APT (Astro Photography Tool) Alternatives

    APT (Astro Photography Tool) is described as 'APT stands for "AstroPhotography Tool" and it is like Swiss army knife for your astro imaging sessions' and is an app in the Education & Reference category. There are more than 10 alternatives to APT (Astro Photography Tool) for Windows, Mac, Linux, iPhone and Raspberry Pi. The best alternative is SharpCap, which is free. Other great apps like APT (Astro Photography Tool) are Nebulosity (Paid), Sequence Generator Pro (Paid), BackyardEOS (Paid) and N.I.N.A. (Free, Open Source).

    This page was last updated Jul 17, 2020

      • FreeProprietary
      • Windows
      SharpCap is an easy-to-use and powerful astronomy camera capture tool. It can be used with dedicated astronomy cameras, webcams and USB frame grabbers.
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      • Mac
      • Windows
      Nebulosity is designed to be a powerful, but simple to use capture and processing application for Windows (7/8/10 32/64 bit) and OS X (10.7-14).
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    1. Image capture suite for astronomy photography.
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      • Windows
      BackyardEOS is software tailor made to control your Canon DSLR camera. It is purposely built with astro-photography in mind.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      NINA is a night time imaging and astronomy software.
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      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Raspberry Pi
      FireCapture has evolved into one of the leading planetary capturing tools.
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      • Mac
      • iPhone
      AstroImager is a powerful, but easy to use image capture application for the astrophotography.
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    2. Qastrocam is a capture program to do astrophotography. It can control a telescope to do guiding with the images received from a V4L device. It can also control the extended features of a webcam modified to do long exposure (several seconds) captures.
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      • Windows
      A low cost alternative control program for your SBIG astronomic camera.
    3. Voyager is a multi core optimized software, resilient, with advanced built-in algorithms and advanced A.I. driven automatation for astro photography.
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