ChangeLog

What’s New in SharpCap 3.2?

SharpCap 3.2 has a strong focus on improvements to the functionality available when Live Stacking – there are improvements and additions to other parts of the application, but most exciting new features are related to Live Stacking… So, without further introduction, a quick tour of the new and improved features in SharpCap 3.2 New Night […]

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What’s new in SharpCap 2.9.2877?

  Polar Alignment – improved plate solving algorithm – faster, more robust Polar Alignment – more options for tweaking star detection Live Stacking – Add option to save separate image files for each stacked frame Live Stacking – Reset button to reset histogram controls Altair Cameras = Updated SDK – add Gamma and Colour Balance […]

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What’s New in SharpCap 2.9.2529

This updated beta build has a lot of bug fixes in it, along with some significant changes to the way that the Focus Score feature works, particularly if you have an ASCOM focuser connected to SharpCap. With a focuser connected, a new graph mode is available that shows a plot of the quality of focus […]

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What’s new in SharpCap 2.8.2311

This release is mostly about bug fixes, although there are a couple of new features like clickable links in the notification bar and custom resolutions on QHY cameras. QHY – Fixes for controlling built in filter wheel QHY – updated SDK, fix binning crash QHY – custom ROI selection now available Altair – updated SDK […]

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SharpCap 2.7.2135

This version of SharpCap contains fixes for a couple of bugs found in build 2125 Live stacking resets on ZWO cameras whenever the sensor temperature changes (also on other cameras with temperature sensors) Timeouts on very long frames on some Altair cameras Additionally, 2125 made the following changes over 2108 Fix broken saving from live […]

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Hopefully the last 2.7 Beta build – 2.0.2095 now available

Probably the most significant new feature in this build is the ability to perform dark subtraction when using all Astro cameras (QHY, ZWO, Altair, iNova, ASCOM, Basler, etc). This functionality can be found in the ‘preprocessing’ section of the camera controls – you just need to select a dark frame which matches the resolution and […]

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SharpCap 2.7.2027 Beta now available

The big news of this release is the addition of support for Celestron/Imaging Source cameras. A big thank you to f1telescopes for organising some cameras for me to work with, which is really the only practical way to support a new model of camera. SharpCap should offer pretty much full control of these cameras now, […]

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SharpCap 2.7.1954 Beta

What’s new in SharpCap 2.7.1954 Beta? Live Stacking – make Test Camera available in released code for experimentation with these features Live Stacking – much improved handling of reading dark frames – will convert bit depth and 3/4 colour planes as required Live Stacking – add options to save stack as a dark or as […]

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SharpCap 2.7.1885 Beta

This build brings a lot of new improvements in the Live Stacking feature, including… Alignment and derotation tab – Alignment is now enabled by default (and can be turned off on the alignment tab. Alignment requires at least 3 stars to be detected in the image – if 2 or less stars are found then […]

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SharpCap 2.6.1835

This is an interim release that fixes a number of issues and adds some minor improvements to the live stacking functionality. Bigger changes to live stacking are coming soon, in particular much of the work for auto-alignment is done but there is still another week or two of changes and testing to do before this […]

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