Feature Comparison

SharpCap Free SharpCap PRO
Lunar/Planetary/Solar
Save to SER & AVI
RAW Capture [1]
1 Gb Memory Cache[2]
Extended Memory Cache[3]
High Speed Flat Correction
Seeing Monitor
Seeing Triggered Capture
Feature Tracking
     
Live Stacking / EAA
Histogram Stretch
Auto Histogram Stretch
Averaging Algorithm
Sigma Clipped Algorithm
Filter on Star FHWM
Filter on Frame Brightness
Colour Balance Adjustment
Auto Colour Balance
Saturation Adjustment
Basic Noise Reduction
Advanced Noise Reduction
Sharpening
PHD2 Integration
Dither via PHD2
     
Deep Sky Imaging
Save to FITS, PNG, TIFF
Sensor Analysis
Smart Histogram
Cooled Camera Support
     
Polar Alignment
Measure Alignment Accuracy
Guided Adjustment
     
Image Processing
Dark Subtraction
Flat Frame Correction
Horizontal Banding Removal
Dark & Flat Capture Assistant
     
Camera Support
Altair
Basler
Celestron/Imaging Source
iNova
Point Grey
QHY[4]
StarlightXpress
ZWO
ASCOM
WebCams & Frame Grabbers
Testing Cameras
Virtual Camera
     
Hardware Support
ASCOM Mounts
ASCOM Filter Wheels
ASCOM Focusers
ZWO EFW Wheels
QHY Filter Wheels
ST4 Mount Control[5]
     
Plate Solving
via AstroTortilla
via All Sky Plate Solver
via AnSvr
Solve + ASCOM Mount Sync
     
Convenience
Dark Theme
Two Monitor View
Run a series of captures
Save/Load Camera Settings
Auto restore last Settings
Mini and full Histogram
Display-only image stretch
     
Focusing
Star FHWM Measurement
Contrast Measurement
Focus Quality Graph
ASCOM Focuser Integration
Focus Scanning[6]
GoTo best focus[6]
     
Advanced
Customizable File naming
Python Scripting

[1] When camera supports RAW mode

[2] Requires 64-bit Windows

[3] Requires 64-bit Windows, up to 50% physical RAM

[4] Includes supporting GPS features

[5] With cable and supported camera

[6] With ASCOM focuser