Software and Drivers

Everything what  you will need for ASI camera control, imaging, guiding and processing at one place! Windows, MAC and Linux USB drivers, ASCOM drivers, latest firmware and camera control and processing software for all ZWO devices. If you have any questions please feel free to Contact Us. We will try to answer your query as soon as possible!

Windows

From ZWO

Native Drivers
ASI CamerasThis driver MUST be installed for Windows users to use ASI cameras.

v3.0.0.11

Change Log

Released 9/21/2020

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EFWThese products are USB HID devices so do not need native drive.
USBST4
EAF
Software
ASIStudioZWO ASI Official astronomy software,specialized in planetary imaging, DSO imaging, live stack and other useful imageing processing gadget.
Support: WIN7 / WIN8 / WIN10

v1.2.1

Released 9/18/2020

x64 Download

x86 Download

ASCOM Drivers (optional)
ASCOM Platform
After installing the ASCOM Platform, please install below ASCOM drivers, then you can use many 3rd party astro software through ASCOM.
Note: This software is not from ZWO, we just provide another download node. Official Site

v6.4

Released 5/20/2020

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ASI Cameras
ASI Cameras ASCOM driver to support our cameras.

v1.0.4.5

Change Log

Released 9/18/2020

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EFW
Filter wheel ASCOM driver to support our EFW.

v1.0.0.17

Change Log

Released 8/20/2020

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EAF
ASCOM driver to support our EAF.

v1.0.2.5

Change Log

Released 7/2/2020

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USBST4 ASCOM
Telescope ASCOM driver to support our USBST4 convertor.

v1.0.1.16

Released 6/30/2019

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Other Drivers (optional)
DirectShow
This driver is optional, only needed for these software which control the camera through DirectShow.

v3.0.1.5

Change Log

Released 9/18/2020

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TWAIN
Implemented with our camera, regulates communication between software and digital imaging devices.

v1.0.0

Released 12/10/2018

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3rd Party Capture and Processing Software

* Through ASCOM Need to install ASCOM driver at first.
* Native support Software support our cameras directly, no ASCOM needed.
* Plugin Install the plugin to get support by the software.

  • SharpCap V2.8 and Up ( Native Support, FREE )
  • PHD2 ( Native Support and ASCOM, FREE )
  • MetaGuide( Through DirectShow )

 

Mac

Note

– There is no Native driver needed.
– Our ASI120MM/MC camera is not compatible very well with Mac OSX.
– USB3.0 cameras is recommended for Mac users and fully compatible with USB2.0 host.
This THREAD may help you if you want to try our ASI120MM/MC cameras on Mac OSX.


From ZWO

Software
ASIStudioWe recommend customer to install this video capture software to test and get familiar with your camera.
Support: Mac OS 10.12 or later
Issue: ASIStudio Can’t Be Installed?

v1.2.1

Released 9/18/2020

Download

INDI Software

INDI Software
INDIGOINDIGO is a system of standards and frameworks for multiplatform and distributed astronomy software development designed to scale with your needs.Latest v1.0.x

Go to Download

INDI LibrarySupport ASICamera & EFW filter wheel.Latest v1.6.0

Go to Download


Capture Software

* Through INDI Need to install INDI driver at first.
* Native support Software support our cameras directly, no ASCOM needed.
* Plugin Install the plugin to get support by the software.

     

    Linux

    Note

    – There is no Native driver needed.
    – Our ASI120MM/MC camera is not compatible very well with Linux.
    – USB3.0 cameras is recommended for Linux users and fully compatible with USB2.0 host.
    This THREAD may help you if you want to try our ASI120MM/MC cameras on Linux.


    From ZWO

    Software
    ASIStudioWe recommend customer to install this video capture software to test and get familiar with your camera.
    Support: Ubuntu 16.04 or later

    v1.2.1

    Released 9/18/2020

    x64 Download

    INDI Software

    INDI Software
    INDIGOINDIGO is a system of standards and frameworks for multiplatform and distributed astronomy software development designed to scale with your needs.Latest v1.0.x

    Go to Download

    INDI LibrarySupport ASICamera & EFW filter wheel.Latest v1.6.0

    Go to Download


    Capture Software

    * Through INDI Need to install INDI driver at first.
    * Native support Software support our cameras directly, no ASCOM needed.
    * Plugin Install the plugin to get support by the software.

     


    StellarMate

    StellarMate
    StellarMate* Supports all ZWO cameras and filter wheels.

    Go to Download

     

    iOS

    ASIAIR – astrophotography has never been easier


    Try download from App Store.

    Version    1.4.4
    Updated   Jun. 17, 2020
    Require    USB3.0 Cameras
    Support   iOS 10.0.1 and later

    Android

    ASIAIR – astrophotography has never been easier


    Try download from Google Play or Directly Download.

    Version    1.4.4
    Updated   Jun. 17, 2020
    Require    USB3.0 Cameras
    Support   Android 6.0 and up

    ASICAP – video capture App for Android

    Version    2.0.5
    Updated   Aug. 07, 2020
    Require    USB3.0 Cameras
    Support   Android 4.4 and up
    Releases  Change Log

    Try download from Google Play.


    ASICAP Quick Guide – On Android Phone or Pad

    Step 1. OTG required
    Please make sure your phone or pad supports OTG, you can GOOGLE with keyword – “your phone model” + OTG.

    Step 2. App Download
    Download the app.

    Step 3. Turn on OTG
    Find the menu and turn on OTG, the video below shows how to turn on OTG.

    Step 4. Run the ASICap
    Attach ASI camera or EFW to the OTG cable and run the app.

    Note
    * Some phone cannot provide enough power to power up the camera, then you need to use one hub with external power supply.

    * Official Introduce ASICAP( Android ) video

    For Developers

    Note

    These SDKs and Tools are only used by developers, end users don’t need to install it.


    SDK
    SDKWindows

    v1.15.0915

    Change Log

    Released 9/18/2020

    Download

    Linux & Mac

    v1.15.0915

    Change Log

    Released 9/18/2020

    Download

    Android

    v1.1

    Change Log

    Released 5/19/2020

    Download

    LabVIEWDemo.

    2012

    Released 11/20/2019

    Download


    EFW


    SDK & Test Tool
    SDKWindows

    v1.5.0615

    Change Log

    Released 6/19/2020

    Download

    Linux & Mac

    v1.5.0615

    Change Log

    Released 6/19/2020

    Download

    AndroidReleased 12/10/2018

    Download

    LabVIEWDemo.

    2012

    Released 12/10/2018

    Download


    EAF

    SDK
    SDKWindows

    v0.2.0605

    Change Log

    Released 7/2/2020

    Download

    Linux & Mac

    v0.2.0605

    Change Log

    Released 7/2/2020

    Download


    USBST4

    SDK
    SDKWindowsv1.0.0.0Released 6/30/2019

    Download

    Linux & Macv1.0.0.0Released 12/10/2018

    Download

    FW Update

    Change LogDownload

    USB 2.0 Camera Firmware
    USB 2.0 Camera (Excludes Mini Series)Requierd:Windows
    VS2008 SP1 redistributable package Download.

    v3.1.7

    Released 12/11/2019

     

    Accessories Firmware
    EAFRequierd: Windows
    VS2008 SP1 redistributable package Download

    v3.1.9

    Change Log

    Released 12/4/2019Download