Maps Made Easy Drones Made Easy

Update History

Tudor -

2.8.0 - March 19, 2018

  • Custom Terrain Loading from Maps Made Easy - Bring Your Own Terrain (third party terrain sources coming soon)
  • Mission Sending Between Devices
  • Accelerated Terrain Profile Computation
  • 3D Capture Mode with Grid Flight
  • Gimbal Angle Setting (0 to 30 degrees)
  • Log File Battery Cell Fix

2.7.4 - March 1, 2018

  • Fixed AirData battery missing cell
  • Fixed Ninja OBC Focus Sync for A7r, UMC and A6000 cameras

2.7.3 - January 31, 2018

  • Fixed Cached Basemap Flashing
  • Fixed Battery Limited Flight Restart
  • Fixed Manual Restart Point Issue
  • Fixed Flight Mode Switch Dropping AP Inappropriately
  • Fixed Simulation Exit

2.7.2 - January 11, 2018

  • Added Manual Abandonment Point Selection
  • Added Camera-less Take Off (In App Purchase)
  • Added Movable Home Point (In App Purchase)
  • Updated Logic for Range Label and Heading Indicators
  • Updated Logic for Pre-Flight Check (PAF/PSA)
  • Updated Saved Mission Addition (Instant Update in Table)
  • Fixed Flight Variable Recall Without Re-drawing Layout (Pass Rotation Issue)
  • Fixed Simulator State
  • Singular Linear Pass Enabled
  • Fixed Area Calculation Update on Boundary Marker Removal
  • Updated DJISDK to 4.4

2.7.1 - December 2, 2017

  • Fixed gimbal rotation to nadir on M210 and Inspire 2
  • Fixes to IAP restoration.
  • Fixed image location marker drawing for cached missions.
  • Set aspect ratio set for 3:2 for photo capture for X4S.
  • Added HDMI video for Gremsy A6000 Bundle
  • Added iPhone X support
  • Image Point Cleanup Fixes

2.7.0 - November 6, 2017

  • Online and offline No Fly Zone display.
  • No Fly Zone access without being connected to aircraft for flight planning.
  • Added long segment bisection for extended flight.
  • Added automatic image point cleanup to improve performance on older devices.
  • Added Matrice 210 support.
  • Slowed down aircraft coming into a restart point.
  • Optimizations for Sony A6000.

2.6.4 - September 18, 2017

  • Fixed Multi battery breakup for missions over 30km.
  • Fixed aircraft speed issue.
  • Fixed Connectionless as default issue for existing saved missions.
  • Added more specific error reporting for waypoint upload.

2.6.3 - September 12, 2017

  • Fixed offline terrain awareness issue.
  • Removed speed ramp up (overfly) on connectionless mode.
  • New IAP: Extended Overlap settings down to 5%.
  • Added preview of a7r/A6000 layouts but can’t save or takeoff without hardware present.
  • Fixed A6000 operation with Ninja OBC.
  • Fixed Phantom 4 Advanced aspect ratio issue, set to use 3:2 full frame.
  • Compatible with Ninja OBC firmware 1.3 and 1.4

2.6.2 - August 30, 2017

  • Added auto upload to AirData at landing and app startup.
  • Fixed camera roll issue. Gimbal explicitly set to FPV mode.
  • Added A6000 to supported cameras.
  • Fixed overlap calculations for large format cameras.
  • Fixed aperture ambiguity by setting it to full open by default.
  • Fixed logic loop that stranded partial missions due to accidental Terrain Awareness selection.

2.6.1 - August 18, 2017

  • Fixed mission Pause and Continue functionality.
  • Fixed multi-battery reconnection issue.

2.6.0 - August 12, 2017

  • Got rid of DJI Go being required to authenticate after every power up.
  • Updated to DJI SDK 4.2.2.
  • Added Matrice 200 support.
  • Added Phantom 4 Advanced support.
  • Fixed signal strength indicator.
  • Fixed battery indicator.
  • Fixed altitude slider left minus is disabled on linear mission.
  • Removed HD% readout.
  • Fixed auto focus pause with Terrain Awareness on.

