Release notes

Release notes - PIX4Dsurvey

 

Versions 1.61

Version Release date Release type Installers
1.61.1 April 29, 2024 Preview Windows Mac

Disclaimer: The preview version contains new features and bug fixes. Documentation and support are not available. We recommend testing the preview version before using it for production work.

1.61.1

What's new

  • Added “Save copy” option to clone a project
  • Added option to have side panels as separated windows
  • Added labels for markers in the 3D view and Video & views panel
  • Added new resolutions for the video flythrough export (720p, 480p)
  • Upgraded to macOS Sonoma (previous version macOS Monterey is not supported anymore)
  • Added Training link to Welcome view

Bug fixes and improvements

  • Fixed an issue with badly scrambled fonts on specific Windows machines
  • Fixed an issue with the image viewer when the top bar menu disappears while scrolling the image viewer
  • Fixed a half-pixel shift for user-provided geoid model files

Known issue 

  • PIX4Dsurvey loses image marks for geometry vertices when importing PIX4Dmatic projects

Versions 1.60

Version Release date Release type Installers
1.60.0 April 29, 2024 Preview Windows Mac

Disclaimer: The preview version contains new features and bug fixes. Documentation and support are not available. We recommend testing the preview version before using it for production work.

1.60.0

Bug fixes and improvements

  • Fixed issue with import of Trimble SX10 .las files
  • Fixed issue with the display of images when importing a PIX4Dmapper or PIX4Dmatic project
  • Fixed image viewer issue with point selection in 3D viewer
  • Fixed issue in the profile view
  • Fixed issue with vertex alignment
  • Fixed issue with outdated mechanism for volumes when adding a vertex

Versions 1.59

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1.59.0
April 8, 2024
Preview

Disclaimer: The preview version contains new features and bug fixes. Documentation and support are not available. We recommend testing the preview version before using it for production work.

1.59.0

What's new

  • Added Support for the Geoids:
    • Czech Republic: CR-2005
    • Portugal: GeodPT08
    • Corsica: RAC23

Bug fixes and improvements

  • Project view improvements:
    • Added a dedicated panel for geometries, constraints, and ROI properties
    • Added option to expand layers to view and select their geometries
    • Added option to move the side panels left and right with Drag & Drop
    • Added option to select a layer with a single click, rename a layer with a double click

Versions 1.58

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1.58.3
April 29, 2024
Stable
1.58.2
March 27, 2024
Stable
1.58.1
March 18, 2024
Stable

1.58.3

Bug fixes and improvements

  • Various fixes and improvements

1.58.2

Bug fixes and improvements

  • Fixed bug with wrong volume name in the volume report
  • Various fixes and improvements

1.58.1

What's new

  • Added Apply template menu item for layer templates
  • Added option to import and export layer templates
  • Added collapsible processing panel sections

Bug fixes and improvements

  • Various fixes and improvements

Versions 1.57

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1.57.0
February 28, 2024
Preview

Disclaimer: The preview version contains new features and bug fixes. Documentation and support are not available. We recommend testing the preview version before using it for production work.

1.57.0

What's new

  • Added option to set the Coordinate Reference System (CRS) for an empty project.
  • Added option to allow import of LAS and LAZ point clouds in geographic coordinates.
  • The Vector and Volume layers are now merged into a single layers panel.
  • Added support for the Korean Geoid model (KNGeoid18).
  • Added the possibility to (re)compute all volumes in a layer

Bug fixes and improvements

  • Fixed crashes in geometry creation.
  • Fixed crash on LAZ file import.
  • Fixed the deletion of volume vertices.
  • Fixed the crash in the volume computation.

Versions 1.56

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1.56.0
January 31, 2024
Preview

Disclaimer: The preview version contains new features and bug fixes. Documentation and support are not available. We recommend testing the preview version before using it for production work.

1.56.0

Bug fixes and improvements

  • Various bug fixes

Versions 1.55

Version
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1.55.0
January 11, 2024
Preview

Disclaimer: The preview version contains new features and bug fixes. Documentation and support are not available. We recommend testing the preview version before using it for production work.

