gphoto is described as 'gPhoto2 is a free, redistributable, ready to use set of digital camera software applications for Unix-like systems, written by a whole team of dedicated volunteers around the world'. There are more than 10 alternatives to gphoto for a variety of platforms, including Linux, Windows, Mac, Android and iPhone. The best alternative is digiCamControl, which is both free and Open Source. Other great apps like gphoto are qStopMotion (Free, Open Source), Entangle (Free, Open Source), qDslrDashboard (Free) and CaptureGRID (Paid).
A DSLR camera remote control open source software Features: - Control you camera remotely from your computer via USB - Trigger image capture via release button on camera body or remotely from your computer.
qStopMotion is a free application for creating stop-motion animation movies. The users will be able to create stop-motions from pictures imported from a camera or from the harddrive and export the animation to different video formats such as mpeg or avi.
qDslrDashboard is a cross platform application for controlling Nikon, Canon and Sony cameras. It uses the PTP and PTP/IP protocol to communicate with the connected DSLR camera. Currently qDslrDashboard is available for Android, iOS, Linux, OSX and Windows platforms.
a Canon EOS class remote control utility which is able to remote control 350D, 300D, 30D, 20D and 5D. It is possible to control more of such cameras in the same time up to six cameras attached. Multican allows scripted remote control of multiple cameras.
Breeze Systems - Digital Photography Software Tools Products, Remote Capture, Editing, Organizing For controlling Canon EOS digital SLRs from a Windows PC including the following recent models: Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III, Canon EOS 1D Mark III, Canon EOS 5D Mark II, Canon EOS 50D...