2.5.3 - June 21, 2017

  • Fixed error reporting in log file
  • Added a delay at the top of the climb and pause for still autofocus
  • Added gimbal angle indicator
  • Fixed boundary definition for complex marker ordering on recalled missions
  • Removed image dot cleanup from photo error

2.5.2 - June 16, 2017

  • Image Point Cleanup on the way back automatically
  • Only throw “Photo Error” message when applicable
  • Add “wait for satellites to come back up” to battery restart

2.5.1 - June 9, 2017

  • Big CPU optimizations for older iOS devices
  • Added long press gesture to camera preview to clean up the video feed
  • DJI SDK memory leak fix
  • Fixed mission reload altitude setting
  • Fixed M600 Pro video preview not coming up
  • Increased tile cache size
  • Canceled Flight timer when dropping an AP
  • Stopped Camera Busy from blocking image attempt

2.5.0 - June 6, 2017

  • Not publicly released. Beta only.

2.4.8 - May 22, 2017

  • CPU optimization for older iOS devices
  • Adjusted Agronaut imaging start point
  • iPad Layout Fixes
  • Linear Flight Planning corner drawing fix

2.4.7 - May 8, 2017

  • Addressed Inspire 2 X5S startup GSD issue
  • Added support for M600 Pro
  • Added a7R Manual Trigger from Camera Preview long press
  • Accounted for higher resolution cameras in point calculation
  • Moved start signal for Parrot Sequoia Imaging to account for long start lag

2.4.6 - March 29, 2017

  • Fixed X3 video feed issue
  • Increased maximum Linear Flight Planning passes to 15

2.4.5 - March 29, 2017

  • Fixed Signal Strength issue
  • Verified Focus Settings for variable focus cameras
  • Moved "Camera busy" warning layout text area instead of popup
  • Added 3.5 and a 4 second setting for SD card write speed
  • Added focus success or failure indicator
  • Fixed difference in Connected/Not Connected GSD for P4P
  • Added single press long hold to take picture
  • Separated out two finger tap for focus
  • Changed Healthy Drones references to AirData

2.4.4 - March 3, 2017

  • Fixed Linear/Grid switching.
  • Fixed Linear Flight Planning In App Purchase.
  • Fixed Mavic focus not getting set properly.
  • Added log file events for focus.

2.4.3 - February 24, 2017

  • Added Inspire 2 Support - X4S
  • Added Inspire 2 Support - X5S
  • Added slow SD card message.
  • Updated Video Previewer to address increased CPU usage.
  • Addressed International In-App Purchase issue.
  • Added Infinity focus on I1/I2 above 30 meters, above 60 meters for Mavic/P4/P4P
  • Fixed autofocus not occurring at point directly over head after first of multiple flights.
  • Updated Video Preview to work with new cameras/encoders.
  • Fixed X5 connectionless mapping mode on Inspire 1.
  • Flight speed honors user entered max speed on way to and from flight path.
  • Clarified Tap to Open text in File Manager.
  • Got rid of Linear Flight Planning popup on recovered missions.
  • Cleaned up mission display on recovery.
  • Fixed light-based slow down taking images too quickly on Connectionless mode.
  • Fixed Flight plan line going away while flying and switching the units.

2.4.2 - January 9, 2017

  • Reverted to timed Connectionless mode on aircraft that don't support distance triggering.
  • Linear Mission recovery and recall has Upload button enabled by default.
  • Back Button verification on all presses.
  • Fixed Back Button “No” behavior.

2.4.1 - January 6, 2017

  • Fixed Linear Flight Planning "twisting" issue

2.4.0 - January 2, 2017

  • Linear Mission planning for surveying roads, rivers, utility lines and pipelines.
  • Mapbox caching and loading converted to new Mapbox Studio system
  • Crop cache area to boundary area before saving tiles
  • Removed auto zoom out on cached maps
  • Remove limit of 10 map caches

2.3.0 - December 20, 2016

  • Added Phantom 4 Pro support
  • Updated Connectionless mode - uses distance triggering instead of intervalometer
  • Auto Focus Mavic and P4P at point over takeoff point
  • Force focus by two finger tapping video preview
  • Darkened blue Flight Preview line
  • Remove X5R support from camera selection list
  • Default X5 framing rate up to 2 seconds - honors the setting value
  • Hide blue Flight Preview line before takeoff
  • Update to DJI SDK to 3.5
  • Added image filename to log file
  • Added next waypoint coordinate to log file
  • iPad layout for options menu and status bar

