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11 December 2017: v3.8.1

Maintenance release to fix a problem running Photoshop droplets in photo booth mode
Updated the HideWindowsTaskbar utility to work with the latest version of Photoshop

 

28 November 2017: v3.8

Added support for the Canon EOS 6D Mark II
Enhanced the photo booth setup wizard to support themes with different button styles, screen backgrounds and caption text
Boomerang GIFs can now be created with animated animated backgrounds when shooting green screen
Added a print counter to the event info shared via the Windows registry
Added the option to send emails without including the image as an attachment
Added {urlencode,str} token to allow arbitrary strings to be passed as parameters in a URL e.g. when providing a link to a microsite
Added optional "tap for 3 sec countdown" in countdown screen if remaining countdown is 15 seconds or more
Now supports GIF animations in the screens used for sharing photos by email, text, Facebook and Twitter
Fixed a problem with double the number of reprints being made when the number of copies is set to 2
Fixed a problem with camera settings in photo booth mode when switching from a photo booth profile with live view enabled to one without
Fixed errors in filenames of animated GIFs captured in video booth mode
Fixed a problem with thumbnails not being displayed in the reprint selection screen when pathnames of the images are long

 

5 September 2017: v3.7.3

Added support for the Canon PZ-E1 power zoom adapter
User survey data can now be used to specify the download folder
Added the option to disable or enable user survey data (in the "Touchscreen Settings" dialog)
Added {random,x,y} token
Added touchscreen actions to run a script with or without password protection
Fixed a problem identifying the Kiss X9 (aka Rebel SL2/EOS 200D)
Fixed a problem with animated GIFs not being saved in video booth mode if the PhotoboothSuppressXml option is selected

 

7 August 2017: v3.7.2

Added support for the Canon EOS 200D/Rebel SL2
Added event info shared via the Windows registry
Add touchscreen actions to load randomly selected profiles
Animated GIFs can now be displayed in the confirm_printing.jpg and share.jpg screens
Fixed a problem cropping copies of processed photos
Fixed a problem saving copies of green screen images when the transparent option is selected and B&W tinted mode is selected
Fixed a problem with the touchscreen keyboard timeout not working in the sharing screens

 

28 June 2017: v3.7.1.2

Added the option to save a copy of processed photos (e.g. after being rotated, cropped, digitally zoomed, converted to B&W etc.)
Fixed a problem with animated GIFs hanging in video booth mode if the GIF is rejected too soon after capture
Fixed a problem with the last frame of an animated GIF captured in stills photo booth mode being displayed for only 1/25 sec
Fixed a problem with the playback speed of MP4 copies of animated GIFs captured in photo booth mode when the number of backgrounds/overlays is set to more than 1

 

15 June 2017: v3.7.1.1

Maintenance release to remove a debug message which was accidentally left in v3.7.1

 

12 June 2017: v3.7.1

Added support for the Canon EOS 77D and Canon EOS 800D/Rebel T7i
Added a user survey option to capture text and checkbox responses from users in photo booth mode
Speeded up MP4 and animated GIF processing when creating animated GIFs in video booth mode
{filename} and {filenameNoExt} tokens can now be used in email, text and Twitter messages
Improved handling of display scaling on high DPI screens (see Preferences)
Added "Save Photobooth Settings" option to the File menu to save all the photo booth related settings to file
Animated GIF capture in video booth mode now supports "stop video capture" to create shorter clips
Updated Facebook uploader to fix problems caused by the way Facebook handles cookies that affected Facebook uploads on some computers
Fixed a problem when using PNG overlay images that are too small which could cause the software to crash
Fixed a problem with the optional ready overlay appearing in the reprint selection screen

 

21 February 2017: v3.7

Added support for displaying an animated GIF in photo booth screens
Animated countdowns can now use an animated GIF which can be displayed over the live view display
Ready screen can now display an optional overlay (ready_overlay.png)
Added new Instagram style filters in photo booth mode
Camera settings dialog now has the option to take test photos using the current settings for each bank and can be displayed using a photo booth shortcut button
Photo booth setup wizard enhanced to support choosing the number of copies to print in the print confirmation screen and the creation of 'boomerang' animated GIFs
Optional tags added to the XML settings format to allow advanced users to create location independent settings files to make it easier to share settings on different photo booths
Capturing animated GIFs in video booth mode now has the option to use the camera in photo mode or video mode and to crop the live view display and display a live_view_overlay.png overlay
Added the option whether to mirror the preview images displayed after each photo is taken
Added the option to mirror photos before printing or adding to animated GIFs
The default profile now has the option to randomly select a profile
Fixed a problem with Facebook users not being logged out after uploading photos
Fixed a problem with animating the GIF_processing.jpg screen

