About This File
BackyardEOS is Windows only software!
Take control over your Canon 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 BackyardEOS 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: Canon EOS-R support
NEW FEATURE: Canon EOS-RP support
NEW FEATURE: EOS-M6 MkII support
NEW FEATURE: EOS-M50 support
NEW FEATURE: Canon T7 support
NEW FEATURE: Canon 90D support
NEW FEATURE: Canon 250D / SL3 support added (work in progress - live view not working yet)
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 subfolder support.
NEW FEATURE: Pegasus Powerbox weather provider added.
NEW FEATURE: Added +/- button to zoom in/out image.
NEW FEATURE: Added horizontal/vertical image flip.
NEW FEATURE: CR3 image decoder
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: Updated Canon SDK 13.11.00
CHANGE: exiftool version 11.73 upgrade
CHANGE: ASCOM Telescope DEC slew range fixed
CHANGE: ASCOM Telescope slew scale (advance settings)
CHANGE: Canon 250D live zoombox refactoring (attempt to fix live view not working)
BUG FIX: Removed weather provider com port auto-detect due to port denied issues.
BUG FIX: Minor issue displaying Tooltips
BUG FIX: Minor issue with text control.
BUG FIX: Fixed plan pull down data issue introduced in RC1
BUG FIX: Canon EOS-R BULB
BUG FIX: Canon EOS-RP bulb dial mode is now registered properly.
PERFORMANCE: Significant performance increase at application start up.
PERFORMANCE: Moving planetary jpgs images (instead of copy/delete)