2.2.0 - November 14, 2016

  • Connectionless Camera Triggering
  • Mavic Pro Support
  • Sony A7 as a supported camera on M600
  • X3 and X5 camera FPV works on M600
  • Fixed iOS 10 KML sharing issue
  • Fixed startup connection issues
  • Added Overlap and Camera to Log File
  • Removed X5 takeoff restriction

2.1.6 - September 7, 2016

  • Lowered price of Terrain Awareness to $9.99
  • Enabled Ground Offset to Terrain Aware flight
  • Changed FREE processing threshold to 250 points
  • Added error messages for important settings
  • Fixed Camera Control issue in Options Menu
  • Added multiple attempts to get battery serial number for log file

2.1.5 - September 1, 2016

  • Fixed "Show Image Footprint" crashing issue
  • Draws light blue guide line all the time
  • Fixed Multi Battery flight inconsistencies
  • Added M600 support for SLANTRANGE users
  • Increased Home Point check radius to 20 meters
  • Fixed Log File issue
  • Clarified Home Point warning cause message
  • Added FAA warnings for Terrain Aware RTH
  • Added ReturnToHome height management and warnings for Terrain Aware

2.1.4 - August 17, 2016

  • Adjusted terrain filtering for NASA data.
  • Fixed crashing on aircraft connect when Image Footprint display is enabled and Terrain Awareness is not purchased.
  • Addressed high latitude elevation tile padding issue.
  • Added more data validation checks for Terrain Awareness loading.
  • Adjusted various warning message texts.
  • Fixed extra comma in first line of log file.
  • Added extra resolution check for Sequoia/Agronaut image calculations.

2.1.3 - August 10, 2016

  • Fixed takeoff issue in the absence of terrain data.

2.1.2 - August 8, 2016

  • Added Image Footprint display. 
  • Fixed Waypoint and mission resume issue.
  • Changed Emergency reset. Must return to Home Point but don't have to land.
  • Fixed KML display of some features.
  • Fixed FAA warning Home Point setting.
  • Removed flight below takeoff point restriction in Terrain Awareness.
  • Fixed Home Point message in log file.
  • Fixed SLANTRANGE overlap issue.

2.1.1 - July 25, 2016

  • Fixed Waypoint issues on multi battery flights 3 and up.
  • Added Manual Focus mode setting for X5 camera.
  • Added download progress message for terrain tile downloads.
  • Flight Preview (blue) line is shown when Show Nearby Cached Missions is enabled.
  • Added app tips back into the log files.
  • Home Point location gets written to log files.

2.1.0 - July 21, 2016

  • Terrain Awareness!
  • Improved KML handling, input and output
  • Open log files on-device with Google Earth app
  • Improved file management
  • Fixed slow speed on restarted mission
  • Camera registration no longer needed for SLANTRANGE camera

2.0.1 - July 2, 2016

  • Image Format, Overlap, Max Speed and Max Flight Duration are all persistent across app launches
  • Fixed layout issues when connected but no home point is set
  • Fixed Signal Strength indictor issue
  • Added Terrain Data Access Token Setting

2.0.0 - June 27, 2016

  • Camera settings have been moved from Settings Menu to new menu above top status bar.
  • Import KML via Email or AirDrop
  • Export KML, log files, and Flights file via Email or AirDrop
  • Flight Log review
  • Separate Along-track and Across-track (overlap and sidelap) adjustments
  • Built-in Simulator for testing
  • HealthyDrones upload from Log File Manager
  • RAW imaging available via In App Purchase
  • Added ability to areas higher and lower than the takeoff point by adding a target ground offset slider
  • Support for Parrot Sequoia and SLANTRANGE cameras
  • Added placeholders for Terrain Awareness and Connectionless mapping controls (future release)
  • Fixed super small button push areas (Sorry, text is still small for now)
  • Fixed Inspire Pro image spacing
  • General fixes and error handling improvements

1.5.1 - April 21, 2016

  • Updated DJI SDK to 3.1.1
  • Memory leak fix
  • Text fix

1.5.0 - March 22, 2016

  • Added Phantom 4 Support
  • Added HealthyDrones compatible log files
  • Fixed Waypoint limit error
  • Fixed Battery Timer so the aircraft lands at expiration time instead of heading home at it
  • Cleaned up early image error on mission resume
  • Fixed Mission Resume after dead battery issue