 

10 November 2016: v3.6.1

Added support for the Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
Improved control over camera settings in video booth and photo booth modes
Added support for drawing on or signing the print layout before printing or sharing
Improved support for modifying photos before printing e.g. using Adobe Photoshop droplets
Live view cropping now supports vertical "letter box" style cropping in addition to horizontal cropping
Now prints photos before displaying the sharing screen
New touchscreen actions added for increasing or decreasing the number of copies to print in the print confirmation screen. The print confirmation screen now uses different backgrounds according to the number of copies .e.g confirm_printing_1.jpg, confirm_printing_2.jpg etc.
Added the option to send the MP4 copy of animated GIFs when sending SMS or MMS texts
Fixed a problem with the "Use MP4 copy of animated GIF if available" setting when emailing photos
Fixed a problem with the playback timeout option when capturing animated GIFs in video booth mode

 

10 October 2016: v3.6

Improved green screen setup in photo booth mode
Added photo booth shortcut buttons for loading and saving the default profile. The "print layout" shortcut now asks whether to save the settings to the default profile, if defined, after editing the print layout
Added the option to automatically load the default profile when DSLR Remote Pro is run and the ability to specify a profile file to load in the command line
Added the ability to share animated GIFs by email, text, Facebook and Twitter. Animated GIFs shared on Facebook are hosted on giphy.com
Animated GIFs captured in video mode can now be placed within a frame
Animated GIFs can be created using indexed color (to give more detail) or dithered color (to give better colors)
MP4 copies of animated GIFs can be created automatically and shared via Facebook or email
Added {uid2} token which generates a unique id in the form ABCDE123 and is guaranteed not to repeat for 776 days
Added the option to crop the print preview display in photo booth mode
Optional live view version of green screen overlay and background in photo booth mode
Added simulated camera option to allow testing photo booth mode without a camera
Reprint selection screen now allows multiple files to be selected and the number of copies to be printed to be specified
Added lockdown mode to limit access to advanced photo booth settings
Added timeout in video playback screen with the option to automatically accept or reject the video
Added an option to show the mouse cursor to give full control of the photo booth when using a mouse
The camera's preset white balance settings can now be used for live view to give more consistent results when capturing animated GIFs in video booth mode
Fixed a problem with timeouts when uploading to Facebook or Twitter
Please note: this release and all future releases will not run on Windows XP

 

13 July 2016: v3.5.3.1

Maintenance release to fix a problem with uploading to Facebook and Twitter which affected v3.5.3

 

11 July 2016: v3.5.3

Enhanced the animated GIF support in stills photo booth mode and video booth mode to allow multiple title pages so that short animations can be displayed in addition to the photos
Fixed a problem which caused video playback to break up on some computers

 

22 June 2016: v3.5.2

Enhanced the animated GIF support in stills photo booth mode to work when the camera is in portrait orientation and added the ability to position photos within the GIF and to have different overlays for each photo
Fixed a problem with external flash mode which affected v3.5.1
Added a workaround for a camera firmware issue which causes occasional AF errors when the camera is set to manual focus

 

15 June 2016: v3.5.1

Added the option to create an animated GIF slideshow of the stills photo booth shooting sequence
Added the option to create an animated GIF of the video clip when using the "Capture clip as a series of still frames" in video booth mode
Added the option to only display live view in the ready screen and to hide it during the countdown
Added the ability to overlap touchscreen actions to allow one touch to perform multiple actions
Fixed a problem with the playback breaking up when animating photo booth screens using some types of MP4 video file

 

