ChangeLog

SharpCap 2.1.1049 (re-released as 2.1.1050)

Ha! Last 2.1.971 is going to be the last release of 2.1… No chance 🙂 Two significant changes in 2.1.1049 Support for iNova cameras (http://inovaccdusa.com/). Thanks to Roger and Ilia at M42Optic for providing me with a sample and getting me started with the SDK. I am testing using a PLB-Cx, but iNove owners with […]

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SharpCap 2.1.971 Release

This may be the last significant release for SharpCap 2.1 as I am now working on the next version which will have a significant UI refresh. Anyway, this is what’s new in this version : Support for ZWO ASI120MM/MC-S (USB3) cameras Add current frame rate to status display. Improved handling of ‘absolute’ mode focusers, deal […]

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SharpCap 2.1.915 Released

A couple of significant new features in the 2.1 release of SharpCap, plus the usual raft of minor improvements and bug fixes. New feature – Bahtinov mask focus assistant. This will detect the 3 line pattern from a Bahtinov mask and show an indication of how near focus you are You can now type values […]

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SharpCap 2.0.862 Released

SharpCap 2.0.862 fixes a number of bugs and adds some significant improvements, particularly for those using non-DirectShow cameras. Preview transforms improved to work on 8 bit mono and 24 bit colour images (ie for most cameras now) End long exposure frames early if stopping preview on a ZWO/ASI camera Updated QHY SDK – corrects Bayer […]

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SharpCap 2.0.816 Released – please update!

SharpCap 2.0.800 (only available by auto-update) and 2.0.816 are bug-fix releases that fix the majority of bugs that have been uploaded via the crash reporting tool. In particular, the following issues are fixed in 2.0.816 Fix crash when saving to AVI from ASI/QHY cameras on machines with missing AVI compression CODECs Fix stack overflow crash […]

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What’s New in SharpCap 2?

Native ASI Camera support* Native QHY Camera support* (see separate news item) Simplified bug reporting – just click to upload a bug report. ASCOM camera fixes Add AVI output support for non-WDM cameras (when the image format is compatible with AVI) Reduce size of ASCOM fits files for 16 bit cameras Add a circular Reticule […]

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SharpCap 1.5.307

Changes since .304 include Multiple minor bug fixes and code cleanup Default Cancel button on the interval wait form Avoid stopping preview when showing video capture filter dialog under some odd circumstances Show frame progress bar on long (>1s) frames on DirectShow cameras Better error handling for DirectShow devices Fix colour space name for Mono […]

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SharpCap 1.4.213

Here’s what is new in 1.4 : Long exposure support for Basler cameras (unlimited exposure time) Parallel port control support for LX modified webcams Automatic USB serial port selection for LX modified webcams – chooses highest numbered serial port. Frame progress bar shown for all cameras in LX mode to show how far through the […]

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SharpCap 1.4 BETA Available

[Update 1st May 2011 – new beta build uploaded – follow download link below] SharpCap has become too big now for me to quickly test every feature and combination of features before shipping a new build, so I’m going to start making beta builds publicly available for people to test. The beta builds are deliberately […]

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SharpCap 1.3.106 – Basler Camera Support

Download Something really new this time – for the first time ever SharpCap’s camera support goes beyond simple webcams. SharpCap 1.3 adds support for a whole range of Basler cameras. So far I’ve been working with the Basler Ace cameras (http://www.baslerweb.com/beitraege/beitrag_en_99200.html) but since Basler provides a unified SDK for their whole camera range it should […]

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