1.4.1 - March 3, 2016

  • Fixed large mission slow down issue on older devices
  • Light-based speed limitation speed persists for all batteries of a mission
  • Added setting to inhibit light-based speed reduction
  • Added setting to inhibit nearby cached mission display
  • Fixed battery estimates issue
  • Fixed multiple persist files being created
  • Fixed false takeoff error
  • Fixed Mapbox credential whitespace issue
  • Mapbox caching limit increased to 10
  • Light-based speed message not shown if speed isn’t reduced
  • Fixed Mapbox error on previously cached maps
  • Added iPad Pro icon


1.4.0 - February 15, 2016

  • Phantom 3 Standard support
  • Inspire 1 Pro support
  • X5 support with 12, 14, 15, 17, 25, 42, 45mm lenses
  • Current camera settings display
  • Motion Blur display
  • Speed adjustment for lighting conditions
  • Update to DJI SDK 3.0.1
  • Faster travel to and from mapping flight path
  • Fully restructured for new connection methods
  • Mapbox interface fixes
  • Updated video in guide
  • Hardware decoding on all devices
  • Inspire 1 Pro specific offline layout setting
  • Adjusted triggering for different speed class SD cards (U1 and Class 10)
  • Missions persist through app restarts and disconnections to allow for charging
  • Cached missions shown in new mission creation to use as guidelines for complex shapes


1.3.2 - January 20, 2016

  • Added Shutter Priority and Manual Shutter settings
  • Added Shutter Speed settings
  • Added MapBox Map ID and Token settings
  • External basemap definition via MapBox
  • Use Maps Made Easy created maps as Map Pilot basemap via MapBox
  • KML, GPX and GeoJSON upload via MapBox
  • Point, Polyline and Polygon annotations via MapBox
  • Fixed recalled flight plans being covered by cached map tiles
  • Flight Plan can be uploaded and started after manually flying to start
  • Added Takeoff Point marker
  • Allowed editing of cached missions
  • Allowed saving of edited cached missions
  • Regrouped settings
  • Added Flight Plan length and width popup
  • Added battery temp and voltage to log files
  • Fixed cached mission elevation slider range for missions less than 40m or greater than 120m
  • Fixed Inspire 1 gimbal yaw issue
  • Fixed EV and White Balance default values


1.3.1 - January 5, 2016

  • Updated DJI SDK
  • Enabled Auto Takeoff
  • Added SD card read failure retry and skip
  • Added primary heading indicator during layout
  • Added coordinate location indicator during layout
  • Added three finger hold gesture to key in boundary marker location
  • Fixed camera white balance, sharpness and saturation settings to reflect settings panel
  • Increased maximum flight distance to 30 km
  • Increased maximum flight height to 300 meters on public firmware
  • Enabled mission saving without requiring basemap caching data connection
  • Extended minimum speed down to 2 m/s for low elevation mapping
  • Save mission title is renamed instead of entered fresh
  • Extended battery limited missions to take dual battery Matrice 100 in to account
  • Default Flight is 17 Minutes
  • Added signal strengths to log files
  • Added low altitude mapping speed limit warning
  • Added better basemap caching download error messages
  • Minimum Distance between boundary markers reduces to 25 m


1.2.2 - October 29, 2015

  • Fixed iPad status bar covering the Back Button.
  • Added iOS 8 support.
  • Added Log Files that are accessible through iTunes.
  • Added Background operation.
  • Fixed "Waypoint too far" message when no flight path rotation is applied.
  • Added abandonment point drawing in cases that DJI SDK doesn't throw consistent codes for GoHome.
  • Swapped Boundary Markers to display as non-draggable after successful takeoff.
  • Added Emergency Takeover instructions to the top of the User Guide.
  • Fixed White Balance and Saturation Setting Issues.
  • Set Contrast to 0 instead of 1 based on user feedback. 
  • Added stored overlap to mission recall warning message.
  • Fixed Matrice M100 takeoff issue.


1.2.1 - October 15, 2015

  • iOS 9 Emergency Fix


1.2.0 - October 15, 2015

  • Initial Release


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