10 May 2016: v3.5

Added support for Canon EOS 1300D/Rebel T6, Canon EOS 80D and Canon EOS-1D X Mark II
Added additional photo booth shortcut buttons for taking a test photo and loading profiles
Added the option to hide the camera controls normally displayed on the left side of the main window to provide a simplified interface for photo booth operators
Simplified the method of specifying the playback speed when using the fast stills capture option for creating animated GIFs
Now supports MP4 or MOV files for animated screens and countdowns in photo booth mode
Movie file display no longer uses Apple's QuickTime libraries
Minor changes to the way checkboxes are displayed in touchscreen keyboards
Added a "Close" action for touchscreen keyboards to allow a terms and conditions page to be displayed at the start of the shooting sequence
Fixed problems uploading to Facebook caused by changes to Facebook's login requirements
Fixed problems uploading to Twitter caused by changes to Twitter's login requirements

 

12 January 2016: v3.4

Added fast stills capture option in video booth mode for creating fun animated GIFs
Added support for posting photos to Twitter
Added support for sending photos by MMS (US and Canada only) or SMS via Twilio.com
Now supports up to 12 captions in the print layout, options to change the caption display order and the option to right justify the caption text
The printing option in the sharing screen now has the option to limit the number of prints
Fixed a problem with the alpha channel being lost when saving a transparent PNG copy of greenscreened photos when the camera orientation is set to portrait
Replaced %1, %2, %3, %4, %5, %6 tokens with {yearNow}, {monthNow}, {dayNow}, {yearLess8h}, {monthLess8h}, {dayLess8h} to avoid problems with unwanted substitutions in emails
Fixed a typo in the default text for HTML emails: correcting <image src="{image}"> to <img src="{image}">
Fixed a problem with image attachments not displaying in emails sent to Outlook.com
Changed the keyboard shortcuts for digital zoom in photo booth mode from cursor left/right to Ctrl+Alt+cursor left/right to reduce the chances of selecting this accidentally

 

9 September 2015: v3.3.3

Maintenance release fixing a problem when photos overlap the left or top borders of the print layout which could cause the software to crash
Adjusted the green screen processing algorithm to give better results and added the option to chose which green screen algorithm to use
Added keyboard shortcuts for selecting a profile and starting the shooting sequence (profiles 1 to 8 only)
Added the option to log Facebook uploads to file
Fixed a problem with non-ASCII characters in the email subject and with email log files when the image pathname contains non-ASCII characters

 

15 July 2015: v3.3.2

Added support for the Canon EOS 5DS R and Canon EOS 5DS
Fixed a problem overriding the email_address attribute when using the touchscreen keyboard "email input at start" option

 

24 June 2015: v3.3.1

Maintenance release fixing a problem with File->Send emails not reading information from the email log file.
Added mandatory option to <prompt> tag in touchscreen keyboard XML definition to indicate that an input field must contain text
Fixed a problem with the green screen zoom/position settings not being saved to file for use with profiles

 

16 June 2015: v3.3

Added support for the Canon EOS 750D/Rebel T6i and Canon EOS 760D/Rebel T6s
Added unicode support for handling characters in most languages
Added the ability to shoot raw+JPEG in photo booth mode
Improved green screen processing
Added the ability to position the photo within the background when shooting greenscreen in photo booth mode
Added optional password to protect "exit photo booth mode" touchscreen action
Added touchscreen actions to select a profile and start the shooting sequence (profiles 1 to 8 only)
Added new touchscreen action editor
Added "Message input at end of sequence" touchscreen keyboard option to allow users to enter a message which can be added to the printed output (using the {message} token)
Added an option to print photos from the sharing screen (this can also be selected when running the photo booth setup wizard)
The default touchscreen keyboard for entering the user's Facebook login name and password now displays punctuation characters when the shift key is pressed (US keyboard layout)
Email message text can now be specified in HTML format and plain text format
Inactivity timer now loads default profile, if defined, before switching to standby mode

 

25 November 2014: v3.2

Added support for Canon EOS 7D Mark II
Now supports hashtags when uploading photos to Facebook
Added offline email mode and the ability to send unsent emails later
Added reprint selection screen available from the photo booth ready screen
Added auto standby option in photo booth mode

 

9 October 2014: v3.1

Added the option to crop the photo before uploading to Facebook or sending by email
Added "Single strip of 2" preset layout option
Fixed a possible problem where uninstalling a printer driver could cause the program to crash
The body text for emails now allows return characters

 

18 July 2014: v3.0.1

Added support for sharing 300 DPI photo booth templates when using HiTi printers
Fixed a problem with lines appearing on the last screen created by the photo booth setup wizard
Added additional photo booth shortcut buttons and the ability to choose which ones are displayed

