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Qastrocam Alternatives

Qastrocam is described as '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' and is an app in the education & reference category. There are more than 10 alternatives to Qastrocam for Windows, Mac, Linux, iPhone and Raspberry Pi. The best alternative is DeepSkyStacker, which is free. Other great apps like Qastrocam are IRIS, SharpCap, AstroImager and Voyager Astrophotography.

This page was last updated Feb 8, 2022
  • FreeOpen Source
  • Linux

Qastrocam is a capture program to do astrophotography. It can control a telescope to do guiding with the images received...

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  1. DeepSkyStacker

    • FreeProprietary
    • Windows

    DeepSkyStacker is a freeware for astrophotographers that simplifies all the pre-processing steps of deep sky pictures.

  2. IRIS

    • Free PersonalProprietary
    • Windows

    IRIS is an astronomical images processing software.

    Main features

    Image aligning and stacking, calibration, correction and enhancement, DSLR camera control.



  3. SharpCap

    • 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.

  4. AstroImager

    • Mac
    • iPhone

    AstroImager is a powerful, but easy to use image capture application for the astrophotography.

  5. Voyager Astrophotography

    • Windows

    Voyager is a multi core optimized software, resilient, with advanced built-in algorithms and advanced A.I. driven automatation for astro photography.



  6. APT (Astro Photography Tool)

    • Windows

    APT stands for "AstroPhotography Tool" and it is like Swiss army knife for your astro imaging sessions.

  7. BackyardEOS

    • Windows

    BackyardEOS is software tailor made to control your Canon DSLR camera. It is purposely built with astro-photography in mind.

  8. FireCapture

    • FreeProprietary
    • Mac
    • Windows
    • Linux
    • Raspberry Pi

    FireCapture has evolved into one of the leading planetary capturing tools.

  9. Nebulosity

    • 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).

  10. SbigControl

    • Windows

    A low cost alternative control program for your SBIG astronomic camera.

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