AR.Pro 2.1

AR.Pro 2.1

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Command your Parrot ARDrone V1 or V2 on virtually any (modern) Android device!

Includes full native support for Honeycomb, Ice Cream Sandwitch, Jellybean, and Kit Kat.

AR.Pro is an Android based Augmented Reality Professional Controller Front-end for the Parrot AR.Drone quadcopter flying computer. It features full motion control, object following and tracking, management of all ARDrone and GPS Flight Recorder configuration data, the ability to use your Android's azimuth axis (compass) to control the Yaw function of the AR.Drone, Real-time GPS Flight Recorder support w/ waypoints, Gamepad (Shield, PS3, etc) support, Absolute Control mode, plus many more features!

Visit the official Parrot website if you are having problems connecting to AR.Pro. Parrot's latest firmware must be installed on your drone if you are new to AR.Pro:

Map features require the Google Play Services Library and Google Maps.

AR.Pro Forum @ (up to date)

Gareth Brandwood's Online Help Manual (outdated)


* You can contact me directly at the above URL and you can send me an email at
* There is an awesome International community of AR.Drone enthusiasts over at

Honeycomb+ UI elements
Android tablet support
English, French, Spanish, & German localization
Comprehensive firmware management
Flight Recorder Firmware Updater
Rename drone
Drone reboot

Full function flight mode (sensors, touch panel, and gamepad)
Absolute Control Mode
Configurable flight controls
Left handed mode
Dual stick mode
Ability to reverse controls
Reversible X/Y axis orientation
Deadzone tuning on all axis
Manual trim mode on all axis
Azimuth based yaw (requires compass)
Yaw mixing and rate control
Outdoors / Indoors hull selection
Altitude limiter
Ultrasound frequency selection
Parrot Flip Mode (V2 drones only)
Quick maneuver selection
Configurable Hover Lock (enable/disable/minimum altitude)

Live video recording for V1 & V2 drones
Save recordings to USB (V2 only)
GPS (Flight Recorder) Support
Video bitrate tuning
Supports UVLC, P264, H264, and MP4 video encoding
Adaptive (variable bitrate) video support

Shellware's own "Autonomous Flight" mode
Object recognition via both cameras
Object follow/tracking via both cameras
Full Flight Recorder GPS support (Waypoint, Home, and Go to modes)

Flight timer
Audible alerts
Airspeed HUD
Direction / Orientation HUD
Altitude HUD
Battery voltage HUD
"Snapshot" screen shot option
UI opacity (alpha level) config
Metric system support

Drone Wi-Fi channel change
Auto connect for saved SSIDs
Drone SSID change option
Drone IP address setting
Device pairing
Optimized NAVDATA reception
Infrastructure Wi-Fi patch for older firmwares
Wi-Fi mode selection for newer firmwares

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Comments and ratings for AR.Pro 2.1
  • (64 stars)

    by Tim Streeter on 10/04/2014

    The first thing that happened when I started this app was not what i expected. The wind blew the drone around with no help to hover in place from the software. There should be a warning that there's a button to hover and it has to be pressed to keep the d

  • (64 stars)

    by Jimi Groce on 09/04/2014

    After reading some horror stories about parrot's own app, I installed this one before I even opened the box. I've been flying with it for a few weeks now with my nexus 10. The interface is intuitive and the controls are very responsive. The control charac

  • (64 stars)

    by Daniël Du Plessis on 30/03/2014

    Is it possible to get a compatible version with the Samsung Gamepad?

  • (64 stars)

    by jeremy abbott on 20/03/2014

    They need to update screen shots from 2.0 to 2.1. And give better layout config of the 2.1. Nowhere on site or play does it say what the little dog on leash button is. 1 example.

  • (64 stars)

    by Al Q on 11/03/2014

    Hello, The option to load offline maps is greyed out. I can load maps fine on the Parrot App. Please tell me how to do it. What am I missing ? OK, it works now. I'm not sure why it didn't before. Revised rating to 5 stars.

  • (64 stars)

    by Jake Hardee on 06/03/2014

    Tried on three devices one of them being bone stock with the only apps installed are free flight and this one I just get stuck at connecting screen.

  • (64 stars)

    by Gary Parks on 05/03/2014

    I am revising this review just because of how responsive the author has been. I got the GPS module today but after the last crash it bent all 4 shafts, so am waiting for parts again. But walking around the yard with this app seems to look like it will wor