Downloads

Sharpcap runs on Microsoft Windows – you should choose the version of SharpCap to install based on your version of Windows.

Windows 11, 10, 8.1, 7 (with SP1)Use SharpCap 4.1, 4.0, 3.2 or 3.1
Windows 8, 7 (no SP), Vista (with SP2)Use SharpCap 3.0
Windows XPSharpCap no longer supports Windows XP

SharpCap 4.1 Downloads

You can read about the new features in SharpCap 4.1. Documentation is available here.

SharpCap Pro: There isn’t a separate download for SharpCap Pro – just download the latest version of SharpCap and enter a license key to unlock the SharpCap Pro features. Find out more about SharpCap Pro here. See what’s included in the Free and Pro versions here.

32 or 64 bit version of SharpCap? Most people should use the default 64-bit version of SharpCap. The 32-bit version can be used if you are running on a 32-bit operating system. Some ASCOM drivers may not support 64-bit SharpCap, but this can usually be worked around by using the ASCOM ‘Device Hub’.

Latest Version

Download Version 4.1.12395.0 (64-bit)
15 July 2024
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  • Update Altair SDK to support new models

  • Fix planetary stacking wrongly disabled in some situations

  • Add CTRL+Click on Deep Sky Live Stacking save button to save multiple formats in one go (controllable in Live Stack settings)

  • Bug Fixes

Previous Versions

Download Version 4.1.12371.0 (64-bit)
09 July 2024
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  • Fix crash in Live Stacking with FWHM or Brightness filter enabled for first frame


Download links removed due to Live Stacking crash. Please use version 4.1.12371 (above).


Download Version 4.1.12367.0 (64-bit)
08 July 2024



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08 July 2024



  • Automatically try to plate solve when deep sky annotation selected

  • Add frame offset plot to live stacking showing movement from frame to frame

  • Read more FITS headers when loading FITS files

  • Performance optimization for sigma clipped stacking

  • Fix crash on active QHY camera removed with two QHY cameras connected

  • Bug fixes


Download Version 4.1.12342.0 (64-bit)
02 July 2024
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Download Version 4.1.12342.0 (32-bit)
02 July 2024
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  • Fix issue with image processing (dark, flat, flip, hot pixel, etc) not being dealt with correctly in Live Stacking ‘Unstack’ function


Download Version 4.1.12338.0 (64-bit)
01 July 2024
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  • Add ‘Unstack’ button to live stacking that will remove the most recent frame from the stack (for satellite/plane trails, etc)

  • Add live stack settings to control which stack formats are saved on autosave

  • Allow SharpCap to use DLLs from installed ‘Developer’ version of Basler Pylon to improve compatibility

  • Fix sounds not working for message boxes when dark theme enabled

  • Update QHY SDK

  • Bug fixes and usability tweaks


Download Version 4.1.12311.0 (64-bit)
24 June 2024
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24 June 2024
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  • Updated SDKs from PlayerOne, SVBony, QHY and OGMA

  • Add new autoexposure option with selected QHY camera models

  • Add option to show temperatures in the UI in Fahrenheit (note: internally SharpCap works in Celcius – saved files will contain Celcius temperatures and the advanced sequence editor still uses Celcius)

  • Add EGAIN (e/ADU) to FITS headers when data is available

  • Bug fixes


Download Version 4.1.12281.0 (64-bit)
17 June 2024
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17 June 2024
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  • Improvements to Feature Tracking

  • Updated library of sensor analysis data – over 100 new cameras included

  • Updated ZWO SDK to support new models and fix issues

  • Add sequencer step for auto seeing filtered capture

  • Bug fixes


Download Version 4.1.12251.0 (64-bit)
10 June 2024
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10 June 2024
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  • Skip plate solving in GOTO target when the Sun is the selected target

  • Add alternative crosshair reticule with faint central portion

  • Bug fixes

Download Version 4.1.12243.0 (64-bit)
03 June 2024
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03 June 2024
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  • Add continuous movement option for feature tracking calibration

  • Add more flexibility in pulsed movement for solar/lunar framing assistant calibration

  • Log information if display frame rate is being slowed due to performance issues

  • Add mono binning option for Player One cameras

  • Add Brazilian Portuguese translation thanks to forum use Robson Julio

  • Bug fixes


Download Version 4.1.12221.0 (64-bit)
27 May 2024
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27 May 2024
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  • Technical Update – now runs on Microsoft .NET 8 (previously .NET 7)

