notes

  • Not all types of mission or available depending of the selected drone. For more information: 209960726.

 

Version 2.0.0


What is new

  • Support of Parrot Disco-Pro AG. For more information: 115002664983.
  • Support of Matrice 600.

Improvements

  • (Bebop 2) Image capture for better 3D model reconstruction.
  • (Bebop 2) User interface.

Bug fixes

  • Various bug fixes.

Known issues

  • (Inspire 1 with X5, Matrice 100 with X5, Matrice 600 with X5, Mavic Pro) The mission cannot be synchronized even manually. For more information: 204057579. In this case, processing without the .p4d file is recommended. For more information: 202560819.
  • (DJI drones) Cannot start mission if pilot mode switch is changed during takeoff checklist. As a workaround, tap Cancel and restart the mission.
  • (Phantom 4 Pro) The names of the images on the SD card does not correspond to the names on the device and in the .p4d file. It is recommended when using the .p4d file to use the images from the device.

 

Versions 1.7

Version Release date Release type
1.7.2 May 18, 2017 New, bug fix
1.7.1 April 24, 2017 New, bug fix
1.7.0 March 23, 2017 New, bug fix


Compatible drones

  • DJI Inspire 1 and Inspire 1 Pro (I1).
  • DJI Inspire 2 (I2).
  • DJI Mavic Pro (MP).
  • DJI Matrice 100 (M100).
  • DJI Phantom 3 Advanced (P3A).
  • DJI Phantom 3 Professional (P3P).
  • DJI Phantom 3 Standard (P3S).
  • DJI Phantom 4 (P4).
  • DJI Phantom 4 Pro (P4P).
  • Parrot Bebop 2 (B2).

For more information about supported hardware: 203991609.

Important

This version does not support DJI Phantom 2 Vision and DJI Phantom 2 Vision+ drones.
Please download the app called Pix4Dcapture P2V(+): 205708215.

Notes

  • No free flight mission available for Bebop 2.

 

Version 1.7.2


What is new

  • Camera selection in the general settings.
    • DJI Inspire 1 and DJI Matrice 100: Zenmuse X3, Zenmuse X5, Zenmuse XT.
    • DJI Inspire 2: Zenmuse X4S, Zenmuse X5S.
  • Camera name displayed in flight telemetry.

Improvements

  • Safety distance between the center of the flight and the current position of the drone increased from 150 m to 2 km.
  • New icons to indicate the start and end point of the mission.

Bug fixes

  • Various bug fixes.

Known issues

  • (Inspire 1 with X5, Matrice 100 with X5, Mavic Pro) The mission cannot be synchronized even manually. For more information: 204057579. In this case, processing without the .p4d file is recommended. For more information: 202560819.
  • (DJI drones) Cannot start mission if pilot mode switch is changed during takeoff checklist. As a workaround, tap Cancel and restart the mission.
  • (Phantom 4 Pro) The names of the images on the SD card does not correspond to the names on the device and in the .p4d file. It is recommended when using the .p4d file to use the images from the device.

 

Version 1.7.1


What is new

  • Support of DJI Inspire 2: only the X4S was tested but the drone is also expected to fly with the X5S camera.

Bug fixes

  • Fix UI bugs for iPhone 5C.
  • Various bug fixes.

Known issues

  • (Inspire 1 with X5, Matrice 100 with X5, Mavic Pro) The mission cannot be synchronized even manually. For more information: 204057579. In this case, processing without the .p4d file is recommended. For more information: 202560819.
  • (DJI drones) Cannot start mission if pilot mode switch is changed during takeoff checklist. As a workaround, tap Cancel and restart the mission.
  • (Phantom 4 Pro) The names of the images on the SD card does not correspond to the names on the device and in the .p4d file. It is recommended when using the .p4d file to use the images from the device.