1.55.0

Bug fixes and improvements

  • Various bug fixes

Versions 1.54

Version
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1.54.2
December 20, 2023
Stable
1.54.1
December 11, 2023
Stable
1.54.0
December 4, 2023
Stable

1.54.2

Bug fixes and improvements

  • Fixed bug with image viewer not showing geometries after bookmarks or fly-through video was added

1.54.1

Bug fixes and improvements

  • Fixed bug when importing .las/.laz files

1.54.0

What's new

  • Added video fly-through feature
  • Added persistent distance measurements
  • Added disabled points panel

Bug fixes and improvements

  • Improvements in the video flythrough feature
  • Fixed various crashes

Known issue

  • Issue when importing a .las/.laz file

Versions 1.53

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1.53.0
November 16, 2023
Preview
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Disclaimer: The preview version contains new features and bug fixes. Documentation and support are not available. We recommend testing the preview version before using it for production work.

1.53.0

What's new

  • Added video fly-through feature
  • Added persistent distance measurements
  • Added disabled points panel

Bug fixes and improvements

  • Fixed issue when disabled points were imported from PIX4Dmatic projects
  • Fixed issue when the order of polygons and volumes vertices were broken after another vertex was imported
  • Fixed issue when points belonging to hidden classes could be used for the vectorization
  • Fixed issue when modifying the volume boundary, the "outdated" label is not displayed, and incorrect volume values are exported

Versions 1.52

Version
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Release type
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1.52.1
October 30, 2023
Preview
1.52.0
October 17, 2023
Preview

Disclaimer: The preview version contains new features and bug fixes. Documentation and support are not available. We recommend testing the preview version before using it for production work.

1.52.1

Bug fixes and improvements

  • Fixed occasional crash when starting application
  • Fixed bug when editing volumes

1.52.0

Bug fixes and improvements

  • Various bug fixes and improvements

Versions 1.51

Version
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Release type
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1.51.1
November 15, 2023
Stable
1.51.0
October 17, 2023
Stable

1.51.0

Bug fixes and improvements

  • Fixed bug when disabled points were not imported properly from PIX4Dmatic
  • Fixed issue with vertex insertion and volume computation

1.51.0

What's new

  • Available in Turkish language

Bug fixes and improvements

  • Various bug fixes and improvements

Versions 1.50

Version
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1.50.0
September 7, 2023
Preview

Disclaimer: The preview version contains new features and bug fixes. Documentation and support are not available. We recommend testing the preview version before using it for production work.

1.50.0

What's new

  • Added Layer templates

Versions 1.49

Version
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1.49.0
August 17, 2023
Preview

Disclaimer: The preview version contains new features and bug fixes. Documentation and support are not available. We recommend testing the preview version before using it for production work.

1.49.0

Bug fixes and improvements

  • Various bug and crash fixes

Versions 1.48

Version
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1.48.0
July 26, 2023
Preview

Disclaimer: The preview version contains new features and bug fixes. Documentation and support are not available. We recommend testing the preview version before using it for production work.

1.48.0

What's new

  • Added Manual Registration option to align sub-projects based on markers
  • Added optional description for geometries
  • Updates in the UI

Versions 1.47

Version
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Release type
Installers
 
1.47.2
July 12, 2023
Stable
1.47.1
June 26, 2023
Stable

1.47.2

Bug fixes and improvements

  • Fixed crash when rendering large volumes
  • Fixed the GeoTIFF export for the non-ASCII file names
  • Improvements in Profile view panel layout
  • Various bug and crash fixes

1.47.1

Bug fixes and improvements

  • Import CSV with any column name, regardless of the coordinate system
  • Export markers to CSV with improved description, including layer name as a label
  • Added shortcuts for roof and wall detection
  • Various bug and crash fixes
  • Improved CRS handling from PIX4Dmapper

Versions 1.46

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1.46.0
May 23, 2023
Preview

1.46.0

What's new

  • Added wall detection
  • Added SSO support for subscribed companies
  • Added GCG2016 geoid model (Germany) and SLO_VRP2016/Koper geoid model (Slovenia).
  • Available in the Portuguese language

Bug fixes and improvements

  • Fixed volume computation speed issue; now the speed is comparable to PIX4Dsurvey 1.33 and prior
  • Fixed issue with perpetual educational license handling
  • Several crashes and bug fixes

Other notable

  • Support for macOS Ventura (13.0)
  • Withdraw of support for macOS Big Sur (11.0)

Versions 1.45

Version
Release date
Release type
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1.45.2
May 9, 2023
Preview
1.45.1
May 4, 2023
Preview

1.45.2

Bug fixes and improvements

  • EULA updated in the installer.
  • Added support for the import of projects with many images.
  • Various bug fixes.

