About This File
BackyardNIKON is Windows only software!
Take control over your Nikon DSLR. Purpose built for astrophotography.
There is no separate download for the Trial, Classic, or Premium Edition. Your software activation key will automatically enable the functions you are entitle to.
This is commercial software. This download requires a software activation key upon installation.
You can find your activation keys in your client area under "My Purchases -> Orders" from the top menu bar.
To get your free 30-day trial key you need to add BackyardNIKON Trial Edition in your cart and proceed to checkout. This process is necessary to allow the activation server to generate a key. You will not be asked to enter a credit card number during checkout of a free trial key.
What's New in Version 2019-12-22
NEW FEATURE: Z6 support added.
NEW FEATURE: Z7 support added.
NEW FEATURE: Z50 support added.
NEW FEATURE: Ability to set a delay as absolute "Start At" time. Enter 20:00:00 to start the plan at 8pm.
NEW FEATURE: Ability to add slashes in file name template for dynamic sub-folder support.
NEW FEATURE: Pegasus Powerbox weather provider added.
NEW FEATURE: Added +/- button to zoom in/out image.
NEW FEATURE: Added horizontal/vertical image flip.
CHANGE: PREMIUM: Capture plan has 10 rows by default with the ability to add plan rows at run time.
CHANGE: CLASSIC: Capture plan has 20 rows.
CHANGE: Capture plan image type (LIGHT/DARK/etc) now part individual line item; you will be asked to cover/uncover the telescope when required.
CHANGE: Capture plan now has better scrolling, including mouse wheel.
CHANGE: Park Telescope link now right justified
CHANGE: Extra logging.
CHANGE: Dithering every x frames increased from 10 to 999
CHANGE: Image thumbnail scroll refactoring
CHANGE: Added RA/DEC fields in capture plan in preparation for plate solving capability
BUG FIX: Removed weather provider com port auto-detect due to port denied issues.
BUG FIX: Minor issue displaying Tool-tips
BUG FIX: Minor issue with text control.
BUG FIX: Nikon 1V3/V3 not connecting issue.
BUG FIX: Fixed plan pull down data issue introduced in RC1
BUG FIX: Z7 connection button was not properly mapped and was not initiating camera connection
BIG FIX: ASCOM object dispose
PERFORMANCE: Significant performance increase at application start up.
PERFORMANCE: Moving planetary jpgs images (instead of copy/delete)