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The outputs of Pix4Dcloud consist of photogrammetric results and of post-processing outputs, such as annotation files.

Photogrammetric outputs

When creating a new dataset to process on the Cloud, default templates are applied and the following standard outputs (with standard formats) are generated and available for their web visualization.

Point Cloud

Extension Description
.las Point Cloud file(s).

3D Textured Mesh

Extension Description
.obj OBJ 3D Mesh with texture files.


Extension Description
.tif DSM file.


Extension Description
.tif Orthomosaic file.


Extension Description
.tif NDVI map file.


In parallel, some reports are generated to verify the success of the processing results.

Extension Description
.pdf, .xml Quality report of the project.
.pdf Pdf report for AutoGCP marks. For Pix4Dcloud Advanced users only.
.log Application logs, generally used for troubleshooting.

A wider variety of formats and outputs can be generated and processing options selected if the project files are uploaded from Pix4Dmapper. More information on customized processing options in How to customize the options for processing on Pix4Dcloud. A full list of downloadable files is available in How to download results from the Cloud.

Post-processing results and workflows

Annotation files

After the dataset is processed on Pix4Dcloud and/or available for its web visualization, annotations can be added and later on exported to third-party software or to other Pix4Dcloud datasets.

More information on how to export annotations and which formats are supported for their export in How to export/import annotations.

Download/Export results

Outputs from Pix4Dcloud can be downloaded individually or as a results folder. More information on how to export outputs in Download/Export.


Outputs from Pix4Dcloud can be shared for collaboration purposes. More information in Share.


Outputs from Pix4Dcloud can be kept under the Pix4Dcloud account according to the Retention policy of Pix4Dcloud projects.

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