Versions 1.44

Version
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Release type
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1.44.0
April 12, 2023
Preview

1.44.0

What's new

  • Line draping with simplification. It fits a polyline in the 3D scene or the profile view to the visible point cloud points.

Bug fixes and improvements

  • Images are sorted again in alphabetical order when a selection is cleared.
  • Various bug fixes.

Versions 1.43

Version
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Release type
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1.43.1
April 06, 2023
Stable

1.43.1

Information: The stable release also includes all features and bug fixes since the previous stable PIX4Dsurvey version 1.39.2.

Bug fixes and improvements

  • Profile usability improvements.
    • Wider line width when drawing profile.
    • Smaller point size in the profile view.
  • Various bug fixes.

Versions 1.42

Version
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1.42.0
March 02, 2023
Preview

1.42.0

What's new

  • Roof detection.

Bug fixes and improvements

  • Display units are updated in all parts of the user interface when the display units are changed.
  • Geometry names must be unique per layer.

Versions 1.41

Version
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1.41.0
February 07, 2023
Preview

1.41.0

What's new

  • Export grid of point to CSV.
  • Pole detection added to the automated object detection tools.
  • Display units can be changed by the user. This allows measurement in a unit other than the coordinate system units.

Bug fixes and improvements

  • Various bug fixes.

Versions 1.40

Version
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1.40.0
January 17, 2023
Preview

1.40.0

What's new

  • Export TIN to GeoTIFF.

Bug fixes and improvements

  • Fixed volume computation from DXF polygon.
  • Various bug fixes.

Versions 1.39

Version
Release date
Release type
Installers
 
1.39.2
January 24, 2023
Stable
1.39.1
January 05, 2023
Stable
1.39.0
December 19, 2022
Stable

1.39.2

Bug fixes and improvements

  • Fix the crash when PIX4Dsurvey is closed shortly after opening.
  • Fix the crash when creating a circle geometry.

1.39.1

Bug fixes and improvements

  • Correction of the grid of points LAS/LAZ export.
  • Various bug fixes.

1.39.0

What's new

  • Offset a polyline.
  • Manually set the width of the profile display.
  • The display of the licenses belonging to an organization now shows all valid licenses regardless of the expiration date.
  • Addition of Share to PIX4Dcloud button.
  • Various bug fixes.

Versions 1.38

Version
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1.38.0
November 17, 2022
Preview

1.38.0

What's new

  • The section now shows a reference grid.
  • The perpendicular profile allows to move the section along a polyline by keeping the profile perpendicular to the polyline.
  • The orientation of the profile can be switched.
  • Projects that are already shared to PIX4Dcloud can be opened directly with a click.
  • Added site localization support and support for .prj files to set the coordinate reference system.
  • Added arcgp-2006-sk geoid (Svalbard).

Bug fixes and improvements

  • Bookmarks and profile in the status bar are changed from pulldown to tabs.
  • Various bug fixes.

Versions 1.37

Version
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1.37.0
October 25, 2022
Preview

1.37.0

What's new

  • It is now possible to step from one section to a parallel one.
  • The boundaries of the data taken into account for the profile are now shown as a box in the 3D view.
  • Added the option to select the organization during login for users with Organization support.

Bug fixes and improvements

  • Improvements in panning in the 3D scene. The old panning method can still be used using the shift + mouse left-click combination.
  • An option to overwrite or append uploaded data when using the share to PIX4Dcloud tool is used.
  • Improvement of the volume display in the volume report.
  • The minimum point cloud point size is now smaller.
  • Various bug fixes.

Versions 1.36

Version
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1.36.0
October 07, 2022
Preview

1.36.0

What's new

  • Added Share to PIX4Dcloud feature.

Bug fixes and improvements

  • All the points of a selected point cloud can be selected using Select all.

Versions 1.35

Version
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1.35.0
September 26, 2022
Stable

1.35.0

What's new

  • The Triangular Irregular Network (TIN) can be generated from multiple grids and/or only from terrain vector layers.
  • Image orientation is respected in the image viewer.

Bug fixes and improvements

  • Section and profile improvements. The height is automatically detected for profile fitting to view
  • Improved display of concave polygon edges for volumes.

