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

Download

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

Plugins for 3rd Party Software

The SkyX
The SkyXThrough ASCOM and PluginDownload The SkyXDownload Plugins


Camera

Filter Wheel

EAF

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

Plugins for 3rd Party Software

The SkyX
The SkyXThrough ASCOM and PluginDownload The SkyXDownload Plugins


Camera

Filter Wheel

EAF

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    1.5
Updated   Oct. 14, 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 phones cannot provide enough power to power up the camera, then you need to use one hub with an 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

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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

USB Camera Firmware
USB 3.0 CameraNO NEED to upgrade.
USB 2.0 Camera (Excludes Mini Series)Requierd:Windows
VS2008 SP1 redistributable package Download.

v3.1.7
Change Log

Released 12/11/2019Download

Accessories Firmware
EAFRequierd: Windows
VS2008 SP1 redistributable package Download

v3.1.9

Change Log

Released 12/4/2019Download