MaxIm DL is the fastest and easiest way to image the night sky. Whether you want to produce stunning portraits, collect science data, or hunt for new objects, MaxIm DL has the tools you need.
Now Version 4.5 adds AVI processing, memory management for large images, and optional DSLR raw file support. Popular features include Batch image processing, bloom removal, calibration groups, full image preview, graphical guide logs, alarms, Lucy-Richardson deconvolution, and much, much more.
-Complete observatory integration — control your CCD camera, filter wheel, autoguider, telescope, focuser, and dome. -Includes auto-center, auto-focus, and link to planetarium program.
-Supports your equipment — works with more equipment models than any other package.
-Comprehensive image processing tools — dozens of filter and processing options, full image preview, filter by brightness level.
-Image analysis tools — includes photometric analysis, astrometric reduction, supernova hunting, line/area profile, statistics, and more
-Windows 98, 98SE, ME, NT 4.0, 2000, XP or Vista. (Windows 2000 or XP is strongly recommended. Windows 95 and MacOS/SoftWindows are not precluded, but are unsupported configurations).
-Pentium or equivalent, or higher
-32 MB RAM minimum; 256 MB recommended
-20 MB Disk space for installation
-1024x768 video recommended (800x600 minimum), 16-bit color (8-bit minimum for monochrome images only)
-Internet Explorer 4 or higher to display Help
-Updated DSI driver. This driver works for all versions of the DSI including the III; however, you must install Envisage 7.05 (or higher), available at http://www.meade.com/support/downloads.html
-Updated DSLR RAW file reader to support several new camera models. Several minor updates were also made to the DSLR drivers.
-Updated SBIG Universal driver. Fixed problem with dual camera support. Modified the camera model selector to eliminate the need for cameras to be plugged into the computer in a specific order when operating two cameras.
-Updated Orion StarShoot Deep Space camera drivers to include support for StarShoot Pro. Please note that the drivers have been renamed.
-Fixed file folder permission checking for Sequence tab.
-Minor updates to telescope auto-center calibration, photometry plots, Vista installation, image calibration, pop-up parameter adjustment dialogs, TIFF headers, Combine, Convert RGB, SBIG AO driver, and Ethernaude driver.