COLMAP Alternatives

    COLMAP is described as 'general-purpose Structure-from-Motion pipeline with a graphical and command-line interface. It offers a wide range of features for reconstruction of ordered and unordered image collections' and is an app in the Photos & Graphics category. There are eight alternatives to COLMAP for Windows, Linux, Mac, Online / Web-based and Python. The best alternative is Meshroom, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like COLMAP are RealityCapture (Paid), 3DF Zephyr (Free Personal), Agisoft Metashape (Paid) and MicMac (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Apr 29, 2019

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Python
      Meshroom is a free, open-source 3D Reconstruction Software based on the AliceVision framework.
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    1. RealityCapture is a state-of-the-art all-in-one photogrammetry software solution which automatically extracts beautiful and accurate 3D models from a set of ordinary images and / or laser scans.


    2. 3DF Zephyr Pro allows you to automatically reconstruct 3D models from photos. The process is completely automatic and no coded targets, manual editing or special equipments are needed. 3DF Zephyr is built on top of 3Dflow proprietary, cutting-edge, reconstruction technology.
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    3. Agisoft Metashape is a stand-alone software product that performs photogrammetric processing of digital images and generates 3D spatial data to be used in GIS applications, cultural heritage documentation, and visual effects production as well as for indirect measurements of...
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      MicMac is a free open-source (Cecill-B licence) photogrammetric suite that can be used in a variety of 3D reconstruction scenarios. In aims mainly at professionnal or academic users but constant efforts are made to make it more accessible to the general public.
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    4. Petro Outlet is a modern fully featured back office application for the convenience industry with two modules. One for independent stations and franchises. The other for brand names and distributors.The application can be accessed on a computer or on-the-go via a Smartphone.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      insight3d let’s you create 3D models from photos. You give it a series of photos of a real scene, it automatically matches them and then calculates positions in space from which each photo has been taken along with a cool 3D pointcloud of the scene.

      Discontinued

      The project is no longer updated. Last versions can be still downloaded from the official website.

      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      OpenSfM is a Structure from Motion library written in Python. The library serves as a processing pipeline for reconstructing camera poses and 3D scenes from multiple images.
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