To register a new Ellipsis Drive account, you click the ‘sign up’ button on the website. This button takes you to the drive interface. Here you can click ‘register’ at the center of your screen. Click here to learn more.
No. Your account is free. Ellipsis Drive is only a paid service for users who host content of their own. Want to know more about different user types? Learn more here.
Click here to learn more about user types.
Go to the drive and navigate to storage in the menu to the left. Here you can increase and decrease your storage limit.
Ellipsis Drive applies a simple storage-based pricing model: You pay a monthly fee for the amount of data in your Drive. You can pay as you go based on the amount of data that you have activated.
To learn about the payment options, click here.
You can generate revenue with your Drive content by setting a monthly subscription price. You receive payments from subscribers as balance on your Ellipsis account. These funds can then be transferred to your preferred bank account form there. Costs incurred during financial transitions, due to for example currency exchange, are costs for the user.
Yes, definitely! As the owner of a project you can decide who can find and access to your data, and what permissions they have. You can set these visibility preferences in the ‘General‘ tab in Settings. Go to https://docs.ellipsis-drive.com/category/data-sharing/ to learn more.
Ellipsis Drive is developed as an interoperable framework. You can use your data via standard protocols such as WFS-t, WMS and WMTS. You can find these link right next to the map layers in the viewer, as well as in the 'general' tab in settings.Go to the Developer Center to learn more. Ellipsis Drive is developed as an interoperable framework. You can use your data via standard protocols such as WFS-t, WMS and WMTS. You can find these links right next to the map layers in the viewer, as well as in the "General" tab in Settings. Click here if you run into problems when looking to connect to drive-generated webservces via QGIS or ArcGIS.
1. Remove raw data. This will remove the lzw compressed tile pyramid and can clear up to 95% of your data. This is only an option if you are interested in the visualizations only. If you also want to query the actual raster values you cannot remove the raw data.2. Make sure your files do not contain large amounts of transparent values.3. Permanently remove captures that you have deleted. If you delete a capture it is only archived, in the Danger Zone (in the General tab of Map settings) you can permanently delete one.
Projects in hot storage are activated for all Drive functionalities. You and your collaborators can use your content simultaneously and in any tool. Not using your project very frequently anymore? Then you can place your project in cold storage (3 Euro cents per GB). Here the meta data remains searchable but you need to activate your data again in hot storage to be able to use it.
Go to How to upload raster files to see how to upload raster files to a Map projectGo to How to upload vector files to see how to upload vector files to a Shape project.
Uploading vector data, except for point clouds, is instant and visible in the viewer right away.Uploading point cloud data can take 10 minutes up to 5 hours to upload.Uploading raster data and creating a map can also take 10 minutes to 5 hours.
We support the most commonly used vector and raster data formats and are always actively looking to support new data formats based on your needs.
Yes, definitely! As the owner of a project you can decide who can find and access to your data, and what permissions they have. You can set these visibility preferences in the ‘General‘ tab in Settings. Go to Data Sharing to learn more.