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Recon-3D Change Log

The most recent changes of Recon-3D on June 17, 2024, Version 1.9 (3)


  • Offline check for user subscription integrated into app. Last user to login online will be allowed to login for up to 30 days offline. You must login online first as a new user who tries to login offline will not work.

  • Daily Limit for cloud processing submissions is now removed.

  • Saving Redundancy so users are guaranteed data is preserved. A message will now pop up to show that data was successfully saved on the device.

  • User Portal now has time zone option.

  • User option to delete server data is now possible. When user left swipes on scan folder in app, they choose "Delete" and will be presented with a prompt to delete Server Data or Device Data. Users can completely remove their data with a "hard delete". THE DATA IS NOT RECOVERABLE SO BE CAREFUL!

  • Added user expiry date in User Portal

  • Numerous backend changes to assist with support, licensing and for Agency users.

The most recent changes of Recon-3D on October 25, 2023, Version 1.7 (34)


  • Made changes to avoid app crashes when collecting data on longer scans

  • Add "X" button to cancel On-Device Processing

  • Added Insta360 RS 360 Camera functionality (Experimental)

  • Device Limits have been implemented so users can only login to 2 devices at once.

  • Sound has been enabled for notifications
  • New upload system to minimize "failed scans" due to uploads.

  • Made changes to minimize crashing when uploading photographs for photogrammetry projects

  • Added plan type under user details

  • Create organization, manage organization and Organization for Admin

  • Yearly subscribers have portal access as an added benefit

  • Many changes in backend system to assist with support and account management.

The most recent changes of Recon-3D on October 25, 2023, Version 1.6 (33)


  • Added the ability to take a custom thumbnail image using the camera or choosing photo from gallery.

  • User can now check, "Remember Me" so app remembers email on next login

  • Added scan duration in information section of each scan so user knows total time to capture scan.

  • Automatic reminders for plan expiry. Users will now receive an email 1 week before and on the day of plan expiry.

  • Various backend and administration updates

The most recent changes of Recon-3D on August 15 2023 ,Version 1.5 (34)


  • Added ability to pause or cancel an upload.

  • Added Scan Location as GPS coordinates (Lat. and Long.)

  • Added ability for audio and text note. This can be added via the scan details "i" icon. You can record an audio note and add text notes. These are also exportable via the share icon.

  • Direct backup and transfer via iTunes and lightning cable is possible without any backup services or need for internet.

  • Added sound when on device processing complete (optional in Default Settings)

  • Added option to have black background when viewing scans (optional in Default Settings)

  • Increased text size of scan countdown timer to make it easier to see.

  • Scan time limits now show for a specific resolution.

  • Updated Privacy Policy and Terms of Conditions to more accurately reflect Recon-3D Inc. company.

  • Fixed a bug where units would default to metric upon reprocessing on the device

  • Video playback in app is now at 30 fps. Export still plays at 60fps but we are working on that.

  • e57 file for on device processing is now written into scan folder immediately after save.

The most recent changes of Recon-3D on June 22, 2023, Version 1.4 (33)


  • Updated support email so now enquiries go to

  • Added a warning if a scan is cancelled. 

  • Using a constant frame rate for reduced file sizes and faster uploads

  • Fixed a bug where users would place special characters liek "#" in the scan name and it would corrupt the scan.

  • Fixed a bug that would cause thumbnails to change or swap with other scans

  • Added time limits per resolution below 5mm resolution. 5mm resolution or greater has 10 minutes max scan time.

  • Added daily cloud processing limit of 10 scans, monthly limit of 30 scans. On-Device remains unlimited.

  • New plans: Changed pricing on monthly and yearly plans 

  • Added "booster" plans that allow users to buy additional scans once their daily or monthly limit has been met.

  • Reprocess option: Users can now process at different resolutions and depth of reconstruction settings on their device.

  • Other fixes and enhancements with menus and text.

The most recent changes of Recon-3D on February 12, 2023, Version 1.3.2 (32)


  • Fixed an additional issue with subscriptions

Recon-3D on January 5, 2022, Version 1.3.1 (31)


  • Fixed a problem with subscription where users were being switched back to a non-subscribed status temporarily.

Recon-3D on October 27, 2022, Version 1.3


  • Corrected a major issue in software that gave a "framework expired" warning.

Recon-3D, September 12, 2022, Version 1.2


  • New Trial Mode: Trials now give up to 10 scans with cloud processing and exporting but are limited to 30 second scans.

  • New e57 Viewer: Recon-3D will now open external e57 files. e57 scans must be saved locally on the device to open.

  • New Range Slider: Range slider reduces unnecessary background reconstruction. Lower values are processed faster and default is 5m to match sensor range

  • New Photogrammetry Mode: Allows for up to 200 photographs or 10 videos with max 10 min in length. Users can use the density slider to increase or decrease number of points reconstructed.
  • New Monthly and Yearly Plan:  Added monthly plan so users wish to purchase for short term projects may do so
  • Scan Storage: Users now have a 3 month storage on their scans, after which the data is no longer stored on the server. Users can download point cloud data to their phones . Original scan data collected with phone remains on the phone.
  • Various small bug fixes and enhancements

Recon-3D, July 16, 2022, version 1.1


  • Scan List - Scans are now ordered by their capture date, not their upload date

  • Processing Button Behaviour - Cloud processing buttons now change between Uploading, Processing and Download cloud model depending on the state of the scan. This gives the user an idea of where the cloud processing is at and when the model is ready.

  • Scan Sharing - All scans are now shared in the e57 format regardless of on-device or cloud processing. 

  • On-Device Processing Notification - When on device processing is chosen, a prompt comes up for users to confirm before starting.

  • Cancel Scan Prompt - When cancelling a scan, the user is prompted to confirm. This avoids accidental deletion.

  • April Tag Location - April tags can be shared or printed from the "More" tab under the Print April Tags menu.

  • April Tag Sharing on iPad no longer crashes

  • Default Units - Default units have been added which will automatically change the target units. Exporting remains in meters in all cases for the time being. A future release will allow point cloud export in user defined units.

  • New User Registration - Confirmation and temporary password have been removed. User only needs to provide information and they are immediately registered to app.

  • Fixed scaling issues upon export when choosing different target units. Also fixed some differences between cloud and device processing.

  • Sync Via WiFi - Removed the "gear" icon in the top right of file scan menu, now users just click on the "Sync via WiFi" text to change options

  • Scan Settings - Default unit can be selected from scan settings menu. April tag thumbnail has been removed to More menu

  • Restarting Scan - Now removes older data and replaced with new

  • File Name Warning - When moving to scan folders from the scan screen, it was not possible to create a new scan with the previous scan name which was effectively cancelled by doing this action. this has been corrected.

  • On Device Processing - exports e57 but ply is currently still included in scan folder

  • Improvements in stability and uploading for larger scans

  • Location Services - When WiFi and cellular was lost, a notification would pop up not allowing users to scan. No location services are required to scan now.

  • Account Deletion-user can delete entire account and all data on servers

  • Change log and app version added to "More" tab.

  • Greater stability for uploading

  • Greater stability for longer scans

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