Preference settings - PIX4Dsurvey


The Preferences window gives access to the General and Network settings allowing to customize the PIX4Dsurvey workspace regarding the language used, the folder path, the views, the software updates and the proxy configuration.

Windows: On the Menu bar, click Edit > Preferences.
Mac: On the Menu bar, click PIX4Dsurvey > Preferences.


In the General tab it is possible to change the following settings:


The General tab of preference settings.

User interface

  • Language: select the preferred language for the application. Options are:
    • English.
    • Spanish.
    • French.
    • Chinese.
    • Japanese.
    • Korean.
      Note: The default language set is determined by OS language.

Project handling

  • Default folder path: Select the default folder where new projects are created.

3D Viewer

  • Default background color: Select default background color.

Software updates

  • Notify when preview releases are available: The option is disabled by default. To get notified when preview releases are available toggle on to enable the option.

PIX4Dsurvey preferences general

The General tab of preference settings.

Network - Proxy configuration

If a proxy server is used to connect to the Internet, enter the proxy settings, following:

Tip: Local networks protected by proxies can cause issues with detecting licenses. A warning No license available is displayed.


More information about this error can be found in this article: No license available - PIX4Dsurvey .

Offline license

Information: Additional information on how to request and activate an offline license can be found this article Trial, sign up, log in, and offline license - PIX4Dsurvey.
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