# Project History and Versions

It is possible to see the details of the changes made in Mergin Maps project by different users or devices. Each time you sync the project from your mobile device or from QGIS through the plugin, a new version will be created.

On app.merginmaps.com, you can view what files have been added or removed. If you use GeoPackage for your survey, you can also see the list of the features which have been added, deleted or updated.

To view the project history:

  1. Log in app.merginmaps.com and open your project
  2. Navigate to the HISTORY tab
  3. Here, you can find:
  • the version of the project based on the number of synchronisations. Click on the version for to see the changelog.
  • the time when was the version created
  • the Author of this version (who made the changes)
  • overview of the number of files that were added, deleted and updated
  • Size of the project
  • option to download this version of the project
    Mergin Maps project history web


Great tools to inspect the project history and compare changes between project versions can be found in Mergin Maps plugin for QGIS:

  • use Create report to get an overview of changes for a range of project versions.
  • use Create diff to extract changes made between two versions of a layer

# Advanced changelog

To see more details of a specific version:

  • Click on the version number you'd like to view the details
  • In addition to version and author, you can see:
    • The exact time stamp under Created
    • User Agent indicates device, operating system and tool used to create the version
    • If you use GeoPackage for your survey, you can see a summary of features added, deleted or updated for each table (map layer). File changes can be expanded to include even more details.
      Mergin Maps project history version details