Mapillary release notes

23 September 2022

Mapillary for iOS 5.4.2

  • Replaced Mapbox with MapLibre
  • Updated Mapillary Missions map tile source

21 September 2022

Mapillary for Android 5.6.16

New features:

  • Dynamic map styles.
  • Periodic map styles update.

Addressed issues:

  • Empty preview screen.
  • Crash on sharing images as a guest.
  • Crash on Leaderboard.
  • Crash on opening the map.

12 September 2022

Mapillary for iOS 5.4.1

  • Map style URLs are now downloaded when the app is launched. It means you will always get the most up-to-date version of the map. Previously this was updated manually and shipped with the app.
  • Fixed crash on startup if device was in flight mode
  • Fixed crash on startup on iOS 12.x
  • Fixed flickering avatar image in uploads view when navigating the stack

5 September 2022

Mapillary Desktop Uploader 3.0.5

23 August 2022

Mapillary for iOS 5.4.0

  • [NEW] Added leaderboards (available on the Explore screen)
  • [NEW] First pass of localising the app into 25 languages: Arabic, Dutch, English, French, German, Hebrew, Hindi, Hungarian, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Portuguese (European Portuguese), Russian, Simplified Chinese, Spanish, Swedish, Thai, Traditional Chinese (Hong Kong), Traditional Chinese (Taiwan), Turkish, Ukrainian, Vietnamese
  • Fixed problems with user location not working reliably in Explore view
  • Fixed bug where viewing another user's profile shows your own stats
  • Updated the icon for Missions

16 August 2022

Mapillary for Android 5.5.34

New:

  • Leaderboard (on Profile).
  • 10 new languages.

Improved:

  • Search on Explore/Map.
  • Detailed stats on capture.
  • User security.

Addressed issues:

  • Crash on power-save mode.
  • Crash on detailed statistics.
  • Crash on stopping the capture.
  • Misinterpreted pano images.
  • Misaligned text on RTL languages.

20 July 2022

Mapillary for Android 5.4.24 (rollout release)

Camera:

  • Replaced deprecated Camera1 with Camera2.
  • Added the camera screen rotation.
  • Smoothened the camera screen opening process.

New features:

  • Added capture support for unauthenticated users.
  • Added organization selection on the uploading screen.
  • Added four new languages.

Addressed issues:

  • Wrong compass positioning while capture.
  • Capture on turns.
  • Not translated text.
  • Picture rotation on some devices.

23 June 2022

Mapillary for iOS 5.3.1

  • Added guest feature, which means you can try parts of the app without creating an account
  • Added support for changing email address
  • Fixed bug with stuck uploads

21 June 2022

Mapillary for Android 5.3.25

New features:

  • Guest user flow.
  • 10 new languages.
  • User statistics in profile.

Improvements:

  • User data and user feed network operations.
  • Data transfer security.
  • Bottom navigation UI.
  • User survey (removed).
  • Mapillary satellite map (removed).

Addressed issues:

  • Hang on opening uploads with too many sequences.
  • Broken dim on capture.
  • Absent shutter animation on capture.
  • Wrong number of images on upload.
  • Wrong sorting in the upload feed.

8 June 2022

Mapillary for iOS 5.2.0

  • Added alternative upload method. If you have troubles uploading, please try this method. Not enabled by default, you will have to enable it in Settings)
  • Added account deletion (available in Settings)
  • Added user stats to Profile
  • Added reset location button to Missions
  • Fixed bug where setting the profile description would fail
  • Fixed bug where viewing Profile with no activity could result in a crash
  • Temporarily disabled the satellite base map (will be enabled again soon)
  • Replaced support@mapillary.com with support@mapillary.zendesk.com
  • Removed user survey

27 April 2022

Mapillary for Android 5.3.7

  • Enhanced the user report cycle
  • New camera layout components
  • Missing location tag which can fail the whole uploaded sequence error fixed
  • Corrupted camera layout on some Android devices fixed