Versions 1.33

Version
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1.33.0
August 25, 2022
Preview

1.33.0

What's new

  • Creation of sections and profiles.
  • Markers can now be exported to CSV format.

Bug fixes and improvements

  • The elevation histogram is now only calculated when color by elevation is enabled.
  • Circle properties have changed. The elevation of the circle is given.
  • The grid of point layers are moved to the TIN tab.
  • The Automatic registration tool is moved from the processing tab to the content panel.

Versions 1.32

Version
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Release type
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1.32.0
August 5, 2022
Stable

1.32.0

Bug fixes and improvements

  • Various bug and crash fixes.

Versions 1.31

Version
Release date
Release type
Installers
 
1.31.0
July 12, 2022
Preview

1.31.0

What's new

  • Project Management: Input data (photogrammetry projects and point clouds) are now visible in the content bar on the left, where it is possible to toggle on and off the visibility of the data.
  • Added the RAF18b and RAF20 geoid models (France) and the hBG18 geoid model (Belgium).
  • Preview release notifications are deactivated by default, but they can be enabled in the app preferences.

Bug fixes and improvements

  • Slope values are now shown with a single decimal place for both percent and degrees.
  • The Obscured object visibility slider was removed in favor of a more natural occlusion of geometry by the point clouds.
  • Various bugfixes.

Versions 1.30

Version
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1.30.0
July 05, 2022
Stable

1.30.0

What's new since the last Stable version

  • Available in the Korean language.

Bug fixes and improvements since the last Stable version

  • Imported text or vector content always goes to the top of the list.

Versions 1.29

Version
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1.29.0
June 02, 2022
Preview

1.29.0

What's new

  • Import text files for marker creation.
  • Curb extraction based on images.
  • Polyline properties now include slopes.

Bug fixes and improvements

  • PIX4Dsurvey and PIX4Dmatic are always using the best graphics card by default.
  • Changes in the visibility settings won’t trigger a need to save the project.

Versions 1.28

Version
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1.28.0
May 11, 2022
Preview

1.28.0

What's new

  • Automatic registration of point clouds.
  • Circle geometry vectorization.
  • Road point cloud classification.

Bug fixes and improvements

  • Improved usability during quick vectorization.
  • Various bugfixes.

Versions 1.27

Version
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1.27.0
April 20, 2022
Preview

1.27.0

Bug fixes and improvements

  • PIX4Dcatch projects will have a small point cloud point size assigned by default for better visualization.
  • Volume base polygon can be exported as DXF, .shp, GeoJSON.
  • Export file names improved (using project name), timestamp or suffix also added.

Versions 1.26

Version
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1.26.0
March 28, 2022
Stable

1.26.0

What's new

  • Display point cloud by elevation.
    • Includes live histogram for easy data interpretation.
  • Filter images by source (for combined projects).

Bug fixes and improvements

  • Various bugfixes.
  • Change in the way the terrain filter works.
  • Several performance improvements.

Versions 1.25

Version
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1.25.0
March 07, 2022
Preview

1.25.0

What's new

  • Stockpile Detection.
  • Assign a single elevation to all parts of a line, polygon, or volume.

Bug fixes and improvements

  • Combine photogrammetry projects extended to allow projects with different CRS.
  • Fix of several crashes.
  • Correctly importing PIX4Dmapper vertical CRS.

Versions 1.24

Version
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1.24.0
February 17, 2022
Preview

1.24.0

What's new

  • Project settings are found in the right panel.
  • Bookmarks positions are added in the Project settings in the right panel.
  • Combine multiple Pix4D photogrammetry projects with the same coordinate reference system into a single PIX4Dsurvey project.

Bug fixes and improvements

  • Bookmarks in the scene.

Other notable

  • Support for macOS Monterey.
  • Withdraw of support for macOS Catalina.

Versions 1.23

Version
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1.23.0
January 25, 2022
Preview

1.23.0

What's new

  • Camera positions for each viewport are saved when the project is closed.
  • Bookmarks to save a set of views of the 3D scene.

Bugfixes and improvements

  • Status center is now located at the bottom of the window, containing the bookmarks tab.
  • Better handling of options with both grid of points and point cloud points selected.
  • Crash on Windows 11 with Onedrive resolved.
  • Project changes (point cloud size, background color) are saved automatically.
    • Project settings saved in JSON file.

