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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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Website Update

Hope that you like the new-look website. Almost all of the content from the old website has been brought accross with corrections and improvements along the way. The new site is cleaner and more modern looking and navigation and usability on mobile devices have been improved. If you find any big problems, please let me […]

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What’s New in SharpCap 3.1

With SharpCap 3.1 now ready for release, here’s a quick rundown of the new features and improvements that have been added. Mini Histogram Something I probably should have added long ago – an always on mini histogram in the control panel that’s integrated with an easy-to-use way of stretching the image for display to bring […]

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What’s New in SharpCap 3.0

Well SharpCap 3.0 is finally here – it’s the biggest SharpCap release ever in terms of the amount of code written and the number of new features since the last version! This post gives a high level view of what’s new and changed since SharpCap 2.9 – more detailed description of these features will be […]

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SharpCap 2.10 Beta

The first beta build of SharpCap 2.10 is now available on the Beta Downloads Page. Once again 2.10 is a very big release and there are a lot of new features and an awful lot of bug fixes and improvements. Hardware On the hardware front, the big changes in 2.10 are the addition of support […]

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SharpCap 2.9 Now Available

SharpCap 2.9 has perhaps had more work go into it than any previous version of SharpCap – certainly I’ve changed the code more times (409) than ever before for a new version. As well as the addition of the completely new Polar Alignment functionality, there have been big improvements to Live Stacking, Focus Score measurement, […]

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SharpCap 2.8 Available

I’m going to call 2.8 a preview release for a couple of days – just in case there are a few bugs lurking. As always with a new version, test in daylight before risking valuable clear skies time! What’s new in 2.8? Notification Bar – replaces many message boxes and the capture sequence wait dialog. […]

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SharpCap 2.7 is now released

SharpCap 2.7 adds a number of new features, particularly to the live stacking feature that was already in 2.6. Improvements to Live Stacking include: Alignment and derotation added – note: must be able to at least 3 stars in each frame for this to work FWHM measurement and filtering on FWHM score Flexible levels adjustment […]

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SharpCap supports Altair Astro GP Cameras

I’m delighted to announce that SharpCap is now supports the new GP (Guiding and Planetary) cameras from Altair Astro – that is the GPCAM MT9M034M and the GPCAM AR0130C. A big thanks to Altair for providing me with samples of the cameras to get SharpCap up and running with them. Full support is in SharpCap […]

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What’s New in SharpCap 2.5 Beta

Here’s a bit of a write up of the new features in SharpCap 2.5. You can find the latest beta builds on the downloads page. Settings Dialog I’ve moved a lot of the random menu options that controlled various parts of the program out of the menus and grouped them together in a new settings […]

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