01 April 2022

Mapillary for Android 5.2.34

  • In-app survey for experienced users
  • Crash on opening of the sequence details screen fixed
  • Crash on opening of the Camera screen fixed
  • Crash on uploading from the sequence details screen fixed
  • Crash on capture caused by our of memory fixed

30 March 2022

Mapillary for iOS 5.1.10

  • added user survey (only shown if sequence count >= 10)
  • fixed spelling

28 March 2022

Mapillary for Android 5.2.27

  • Camera offset saved within the preview and upload
  • Consistent behavior within captured and saved images
  • The captured images search algorithm improved
  • A new user's profile image loading flow
  • "send logs" button consistency
  • Login error message updated
  • Trailing email whitespaces ignored
  • Opening the link within the application
  • Unintentional user logouts
  • Camera freezes with the screen turned off
  • Random crashes on Explore

14 March 2022

Mapillary for iOS 5.1.9

  • Added setting for sequence length
  • Decreased upload timeout to 3s (was 10s)

24 February 2022

Mapillary for iOS 5.1.8

  • More fixes for upload problems that could affect some users

20 February 2022

Mapillary for iOS 5.1.7

  • Fix for upload problems

17 February 2022

Mapillary for iOS 5.1.6

  • Fix for startup crash that could affect some users

16 February 2022

Mapillary for iOS 5.1.5

  • The capture counter is no longer reset when creating a new sequence due to max sequence length
  • Local uploads are now only deleted from the device when the upload session has been closed properly (an upload consists of uploading all bytes and closing the session)
  • Updated pre-screens and purpose strings

15 February 2022

Mapillary for Android 5.2.1

  • New screen transition animations.
  • Improved screens design.
  • Smooth launch of the application start screen.
  • Decreased screens launch time.
  • Fewer permission requests.
  • Increased application stability.
  • Incorporation of latest android components.

10 December 2021

Mapillary for iOS 5.1.4

  • NEW FEATURE: Mapillary Missions. You can find it on the second tab.
  • Updated map styles to show street names
  • User location is now requested properly the first time the app is launched and the map correctly zooms to user location
  • Added localization to views that were not localized before
  • Fixed feed sorting bug
  • Fixed the problem where some users couldn't login and just got the "OK" prompt
  • Added shadow to the search bar in Explore to increase visibility

23 November 2021

Mapillary for Android 5.1.0

  • SDCard support
  • Upload improvements

26 October 2021

Mapillary for iOS 5.0.15

  • Fix for transparent navigation and tab bars that could happen on iOS 15

26 October 2021

Mapillary for Android 5.0.9

  • Map styles update
  • User feed fixes
  • Organisations capture fix

22 October 2021

Mapillary for iOS 5.0.14

  • Updated map styles to better show city names
  • Added sequence age colouring to Explore view. Toggle with the top-left button.
  • Added link to help pages
  • New tab bar icons

8 October 2021

Mapillary web app

  • More detailed processing status in feed

5 October 2021

Mapillary for Android 5.0.7

  • Upload improvements
  • User feed improvements
  • Various bug fixes

1 October 2021

Mapillary for iOS 5.0.13

  • Fixed feed refresh bug
  • Errors reported by the API are now in the same language as the app
  • Fixed crash when trying to open camera view when camera access was denied
  • Ultra-wide camera setting is now hidden if the phone doesn't support ultra-wide
  • Fixed bug with future dates due to non-Gregorian calendar
  • Fixed spelling mistakes in copy in some places
  • Fixed bug where reloading the user avatar from the API could cause it to flicker
  • Changed email check to be stricter when creating an account

25 August 2021

Mapillary Desktop Uploader 2.0.6

  • Now available for Linux
  • Fixed thumbnail orientation when images are rotated

16 August 2021

Mapillary for iOS 5.0.9

  • After adding EXIF tags manually, the sequence is now viewable
  • If no capture project is selected, it now shows "-" instead of nil in Settings
  • When logging out, the selected organization is now reset too
  • When entering "Profile" screen via the "Sequence viewer" screen, the settings button is now available