Known issues

  • PIX4Dsurvey fails to open on macOS Monterey.

Versions 1.22

Version
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1.22.0
December 13, 2021
Stable

1.22.0

What's new

  • Low-pass Grid of points for better lidar compatibility and cleaner grid results.
    • Low-pass grid type added within the Smart Grid of Points.
  • Tin wrapping, allows concave TIN edges.
  • Ability to read PIX4Dmapper point cloud from the .p4b file. The way point cloud displayed in PIX4Dmapper is the same in PIX4Dsurvey.
  • Open in PIX4Dsurvey option is added in PIX4Dmapper.
  • Sorted layers.
  • Available in French and Chinese language.

Bug fixes and improvements

  • Labels are included in the PDF volume report.
  • Reduced memory consumption when working with large point cloud selections.

Known issues

  • PIX4Dsurvey fails to open on macOS Monterey.

Versions 1.21

Version
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1.21.0
November 24, 2021
Preview

1.21.0

What's new

  • Change layer lineweight.
  • Change custom class numeric ID.
  • Ability to assign classes from the top bar.
  • Object detection awareness of terrain class. Warning displayed if terrain layer is not created.
  • Ability to limit shorter contour loops during contour line creation.

Known issues

  • PIX4Dsurvey fails to open on macOS Monterey.

Versions 1.20

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1.20.0
November 2, 2021
Preview

1.20.0

What's new

  • Graphical Volume report in:
    • PDF and HTML on Windows.
    • HTML on MacOS.
  • Object detection for manholes and drains using the images.

Bug fixes and improvements

  • Major and minor contour lines are projected onto the images.

Known issues

  • PIX4Dsurvey fails to open on macOS Monterey.

Versions 1.19

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1.19.0
October 12, 2021
Preview

1.19.0

What's new

  • Contour lines generation and export. Interval and color can be adjusted.
  • Net and Total volume included in the volume measurements.
  • Edit object names.

Bug fixes and improvements

  • Improved vertex editor which allows now editing multiple characters in a single edit.

Versions 1.18

Version
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1.18.0
September 21, 2021
Stable

1.18.0

What's new

  • Volume measurements:
    • Measure volume between point cloud and a base.
    • Export to LandXML format.
    • Volume report in .csv format.
    • Create volume from Polyline or Polygon selection.
  • Add and remove points from Selection set which is now partially transparent.
  • Invert selection option, to select all the unselected elements.
  • Import of PIX4Dcatch projects created in PIX4Dmatic, including the dense, depth and fused point cloud.
  • Import GeoJSON and Shapefiles (ability to change coordinate system).
  • Convert coordinate system of a project.
  • Imported point clouds use the selected global point cloud size.
  • Updated viewport layouts which are being saved.
  • Available in Spanish language.

Bug fixes and improvements

  • Improved bounding box for large selections (performance improvement).
  • Improved cleanup of temporary files.
  • Fixed crash when opening the same project in two instances.

Versions 1.17

Version
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Release type
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1.17.1
August 27, 2021
Preview
1.17.0
August 25, 2021
Preview

1.17.1

Bug fixes and improvements

  • Fixed issue when License required warning appears when accessing licenses in PIX4Dsurvey 1.17.0.

1.17.0

What's new

  • Export dialog with more flexible and complete export options. Moved to right side of the application.
  • Set and convert point cloud and .dxf coordinate reference system to projects coordinate reference system.

Bug fixes and improvements

  • Improved polygon selection tool by adding shortcuts.
  • Fixed issue when using ESC to deselect object selection.

Known issues

  • License required warning appears when accessing PIX4Dsurvey licenses. The issue appears only in version 1.17.0 and affects both trial and paid licenses. Fixed in 1.17.1.

Versions 1.16

Version
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1.16.0
August 3, 2021
Preview

1.16.0

What's new

  • Polygon selection. To select objects or points using a polygon and assign them to the desired class/ layer or delete them.
  • Application settings. To set the proxy, language and the default project path.

Bug fixes and improvements

  • Improved Image toolbar by adding more columns.
  • Improved project loading time
  • Fixed crash when importing .las/.laz files with multiple WKT entries.