 

Version 1.7.0


What is new

Missions

  • (DJI drones, Bebop 2) Polygon mission. For more information: 115001482703.
  • (Bebop 2) Fast mode available for all missions.
  • Visual distinction between connection lines (dashed) and lines where images are captured (full) for polygon and simple grid missions.

General

  • Tutorial with instructions on how to design a polygon mission.

Improvements

General

  • Improved general settings menu layout.

Bug fixes

  • Fix several UI related bugs.
  • Various bug fixes.

Known issues

  • (Inspire 1 with X5, Matrice 100 with X5) The mission cannot be synchronized even manually. For more information: 204057579. In this case, processing without the .p4d file is recommended. For more information: 202560819.
  • (DJI drones) Cannot start mission if pilot mode switch is changed during takeoff checklist. As a workaround, tap Cancel and restart the mission.
  • (Phantom 4 Pro) The names of the images on the SD card does not correspond to the names on the device and in the .p4d file. It is recommended when using the .p4d file to use the images from the device.

 

Versions 1.6

Version Release date Release type
1.6.2 March 9, 2017 Bug fix
1.6.1 February 16, 2017 New, bug fix
1.6.0 January 31, 2017 New, bug fix


Compatible drones

  • DJI Inspire 1 and Inspire 1 Pro (I1).
  • DJI Mavic Pro (MP).
  • DJI Matrice 100 (M100).
  • DJI Phantom 3 Advanced (P3A).
  • DJI Phantom 3 Professional (P3P).
  • DJI Phantom 3 Standard (P3S).
  • DJI Phantom 4 (P4).
  • DJI Phantom 4 Pro (P4P).
  • All other DJI drones supporting SDK 3: Not tested. Pix4D cannot guarantee that it will work with other drones.
  • Parrot Bebop 2 (B2).


Important

This version does not support DJI Phantom 2 Vision and DJI Phantom 2 Vision+ drones.
Please download the app called Pix4Dcapture P2V(+): 205708215.


Notes

  • No free flight mission available for Bebop 2.

 

Version 1.6.2


What is new

General

  • New introduction tour when the app is installed and opened for the first time.
  • New sign-up screen with solution selection.

Improvements

  • Improved image triggering.
  • Improved indication of the start and end point of the mission.
  • Improved home screen layout.
  • New option to center the Map view to the grid.
  • Zoom improvements for mission planning.

Bug fixes

  • Image download from the drone to the device could not be restarted after initially failing.
  • Various bug fixes.

Known issues

  • (Inspire 1, Matrice 100) When flying with a Zenmuse X5 camera, the automatic synchronization that usually starts at the end of the flight fails. The mission should be synchronized manually but it could still fail. For more information: 204057579. In this case, processing without the .p4d file is recommended. For more information: 202560819.
  • (DJI drones) Cannot start mission if pilot mode switch is changed during takeoff checklist. As a workaround, tap Cancel and restart the mission.
  • (Phantom 4 Pro) The names of the images on the SD card does not correspond to the names on the device and in the .p4d file. It is recommended when using the .p4d file to use the images from the device.

 

Version 1.6.1


What is new

Drones

  • DJI Phantom 4 Pro support.
  • Upgrade to DJI SDK 3.5.1.

Missions

  • (Inspire 1, Matrice 100) Improved overlap calculation based on camera specification.


Improvements

Mission

  • Improved image triggering reliability.

Bug fixes

  • Various bug fixes.


Known issues

  • (Inspire 1, Matrice 100) When flying with a Zenmuse X5 camera, the automatic synchronization that usually starts at the end of the flight fails. The mission should be synchronized manually but it could still fail. For more information: 204057579. In this case, processing without the .p4d file is recommended. For more information: 202560819.
  • (DJI drones) Cannot start mission if pilot mode switch is changed during takeoff checklist. As a workaround, tap Cancel and restart the mission.
  • (Phantom 4 Pro) The names of the images on the SD card does not correspond to the names on the device and in the .p4d file. It is recommended when using the .p4d file to use the images from the device.

