Comparison of photogrammetry software

Photogrammetry is the technique to extract geometric information from two-dimensional images or video.

Comparison of notable packagesEdit

Application License Platform Standalone / plugin Automatic modelling Scalability Type of photogrammetry Data source Inception Vendor / creator Guide price Online service Free tier or trial period
3DF Zephyr Proprietary Microsoft Windows[1] Standalone[1] Yes[1] Yes, multiple images[1] Aerial, close-range, UAS Images, video, laser scan[1] 2013[citation needed] 3DFLOW[1] Free-US$4,200[1] No Yes, Free Edition[2] and Free Trial[3]
Ames Stereo Pipeline Apache v2 Linux and OSX Standalone Yes Yes, can run on a cluster in parallel Satellite, aerial, close-range Images NASA No
IMAGINE Photogrammetry Proprietary Microsoft Windows Standalone Semi-automatic Yes, multiple images Aerial, satellite, UAS Images 2009 Hexagon Geospatial Un­known
Metashape (former PhotoScan) MPLv2 Linux, macOS, Microsoft Windows Standalone Yes Yes, multiple images, cluster distributed processing Aerial, close-range, UAS, satellite Images, laser scan 2010 Agisoft $179–3,499 educational $59–549, $4/hour on GeoCloud, Free Demo mode, Free Trial mode Yes Agisoft Cloud (requires license) Yes Unlimited featured 30 days trial or free demo mode with limited features.
OpenDroneMap AGPLv3 Linux, macOS, Microsoft Windows Standalone Yes Yes, multiple images Aerial, close-range, UAS Images 2013 OpenDroneMap Free WebODM Lightning Network
Object Capture Proprietary macOS Plugin Yes Yes, multiple images Aerial, close-range, UAS Images 2021 Apple Free No
PhotoModeler Proprietary Microsoft Windows Standalone Yes Yes, multiple images Aerial, close-range, UAS Images, video, laser scan 1994 Eos Systems - PhotoModeler $995-$2995 or from $49/month, edu discounts[4] Yes Free no-save demo mode, or free 30 day all features trial.
Photosynth Un­known Microsoft Windows Standalone No Yes, multiple images Close-range Images 2008 Microsoft Live Labs, University of Washington Free
Pix4Dmapper Proprietary Linux, macOS, Microsoft Windows Standalone Yes Yes, multiple images Aerial, close-range, UAS Images, video 2011 Pix4D License from $350/month Pix4D Cloud New customers are entitled to 25 days of free access to Pix4Dmapper.
Qlone Proprietary iOS, Android, macOS Standalone Yes Yes, multiple images Aerial, close-range, UAS Images 2017 EyeCue Vision Technologies LTD. Free Demo mode No
RealityCapture Proprietary Microsoft Windows Standalone Yes Yes, multiple images Aerial, close-range, UAS Images, video, laser scans 2014 Capturing Reality €99-15000 (Free Demo)
SOCET SET Proprietary Microsoft Windows Standalone No Yes, multiple images Aerial, close-range, satellite Images BAE Systems Un­known

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e f g "3DF Zephyr Pro — Overview". Retrieved 2014-05-03.
  2. ^ "3DF Zephyr Free - a complete and free photogrammetry software".
  3. ^ "3DF Zephyr Download - free photogrammetry software trial".
  4. ^ "Photomodeler Products". 7 July 2018. Retrieved 2019-01-08.