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App Market Overview

An overview of DroneDeploy's App Market, and how to get started with Apps.

What is the App Market?

The App Market enables businesses to extend the power of DroneDeploy by installing 3rd party applications built by domain experts on the DroneDeploy platform to gain deeper and more specialized insights into their business operations. These apps, tightly integrated into the DroneDeploy platform, are available on all supported devices and augment flight planning, logging, data analysis, and data syncing with common industry software.

Watch this brief overview video to learn more about the App Market.

At the time of this writing, the App Market includes 20 apps from 15 developer partners, including:

  • Enterprise software integrations with Autodesk, Box and John Deere
  • 3D printing of drone maps by WhiteClouds
  • Flight and compliance apps from Airmap, NVDrones, Skyward and others
  • On-demand fight insurance from Verifly
  • Agriculture tools including plant counting from partners including Aglytix and AgriSens
  • Roof inspection from EZ3D

Getting Started

To view the App Market, first log in to your DroneDeploy account and then click on the 'Apps' icon in the toolbar while on the dashboard.

View a list of available applications in the App Market.

View a list of available applications in the App Market.

This will take you to a list of applications with information on each of them.

The List of applications available on the App Market.

The List of applications available on the App Market.

To install an application, select the app. The app will open in the sidebar with a more detailed summary and a 'install' button located at the bottom. Click the install button.

Install an app by clicking on the install button.

Install an app by clicking on the install button.

You will then see a notification with details on what permissions the app will need access to:

Install an application if you agree with its permissions an description.

Install an application if you agree with its permissions an description.

After clicking Install - your app will now be installed!

Finding and using installed apps

All apps are available for any user to install. However, to run a paid app, you will need to be a paid DroneDeploy customer.

Apps appear in different areas of the DroneDeploy interface depending on what they do. For example, a flight planning app will appear in the flight planning interface, whereas an export or integration app may appear in the export menu. Here is an example of an app in the flight planning interface:

Apps related to flight planning and airspace compliance appear in the flight interface.

Apps related to flight planning and airspace compliance appear in the flight interface.

Here is an example of an app in the export interface. Note that export sync apps will appear for a map only after an export has been generated.

Other apps may appear within the main dashboard, on the data page (map viewer) or after the flight safety checks.

Contacting support for an app

Have a question or issue with an app? Please contact the app developer by going to the App Market, expanding the app, and clicking email icon next to the developer’s name on the app description.

Removing an app

To remove an app, select your 'Apps' icon. There are three tabs displayed. Select the one that says 'Installed'.

View a list of currently installed applications.

View a list of currently installed applications.

This will take you to a list of your currently installed applications. To uninstall, select the application. Similar to when you are installing the app, you will see an expanded summary and an "uninstall" button located at the bottom of the page. Clicking the 'uninstall' button will cause the app to be removed.

Uninstall an application from the list.

Uninstall an application from the list.

App Market Overview

An overview of DroneDeploy's App Market, and how to get started with Apps.