by AstroSharp Limited

SharpCap is a powerful and easy to use astronomy camera capture and image processing application.

Operating system: Windows

Publisher: AstroSharp Limited

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SharpCap is a powerful and easy to use astrophotography application designed to help you capture stunning images of stars, galaxies, and other celestial objects in the night sky. With SharpCap, you can capture, process, and analyze your images with ease.

SharpCap allows users to capture and process images of the night sky quickly and easily.


• Live View – View through your camera in real time, with live histogram and focus tools

• Automated Captures – Set up your camera to take a series of exposures with a single click

• Exposure Series – Set up a series of exposures to capture faint objects

• Capture Stacking – Combine multiple exposures into a single result


• Image Calibration – Apply flat-field and dark-frame calibration to improve image quality

• Image Stacking – Combine multiple exposures into a single result

• Image Alignment – Align images to improve the quality of the resulting image

• Image Enhancement – Apply sharpening, noise reduction, and other image enhancements


• Photometry – Measure the brightness of stars

• Star Trails – Measure star movement

• PHT – Measure the amount of light in a given area

• Histogram – View the distribution of pixel values in an image

• Measurement Tool – Measure the size, shape, and rotation of objects in an image

• Color Adjustment – Adjust the colors in an image


• Export – Export images to popular file formats

• Image Gallery – Share your images with friends and family

• Social Media – Post your images directly to social media

• Print – Print your images for display

SharpCap is a powerful and easy to use astrophotography application designed to help you capture stunning images of stars, galaxies, and other celestial objects in the night sky. With SharpCap, you can capture, process, analyze, and share your images with ease. Capture stunning images of the night sky with the live view, automated captures, exposure series, and capture stacking. Process your images with calibration, stacking, alignment, and enhancement tools. Analyze your images with photometry, star trails, PHT, histograms, measurement tools, and color adjustment. Finally, share your images with friends, family, and the world with exports, image galleries, and social media postings.
1. Microsoft .NET Framework 4.5 or later
2. Windows Vista, 7, 8, 8.1 or 10
3. 1GB RAM
4. 60MB disk space
5. Graphics card with at least 128MB of video RAM

Excellent for capturing and processing astronomy and astrophotography images.
Offers real-time, on-screen histogram for image quality control.
Supports a wide range of cameras and telescopes.

Limited features compared to other astrophotography software.
The interface can be confusing for beginners.
No MacOS version available.
image/svg+xmlBotttsPablo Stanley Körner Samuel L.
SharpCap is an excellent imaging software for astro photographers. It's user friendly and offers a wide range of features such as live stacking and polar alignment. The camera control is quite intuitive and the preview window is very helpful. SharpCap also has a great range of filters and exposure controls. The software also allows you to save and share images quickly and easily. The capture sequences are extremely helpful for conducting long exposure imaging and the image calibration feature is very useful. Overall, SharpCap is a great tool for serious astro photography.
image/svg+xmlBotttsPablo Stanley Körner Samuel N.
SharpCap is a reliable and easy-to-use imaging software for astronomy. It is great for quickly capturing images and viewing them in real time. I especially like the ability to add different types of filters for improved image quality. The software also offers a wide range of features and customization options. So far, I have found it to be a great tool for amateur and professional astronomers.
image/svg+xmlBotttsPablo Stanley Körner Finlay E.
This software is designed for astronomy enthusiasts to capture, analyze, and process images of celestial objects using a variety of cameras and telescopes. Some of its main features include live stacking, autoguiding, and video capture with advanced image processing tools such as dark frame subtraction and flat field correction. It also supports a range of cameras including DSLRs, webcams, and dedicated astronomy cameras, and can control motorized mounts for precise tracking. Additionally, SharpCap includes a user-friendly interface with a range of customizable settings for optimal image capture and analysis.
image/svg+xmlBotttsPablo Stanley Körner David Z*******n
SharpCap software is a powerful and user-friendly tool for capturing and processing astronomical images and videos.
image/svg+xmlBotttsPablo Stanley Körner Charlie
Easy to use, excellent for astrophotography. Great live stacking feature.
image/svg+xmlBotttsPablo Stanley Körner Aaron
Easy astronomy imaging application.
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