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Installation and System Requirements


Download UgCS Desktop for the required operating system.


For quick installation follow these steps:

  1. Run the installer;
  2. Follow the installation guide;
  3. Read the license agreement carefully (see End User License Agreement in a separate file);
  4. Choose the required components:
    1. Geoserver, UCS and UgCS client must be selected as mandatory;
    2. UgCS telemetry viewer, UgCS video transmitter can be selected optionally;
    3. Supported autopilot types can be selected as required.

Minimum Recommended System Requirements

  • Note the software was not tested on server versions of Windows and OS X. Windows Vista is not supported.
Operating systemWindows 8; Windows 10* 64-bitmacOS: 10.13 High Sierra or later* 64 bit
CPUCore 2 Duo or Athlon X2 at 2.4 GHzCore 2 Duo or Athlon X2 at 2.4 GHz
MemoryRecommended: 8 GB of RAMRecommended: 8 GB of RAM
Hard drive2 GB of free space2 GB of free space
Graphics hardwareGraphics card with DirectX 11 support (shader model 4.0). Any card made since 2004 should workGraphics card with DirectX 11 support (shader model 4.0). Any card made since 2004 should work
NetworkTCP/IPv4 network stackTCP/IPv4 network stack
Screen resolutionMinimum supported screen resolution: 1920x1080Minimum supported screen resolution: 1920x1080

NOTE: NEVER update software in the field!!!

Useful links

Detailed information on UgCS's various application scenarios https://www.sphengineering.com/news/ugcs-photogrammetry-tool-for-uav-land-survey-missions

Frequently asked questions: https://manuals.ugcs.com/docs/privacy-policy

UgCS YouTube channel: https://www.youtube.com/user/ugcstv