 

Version 1.6.0


What is new

Drones

  • DJI Mavic Pro support.
  • Parrot Skycontroller 2 for Bebop 2 support.
  • Upgrade to DJI SDK 3.4.1 and to Parrot SDK 3.11.0.

Missions

  • (DJI drones) Circular mission: Images are acquired in safe mode.
  • (Parrot Bebop 2) Double grid mission.

Settings

  • Side overlap setting for grid and double grid missions.
  • (DJI drones) Angle setting between consecutive images for circular missions.
  • (DJI drones) Camera facing the center (look at the center option) for grid and double grid missions.


Improvements

General

  • Top navigation bar in Mission view.

Mission

  • Drone speed can reach up to 15 m/s depending on the camera parameters.
  • Improved overlap calculation based on camera specifications.
  • Improved image acquisition for grid mission. Images are not taken anymore when the drone turns.

Settings

  • Drone speed can be selected for the Safe mode.


Bug fixes

  • Various bug fixes.


Known issues

  • (Inspire 1, Matrice 100) When flying with a Zenmuse X5 camera, the automatic synchronization that usually starts at the end of the flight fails. The mission should be synchronized manually but it could still fail. For more information: 204057579. In this case, processing without the .p4d file is recommended. For more information: 202560819.
  • (DJI drones) Cannot start mission if pilot mode switch is changed during takeoff checklist. As a workaround, tap Cancel and restart the mission.

 

Versions 1.4

Version Release date Release type
1.4.2 November 29, 2016 Bug fix
1.4.1 October 21, 2016 Bug fix
1.4.0 September 20, 2016 New, bug fix


Compatible drones

  • DJI Inspire 1 and Inspire 1 Pro (I1).
  • DJI Phantom 3 Advanced (P3A).
  • DJI Phantom 3 Professional (P3P).
  • DJI Phantom 3 Standard (P3S).
  • DJI Phantom 4 (P4).
  • DJI Matrice 100.
  • All other DJI drones supporting SDK 3: Not tested. Pix4D cannot guarantee that it will work with other drones.
  • Parrot Bebop 2 (B2).


Important

This version does not support DJI Phantom 2 Vision and DJI Phantom 2 Vision+ drones.
Please download the app called Pix4Dcapture P2V(+): 205708215.


Notes

  • No Free Flight Mission available for Bebop 2.
  • No Double Grid Mission available for Bebop 2.
  • No Circular Mission available for DJI drones.

 

Version 1.4.2


What is new

  • Upgrade to Parrot SDK 3.10.1.


Improvements

  • Parrot Bebop 2 support


Bug fixes

  • Synchronization for DJI drones.
  • Cloud upload stability.
  • Various bug fixes.

 

Version 1.4.1


What is new

  • Advanced Settings menu for the Grid and Double Grid missions with:
    • Overlap can be set between 0 and 90%.
    • Maximum flight altitude at 500 m.
  • Cloud upload permission: 213666646.


Improvements

  • Faster upload to the cloud


Bug fixes

  • Various bug fixes.

 

Version 1.4.0


What is new

  • New UI for the mission viewer for better overview of the mission and the images.
  • Support for DJI Matrice 100.


Improvements

  • Cloud upload improvements.
  • Automatic selection of the measurement units (metric or imperial) based on the device's location.
  • Camera View DJI: gimbal angle can be changed with the remote controller.
  • Stability improvements.
  • UI improvements.


Bug fixes

  • Duplicated image number for DJI Phantom 4.
  • Various bug fixes.


Known bug

  • (Inspire 1, Matrice 100) When flying with a Zenmuse X5 camera, the automatic synchronization that usually starts at the end of the flight fails. The mission should be synchronized manually but it could still fail. For more information: 204057579. In this case, processing without the .p4d file is recommended. For more information: 202560819.