  • Updated SDK for ToupTek cameras

  • Improvements to mosaic alignment calculations

  • Improved multi-point solar system stacking

  • Bug fixes



Download Version 4.1.12196.0 (64-bit)
20 May 2024
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  • Improvements to SharpSolve plate solving speed

  • Add warning when starting capture at short exposure with strong display stretch active

  • Bug fixes


Download Version 4.1.12174.0 (64-bit)
13 May 2024
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  • Improve functionality around syncing PC time to camera GPS time

  • Fix black threshold level incorrectly handled in 16 bit modes using centroid feature tracking

  • Improve disc detection during mosaic auto-alignment when image brightness is low

  • Bug fixes


Download Version 4.1.12151.0 (64-bit)
06 May 2024
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  • Update QHY SDK

  • Add SET-TEMP and OFFSET fits headers

  • Choose betwen V and U autofocus curves automatically if V enabled

  • Tweaks to autofocus curve detection

  • Fix issue with incorrect GOTO co-ordinates on languages using ‘.’ as number grouping character

  • Bug fixes


Download Version 4.1.12128.0 (64-bit)
29 April 2024
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  • Add option to exclude outlier pixel values when creating master dark frame

  • Add fit height and fit width options to the Zoom drop down

  • Fix issue with EQMOD after using movement buttons

  • Add fine adjust buttons to colour sliders in live stacking

  • Fixes/Improvements to cover/calibrator support

  • Avoid possibility of feature tracking annotations being in saved images

  • Bug fixes

Download Version 4.1.12100.0 (64-bit)
22 April 2024
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  • Add new Notification History window (from View menu) to see past notifications
  • Fix increased frequency of out-of-memory issues in 32-bit version compared to 4.0
  • Bug fixes
Download Version 4.1.12066.0 (64-bit)
17 April 2024
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17 April 2024
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  • Updated SDKs from OGMA, ToupTek, SVBony
  • Add dark themed message boxes when in dark mode
  • Updates to German translation
  • Reduce changes of dropped long exposure frames on Altair, ToupTek cameras
  • Bug fixes
Download Version 4.1.12025.0 (64-bit)
09 April 2024
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09 April 2024
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  • Add ASCOM Cover/Calibrator support including integration into flat and dark capture
  • Update Altair SDK to support new models
  • Fix bug reporting
  • Prompt users to switch to 64 bit version if errors are encountered that are 32-bit issues
  • General bug fixes
Download Version 4.1.11987.0 (64-bit)
01 April 2024
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  • Bug fixes
  • Fix over-subtraction in non-linear background subtraction modes
  • Improve deep sky live stacking pixel level calculations when using a very strong stretch
Download Version 4.1.11974.0 (64-bit)
25 March 2024
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25 March 2024
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  • SDK Updates from QHY and ZWO
  • Add save/load settings for planetary live stack
  • Bug fixes
Download Version 4.1.11961.0 (64-bit)
18 March 2024
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18 March 2024
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  • Bug fixes
Download Version 4.1.11947.0 (64-bit)
11 March 2024
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11 March 2024
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  • Really fix focus movement button issue this time
  • Add experimental offset mode to try to avoid sun pointing warnings from iOptron ASCOM driver in solar mosaic
  • Fix issue where incorrect co-ordinates used in GOTO target if the decimal separator was a comma
  • Fix not being able to enter manual co-ordinates in PushTo with no mount selected
  • Add ‘If earlier than’ step to sequencer to support eclipse sequence building
  • Bug fixes
Download Version 4.1.11939.0 (64-bit)
07 March 2024
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07 March 2024
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Download Links Removed – this version did not fix the focus button bug.
  • Fix issue with focus movement buttons becoming stuck disabled in 4.1.11922
  • Improved error message if Altair cameras already open in another applicaiton
  • SharpCap will now check ASCOM mount time matches PC time and warn if significantly different
  • Other bug fixes
Download Version 4.1.11922.0 (64-bit)
04 March 2024
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04 March 2024
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  • Feature Update (also includes numerous bug fixes!)
  • ASCOM improvements to prevent SharpCap from freezing if ASCOM drivers take a long time to respond to requests
  • Add ability to set tracking rate to solar/lunar on iOptron mounts
  • Add additional sequencer steps to support eclipse planning
  • Updated SDKs – OGMA and Player One
  • Add PC clock derived timestamps to ADV output if no GPS timings
  • Improvements to mosaic auto-alignment procedure
Download Version 4.1.11824.0 (64-bit)
09 March 2024
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09 March 2024
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  • Bug fixes
Download Version 4.1.11821.0 (64-bit)
03 March 2024
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  • Bug Fixes
Download Version 4.1.11817.0 (64-bit)
27 February 2024
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  • Bug Fixes
Download Version 4.1.11804.0 (64-bit)
19 February 2024
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  • Fix issue with recentering targets on mounts reporting J2000 co-ordinates
  • Fix performance issue with log window showing large amounts of text
  • Performance improvements with large custom annotation catalogs
  • Bug fixes
Download Version 4.1.11799.0 (64-bit)
13 February 2024
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  • Bug Fixes
