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DJI app guide: Which app is right for your DJI drone?

Josh Spires | 09 May, 2022 | News

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You've just bought a DJI drone and have no idea which app is the right one that works with your drone. Downloading the correct app can be a little confusing with the numerous apps available for DJI's various products. Let's break it down to make it easier.

Current generation apps

DJI Fly

DJI Fly is the app you'll be using for any of the latest Mavic, Mini, Air, or FPV drones from DJI. The app is updated often and is what we would call DJI's flagship app.

If you are trying to figure out how to download the DJI Fly app on iOS or Android, follow our tutorial here.

DJI Fly is compatible with the following drones:

DJI Pilot & DJI Pilot SE

DJI Pilot is the enterprise app used with the Matrice series and the Mavic 2 Enterprise series.

DJI Pilot SE is a customised version of the standard DJI Pilot app and is exclusively deployed with FlightHub on a private cloud server.

DJI Pilot and DJI Pilot SE is compatible with the following drones:

  • DJI Matrice 300 RTK
  • DJI Mavic 2 Enterprise series
  • DJI Mavic 2 Enterprise Advanced
  • DJI Matrice 200 series V2
  • DJI Phantom 4 RTK
  • DJI Matrice 200 series V1
  • DJI Matrice 600 Pro

DJI Mimo

DJI Mimo is the company's app for its latest handled devices, except for the Ronin series. The app allows you to control your phone gimbal, all-in-one gimbal and camera, and the Osmo action camera.

DJI Mimo is compatible with the following devices:

  • DJI Osmo Mobile series
  • DJI Osmo Pocket
  • DJI Pocket 2
  • DJI Osmo Action
  • DJI Action 2

DJI Ronin

DJI Ronin is the company's latest app used to control its Ronin series of gimbals. The app allows for control over the gimbals, allows for firmware updates, and gives you more control.

DJI Ronin is compatible with the following gimbals:

  • DJI Ronin-S
  • DJI Ronin-SC
  • DJI RS 2
  • DJI RCS 2

    Tello

    The Tello app is used to control the Ryze Tech Tello series of drones. This version of the app is standard and uses a simple interface to control the drone.

    Tello is compatible with the following drones:

    • Ryze Tech Tello
    • Ryze Tech Tello Iron Man
    • Ryze Tech Tello EDU

    Tello EDU

    The Tello EDU app is a more advanced version of the Tello app with the added ability to code directly in the app and is meant for more of an educational STEAM environment but can still be used by anyone with a Tello drone.

    Tello EDU is compatible with the following drones:

    • Ryze Tech Tello
    • Ryze Tech Tello Iron Man
    • Ryze Tech Tello EDU

    RoboMaster

    RoboMaster app is used to interact with the company's RoboMaster line of ground-based robots.

    RoboMaster is compatible with the following robots:

    • DJI RoboMaster S1
    • DJI RoboMaster EP Core

      DJI Virtual Flight

      DJI Virtual Flight is the company's flight simulator app for its FPV drone. The app allows DJI FPV owners to practice flying and ensure they are ready to fly the real drone.

      DJI Virtual Flight is compatible with the following drones:

      • DJI FPV

      Older apps

      DJI GO 4

      DJI GO 4 was released with the Phantom 4 and is used to interact with some of the company's most well-known drones, such as the original Mavic Pro and Spark. The latest drones no longer use the app, with DJI Fly being the latest app.

      DJI GO 4 is compatible with the following drones:

      • DJI Spark
      • DJI Mavic Air
      • DJI Mavic Pro series
      • DJI Phantom 4 series

      DJI GO

      DJI GO is the app used with some of DJI's earliest drones. The app was the first steppingstone for DJI and proved as a great way to interact with a drone or gimbal. The DJI GO app only supports products released before the Phantom 4, which uses the DJI GO 4 app.

      DJI GO is compatible with the following drones and devices:

      • DJI Inspire 1 series
      • DJI Phantom 3 series
      • DJI Matrice series
      • DJI Osmo series
      • DJI Lightbridge 2

        DJI Ronin Assistant

        DJI Ronin Assistant allows you to take control of your Ronin gimbal with ease. DJI no longer updates the app.

        DJI Ronin Assistant is compatible with the following gimbals:

        • DJI Ronin-M
        • DJI Ronin

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