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.

v3.0.0.5

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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

v1.4.1

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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.

v1.0.3.22

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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.

v3.0.1.1

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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.

  • 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
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

v1.4.1

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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

    v1.4.1

    Change Log

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    Download(x64)

    Previous Version(x86)
    Previous Version(x64)

    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

     

    iOS

    ASIAIR – astrophotography has never been easier


    Try download from App Store.

    Version    1.0.6
    Updated   Sep. 30, 2018
    Require    USB3.0 Cameras
    Support   iOS 9 and later

    Android

    ASIAIR – astrophotography has never been easier


    Try download from Google Play or Directly Download.

    Version    1.0.6
    Updated   Sep. 30, 2018
    Require    USB3.0 Cameras
    Support   Android 5.0 and up

    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.


    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.


    ASI Cameras

    SDK & Upgrade Tool
    SDKWindows

    v1.13.0930

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    Linux & Mac

    v1.13.0930

    Change Log

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    Previous Version

    Android

    Download

    LabVIEWDemo.

    2012

    Download

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

    Download


    EFW

    SDK & Test Tool
    SDKWindows

    v1.1.0.1

    Change Log

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    Linux & Mac

    v0.3.1205

    Change Log

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    Previous Version

    Android

    Download

    LabVIEWDemo.

    2012

    Download

    EFW Test ToolWindows

    Download

    Linux & Mac

    Download


    USBST4

    SDK
    Adapter SDKLinux & Mac.

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