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The following tools are used with my Mallincam products to capture, adjust and save the imagae produced. Each product has its own advantages, and fits a requirement with my needs.

Data Acquisition Software

Imaging Tools

Miloslick

I use this product for local and public presentations.It provides some powerful features to improve the  real-time images produce from my Xtreme. Not ideal for Night Skies Network at this time, but  that is in the plans for a future release. This is a purchase product.


MallinCam Extreme Control written by Stephan Lalonde

I use this product for Night Skies Network (NSN) Broadcasting. This amazing piece of software provides all the tools necessary for controlling my Mallincam Xtreme, and prodives the best image that can be captures by the Flash component on NSN


Navigation Tools

The following tools are used with my Mallincam products to capture, adjust and save the imagae produced. Each product has its own advantages, and fits a requirement with my needs.

Planetarium Software

Starry Night Pro Plus 6

I have used Starry Night software since the first edition. I love the real time, logical flow of this software. I use a College version for teaching my astronomy class. This version has been my main-stay for controlling my automated telescope systems.


The Sky X Professional Edition plus Data Base

I have recently purchased this version of the Sky. I will be actively try in to see if it provides any benefits over my old faithful Starry Night. The added database may provide more objects to work with.


I use the following software to stack my images. Some are designed specifically for Solar System objects, while other for Deep Sky objects

Stacking Software

Registax 6.0

I use this product staving up the avi files taken of planets. This is a very powerful piece of software


Auto Stakkert

This is a mostly automated piece of software that is used for stacking planetary images. Not just restricted to astronomical videos but also for terrestrial objects.

Sky Tools 3 Professional

II use this software to plan my evening. It also allows me to control my equipment to move from one object to another. Huge data of objects.


Deep Sky Stacker

Deep Sky Stacker and Deep Sky Stack Live are designed to stack Deep Sky objects such as Galaxies and Nebulae. Deep Sky Stacker Like does stocking in real time mode as you images the sky.

he following pieces of software are used to improve how the image looks.

Image Management

Maxim DL 5

I primarily use this software with my Deep Sky images. It is a very powerful piece of software.


Star Tools

I haven't had too much time to play with this software (maybe when I get a better CCD Camera). But, the software does some amazing things to astro-photos.