Announcing Aeriality Version 1.1


Aeriality version 1.1 is out now, check it out at

But, first things first, thanks everyone at DIYD for your support. I've had over 100 downloads of the Aeriality software so far, and lots of great interactions with people in the community. You all rock. 

What is Aeriality?

Aeriality is a program that takes your aerial videos and creates orthophoto-like strip-map images.

It turns this...

Into this...


You can see several longer examples here

It gets great results in minutes instead of hours, and it is a lot simpler than stitching still photos. Its fantastic... as long as strip-map imagery is something you're into. If not, thats cool too. I won't judge.

I've added some awesome new features for the latest release (and hopefully only a few new bugs).

New in Aeriality v1.1:

Automatic Processing and Alignment - Just load up your video, select the start time and stop time, and then hit the sweep button. You don't have to enter your camera settings or flight speed any more, Aeriality automatically figures that out, and then it goes and makes you a nice image. It also lines up the image within the strip to account for any side-to-side or roll motions.


Free Videos Every Month - Its free! Well, a little bit free (engineers gotta eat too). Use it free on up to 3 videos each month. And make unlimited images from each video.

Aeriality is improving all the time, and there are plenty of features in the development pipeline including geo-registration and multi-strip stiching. But I am eager to get this out there as it is, to let you all try it and see if it does something you like.

What do you think?


PS you can get Aeriality here

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  • Thanks, will have to try on computer.

  • John - Aeriality should work just fine with video from any NIR modified camera. Then you can convert the result images to NDVI.

    If anyone gets results like that and wants to share them I would certainly love to see them.

    I also have plans to make a little conversion utility that will convert a NGB video to color-mapped NDVI in every frame. I think that would be very cool to see.

  • Hugues, Rob, Julien - Thank you all for the encouraging comments. Feel free to share your results and experiences with the software, good or bad (please be good, please be good).

    A few users have reported some bugs on Windows, I will have a bugfix release out for those soon.

    Zac 117 - Mobile/Tablet support is planned for the future, but right now its just Windows PCs and Mac.

  • I want to see if this works with NDVI

  • Can this be used on a nexus 7?

  • Very good result! great job

  • I have passed this on to several folks, I will send the results. Looks absolutely amazing, thank you for contribution, safe skies. 

  • MR60

    This is awesome ! Will try it for sure.

  • Hi Rostislav,

    The normal workflow is to first load the video with the "Select Video" button on the top right under Basic Settings.

    As soon as a video file is loaded the "Sweep Video" button should become active.

    So, that is my first thought. But if the button is not activating after you load a video, then well, as they say in Houston... we have a problem. 

    Send an email to support at and I can help to diagnose things and get them fixed for you.

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