Metashape: Duplicate points in final product

Many duplicate points are present in the final product, vastly increasing file size. “Enable fine-level task subdivision” needs to be unchecked. To turn this off, go to: Tool=>Preferences=>Advanced. Uncheck “Enable fine-level task subdivision” and press OK:

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Metashape – Orthomosaic formatting for MicroStation and TerraPhoto Reference

MicroStation and TerraPhoto reference  require a RGB orthomosaic image. The normal workflow for exporting sUAS derived orthomosaics from Metashape creates a RGBA image. Make sure the setting in the screenshot below is unchecked to create a RGB orthomosaic.

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Agisoft – Loading Camera Location Accuracy from XMP Meta Data

Metashape Version 1.5.3 There is an option in Agisoft Metashape/Photoscan to load camera location accuracy from XMP meta data. Below are instructions for changing the settings to allow these accuracies to be loaded automatically. Open Metashape. Click on “Tools” and “Preferences” from the dropdown. Click on the “Advanced” tab and check “Load camera location accuracy…

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Adjusting image positions in Agisoft Metashape with ASPSuite local coordinate transformation

ASP Suite has the ability to adjust camera positions based on a local coordinate system. These positions are not updated in the EXIF data, but placed in a file in the “PPK” folder from the ASPSuite project. To import this file into Agisoft Metashape, please follow the instructions below: Open Metashape and import project images.…

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Metashape: When using dedicated GPUs, please turn off integrated GPUs

Integrated GPUs will be included in the list of available devices (Tools>Preferences> GPU tab) if they are recognized by Metashape. To disable them, uncheck the box next to the GPU in the list which you wish to disable.  It will be up to the user to know if the GPU is integrated or dedicated. Metashape will…

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Metashape: No Photos Selected when Filtering Photos by Marker

You have imported your control points into Metashape, but when you filter by marker, no photos are selected by the filter and are not visible in the photos pane. You have not run the alignment step. Run the alignment step first, then filter photos by marker. The vertical datum of your images and control points…

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Metashape: Changing Interface Theme

When you download Metashape, you may notice the interface theme is grey and contains no color. Use the following steps to change the theme to color display. Open Metashape. Click tools> Preferences. On the General tab, change the theme from “Light” to “Classic”. Click Apply. You should receive a prompt that the theme will be…

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Metashape: Failed to Build Orthomosaic

Problem: When processing in Agisoft’s Metashape or PhotoScan, the Build Orthomosaic step fails. The details may contain a message, “Error: Can’t write file: There is not enough space on the disk (112). Probable Resolution #1: Check the disk space to ensure there is sufficient space to complete the task. If not, remove unnecessary files and try building the…

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