Phil's Software Downloads

This contains links to tools that you may wish to use for photography, astronomy or general use. The links and software versions were correct as of June 26th 2017. In many cases, the download site gives you options to download different versions for different PCs and operating systems. You will need to PAGE DOWN on some sites for the download instructions and links. Each product listed has at least one free version. If you have any errors, please contact me using the instructions on the "About Phil" page which you can access via the drop-down menu on all pages. Please feel free to send me any recommendations to add.

Base Software needed for Microsoft products (not normally needed for Windows 8 onwards)

Microsoft .NET Framework 4
Microsoft Visual C++ 2010 Redistributable Package (x86)

Photo and Video Creation/Editing Tools

GIMP 2.8.22 (latest version as of June 26th 2017)
Microsoft ICE (needs Base Software as above)(version 2 as of June 26th 2017)
Registax (includes versions 5.1.9.2 and 6.1.0.8)
Avistack 2
Autostakkert
Windows Movie Maker
Noiseware (includes free Community Edition)
Deep Sky Stacker
VSDC
PiPP
WinJupos
CCD Stack

Video Capture Software for Webcams

WXastrocapture
Sharpcap
Sequence Generator
Firecapture
digicam control for Nikon cameras

Interesting astronomical stuff

Stellarium
Astro Planner

Miscellaneous useful stuff

Notepad ++
Chess Titans
Adobe PDF Reader

hits since counting started in March 4th 2008.

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