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    Photo Remote Alternatives

    Photo Remote is described as 'PhotoRemote is a software with which you can control both digital still cameras'. There are more than 10 alternatives to Photo Remote 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 Photo Remote are Entangle (Free, Open Source), qStopMotion (Free, Open Source), qDslrDashboard (Free) and CaptureGRID (Paid).

    This page was last updated May 17, 2022
    • Windows
    PhotoRemote is a software with which you can control both digital still cameras.
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    1. A DSLR camera remote control open source software
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Linux
      Entangle provides a graphical interface for “tethered shooting”, aka taking photographs with a digital camera completely controlled from the computer.
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      • FreeOpen Source
      • Windows
      • Linux
      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.
      • FreeProprietary
      • Mac
      • Windows
      • Linux
      • Android
      • iPhone
      • Android Tablet
      • iPad
      • Raspberry Pi
      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.
    2. Smart Shooter allows you to fully control your camera from your PC, giving you freedom to explore and experiment to help take the perfect picture.


    3. Stop Motion Capture animates a video from single frames. It uses your digi cam to capture these photos. Furthermore it contains various technologies, such as onion skin, bluescreen or export.
    4. 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.
      • FreeOpen Source
      • Mac
      • Linux
      • BSD
      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. It supports more than 1400 cameras
    5. Sofortbild is a native macOS app for tethered shooting using Nikon DSLR cameras.
    6. 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...
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