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  Software development kit

Version 7
This SDK (software development kit) makes possible to write your own image filters, CCD drivers, telescope drivers and to control Astroart 7/6/5 from other software.

  AA-sdk-v7.zip

 
Includes complete documentation and several examples written with:

  1. Visual C++
  2. Visual C#
  3. Visual Basic
  4. CodeBlocks GCC
  5. C++ Builder/Delphi
  6. Lazarus
 
  Astroart 5/4/3/2

The previous version of the SDK is available here: AA_SDK4.zip

Support
The plug-ins developed for these versions of Astroart are still available at:

  Astroart 5.0
  Astroart 4.0
  Astroart 3.0
  Astroart 2.0
 
  Plug-ins

A "plug-in" is an external module (DLL) that extends an application. Since they are designed for astronomical imaging, these plug-ins are usually image filters or file loaders.
 

RAW images for Astroart 7 - Version 7.01
 
To open RAW images from DSLR cameras.
  Download
 
 
  These plugins are for Astroart 6.

Camera Interface 6 - Version 6.01
 
The last 6.0X version for Astroart 6.  The new version 6.2 is included in Service Pack 4.
  Download

RAW images for Astroart 6 - Version 6.10
 
To open RAW images from DSLR cameras, for Astroart 6.0.
  Download
 
 
  These plugins were developed by users, for Astroart 4/5/6/7.

Tom Van den Eede plug-in suite - Version 1.0
 
By Tom Van den Eede. White balance, FOV Calculator, Deinterlace, etc.
  Download

Auto Balance + Verb Interface - Version 1.0
 
By Patrick Mergan. A plugin to automatically balance the colors of an image. The zip archive contains also the description of a new interface (VERB interface) to connect a PC to the ST-4 input (autoguide input) of any telescope.
  Download

DSS Viewer - Version 1.01
 
Digital Sky Survey viewer. The plug-in works as a client for the program "HNS_Real" by Han Kleijn, available at: www.hnsky.org/hns_real.htm.
  Download

Deconvolution - Version 1.0
 
By Dr. Robert Vanderbei. A Richardson-Lucy deconvolution filter which uses a PSF that varies from place to place in the image. The plugin can be used to correct the effects of coma and field curvature.
  Link

De-Interlace - Version 1.0
 
By Dr. Robert Vanderbei. An automatic filter which corrects interlaced images (affected by horizontal stripes). Very useful for MX cameras.
  Link

De-Interlace2- Version 2.0
 
A filter that corrects vignetting and gradient of the sky background, caused for example by light pollution. It is also possible to create a synthetic flat field from the image.
  Download

Watch dog - Version 1.00
 
By Mauro Facchini. The Watch Dog monitors a directory (also remote) and imports into Astroart any new file that is written. This is very useful to interface Astroart with other CCD software, also from networks.
  Download

Chris Icough's filters - Version 1.9
 
By Chris Icough. Artificial Flat Field, Smart Star Bloat Filter, VBE Removal.
  http://www.astrochris.net [Link is currently broken]

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