Versions 1.15

Version
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1.15.1
July 13, 2021
Preview

1.15.1

What's new

  • Custom classes can be added for the point cloud classification.
  • Grid of point input can be refined by ASPRS class and Terrain class.
  • Polylines are simplified when created using the Road marking tool.

Bug fixes and improvements

  • Fixed issue when multiple licenses cannot be associated with the same account.

Versions 1.14

Version
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1.14.0
June 21, 2021
Stable

1.14.0

What's new

  • Color selection - based on the color of the selected point and the color threshold, points in a predetermined radius are selected. These points can then be assigned to a class or deleted.
  • Create markers starting from 2D images.
  • Available in Japanese language.
  • New Pix4D branding.

Bug fixes and improvements

  • Fixed crash when moving a vertex on a locked layer.
  • Fixed issue when accents in the computer name prevents the license

Versions 1.13

Version
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1.13.0
June 1, 2021
Preview

1.13.0

What's new

  • Import point cloud classification (ASPRS classes) and classes handling:
    • Reassign selected points between classes.
    • Show/hide individual or all classes.
    • Export a single class.
    • Show classes in monochrome.
  • Unselect point cloud points from a selection by using shift + left-click.
  • Stored 2D image marks from geometry edits.

Bug fixes and improvements

  • Fixed crash when moving a vertex in images.
  • Exported .dxf file respects layer colors.

Versions 1.12

Version
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1.12.0
May 10, 2021
Preview

1.12.0

What's new

  • Support of inputs and projects in arbitrary coordinate systems.
  • Export in GeoJSON format.
  • Change color of terrain classes.

Bug fixes and improvements

  • Fixed bug with compound coordinate reference systems do not import properly in QGIS and in AutoDesk Civil 3D.

Versions 1.11

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1.11.0
April 20, 2021
Preview

1.11.0

What's new

  • Open logs folder available in the Menu bar.
  • Updated content panel to have tabs per content type.

Bug fixes and improvements

  • Top view (7) now includes geometries.

Versions 1.10

Version
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1.10.0
March 30, 2021
Stable

1.10.0

What's new

  • Import 2D dxf files and assign a single elevation to shift the objects.
  • Sky shader and background colors in the 3D view.
  • Project backup and recovery.
  • Slider for object opacity.
  • Orthographic view option.

Versions 1.9

Version
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1.9.0
March 9, 2021
Preview

1.9.0

What's new

  • Reduce multi-selection by type of object.
  • Transparency of the point cloud changed to give a more realistic view.
  • Join two existing polylines or use existing geometry to continue vectorization.

Bug fixes and improvements

  • Points in the grid of points can be selected by a rectangle and deleted.

Versions 1.8

Version
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1.8.1
February 23, 2021
Preview
1.8.0
February 16, 2021
Preview

1.8.1

Bug fixes and improvements:

  • Fixed the vertex editor tool.

1.8.0

What's new

  • Grid of points improvements:
    • A selected point from the grid of points is displayed in images.
    • Delete points from the grid of points.
  • Snapping on existing vertices.
  • Import 3D dxf files.
  • Selected marker indication in the images
  • Road marking keyboard shortcut (R).

Bug fixes and improvements:

  • The global point size slider respects the undo and redo.

Known issues

  • Using Shift and Ctrl blocks zoom on macOS.

Versions 1.7

Version
Release date
Release type
Installers
 
1.7.0
January 26, 2021
Preview

1.7.0

What's new

  • Road marking tool to automatically follow road paint in the point cloud. To trigger the automatic marking, just click the starting point and again to indicate the direction.
  • Export point clouds, terrain classes, or grid of points to .las or .laz.
  • Increase the maximum size of the grid of points and change the default value for better visibility of generated points.
  • Multi-select geometries and then delete them or change layers.
  • Layers can be locked.

Bug fixes and improvements:

  • Unicode characters can be used in project names.
  • Fixed the crash when pressing Delete during 2D edits.

Known issues

  • Using Shift and Ctrl blocks zoom on macOS.

Versions 1.6

Version
Release date
Release type
1.6.0
December 15, 2020
Stable

1.6.0

What's new

  • Smart Grid of points. Create and export a grid of points only where changes in terrain occur.
  • Distant outlier filter to detect and remove outliers in the point clouds.
  • Split a polyline at a vertex.

Bug fixes and improvements:

  • Improved point cloud display by loading fewer distant points (LoD).
  • Improved the camera display when using the Split view.
  • Fixed Grid display after point resize.
  • Fixed the point cloud display issue after defining the path of the images.