5 August 2021

Mapillary Desktop Uploader 2.0.5

  • Fixed bug with interpolation and camera offset overwriting each other

2 August 2021

Mapillary Desktop Uploader 2.0.4

  • Fixed antivirus warnings when installing or running the app on Windows
  • Upload progress view now shows the total number of sequences
  • Added button to view logs on upload error screen
  • Menu bar on Windows is now always visible
  • Version number is now visible in the corner on main screen
  • Disabled duplicate image checking
  • Fixed bug that prevented uploading to some organizations

22 July 2021

Mapillary for Android 5.0.5

  • Better handling of internet connection lost while uploading
  • UX fixes

20 July 2021

Mapillary Desktop Uploader 2.0.3

  • Users credentials are stored and will not be required every time the app starts
  • Fixed bug that prevented parsing exif from some cameras

16 July 2021

Mapillary for iOS 5.0.8

  • Fixed crash at upload start for users on iOS 12.x

13 July 2021

Mapillary for Android 5.0.4

  • Resumable uploads
  • UI fixes

8 July 2021

Mapillary Desktop Uploader 2.0.2

  • Added new upload progress bar
  • Added option to interpolate image directions

7 July 2021

Mapillary for iOS 5.0.2

  • Fixes crash for users on iOS 12.x
  • Removed plotting of not-yet-uploaded sequences on maps as it would make the app very slow to start (or even crash) for users with a lot of images (>10k)

Mapillary for Android 5.0.4

  • Explore view UX improvements
  • Upload UX improvements

24 June 2021

Mapillary JS v4

23 June 2021

Mapillary for Android 5.0.2

  • Stability fixes and improvements
  • Share image fix
  • Better UX for upload and image counter fix

14 June 2021

Mapillary for iOS 5.0.1

  • Fixed crash during upload: file conversion now use less memory and should fix crashes related to this
  • Updated maps to show the latest version of the sequences
  • The date in the feed now displays capture date (was creation date)
  • Updated links for about/terms/privacy documents

9 June 2021

Mapillary API

Mapillary Web App and Platform

  • 3D scene geometry display in Mapillary web
  • Coverage age display in Mapillary web
  • Better geo-search in Mapillary web
  • A redesigned upload system and experience
  • Streamlined user account management

Mapillary for iOS

  • New iOS version 5.0

Mapillary for Android

  • New Android version as separate app 5.0

Mapillary Plugins for iD Editor and JOSM Editor

  • Faster Mapillary data loading in iD and JOSM OpenStreetMap (OSM) editors

Retired features

  • Leaderboards (will be back soon)
  • Social logins via Google, Facebook, or OSM are replaced by email login
  • Marketplace, Capture Projects, Verification projects: we plan to bring back tasking for capture and data verification in a new form
  • Sequence editing will be retired aside from blur editing (Mapillary web app)
  • Tagging and commenting capabilities will be retired(Mapillary web app)
  • The Web Uploader - Please use our Desktop Uploader or CLI tools for uploads outside the mobile apps
  • Object detections are only available for and through map feature classes, and not as their own entity

22 December 2020

Mapillary Plugin for JOSM Editor

5 November 2020

Mapillary Web App

27 October 2020

Mapillary Plugin for iD Editor

16 September 2020

Mapillary Web App and API

28 August 2020

Mapillary Plugins for iD Editor and JOSM Editor

29 June 2020

Mapillary for iOS 4.19.1

  • fixed reset password

24 June 2020

Mapillary for iOS 4.19.0

  • switched to a new, improvement upload backend

16 June 2020

Mapillary for iOS 4.18.8

  • fixed bug where the advanced camera view would not animate properly on iOS 13
  • fixed bug where the idle timer would be enabled when starting upload from upload view and then entering the camera view
  • fixed bug where the view was not properly dismissed after creating an account on iOS 13
  • fixed so that login flow cannot be dismissed on iOS 13
  • fixed Facebook login
  • added missing localization

Desktop Uploader 1.2.7

  • Performance and upload improvements.