 

22 June 2014: v3.0

Added support for Canon EOS 1200D/Rebel T5
Added interactive editor for photo booth print layouts
Added the importing and exporting of photo booth print layouts
Added the ability to print QR codes on photo booth prints
Added "Pop art" creative filter in photo booth mode
Added optional thumbnail display in photo booth mode
Added new photo booth dashboard to provide quick access to the main photo booth settings
Increased the number of photo booth profiles from 8 to 18
Increased the number of photo booth captions from 2 to 8
Improved error reporting when testing and sending emails and improved support for services such as free email services such as yahoo.com

 

20 February 2014: v2.7.2

Added "From" email address setting when sending emails
Fixed a problem with the touchscreen handling which could result in the touchscreen keyboard detecting an unwanted key press at startup

 

6 February 2014: v2.7.1.1

Maintenance release to fix a problem with the software crashing on some systems when sending emails

 

28 January 2014: v2.7.1

Added "Confirm printing (no JPEG copy)" print option in photo booth mode
Improved Facebook upload option to support different Facebook login screens and disable touchscreen edge gestures on Windows 8 and Windows 8.1
Fixed a problem with video booth touchscreen actions
Fixed a problem with screen flicker in video booth mode
Fixed a problem with the share screen being displayed when selecting reprint in photo booth mode

 

21 January 2014: v2.7

Added the ability to upload photos to a user's Facebook page in photo booth mode
Added the ability to email photos in photo booth mode
Added auto white balance option for live view in photo booth mode

 

6 December 2013: v2.6.2

Added support for Canon EOS-1D C
Added a single photo layout option in the photo booth setup wizard and preset layouts tool
Improved the performance of printing custom layouts in photo booth mode when images are printed multiple times e.g. the double strip of four layout
Now disables touchscreen edge gestures when running in full screen photo booth mode on Windows 8 and Windows 8.1 systems
Save green screen copy of photos now rotates the photos to match the orientation setting

 

12 September 2013: v2.6.1

Added support for the Canon EOS 70D (including WiFi operation)
Added inactivity timer option in the photo booth settings dialog and photo booth setup wizard

 

30 August 2013: v2.6

Added new photo booth creative filter option which can apply a variety of different effects to both the live view and the final photos.
Added the option to rotate as well as crop and resize the additional JPEG copy of the printed output
Added optional validation of email addresses entered using the touchscreen keyboard
Added focus point display in live view with status display during live view auto focus.
Fixed a problem displaying green screen overlay in video booth mode
Lighter/darker exposure keyboard shortcuts in photo booth mode (PageUp/PageDn) now require Ctrl to be pressed to reduce problems with accidental adjustments due to touchscreen gestures

 

21 May 2013: v2.5.3

Added support for Canon EOS 100D/Rebel SL1 and Canon EOS 700D/Rebel T5i
Improved support for angled multi-line captions in photo booth mode
Adding focus peaking option in live view display
Fixed a problem with selecting the option to save pictures to the camera's memory card when using a Canon EOS 30D

 

15 February 2013: v2.5.2.2

Fixed a problem in v2.5.2.1 which caused an error when selecting cancel from the print confirmation screen in photo booth mode

 

12 February 2013: v2.5.2.1

Fixed a problem with cropping and resizing the JPEG copy of the printed output in photo booth mode
Added Ctrl+A keyboard shortcut and touchscreen action to auto focus in photo booth mode. Also added the ability to adjust focus by pressing the Ctrl key and using the mouse wheel.

 

3 January 2013: v2.5.2

Added support for the Canon EOS 6D (including WiFi operation)
Added electronic level display in live view for the Canon EOS 6D, Canon EOS 5D Mark III and Canon EOS-1D X
Added controls for adjusting the sound recording settings in live view video mode for the Canon EOS-1D X, 5D Mark III, 6D and 650D/Rebel T4i
Added optional keyboard.wav sound when displaying the touchscreen keyboard in photo booth mode
Added the ability to specify the position of the movies in animated photo booth screens

 

