KDSmart User Guide


A PDF version of this KDSmart User Guide is now available for download at http://www.kddart.org/help/

Welcome to the KDSmart application user guides. This user guide provides comprehensive information on KDSmart, our data collection application. Some sections of this help are also available as onboard help within the KDSmart application.

KDSmart can be a standalone application, but it is also a part of the integrated KDDart Platform.

See the video below for more information on the KDDart Platform and how KDSmart fits within it:

Key Features

  • Collect phenotypic data for trials by scoring traits;

  • You can collect data at the plot or subplot level;

  • Create and manage trials, traits, and tags within the app;

  • Integrates with other KDDart applications;

  • Allows your device to scan trait and plot barcodes; and

  • Flexible data transfer solutions, including sharing with 3rd party applications such as Google Drive or Dropbox.

What Now?

KDSmart is available for free on the Google Play Store. You will need an Android device that supports Android 7.0 and above as a minimum.

See the Getting Started page for more information about the basics of getting started with KDSmart.

More Information

For information about KDSmart and the KDDart Platform:

DArT’s main website and KDDart website:

For KDSmart tutorials (along with tutorials for our other applications), please see the KDDart Tutorials page.


We are constantly improving KDSmart and welcome any feedback or queries. You can contact us by email at kdsmart@diversityarrays.com if you want to get in touch.