5 June 2020

Mapillary Driver for Android 1.1.2

  • Voice message warning when app in the background and info on number of image captured.
  • Updated to latest SDK

Desktop Uploader 1.2.5 and 1.2.6

  • Performance improvements and library upgrades.
  • Fixed a bug where a blank screen would be shown after clicking "upload"

29 May 2020

Mapillary for Android 3.162

  • Upload credentials updated

18 May 2020

Mapillary for Android 3.161

  • Updated authentication

8 May 2020

Mapillary web app

  • You can now center the map on your current location, using the button at the bottom right

Mapillary for iOS 4.18.7

  • Sequences you haven't uploaded yet are now visible on the Explore tab
  • You can tap on them as well to view the sequence

29 April 2020

Mapillary REST API

27 April 2020

Mapillary Street-Level Sequences Dataset (MSLS)

  • Released the largest and most diverse dataset for lifelong place recognition from image sequences in urban and suburban settings.

Learn more on the MSLS dataset page and in the announcement blog post.

24 April 2020

Mapillary for iOS 4.18.6

  • Improved messages in the Achievements view

15 April 2020

Mapillary Driver for iOS 1.1.7

  • Added a notification to upload images when on WiFi
  • Improved the screens and workflow for submitting tasks and uploading
  • Fixed a bug where driving time was wrong in the Payslip view

9 April 2020

Mapillary for iOS 4.18.5

  • Fixed a bug where the image viewer wasn't properly sized when clicking on an external link
  • Fixed a bug where the single photo view displayed the wrong image if swiping instead of tapping

7 April 2020

Mapillary plugin for JOSM

  • Filter images of your organisation only
  • More powerful date filters
  • Automatic mapillary source tagging
  • UX/UI improvements

Read all the details in our blog post.

4 April 2020

Desktop Uploader 1.2.4

  • Bug fixes and improvements

9 March 2020

Mapillary Web App

  • In map view, the small image viewer now scales better with the screen size, appearing proportionally bigger on bigger screens

Go to the Mapillary web app to try it out.

24 February 2020

Mapillary Driver for Android 1.1.1

  • Added indicators for better progress reports related to uploading
  • Fix bug where the app freezes when opening the tab and stopping upload
  • Added a pop-up message when launching upload while not on WiFi

11 February 2020

Mapillary Web App

  • Better status indication when data is loading in various places of the web app.

Mapillary for iOS 4.18.4

  • Added existing Mapillary coverage to the map in the camera view
  • Fixed a bug where the sequence viewer would show a black screen after exiting fullscreen mode

10 February 2020

Mapillary Driver for iOS 1.1.6

  • Fixed a bug where rig mode wouldn't send traces after 5 min
  • Images will start uploading faster now (the image preparation step has been removed)

Mapillary for iOS 4.18.3

  • There's no separate "processing" step before upload anymore
  • You can now reset the custom exposure point by tapping on the exposure icon again
  • Fixed a bug where direction lock wasn't working properly

3 February 2020

Mapillary Driver for iOS 1.1.5

  • Fixed bug where time was not reported correctly when using external cameras ("rig mode")

24 January 2020

Mapillary Driver for iOS 1.1.4

  • Downgraded Mapbox because the latest library would cause crashes when stopping the capture

24 January 2020

Mapillary Driver for iOS 1.1.3

  • Fixed bugs that could cause the app to crash

23 January 2020

Mapillary Driver for Android 1.1.0

  • Added support for payslips
  • Fixed bug where captured images were ignored sometimes and thus impossible to upload
  • Fixed a bug where long map traces could not be uploaded (now sent in smaller groups)

8 January 2020

Desktop Uploader 1.2.3

  • Additional fix to prevent potential future issues with upload not starting

Download the Desktop Uploader.

2 January 2020

Desktop Uploader 1.2.2

  • Fix bug where upload wouldn't start but no error message was given either

Download the Desktop Uploader.