26 November 2012: v2.5.1

Fixed a problem with the ready.mov animated photo booth screen overlapping the live view display when switching from standby mode
Fixed a problem starting the photo booth shooting sequence when a ready.mov animated screen is defined and the delay before taking the first photo is set to 0
Added optional manual positioning and looping of the video played in the animated photo booth screens
Added double strip of three and single strip of three layout options to the photo booth preset layouts and setup wizard

 

25 October 2012: v2.5

Added support for the Canon EOS-1D X
Added the ability to use movies to animate photo booth screens
Added post processing options in photo booth mode for easier website and social networking site uploads
Added fast resize option in photo booth mode - provides faster print processing with minimal reduction in image quality
Added options to reprint photo booth photos after an event

 

27 August 2012: v2.4.2.1

Fixed a problem shooting video in normal live view and in photo booth mode
Added the option to display the touchscreen keyboard immediately after taking the photos in photo booth mode

 

6 July 2012: v2.4.2

Added support for the Canon EOS Rebel T4i/EOS 650D/Kiss X6i
Added digital zoom option to stills photo booth shooting
Fixed a problem which affected the display of histogram data in live view in v2.4.1
Fixed a problem using multiple green screen backgrounds in photo booth mode in v2.4.1

 

31 May 2012: v2.4.1

Added support for the Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Added the option to green screen live view images in video booth mode (video playback and movies downloaded from the camera are not green screened)
Minor changes and bug fixes to the photo booth setup wizard

 

16 April 2012: v2.4

Added Photo Booth Setup Wizard which automatically creates all the screens and the print layout for common photo booth configurations
Added "clicker mode" where the photographer or users choose when to take the photos in photo booth mode
Added an option to include the current printer settings when saving the photo booth settings to file
Added a quick reprint option (keyboard shortcut: Ctrl+Shift+R) when the output option is set to "Print and save JPEG copy"
Fixed problems using a default profile to switch from video to stills photo booth mode when rejecting a video
Added {uid} token which generates a unique id for filenames and captions when shooting in photo booth mode
Added a timed shutter release option to the remote interface

 

3 February 2012: v2.3.2

Added <caption1> and <caption2> tags to the XML photo booth summary file
Added an option to the touchscreen keyboard to hide text when entering a password
Fixed problems using a default profile to switch from video to stills photo booth mode
Fixed a problem with selecting photo booth profiles 7 and 8

 

12 January 2012: v2.3.1.1

Fixed a crash in v2.3.1 when not shooting in photo booth mode

 

11 January 2012: v2.3.1

Added timeouts in photo booth mode for print confirmation, touchscreen keyboard input and video confirmation
Displays optional reprinting,jpg screen image and skips the print confirmation screen when reprinting photo booth images
Added optional checkboxes to the touchscreen keyboard in photo booth mode
Added monochrome tint/toning option to support printing in sepia and other tints in photo booth mode
Improved noise reduction in photo booth live preview when displaying black and white images

 

30 September 2011: v2.3

Added the ability to specify the size and position of the playback window in video booth mode
Now displays the video_playback_finished.jpg screen image, if defined, after video playback
Added the ability to specify a horizontal offset for the live view display in photo booth mode
Added the option to use {photoboothSubDir} or {photoboothDir} tokens when specifying the profile pathname to allow the use of more than 8 photo booth profiles
Added a separate delay for the first photo in the stills photo booth shooting sequence
Added optional color management of printed images
Fixed a problem with photo booth shooting using external flash mode when "Only display live view images for the first shot" is selected
Fixed a problem with incomplete screen refreshes when switching photo booth profiles

 

3 August 2011: v2.2.3.1

Increased the number of photo booth profiles that can be loaded via keyboard shortcuts/touchscreen actions from 6 to 8
Fixed a problem selecting B&W mode in DSLR Remote Pro for Windows v2.2.3

 

26 July 2011: v2.2.3

Added preset layouts when using the custom layout option to help design popular layouts using four photos
Added the ability to set the exposure mode from the PC with the following camera models: EOS 500D/Rebel T1i, EOS 550D/Rebel T2i, EOS 1000D/Rebel XS, EOS 40D, EOS 50D, EOS 7D, EOS 5D Mark II
Fixed a problem with the default photo booth profile not being applied when shooting in video booth mode

 

