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.

v3.0.0.4

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EFWThese products are USB HID devices so do not need native drive.
USBST4
Software
ASICAP
We recommend customer to install this video capture software to test and get familiar with your camera.
Support: WIN7 / WIN8 / WIN10
Require: VC Redist 64 bit  /  32 bit

v1.3

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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

v6.3

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ASI Cameras
ASI Cameras ASCOM driver to support our cameras.

v1.0.3.18

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EFW
Filter wheel ASCOM driver to support our EFW.

v1.0.0.14

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USBST4
Telescope ASCOM driver to support our USBST4 convertor.

v1.0.1.16

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

v3.0.0.9

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

v1.0.0

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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.

  • 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
ASICAP
We recommend customer to install this video capture software to test and get familiar with your camera.
Support: OS X 10.9 or later

v1.3

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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

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

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

v1.3

Change Log

Download(x86)

Download(x64)

Previous Version

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 is the Next Generation Internet-Of-Things ( IoT ) astrophotography gadget.
– It’s powered by Open Astronomy Instrumentation protocols ( INDI ), and Ekos, a cross-platform astrophotography suite for Windows, MacOS, and Linux.
– It supports highly accurate GOTOs, autofocus and autoguide capabilities, in addition to powerful image acquisition features and support for numerous mounts, CCDs, DSLRs, focusers, and much more.

StellarMate
StellarMate* Supports all ZWO cameras and filter wheels.

Go to Download

 

Android

ASICAP – video capture APP for Android

Version    2.0.2
Updated   January 25, 2018
Require    USB3.0 Cameras
Support   Android 4.4 and up
Releases  Change Log

Try download from Google Play.


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.


ASI Cameras

SDK & Upgrade Tool
SDKWindows

v1.13.0523

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Linux & Mac

v0.7.0503

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Android

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LabVIEWDemo.

2012

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Firmware Upgrade ToolWindows (Only support ASI120MC/MM, ASI034MC)
* Required:
– VS2008 SP1 redistributable package, DOWNLOAD.

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EFW

SDK & Test Tool
SDKWindows

v1.1.0.1

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Linux & Mac

v0.3.1205

Change Log

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Previous Version

Android

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LabVIEWDemo.

2012

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EFW Test ToolWindows

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Linux & Mac

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USBST4

SDK
Adapter SDKLinux & Mac.

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