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 ====CCDciel is a free CCD capture software intended for the amateur astronomer.==== ====CCDciel is a free CCD capture software intended for the amateur astronomer.====
  
-CCDciel has all functionality required for advanced imaging of celestial objects including sequences for fully automated unattended operation.\\ +CCDciel has all functionality required for advanced imaging of celestial objects including sequences for fully automated unattended operation. ​But it is also possible to make simple capture in a manual way.
-For communication ​it uses the [[http://​www.indilib.org/​|INDI]] and [[http://​ascom-standards.org/​|ASCOM]] standards. It can control the CCD/CMOS camera, focuser, filter wheel, rotator and telescope mount and uses image resolving software such astrometry.net for accurate positioning. It can serve both the beginner astro photographer as the advanced who can take a nap while the equipment ​is imaging.+
  
-You can use CCDciel on Windows, ​Mac OS X or Linux, but beware the program is still in beta version.\\ +For devices connection it uses the [[http://​www.indilib.org/​|INDI]] and [[http://​ascom-standards.org/​|ASCOM]] standards drivers. It can control the CCD/CMOS camera, focuser, filter wheel, rotator and telescope mount and uses image resolving software such astrometry.net for accurate positioning. It can serve both the beginner astro photographer as the advanced who can take a nap while the equipment is imaging. 
-I use the Linux version every clear night so it is tested ​and must also work for you. \\ + 
-The Windows and Mac version must work but are not or rarely tested by me. \\ +You can use CCDciel on Windows, ​macOS or Linux.\\  
-In any case I will appreciate your help for testing this software and reporting any bug or other problem.+The program is still in beta version ​but it is now quit stable ​and run smoothly on every platform  ​\\ 
 +In any case I will appreciate your help for testing this software and reporting any bug or other problem ​you may encounter.
  
 {{:​en:​ccdciel.png|The main window}} {{:​en:​ccdciel.png|The main window}}
  
-[[en:​documentation:​start|The program documentation]] ​is now complete and a pdf version ​is included with the program. +A copy of [[en:​documentation:​start|the program documentation]] ​in pdf format ​is included with the program.
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-[[en:​screenshot:​start|Some screen shot]] ​ to get an idea how it work +
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-[[http://​sourceforge.net/​projects/​ccdciel/​files/​|Download from SourceForge]],​ always get the latest version as it is frequently improved! ​+
  
 +To install the program, look a  the [[en:​documentation:​start#​installation|specific instructions]] for your computer and [[http://​sourceforge.net/​projects/​ccdciel/​files/​|download from SourceForge]] the version you need, always get the latest version as it is frequently improved! ​
  
  
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