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Demo version - Version 8.0 SP1

For Windows 11, 10, 8.1, 8, 7, XP. Also compatible with WINE for image processing.

The demo version cannot save, but it does not expire and lets you evaluate Astroart without hurry.
The following camera plugins are included: ASCOM, Canon™ DSLR, Starlight-Xpress™ Trius "H"/SXVH and Lodestar. For other cameras please download the correct plugin. Camera control works for 60 minutes then Astroart must be restarted. The star atlas is not included.
The 64 bit versions (LAA and 64) can be found in the Start menu of Windows.

Download              New features of Astroart 8


Service Pack 1 - Version 8.0 SP1

For Astroart 8 (full version). This first upgrade includes several new features and corrections, see "Release notes" below.

Download              Release notes


Extra palettes - Version 1.0

15 color palettes by Mauro Facchini of Cavezzo Observatory. These palettes can also be used in the demo version of Astroart and in the Avis FITS Viewer.

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Plugins


StarNet plugin - Version 2.0

For Astroart 8/7/6 (full version). StarNet 2.0 is a software for removing stars using artificial intelligence. For more information see the StarNet github page and web site.

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Software Development Kit - Version 7.0

This SDK allows to write your own image filters, camera and telescope drivers, and to control Astroart from other software.

Includes complete documentation and several examples written with: Visual C++, Visual C#, Visual Basic, CodeBlocks GCC, C++ Builder, Delphi, Lazarus.

Download SDK

Sample plugins - (full version of Astroart 3/4/5/6/7/8)
  • Distance between points
    Distance in any unit of measurement, mainly for terrestrial images.   Download
     
  • Stripes corrector
    A filter to correct faint stripes, a sample image is included.   Download
     
  • Tom Van den Eede plug-in suite
    By Tom Van den Eede. White balance, FOV Calculator, Deinterlace, etc.   Download
     
  • Verb Interface
    By Patrick Mergan. An interface for the autoguide port of telescopes.   Download
     
  • Coma deconvolution
    By Dr. Robert Vanderbei. Deconvolution for coma and field curvature.   Link
     
  • Deinterlace
    By Dr. Robert Vanderbei. A filter which corrects interlaced images.   Link
     
  • Watch dog
    By Mauro Facchini. To monitor a folder and automatically open new images.   Download
     

Camera control


ASCOM (Atik, QHY, ZWO ASI, Orion, etc.) - Version 2.60

A generic plugin which supports all cameras compatible with the ASCOM interface. It's now always included in the Astroart Setup.

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Canon™ DSLR cameras - Version 2.20

Supports cameras since DIGIC III hardware (450D, 40D, 1000D) and newer (500D, 550D, 600D, 650D, 700D, 750D, 760D, 800D, 850D, 1100D, 1200D, 1300D, 2000D, 4000D, 250D) , higher models (50D, 60D, 70D, 77D, 80D, 5D MII, 5DMIII, 5DMIV, 6D, 6DMII, 7D, 1D MIII, 1D MIV, 1Ds MIII, 1DC, 1DX, 100D, 200D, 200DII, 90D) and mirrorless (R, RP, M200, M6II, R5, R6, M50 MII).

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A plugin for older cameras is available here, requires Canon Utilities.


Nikon™ DSLR cameras - Version 1.50

For Nikon cameras with Bulb control via USB or DSUSB, (since 2012-2013, so: D5200, D5300, D5500, D5600, D7100, D7200, D600, D610, D750, DF, D4S, D500, D800, D800E, D810, D810A, D850, D5, 1V3) and (D5100, D7000, D300, D300S, D700 using the Shoestring DSUSB bulb cable) and mirrorless (Z6, Z7, Z50).

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SBIG™ cameras - Version 5.40

USB, Ethernet and parallel port interface. Guider CCD and adaptive optics supported. Compatible with Celestron™ PixCel 237 and 255.