23 May 2011: v2.2.2.1

Fixed a problem caused by the latest Canon SDK which resulted in some cameras getting stuck in manual focus mode
Fixed an error when auto-bracketing with Canon EOS 400D and saving images to the camera only
In full screen photo booth mode preview images will now show the image_overlay.png overlay image (if defined) not live_view_overlay.png
Added extra checks for touchscreen actions to make sure they are not applied at the wrong time in photo booth mode

 

4 May 2011: v2.2.2

Added blue screen shooting
Added default profile option to reset the photo booth to a known state after each shooting sequence
Enhanced touchscreen keyboard in photo booth mode to allow multiple input fields and the use of a normal keyboard

 

31 March 2011: v2.2.1

Added support for the Canon Rebel T3i (aka Canon EOS 600D) and Canon Rebel T3 (aka Canon EOS 1100D)
"External flash mode" option in photo booth mode now adjusts live view brightness automatically when used with Rebel series cameras
Video booth record/playback progress bar now has user definable foreground and background colors
Users can now stop the video recording by pressing the 'End' key instead of waiting for the preset time
Now displays a warning instead of an error if touchscreen areas overlap e.g. to allow video booth related touchscreen buttons to be put in the same place as stills related buttons
Added the ability to run external commands when the photo booth screen changes and when the XML summary file is written at the end of the photo booth shooting sequence

 

8 February 2011: v2.2

Added confirm_printing.jpg and printing_confirmed.jpg screens when using the print confirmation option in photo booth mode
Added an "external flash" mode when photo booth shooting to allow the studio strobes and external flash guns that are not E-TTL compatible to be used with Rebel series cameras
Added optional touchscreen keyboard in photo booth mode
Green screen shooting in full screen photo booth mode now has the ability to use different backgrounds and overlays for each shot and to save a green screened copy of each photo
Fixed a problem with time lapse shooting using raw+JPEG mode and the latest camera models

 

1 December 2010: v2.1.1

Fixed a problem with keyboard input focus in video booth mode
Fixed a problem switching between video booth mode and photo booth mode with the Canon EOS 60D
Added photo booth keyboard shortcuts and touchscreen actions for selecting camera PictureStyles

 

10 November 2010: v2.1

Added support for the Canon EOS 60D
Added video booth mode
Photo booth mode now has the option to specify the vertical positioning of the live view display and countdown text
Photo booth mode now has the option to disable live view during printing
Photo booth previews are now green screened and look like the final output when green screen shooting
The camera battery status is now displayed in the main window title bar
Added an option in preferences to use lower case file extensions for images saved to the PC

 

27 August 2010: v2.0

Live view is now automatically restarted if it is canceled by the camera
Added support for motion detection using Webcam Zone Trigger (available separately from http://www.zonetrigger.com)
Added green screen shooting overlay in main live view window and in photo booth mode
Added optional overlay image for live view display in photo booth mode
Photo booth timings changed so that countdown text now counts down to 1 instead of stopping at 2

 

24 May 2010: v1.9.1

Fixed a problem with B&W images being printed in color in the custom photo booth layout
Improved handling of external button presses in photo booth mode to prevent a new shooting sequence from being started before the current one has finished printing
Added the ability to turn off the AF area rectangle in live view (by typing Ctrl+TAB)

 

11 May 2010: v1.9

Added the following enhancements to photo booth shooting:

New, more flexible custom layout of prints including image rotation. Please note that custom layouts from previous versions of DSLR Remote Pro for Windows will need to be updated if they use the "Copy left half of page to right to create a double strip" option
Captions can now be rotated
Live view is hidden when displaying the release.jpg image to avoid confusion caused by the live view freezing just before the picture is taken
Added an optional minimum duration before closing the processing.jpg screen to allow a 'Please leave the booth now' message to be displayed for several seconds at the end of the sequence
The default behavior of the live view inactivity timer now disables and immediately re-enables live view after 25 minutes to avoid the camera cancelling live view after 30 minutes

 

31 March 2010: v1.8.3

Added preliminary support for video capture with the Canon EOS 5D Mark II, Canon EOS 7D, Canon EOS 1D Mark IV, Canon EOS 500D/Rebel T1i and Canon EOS 550D/Rebel T2i
Fixed a problem which caused live view images to be displayed on top of preview images in full screen photo booth mode.
Fixed a problem shooting to the camera's memory card only when using the Canon EOS 550D/Rebel T2i and Canon EOS 5D Mark II