 

Versions 1.3

Version Release date Release type
1.3.2 July 20, 2016 Bug fix
1.3.1 July 14, 2016 Bug fix
1.3.0 June 29, 2016 New, bug fix


Compatible drones

  • DJI Inspire 1 and Inspire 1 Pro (I1).
  • DJI Phantom 3 Advanced (P3A).
  • DJI Phantom 3 Professional (P3P).
  • DJI Phantom 3 Standard (P3S).
  • DJI Phantom 4 (P4).
  • All other DJI drones supporting SDK 3: Not tested. Pix4D cannot guarantee that it will work with other drones.
  • Parrot Bebop 2 (B2).


Important

This version does not support DJI Phantom 2 Vision and DJI Phantom 2 Vision+ drones.
Please download the app called Pix4Dcapture P2V(+): 205708215.


Notes

  • No Free Flight Mission available for Bebop 2.
  • No Double Grid Mission available for Bebop 2.
  • No Circular Mission available for DJI drones.

 

Version 1.3.2


Bug fixes

  • Various bug fixes.

 

Version 1.3.1


Bug fixes

  • Various bug fixes.

 

Version 1.3.0


What is new

  • (DJI drones) New type of mission for better 3D models reconstruction: Double Grid Mission.
  • In the general settings, possibility to choose between Metric and Imperial units.
  • Possibility to directly send app log files by email to support@pix4d.com.


Improvements

  • Fast mode is now the default flying mode.
  • In the Mission Manager, possibility to scroll the captured images in the mission screen.
  • In the Mission Manager, info icon in the mission screen to display characteristics of the flight (e.g. altitude, date, time).
  • Help icon to display pop-up information about settings.
  • Links in the takeoff checklist to help resolving eventual issue.
  • Feedback improvement when adjusting a grid (color and alert message).
  • Reset all settings button for each type of mission to restore the default flying settings.
  • Alert pop-up when changing of drone to quit and restart the app.
  • UI improvements.


Bug fixes

  • Various bug fixes.

 

Versions 1.3 for P2V(+)

Version Release date Release type
1.3.2 July 20, 2016 Bug fix
1.3.1 July 14, 2016 Bug fix
1.3.0 July 01, 2016 New, bug fix


Compatible drones

  • DJI Phantom 2 Vision (P2V).
  • DJI Phantom 2 Vision+ (P2V+).

Important

This version called Pix4Dcapture P2V(+), does not support DJI Inspire 1 (Pro), Phantom 3 (Standard, Advanced, Professional), Phantom 4 and Parrot Bebop 2 drones. Please see the Release Notes of the other app called Pix4Dcapture that can be downloaded here: App Store.

Version 1.3.2


Bug fixes

  • Various bug fixes.

 

Version 1.3.1


Bug fixes

  • Various bug fixes.

 

Version 1.3.0


What is new

  • In the general settings, possibility to choose between Metric and Imperial units.
  • Possibility to directly send app log files by email to support@pix4d.com.


Improvements

  • In the Mission Manager, possibility to scroll the captured images in the mission screen.
  • In the Mission Manager, info icon in the mission screen to display characteristics of the flight (e.g. altitude, date, time).
  • Help icon to display pop-up information about settings.
  • Links in the takeoff checklist to help resolving eventual issue.
  • Feedback improvement when adjusting a grid (color and alert message).
  • Reset all settings button for each type of mission to restore the default flying settings.
  • UI improvements.


Bug fixes

  • Various bug fixes.

 

Versions 1.2

Version Release date Release type
1.2.2 May 24, 2016 New, bug fix
1.2.1 May 8, 2016 New, bug fix
1.2.0 April 11, 2016 New


Compatible drones

  • DJI Inspire 1 and Inspire 1 Pro (I1).
  • DJI Phantom 3 Advanced (P3A).
  • DJI Phantom 3 Professional (P3P).
  • DJI Phantom 3 Standard (P3S).
  • DJI Phantom 4 (P4).
  • All other DJI drones supporting SDK 3: Not tested. Pix4D cannot guarantee that it will work with other drones.
  • Parrot Bebop 2 (B2).


