(iOS) How to transfer the mission .p4d file directly from the Pix4Dcapture

To share the project file (.p4d) from the device via email without connecting to a computer:

1. Open the app.
2. In the Home screen, tap Mission Manager.
3. Select the mission corresponding to the .p4d file to be transferred.
4. On the toolbar of the Mission screen, tap the icon to send the .p4d file by email.

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  • Johnathan Morrison

    This functionality "share" is misleading.  

    The APP needs a way to share/send a flight mission.  We have multiple pilots with multiple iPads and its a pain to try and figure out which iPad has the Pix4D Capture mission on it that needs to be flown since a bunch of the work we do is monthly.



  • Gaël (Pix4D)

    Hi Jonathan,

    Thank you for your feedback.

    The approach of our applications in the future is to have more interoperability between platforms/devices to simplify/improve the user's experience, especially for people who fly a lot, by having the possibility to easily organize/sort/import/export flight plans. Special attention is given by our teams for this at the moment.
    In the meantime, I will share your feedback about this functionality with the developer's team.


  • Evan Robinson

    I agree with Johnathan.  I request the ability to share flight plans between devices.  As the coordinator of my program, I need to have the ability to plan a mission and send the flight plan to other operators.  

  • Gaël (Pix4D)

    Hi Evan,

    Thank you for your feedback. We will take it into consideration.


  • Susan Myers

    Hi Gaël (Pix4D),

    It would be very helpful to see saved Pix4Dcapture project areas between devices, and across platforms.  If a project is set up ahead of time, could there be an option to save it to the cloud and then access it from any smart device in which you log in - Android and iOS?  This would help those of us who need to utilize both Android and iOS to complete remaining project missions, and might also help address the issue of not yet being able to upload a kml to the iOS.  Just a thought.  

    Either the ability to quickly transfer project missions between smart devices, or the ability to upload kml to iOS devices would have allowed me to successfully complete a remote project where my Android died and I had access to use an iPhone and just enough remaining drone battery life if we could nail the remaining mission areas.  I ended up overlapping areas that I did not need, and then ran out of drone battery and daylight to cover the remaining mission all due to not knowing for sure what we had already covered.

    Thank you,



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