DeepSkyStacker Alternatives for Linux

    DeepSkyStacker is not available for Linux but there are a few alternatives that runs on Linux with similar functionality. The most popular Linux alternative is Small Siril iconSiril, which is both free and Open Source. If that doesn't suit you, our users have ranked 8 alternatives to DeepSkyStacker and four of them are available for Linux so hopefully you can find a suitable replacement. Other interesting Linux alternatives to DeepSkyStacker are Small PixInsight iconPixInsight (Paid), Regim (Free) and Qastrocam (Free, Open Source).

    The list of alternatives was last updated Jul 27, 2020

    • Siril is an astronomical image processing tool, able to convert, pre-process images, help aligning them automatically or manually, stack them and enhance final images.
      • Free • Open Source
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
    • PixInsight - Advanced Image Processing. PixInsight is a modular, open-architecture, portable image processing platform available for FreeBSD, Linux, Mac OS X and Windows.


    • Regim makes some processing steps that are unique to astronomical images a bit easier. These steps are calibration (dark and flat), deblooming, registration, combination, color calibration, gradient removal and some more.
      • Free
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
    • Qastrocam is a capture program to do astrophotography. It can control a telescope to do guiding with the images received from a V4L device.
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      • Free • Open Source
      • Linux