Does a Project processed with Pix4Dmapper Discovery need to be reprocessed with PIX4Dmapper?

  • If project is processed using Pix4Dmapper Discovery, it can be opened with Pix4Dmapper Pro.
  • The default Discovery settings and the settings defined by the user will be loaded when opening the project with Pix4Dmapper Pro. Therefore, when switching from Discovery to Pro license, some processing options need to be adjusted.

To get the outputs of a project that is already processed using Pix4Dmapper Discovery:

Outputs of step 1. Initial Processing

None of the outputs require to process step 1 again in order to be generated / exported.

  • Camera Internals and Externals, AAT, BBA

1. On the Menu bar, click Process > Options...
2. Select the processing step 1. Initial Processing.
3. Select Advanced (at the bottom left corner).
4. Select the tab Calibration.
5. In the Output section, select Camera Internals and Externals, AAT, BBAMenu Process > Processing Options... > 1. Initial Processing > Calibration.
6. On the Menu bar, click Process > Generate Quality Report: Menu Process > Generate Quality Report.


Outputs of step 2. Point Cloud and Mesh

None of the outputs require to process step 2 again in order to be generated / exported.

Outputs of step 3. DSM, Orthomosaic and Index

None of the outputs can be generated using Pix4Dmapper Discovery. Run step 3 to generate the outputs of step 3. DSM, Orthomosaic and Index.
Check the processing options before running step 3. For more information: Menu Process > Processing Options... > 3. DSM, Orthomosaic and Index > DSM and Orthomosaic.


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