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Legacy cameras with serial or parallel port connection, may work only on Windows XP:
ST-6     ST-5     ST-4    


Web cams, video cameras (ASI, DMK, Meade LPI, Celestron NexImage, etc.) - Version 3.60

Long exposures (automatic sum of video frames), autoguide, fast focus, sequences, binning, subframes both on B/W and color cameras.

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A plugin for modified web cams (Steve Chambers, etc.) and SAC7, which supports long exposure thanks to the external control of the electronic shutter is available here. For more info see: PMDO Observatory.


Moravian™ - Version 2.2

The native plugin is available at the Moravian Instruments web site, section "Download" then "Camera drivers for 3rd party software". Newer cameras can be controlled by the ASCOM plugin above.

Link


FLI™ - Version 1.50

Native plugin for FLI cameras and filter wheels. Newer cameras can be controlled by the ASCOM plugin above.

Download


QSI™ - Version 7.2

The driver is available at QSI web site or it's included with the camera. Recent models are also compatible with the ASCOM standard.

Link


Starlight-Xpress Lodestar, LodestarX2 - Version 2.0

For imaging and autoguide. USB2 connection.

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Starlight-Xpress Trius SX (SX-56, SX-46, SX-18) - Version 1.0

RBI correction, binning 1x1, 2x2, 3x3, 4x4, 5x5, 6x6, SXV guider supported.

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Starlight-Xpress Trius SX,SXV "H" (5,9,16,18,35,36,674,694,814,825,834,Ultrastar) - Version 3.30

Both monochrome and "C" models supported. Binning 1x1, 2x2, 3x3, 4x4, 5x5, 6x6, SXV guider supported.

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Starlight-Xpress Trius, SXV "M" (M25, M25C, M26C) - Version 2.10 / 1.20

Several binning modes, SXV guider supported.

Download M25/M25C     Download M26C


Starlight-Xpress SXV "M", "MX" USB2 (M5, M7, M7C, M8C, M9, MX916,716,516) - Version 2.51

Both monochrome and "C" models supported. Native USB2 connector and parallel-USB2 interfaces. Guider camera supported.

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Starlight-Xpress USB1 cameras

Older cameras with USB 1.0 connection.

 HX916      MX916/716/7C      MX516/512/5C      HX516    


Starlight-Xpress parallel port

Fast interface supported. For Windows XP.

 MX716/916      MX7C      MX516/512/5C      HX516/512      SXL8-P      SX/SXR


Meade™

Several binning modes, focus, subframes, etc.

 DSI 1/1Pro      DSI 2/2Pro      208/216XT      416XT


Lumenera™ - Version 1.30

Most cameras supported. Binning 1x1 and 2x2.

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XIMEA™

XIMEA CCD cameras.

Link


Apogee™ - Version 2.40

USB and Ethernet. Filter wheels supported.

Download

The plugin for older cameras (AP, KX, SPH, Lisaa) is available here.


Audine / Genesis - Version 1.0

Audine and Genesis cameras with USB or parallel port connection.

 USB      Parallel


Opticstar DS-335C/ICE - Version 1.0

Several binning modes and fast focus.

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SAC10™ - Version 1.0

By SAC IMAGING, both color and b/w modes are supported.

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Artemis and Atik (without ASCOM) - Version 2.0

By Steve Chambers and associates. For old cameras not compatible with ASCOM. Drivers available at the Artemis and Atik web site.

Link


HISIS 2216, 23, 24, 33, 38, 44 - Version 2.60

Fast focus, binning 1x1, 2x2, 3x3, 4x4, 6x6, 8x8, control of buzzer, defrost, temperature.

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Orion first autoguider (without ASCOM) - Version 1.0

By Tom Van den Eede. For the first model of the Orion Starshoot which came without ASCOM. Read carefully the documentation, 32 bits only. All new Orion cameras can be controlled by the ASCOM driver above.

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QGuider, QHYx, CPx-x, ALccd-x, CCDLuna-x, MagZero (without ASCOM) - Version 1.0

Please note: newer cameras are now ASCOM compatible.

Link 


Other cameras

These older plugins may work only on Windows XP.

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