What’s new?

Our latest app release for Android devices (OS 2.1+), Drift App 2.6, includes bug fixes and enhancements, which address your feedback and comments. These include:

  • Support for the Drift Ghost-S
  • Live streaming while recording (Ghost-S)
  • Live streaming enhancements

Note: The Ghost-S requires firmware version You can download it here:


With the latest update to both the Apple and Android apps, you can:

  • Access your settings
  • Preview your shot setup
  • Change camera modes
  • Control recording modes (Video, photo, Timelapse and Photoburst)
  • Review and download your media directly to your mobile device


  • Support for the Drift Ghost-S
  • Live streaming while recording (Ghost-S)
  • Live streaming enhancements
  • Stability enhancements
  • App optimisation
  • Bug fixes
  • Compatible now with OS 2.1 and up


  • Full HD Ghost and Ghost-S compatibility
  • Further iOS7 support
  • Bug fixes

Update your Drift App

Please follow the steps below to update your device to the latest Drift App:


  • 1) Uninstall/delete the old Drift App from your mobile device
  • 2) Restart your device
  • 3) Go to the Google Play Store and download the new Drift App 2.6. Launch and enjoy!
  • iPhone

  • 1) Go to the Apple App Store, and select ‘update’ directly from the Drift App 2.5 page
  • Features & Highlights

    The Drift HD Ghost and Ghost-S both come with Wi-Fi built-in. Once enabled, your camera can communicate with iPhone 4/5/5s, iPad or Android devices up to distances of 90m (295ft). Through the Drift App, the Drift Datalink™ system allows for full remote control of your HD Ghost. The Drift App is available from the Apple App Store™, and for Android via Google Play™. Search for ‘Drift App’.

    Unique Features

    • Low latency preview enables extremely fast shot framing and setup
    • Preview and download videos and photos directly to your phone for sharing on your favourite social media sites
    • Filters media type for playback in gallery
    • Intuitive design, easy-to-use interface


    • Gives you full remote control of the Drift HD Ghost to record, take photos and change settings
    • Setup and playback shots with the view screen
    • Monitor your cameras battery life and SD card level
    • Wireless connectivity up to 90m (295ft)


    • Live stream with the Ghost S while you are recording is only available with the lastest version of Android App
    • For optimal connection stability, deactivate the Two-way Remote Control using the Drift camera settings menu.
    • The latest Drift HD Ghost firmware is essential for the mobile app to function properly. Updates can be found on the Drift HD Ghost page under http://driftinnovation.com/support/firmware-update/
    • For the App to work, the Drift Ghost-S requires firmware version For HD Ghost users, it’s essential the latest available firmware ( is downloaded to achieve full mobile app functionality.
    • For help updating to the latest firmware, please see page 18 of the ‘Drift HD Ghost Manual’, which can be found at: http://driftinnovation.com/manuals/

    App Breakdown

    App Breakdown

    Requirements & Compatibility

    To view our open source libraries used within our app visit the page below:



    The Drift App works completely with the Drift HD Ghost and the Drift Ghost-S.

    A complete list of compatible devices with the Drift App is listed below.

    Devices listed below have been tested for compatibility:

  • iPhone 4, 4S, 5, 5C, 5S
  • iPod Touch 4 & 5
  • iPad 2, 3, 4 & Mini
  • Asus Transformer
  • Google Nexus 4
  • Google Nexus 7 (gen 1 & 2)
  • HTC One
  • HTC XL
  • HTC Desire Z
  • HTC XE
  • Motorola Droid RAZR
  • Motorola Droid RAZR Maxx HD
  • Samsung Galaxy Note 2
  • Samsung Galaxy S2
  • Samsung Galaxy S3
  • Samsung Galaxy S4
  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 7 Plus
  • Sony Xperia Z
  • Sony Xperia P
  • Sony Xperia LT26i