Free Drone Photogrammetry Software

Create stunning aerial 3D reconstructions for free by uploading drone images or video!

Create 3D models from photos with photogrammetry on Polycam

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台灣淡水 雲門劇場|光的故事 2023-02-17 光的攝影棚 教學範例
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Drone shot of house
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How do I use Polycam’s free drone photogrammetry software?

Simply upload photos or videos captured by a drone and let Polycam handle the rest! We recommend using a minimum of 60 photos or a video that’s at least 1 minute. Then, we’ll process it and construct a 3D model that you can store, edit, and share within your Polycam account. Photogrammetry best practices apply.

How do I make great 3D drone scans?

Overlap, overlap, overlap! More photos mean better accuracy. Aim for 80% image overlap in all directions. Embrace grid patterns or pre-programmed missions for consistent coverage. Avoid harsh shadows and aim for even illumination for optimal reconstruction. Smooth, controlled flight is key. Minimize wind wobble and keep your drone level for clear, distortion-free images. With these tips, your drone will capture the perfect photogrammetry data for stunning 3D models.

What can I do with my 3D models on Polycam?

All models you create with this tool will be automatically saved in your Polycam account. From within your account, you can edit your models, and export in 12+ formats to popular software such as Blender, SketchUp, Unreal, Unity, and more. You can also share your models with friends or colleagues by sending them a link.

Is Polycam's drone photogrammetry software?

Yes, it’s free to upload up to 150 images or 2 minutes of video! If you need to process larger datasets or export your data in more formats you can upgrade to a pro plan. Our pro plan is vastly cheaper than competing photogrammetry software and includes unlimited processing and exports.

What can I do with my 3D drone models on Polycam?

All models you create with this tool will be automatically saved to your Polycam account. From your account, you can edit your models, use them for drone mapping, take measurements, and export them in 12+ formats. You can also share your models with friends or colleagues by sending them an easy-to-use link.

Which formats can I use to export my drone 3D models?

You can export in glTF for free. You can upgrade to a Pro account to unlock all formats including mesh formats like OBJ, FBX, STL, and point cloud formats like PLY, LAS, DXF and more. You’ll be able to import these models into popular software such as Blender, SketchUp, Revit, Unity, and others.

Gallery of 3D Drone Photogrammetry Models

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