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Pix4Dmapper, by Pix4D
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Developer(s)Pix4D SA
Initial release2011
Stable release
4.3.31 / Oct 16, 2018
Operating systemWindows, Linux, MacOs
Available inEN, ES, FR, DE, IT, JP, KO, zh-CN, zh-TW, RU
Type3D computer graphics software, photogrammetry, computer vision

Pix4D is a Swiss company that develops a suite of software products that use photogrammetry and computer vision algorithms to transform both RGB and multispectral images into 3D maps and models.[1][2] This software is developed and supplied by the company Pix4D SA, which started in 2011 as a spinoff of the École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) Computer Vision Lab in Switzerland.[3]

Pix4D suite of products include Pix4Dmapper, Pix4Dfields, Pix4Dbim, Pix4Dmodel and Pix4Dcapture.

Its software solution lines operate on desktop, cloud, and mobile platforms.[4] Pix4Dmapper has been used to map both the Matterhorn mountain in Switzerland[5] and the Christ the Redeemer statue in Brazil.[6]


  1. ^ Trout, Christopher. “Pix4D Turns Your 2D Aerial Photographs into 3D Maps on the Fly”, “Engadget”, 7 May 2011. Retrieved 24 October 2016.
  2. ^ Rumpler, Markus; Daftry, Shreyansh; Tscharf, Alexander; Prettenthaler, Rudolf; Hoppe, Christof; Mayer, Gerhard; Bischof, Horst."AUTOMATED END-TO-END WORKFLOW FOR PRECISE AND GEO-ACCURATE RECONSTRUCTIONS USING FIDUCIAL MARKERS", International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, Zurich, 7 September 2014. Retrieved on 17 January 2017.
  3. ^ Mitchell, Michael."EPFL Spinoff Turns Thousands of 2D Photos into 3D Images", EPFL, Lausanne, 9 May 2011. Retrieved on 17 January 2017.
  4. ^ "Mobile + Desktop + Cloud", "Pix4D". Retrieved 18 January 2017.
  5. ^ Hodson, Hal. “Matterhorn mapped by fleet of drones in just 6 hours”, New Scientist, 17 October 2013. Retrieved on 17 January 2017.
  6. ^ Simonite, Tom. “High-Resolution 3-D Scans Built from Drone Photos”, MIT Technology Review, 19 March 2015. Retrieved on 18 January 2017.

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