Important

This version does not support DJI Phantom 2 Vision and DJI Phantom 2 Vision+ drones.
Please download the app called Pix4Dcapture P2V(+): 205708215.


Notes

  • No Free Flight Mission available for Bebop 2.
  • No Circular Mission available for DJI drones.

 

Version 1.2.2


What is new

  • Upgrade to DJI SDK 3.2.0 and Parrot SDK 3.9.0.


Improvements

  • Distance between the center of the grid and the home point limited to 150 m but can now be ignored in the Grid Mission settings.
  • Popup information in the General and Grid Mission settings.
  • (Bebop 2) More accurate estimation of the flight time.
  • (Bebop 2) Default size of 100 m x 100 m for the Grid and Circular Mission.


Bug fixes

  • 7-line limitation warning when designing a grid removed for all drones.
  • (Bebop 2) Fixed bug when processing on Pix4Dcloud using the generated .p4d file.
  • Various bug fixes.

 

Version 1.2.1


What is new

  • (DJI drones) Camera white balance settings for the Grid Mission and Free Flight Mission (automatic, sunny or cloudy).


Improvements

  • Geolocation in China.
  • Limiting distance between the center of the grid and the distance increased from 150 to 250 m.
  • Images uploaded to Pix4Dcloud in full (previously half) resolution by default: Can be changed in the general settings if needed.
  • More stable interface of the Mission Manager when synchronizing or uploading to Pix4Dcloud.
  • (Bebop 2) Upper and lower boundaries of the processing area.


Bug fixes

  • Various bug fixes.

 

Version 1.2.0


What is new

  • Support of DJI Phantom 4.
  • Upgrade to SDK 3.1.0.
  • Ability to choose between a safe (stop-and-shoot) and a fast flying mode (no stops but connection with the drone is required during all the mission to trigger the camera). Note that the safe mode is selected by default.


Improvements

  • Compatibility with latest DJI firmware.
  • Ability to tweak the drone’s speed in the Grid Mission settings (fast mode only).
  • (Bebop 2) If the app crashes or if the connection is lost, an alert will be displayed when restarting the app. It suggests to either continue or stop the mission and will refocus the Map View background on the current location of the mission.


Known bugs

  • Due to some communication delays between the drone and the app, the location of camera icons on the flight tracks of the mission could be wrong. However the real geolocation of captured images remains accurate.


Bug fixes

  • (Inspire 1 Pro) X5 camera focus.
    The focus should be set to infinite with DJI GO, but the gimbal may not rotate at the beginning of the mission. Check on Camera View and do it manually if needed.
  • (Bebop 2) Image overexposure.
  • Various bug fixes.

 

Versions 1.1

Version Release date Release type
1.1.0 March 15, 2016 New


Compatible drones

  • DJI Inspire 1 (I1): The Inspire 1 Pro was tested but known issues could not be fixed so far.
  • DJI Phantom 3 Advanced (P3A).
  • DJI Phantom 3 Professional (P3P).
  • DJI Phantom 3 Standard (P3S).
  • All other DJI drones supporting SDK 3: Not tested. Pix4D cannot guarantee that it will work with other drones.
  • Parrot Bebop 2 (B2).


Important

This version does not support DJI Phantom 2 Vision and DJI Phantom 2 Vision+ drones.
Please download the app called Pix4Dcapture P2V(+): 205708215.


Notes

  • No free flight mission available for Bebop 2.
  • No circular mission available for DJI drones.

 

Version 1.1.0


What is new

  • Support of Parrot Bebop 2 (minimum firmware required: 3.1.0).
  • Fly circular missions with Bebop 2.


Known bugs

  • DJI Inspire 1 Pro (X5 camera): Issue with the autofocus of the camera and image synchronization not available.
  • Due to some communication delays between the drone and the app, the location of camera icons on the flight tracks of the mission could be wrong. However the real geolocation of captured images remains accurate.
  • The synchronization screen in the Mission Manager might need to be refreshed at the end of the synchronization. Click Back and select the project again.