Download Version 4.1.11786.0 (64-bit)
05 February 2024
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  • Improvements to the full catalog window including showing time until an object sets
  • Performance improvements with large custom annotation catalogs installed
  • Improvements to handling guiding momentarily lost during sequence still frame capture
  • Fix issues with dithering running at incorrect points during sequencer execution
  • Bug fixes
Download Version 4.1.11757.0 (64-bit)
29 January 2024
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  • Fix crash when opening camera in 4.1.11754
  • Updated Altair and ZWO SDKs
  • Bug fixes in solar system live stacking
  • Add chromatic aberration reduction (synthetic blue channel) processing option
  • General bug fixes
Download Version 4.1.11711.0 (64-bit)
22 January 2024
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  • Solar System stacking – improved ‘Fine’ sharpening and auto colour balance
  • Enable colour channel alignment for solar system stacking ‘surface alignment’
  • Solar system stacking – file naming improvements
  • Add experimental automatic alignment for solar/lunar mosaics
  • Improvements to ADC alignment offset detection
  • Update Moravian Camera SDK to version 4.17
  • Bug fixes
Download Version 4.1.11680.0 (64-bit)
15 January 2024
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15 January 2024
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  • Improvements and bug fixes to multi-point planetary/lunar/solar stacking
  • Planetary/Solar/Lunar stacking menu item *MOVED* to nearer the top under the deep sky live stacking one
  • Add option to periodically reset solar system stack during timelapse
  • Try to elminate Network access warning from Windows when installed on new PC
  • Bug fixes
Download Version 4.1.11648.0 (64-bit)
08 January 2024
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08 January 2024
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  • Add multi point stacking to live solar system stacking tool
  • Fix solar system stacking timelapse brightness stabilization not working for planetary images
  • Fixes for working with Indigo’s Alpaca bridge agent
  • Bug fixes
Download Version 4.1.11621.0 (64-bit)
02 January 2024
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02 January 2024
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  • NEW! Mallincam SkyRaider CMOS camera support
  • Live Planetary Stacking renamed to Live Solar/Lunar/Planetary Stacking
  • Solar Colorization colours improved.
  • Invert Solar Colorization option added to solar system stacking
  • Bug fixes
Download Version 4.1.11591.0 (64-bit)
27 December 2023
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27 December 2023
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  • Fix freeze/crash in planetary live stacking with no SharpCap Pro license
Download Version 4.1.11577.0 (64-bit)
27 December 2023
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27 December 2023
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  • Update SVBony SDK
  • Add gamma adjust and solar colorization to planetary live stacking
  • Add sequencer steps to save/restore focuser position and selected filter
  • Fix overwrite issue with live stack auto save/reset
  • Bug fixes
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19 December 2023
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19 December 2023
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  • Fix issue with surface based lunar/solar stacking on systems that use ‘,’ for decimal separator
  • Add ‘Reset All’ buttons to planetary stacking sharpening and adjustments
  • Add option to stabilize brightness of planetary stacking timelapses
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18 December 2023
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18 December 2023
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  • New! Planetary Stacking can now stack lunar/solar surface images – switch to ‘Surface’ alignment in Stabilization/Alignment tab
  • Other tweaks and improvements to planetary stacking
  • Update QHY SDK
  • Bug fixes
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11 December 2023
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11 December 2023
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  • Updated ZWO SDK
  • Add support for Meade branded cameras made by ToupTek
  • Improvements to Planetary Live Stacking
  • Fix display slowdown under some circumstances
  • Fix live stacking freeze when saving raw frames very slow
  • Add option to not reset live stack after closed for 60s
  • Bug fixes
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04 December 2023
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04 December 2023
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  • Improvements to Planetary Live Stacking
  • Show calculated focal length after plate solving, include in FITS headers if available
  • Add fine adjust spinners for colour balance controls
  • Fix Win7/8.1 install to only require the appropriate 32/64 bit Microsoft redistributable
  • Bug fixes
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27 November 2023
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27 November 2023
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  • Add support for ToupTek and OGMA cameras
  • Improvements to Planetary Live Stacking
  • Bug Fixes
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20 November 2023
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20 November 2023
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  • Updated Altair SDK
  • Fix guiding pause issues during GOTO Target
  • Search radius for Plate solve and Resync can be adjusted in plate solve settings
  • Fix workaround for missing MoveAxis on Meade ASCOM drivers not being applied
  • Bug fixes
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13 November 2023
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13 November 2023
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  • SharpSolve – improved default plate solving index and add option to download an index that will work down to 0.25 degree FOV
