MicaSense ATLAS Uploader v 1.2.7 Instructions

Download the software from https://atlas.micasense.com/data/downloads (ATLAS login required)

MAC: Double-click on the MicaSense Uploader v1.2.7.tar.gz file to extract the software.

MAC: Right-click (or control+click) on MicaSense Uploader (BETA) and select Open

MAC: A warning appears: “MicaSense Uploader (BETA) is from an an unidentified developer…”

Press Open

The login page appears


Enter your ATLAS username/email address and password, and press the Login button

The Uploads page appears. If you have uploaded images before, they will appear here. Otherwise, “No existing image sets” appears.

Press the “Create” button

Enter a title and a description (optional) and then press the “Create” button.

If you will be uploading all of the images required for the mosaic, select “Begin processing when upload completes.” If you need to upload more images to this mosaic later, select “Don’t start processing. I have more data to upload.”

Press the “Choose Directory” button to select the images you will upload.

When you have selected all of the images/directories required for the job, press “Begin Upload”.

The MicaSense Uploader will show you the progress and time remaining.


Once completed, no further images may be uploaded to the same mosaic, but you may begin uploading data to other mosaics.


Press the “< Uploads” button in the top left corner to return to the list of



If you have not yet created any farms or fields, you will receive an email notification asking you to create a field in order to begin processing.


Log into the ATLAS DataHub at http://atlas.micasense.com/data

You will see your upload with a status of “No fields detected”

Click anywhere on the grey area of the upload to expand for more details.

Press the “Create a field” button

The map appears.


Choose a farm and type a field name.


Draw a field boundary by clicking on the map.

Be sure to draw the field in the area where your captures have been taken.

If there are captures which are missing GPS information, your map may be zoomed out. In this case, search for or zoom into your field area to draw your field.

Press save.

Your upload will now show a “Process” button as well as an image showing the field location.

Press the “Process” button.

An “Estimate” window appears.

Press the “Start processing” button.

The status should show “In progress...” and the button should be labeled  “Processing...”


When processing has completed, you will receive an email notification.

You can log into your ATLAS account online and view your fields.

Have more questions? Submit a request