Processing of aerial images with Metashape Professional includes the following main steps:

  • Add Photos
  • Align Photos
  • Build Dense cloud
  • Build DEM
  • Build Orthomosaic
  • Build Mesh
  • Build Texture
  • Export result

The list above represents all the necessary steps involved in constructing a textured 3D model, DEM, and Orthomosaic from your photos.

Agisoft team wrote a script with the general processing workflow in Metashape. You can download the script on our GitHub page:

General workflow - https://github.com/agisoft-llc/metashape-scripts/tree/master/src/samples