  • Focuser controls – remove ‘In’ and ‘Out’ labels which could be misleading – relabel buttons as ‘Negative’ and ‘Positive’ movements
  • Updated SDK for Moravian cameras
  • Update the layout of the Plate Solving settings page of the settings
  • Live stacking in still mode will now start capturing next frame while processing the last providing exposure is longer than processing time
  • Bug fixes
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06 November 2023
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06 November 2023
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  • Updated ZWO SDK to support new models
  • Limit density of annotations in deep sky annotation to try to avoid them appearing on top of each other
  • Fix issue with first frame when switching an Altair camera from live to still mode
  • Bug fixes
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01 November 2023
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01 November 2023
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  • Fix crash when plate solving with certain plate solve options set in 4.1.11226
  • Update NGC/IC catalog with more magnitude and target size data
  • Fix frame rate drop when Solar Colorization was enabled
  • Live stacking will now ignore the edges of the image (~5% on each side) when calculating the histogram, meaning the histogram is not affected by drift/rotation induced black areas
  • Fix incorrect notifications when running SharpSolve in some cases
  • Bug fixes
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30 October 2023
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30 October 2023
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  • SharpCap now has a built-in plate solving engine – SharpSolve
  • Updated SDKs from Altair, Moravian and SVBony
  • Fix empty folders being created when using sequencer file naming options
  • Bug fixes
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23 October 2023
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23 October 2023
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  • Fix issue with Altair cameras stalling at high frame rates
  • Fix issues with deep sky annotation near RA=0
  • Updates to Japanese translation
  • Bug fixes
  • Add install of required Microsoft components on Win 7.1, 8.1
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16 October 2023
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16 October 2023
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  • Updated Altair SDK to support new models
  • Fixes to Italian translation
  • Improvements to PushTo and Solar/Lunar Framing assistant
  • Fix some incorrect internal links in help file
  • Bug fixes
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09 October 2023
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09 October 2023
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  • Documentation updated to reflect new features in SharpCap 4.1
  • Bug Fixes
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02 October 2023
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02 October 2023
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  • Updated SDKs from QHY and SVBony
  • Bug Fixes
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25 September 2023
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25 September 2023
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  • Updated PlayerOne SDK to version 3.6.0
  • Some translation fixes
  • Move some sequencer steps to more appropriate categories
  • Fix issue with solar/lunar framing assistant calibration
  • Fix ‘Test Run’ for planetary sequence planner
  • Other bug fixes
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18 September 2023
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18 September 2023
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  • Bug fixes
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11 September 2023
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11 September 2023
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  • Updated Altair SDK
  • Add Moonrise, Moonset to sequencer wait until/repeat until times
  • Return to older QHY SDK to fix issue with missing extended GPS data
  • Fix issue with override gain not being remembered on sequence planner if value not changed
  • Bug fixes
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04 September 2023
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04 September 2023
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  • Add missing link to Solar System Planner to Start Capture window
  • Fix issue with ‘Run Mosaic’ button being pushed out of view with many filters
  • Bug fixes
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28 August 2023
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28 August 2023
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  • Additional logging/tweaks around Atik camera handling
  • Bug fixes
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21 August 2023
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21 August 2023
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  • Updated QHY SDK – includes gain calibration
  • for some models
  • Improvements to waiting for next frame after GOTO in sequencer
  • Fix crash to desktop using Weiner deconvolution on some systems
  • Warn if CPU so old it cannot support debayer/star detection/etc
  • Fix incorrect settings on opening deep sky sequence planner
  • Fix SER files using timestamp of end of frame not start
  • Bug fixes
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14 August 2023
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14 August 2023
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  • Release Candidate 4
  • PushTo improvements including saving settings and setting target name
  • Upate to sensor library data with data for new camera models
  • Fix not being able to seek in WMV files created by SharpCap
  • Bug fixes

Previous releases from the SharpCap 4.1 beta period can be found (for reference only) here.