Outcrop and Core description using mobile devices

LithoHero is software designed to collect, record, and display sedimentological and stratigraphic data during fieldwork. The application can be used to describe outcrops or cores. It provides a friendly and comfortable interface that easily adapts to tablets and smartphones running Android (5.0 or higher). It uses the Global Positioning System (GPS) and the camera included in the device. Data can be exported as CSV (Comma Separated Values), as LAS (Log ASCII Standard), and as images.


Independent scales

Zoom to see the picture or the ruler in a independent way.

Geologic features and fossils dictionary

Easily choose between a number of geological features available in the app.


Choose between different formats to export your work.

See Core example or Outcrop example

Multiple layers

Describe multiple layers in a single record. Choose between single lithology or heterolithic.
News (version 2.2.0)
  • Updates export interface.

  • Fixes multiple bugs.

Try out our free version!

LithoHero is now available on Google Play

Direct download

Download LithoHero Free here. Before installing, you must enable installation from unknown sources in your device.

Version Free Outcrop Core Pro
Outcrop example Yes Yes Yes Yes
Core example Yes Yes Yes Yes
New outcrop task Only 1 Yes Only 1 Yes
New core task No No Yes Yes
Add samples Yes yes Yes Yes
Use device camera Yes yes Yes Yes
Load external pictures No yes Yes Yes
Export PNG Yes yes Yes Yes
Export CSV No yes Yes Yes
Export LAS No No No Yes
Price (USD) Free 5.00 10.00 15.00


Read the full documentation and discover more benefits in the app.