Versions 1.5

Version
Release date
Release type
1.5.0
November 24, 2020
Preview

1.5.0

What's new

  • Split the 3D view and view the scene from multiple angles simultaneously:
    • Split Horizontal
    • Split Vertical
  • Compatibility with PIX4Dmatic 1.5.0.

Bug fixes and improvements:

  • The point cloud is not redrawn when selecting an object in the 3D view.
  • Changing point cloud settings does not trigger a refresh of the Image Panel.

Versions 1.4

Version
Release date
Release type
1.4.0
November 3, 2020
Stable

1.4.0

Bug fixes and improvements:

  • TIN with Japanese characters loads properly.
  • Outdated TIN files removed from the disk.
  • Point size slider gives the same point sizes in metric or imperial projects.
  • Brought back the global Point size slider for point clouds.
  • Improved Image Panel:
    • Color changes do not trigger a refresh.
    • Vectorizing in the 3D view is not affected by missing images or slow external/network drives.
    • Fixed an issue when geometries are not displayed on images.
  • Added actions to the File and Edit menus.
  • Fixed Grid of points automatic color sequence.
  • Fixed display of long layer names in properties.
  • Improved Context menu when right-clicking on geometry or vertex.
  • Editing geometry using grid points is now possible.
  • Geometry stays selected when vectorizing is complete.

Versions 1.3

Version
Release date
Release type
1.3.0
October 6, 2020
Preview

Disclaimer: The preview version contains new features and bug fixes. Documentation and support are not available. We recommend testing the preview version before using it for production work.

1.3.0

What's new:

  • Export TIN to LandXML format.
  • Support for .las format version 1.4.
  • After processing a PIX4Dmatic project, click Open in PIX4Dsurvey in PIX4Dmatic to transition to PIX4Dsurvey.
  • Toggle on/off terrain class display by clicking the Enable/Disable filter button.
  • Added Remove Terrain Classification button to remove terrain classes from all point clouds.
  • Manually assign points to terrain classes using the Rectangle selection tool.

Bug fixes and improvements:

  • Fixed coordinates display when hovering over grid points.

Versions 1.2

Version
Release date
Release type
1.2.0
September 22, 2020
Preview

Disclaimer: The preview version contains new features and bug fixes. Documentation and support are not available. We recommend testing the preview version before using it for production work.

1.2.0

What's new:

  • TIN (Triangular Irregular Network) generation. Creation of a TIN using terrain layers and grid of points.
  • Terrain layer, a new vector layer concept that contains objects that will be used as part of the TIN.
  • The size and color of the points in the grid of points can be adjusted.
  • The size of points in each point cloud can be individually adjusted.
  • Color changes apply instantly.

Bug fixes and improvements:

  • Fixed issue with .bpc files creation for projects with long names.
  • The last folder path is selected as the default project folder.
  • Support for projects with left-handed coordinate systems.

Versions 1.1

Version
Release date
Release type
1.1.1
August 18, 2020
Stable

1.1.1

What's new:

  • New tool: Rectangle point selection and point deletion.
  • Increased Grid of points processing speed.
  • Zoom to selection.
  • User actions disabled during processing.
  • Improved color of the Grid of points and Terrain filter results.

Bug fixes:

  • Fixed bug with long Windows paths.
  • Fixed INSUNITS units in the exported .dxf file.
  • Fixed irregular spacing of Grid of points at edges.
  • Fixed Grid of points crash when using large point clouds.
  • Fixed layer name validator.
  • Fixed proxy authentication issue.
  • Fixed coordinate system display for never classified points.
  • Fixed vectorization unavailability for never classified points.

Known issues:

  • Left-handed coordinate systems are not supported. Left-handed coordinate systems have the horizontal axes defined in the order Northing-Easting, instead of Easting-Northing. E.g. SWEREF99 TM (EPSG 3006), JGD2011 / Japan Plane Rectangular series (EPSG 6669 and following). We recommend to not work with such coordinate systems and use their UTM equivalents instead. Fixed in 1.2.0.