Bug fixes

  • Various bug fixes.

 

Versions 1.0

Version Release date Release type
1.0.0 March 2, 2016 New


Compatible drones

  • DJI Inspire 1 (I1): The Inspire 1 Pro was tested but known issues could not be fixed so far.
  • DJI Phantom 3 Advanced (P3A).
  • DJI Phantom 3 Professional (P3P).
  • DJI Phantom 3 Standard (P3S).
  • All other DJI drones supporting SDK 3: Not tested. Pix4D cannot guarantee that it will work with other drones.


Important

This version does not support DJI Phantom 2 Vision and DJI Phantom 2 Vision+ drones.
Please download the app called Pix4Dcapture P2V(+): 205708215.

 

Version 1.0.0


What is new

  • Integration of DJI SDK 3.0.1.
  • Compatible drones (see the list above).


Known bugs

  • DJI Inspire 1 Pro (X5 camera): Issue with the autofocus of the camera and image synchronization not available.
  • Due to some communication delays between the drone and the app, the location of camera icons on the flight tracks of the mission could be wrong. However the real geolocation of captured images remains accurate.
  • The synchronization screen in the Mission Manager might need to be refreshed at the end of the synchronization. Click Back and select the project again.


Improvements

  • More flexibility for the overlap settings (scale).
  • Camera orientation: In the grid mission settings, ability to set the camera angle.


Bug fixes

  • Various bug fixes.

 

Versions 1.0 for P2V(+)

Version Release date Release type
1.0.1 May 25, 2016 Bug fix


Compatible drones

  • DJI Phantom 2 Vision (P2V).
  • DJI Phantom 2 Vision+ (P2V+).

Important

This version called Pix4Dcapture P2V(+), does not support DJI Inspire 1 (Pro), Phantom 3 (Standard, Advanced, Professional), Phantom 4 and Parrot Bebop 2 drones. Please see the Release Notes of the other app called Pix4Dcapture that can be downloaded here: App Store.

 

Version 1.0.1


What is new

  • Upgrade to DJI SDK 2.4.1.


Improvement

  • Distance between the center of the grid and the home point limited to 150 m but can now be ignored in the Grid Mission settings.
  • Popup information in the General and Grid Mission settings.


Bug fixes

  • Synchronization and .p4d file generation fixed.
  • Various bug fixes.

 

Versions 0.4 for P2V(+)

Version Release date Release type
0.4.0 August 06, 2015 New beta


Compatible drones

  • DJI Phantom 2 Vision (P2V).
  • DJI Phantom 2 Vision+ (P2V+).

Important

This version called Pix4Dcapture P2V(+), does not support DJI Inspire 1 (Pro), Phantom 3 (Standard, Advanced, Professional), Phantom 4 and Parrot Bebop 2 drones. Please see the Release Notes of the other app called Pix4Dcapture that can be downloaded here: App Store.

 

Version 0.4.0


What is new

  • New Interface for Grid Mission Map View
    A new interface for the Map View allows to position, rotate and resize the grid and get an immediate response for the mission directly on the map view.
  • Select flight altitude
    Select the flight altitude for the Grid Mission directly in the Map View.
  • Select overlap
    Select the overlap between the images for the Grid Mission in the Settings.


Improvements

  • New interface for Free Flight Mission Map View
    A new interface allows to directly set the minimum horizontal and vertical distance between two images in the Map View.


Bug fixes

  • Various bug fixes.
  • Fix bug where it was impossible to upload one mission after the other.

 

Versions 0.3

Version Release date Release type
0.3.0 June 22, 2015 New beta release

 

Version 0.3.0

What is new

  • Free Flight Mission
    Use the Free Flight Mission to map more difficult objects (e.g. sides of houses, towers, pylons, bridges, etc). It requires to pilot the drone and to understand how to fly an optimal flight path.
  • App overview
    An integrated App overview guides the user over the App and its functionalities.