Versions 1.0

Version
Release date
Release type
1.0.7
July 16, 2020
Preview
1.0.6
July 1, 2020
Preview
1.0.2
June 9, 2020
Stable
1.0.1
March 30, 2020
Stable
1.0.0
March 12, 2020
Initial release

Disclaimer: The preview version contains new features and bug fixes. Documentation and support are not available. We recommend testing the preview version before using it for production work.

1.0.7

What's new

  • Grid of points. Create and export with custom spacing on the original or classified point cloud.
  • Change layer color, save a custom color, persist colors across projects.

Bug fixes

  • Working directory typo.
  • Fixed point size settings.

Known issues

  • Left-handed coordinate systems are not supported. Left-handed coordinate systems have the horizontal axes defined in the order Northing-Easting, instead of Easting-Northing. E.g. SWEREF99 TM (EPSG 3006), JGD2011 / Japan Plane Rectangular series (EPSG 6669 and following). We recommend to not work with such coordinate systems and use their UTM equivalents instead.
  • If PIX4Dsurvey 1.0.6 is installed, it needs to be manually uninstalled to install PIX4Dsurvey 1.0.7 on Windows.
  • Very large point clouds may crash the software when using the Terrain filter process. Fixed in 1.1.0.
  • If all point clouds are hidden, the Terrain filter process is disabled, although the Input point cloud parameter is set to All. Fixed in 1.1.0.
  • Some proxies that need authentication with username/password might not work. Fixed in 1.1.0.
  • Coordinates are not displayed for the Never classified points. Fixed in 1.1.0.

1.0.6

What's new

  • Terrain classification. Automatic point classification to terrain/non-terrain points.
  • PIX4Dmatic compatibility. PIX4Dmatic projects can be imported in PIX4Dsurvey.
  • Export vectorized objects in Shapefile format (.shp or .zip).
  • Proxy settings, necessary for local network protected by proxies.
  • Coordinate system update to GDAL 3.

Bug fixes

  • Various bug fixes.

Known issues

  • Left-handed coordinate systems are not supported. Left-handed coordinate systems have the horizontal axes defined in the order Northing-Easting, instead of Easting-Northing. E.g. SWEREF99 TM (EPSG 3006), JGD2011 / Japan Plane Rectangular series (EPSG 6669 and following). We recommend to not work with such coordinate systems and use their UTM equivalents instead.
  • Some proxies that need authentication with username/password might not work.
  • Coordinates are not displayed for the Never classified points.

1.0.2

Bug fixes

  • Various bug fixes.

Known issues

  • On macOS, the app sometimes crashes when the app is closed by right-clicking on the icon of the app in the dock and selecting Quit.

1.0.1

Bug fixes

  • Fixed the crash when closing the project tab. Related to Windows Update KB4551762 for Windows versions 1903 and 1909.
  • Fixed the crash when closing an unsaved project tab when multiple tabs are open.
  • Fixed overlapping lines in the console caused by long file names.

Known issues

  • On macOS, the app sometimes crashes when the app is closed by right-clicking on the icon of the app in the dock and selecting Quit.

1.0.0

What's new

  • Seamless import of processed PIX4Dmapper projects (.p4d). Start the vectorization using original images and generated point cloud.
  • Import point clouds created with photogrammetry, laser scanners, LiDAR or other third-party tool in .las or.laz format.
  • Create polylines.
  • Create polygons.
  • Create markers.
  • Create catenary curves.
  • Vectorized objects appear in both 3D in and images.
  • Edit the position of the point by simply dragging it to the desired position in 3D.
  • Take advantage of original images to precisely place points.
  • Enter the desired coordinates of points manually or copy-paste a known position in the Vertex Editor.
  • Zoom in and pan on the images.
  • Manage the vectorized data in layers. Easily move objects between layers.
  • Export of all vectorized objects to .dxf format.
  • Export a single layer to .dxf format.
  • Toggle visibility of layers and point clouds on and off.
  • See properties and measurements of any object.
  • Integrated shortcuts for faster navigation and vectorization.
  • Undo/Redo of actions.
  • The Help section on the welcome screen with the link to Product documentation, Community and example datasets.
  • Works on Windows and macOS.

Known issues

  • PIX4Dsurvey is crashing when closing the project tab. The crash only happens on Windows 10 devices with the Windows Update KB4551762 for Windows versions 1903 and 1909. Fixed in 1.0.1.
  • On macOS, the app sometimes crashes when the app is closed by right-clicking on the icon of the app in the dock and selecting Quit.