Improvements

  • Improved upload to Pix4D Cloud
    If upload is interrupted and resumed, the upload starts from the last image fully uploaded.
  • Disable automatic mission synchronization
    Disable the automatic mission synchronization in the App Settings. The missions can be synchronized at a later stage.
  • Various improvements in the User Interface

Bug fixes

  • Update DJI SDK to fix issues with iOS 8.3 and issues where the .p4d file creation fails.

 

Versions 0.2

Version Release date Release type
0.2.1 May 8, 2015 Bug fix release
0.2.0 April 4, 2015 New beta release

 

Version 0.2.1

Improvements

  • Upload your mission faster on the cloud by uploading half-resolution images.
  • Disable screen lock during flight.

Bug fixes

  • Update DJI SDK.
Version 0.2.0

What is new

  • Mission Manager
    New Mission Manager that allows to easily synchronize the images to the phone as well as to browse, upload, share and delete missions.

Improvements

  • Set the angle for the Grid Mission
    Set the angle for the Grid Mission in the preferences.
  • New checks in the takeoff check list
    Check that the drone is at a maximum distance of 150m from the grid center. Check that the distance between the homepoint and the grid center is maximum 150m.
  • Disable screen lock during synchronization of the images from drone to phone.
  • Keep map zoom when leaving and returning to the map.
  • Keep last map when leaving and returning to the map.
  • Improved camera handling
    Display the alert that the camera is not looking down only once per flight. Camera is looking down after reaching an altitude of 50m. Camera looks forward after the mission is completed to prevent issues when landing.

Bug fixes

  • Add .p4d extension for the .p4d project file when sent by email.

 

Versions 0.1

Version Release date Release type
0.1.4 March 17, 2015 Bug fix release
0.1.3 February 6, 2015 Bug fix release
0.1.2 January 26, 2015 Bug fix release
0.1.1 January 07, 2015 New beta release

 

Version 0.1.4

Improvements

  • Update Mapbox to correctly display background maps.

 

Version 0.1.3

Improvements

  • Interface
    • Update Mapbox to version 1.5.0
    • Display on the map an marker for the drone that shows its position and orientation.
    • Launch mission without internet connection.
    • Improve User Interface (settings, pop-up windows, drone battery display, etc.)
    • Improve checklist before takeoff.
    • Change mission folder name to Mission_XXXXX (e.g. Mission_00101).

Bug fixes

  • Fix bug to ensure that the connection with the drone is stable.
  • Fix bug where the camera settings were not automatically set. Now the App sets automatically the camera settings such that they are optimal for mapping.
  • Fix UI display issues on iPhone 4S/5/5C/5S.

 

Version 0.1.2

Improvements

  • Interface
    • Visualize what the camera sees.
    • Control gimbal rotation.
    • Display drone speed.
    • Display on the map the location where pictures were acquired.
    • Display on the map the drone home location.
    • Add possibility to abort download of pictures.
    • Display information about the drone if it is connected before launching the application.
  • Flight management
    • Check if S1 button is in right position to start mission.

Bug fixes

  • Fix bug where the flight speed set in the preferences was not used for flight.
  • Fix battery level display, where a wrong level was displayed.
  • Fix bug where map was not cached and lost when internet connection is lost.

 

Version 0.1.1

Pix4Dmapper App allows to turn a DJI Phantom 2 Vision+ into a mapping and measuring tool by defining autonomous mapping flights.

  • Select an area for mapping.
  • Start a fully autonomous mission.
  • Images are taken automatically and are geo-tagged.
  • Interrupt mission at any time in case of danger.
  • Transfer images to your computer.
    • Generate Pix4Dmapper project file, which can be shared by email or get with itunes
  • Convert images into maps and 3D models using Pix4Dmapper on your PC or on the cloud.

 

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