 

5 March 2010: v1.8.2

Added support for Canon EOS 550D/Rebel T2i
Full +/-5 EV exposure compensation range now available with cameras that support it
Added "Remote Manual" AF option for taking photos from the PC without using auto-focus
Added an inactivity timer for live view in full screen photo booth mode
The camera's LCD can now be turned on and off remotely from the PC when live view is active (recent cameras with HDMI outputs only)
Fixed a problem selecting 30 sec shutter speed when auto-bracketing with cameras that have a separate bulb setting on the exposure mode dial

 

27 January 2010: v1.8.1

Added support for the Canon EOS-1D Mark IV
Added workaround for Canon EOS 50D firmware bug which causes camera controls to be locked with "busy" displayed on the camera LCD after using live view
Added the ability to specify the number of digits in filenames
Added optional live view overlay image
Fixed problems with bulb shooting from the PC when using the Canon EOS 7D
Fixed a reliability problem when shooting long continuous sequences at high frame rates

 

11 December 2009: v1.8

Added support for the Canon EOS 7D
Added an option to automatically edit JPEGs and raw files, raw files only or JPEGs only in the editor setup dialog
Added "Use camera filenames" option so that images saved to the camera's memory card and to the PC have the same filenames
Added more flexible touchscreen options to photo booth mode and the ability to switch between different sets of photo booth settings
Added optional release.jpg screen which is displayed immediately before taking a picture in full screen photo booth mode
Added support for the Kensington Wireless Presenter in full screen photo booth mode
Fixed problems with saving images to the camera only when using recent cameras

 

5 August 2009: v1.7.6

Improved the responsiveness of live view controls on low spec PCs or  when using slow USB connections
Added custom layout option for photo booth prints and the ability to load and save photo booth settings
Minor improvements to the focus_stacking script to show progress on screen and extra checks to detect the camera connection being lost or the live view window being closed.

 

12 May 2009: v1.7.5

Added support for Canon EOS 500D/Rebel T1i
Added an option to only display live view images for the first photo in the photo booth sequence in full screen photo booth mode
Live view images can now be rotated by selecting the orientation from the View menu in the main window

 

11 March 2009: v1.7.4

Fixed a problem shooting sRaw with the Canon EOS 40D
Added the ability to play .wav sound files when displaying photo booth prompt screens
Added the ability to specify the number of copies of photo booth prints
Added additional start options for full screen photo booth mode to facilitate the use of touchscreens
Added support for the StealthSwitch in full screen photo booth mode

 

9 December 2008: v1.7.3

Fixed a problem connecting to the Canon EOS Rebel XS
Now includes information on how to use external buttons in photo booth mode
Camera can now be turned off when not in use during full screen photo booth shooting
Fullscreen photo booth shooting now includes an option to use the mouse for triggering the photo booth sequence and for switching between B&W or color photos

 

21 November 2008: v1.7.2

Added support for the Canon EOS 50D and Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Added left.jpg, middle.jpg and right.jpg options for more flexible layout of images in photo booth mode.

 

5 August 2008: v1.7.1

Added support for the Canon EOS 1000D/Rebel XS/Kiss Digital F
Now supports portrait orientation live view images in photo booth mode
Added preview display option to photo booth mode and optional captions on printed images.
Live view images now optionally upscaled to fill live view window

 

24 April 2008: v1.7

Added support for the Canon EOS 450D/Rebel XSi/Kiss Digital X2
Added live view, the saving of printed images and optional overlay image to photo booth shooting mode
Added camera settings dialog which allows the camera's clock to be synchronized with the PC's clock and the camera owner string to be set
Error and warning messages now cancel automatically after 10 secs when camera auto-reconnect is selected

 

6 February 2008: v1.6.1

Fixed a problem downloading and saving large raw files from the Canon EOS-1Ds Mark III

 

4 December 2007: v1.6

Added support for the Canon EOS-1Ds Mark III
New photo booth mode added
Live view now supports horizontal and vertical flipping and 180 degree rotation

 

2 October 2007: v1.5

Added support for the Canon EOS-1D Mark III and Canon EOS 40D.
Added live view display for Canon EOS-1D Mark III and Canon EOS 40D. Live view supports manual focus and contrast detection autofocus and also has optional onion skinning and grid overlay.
Long bulb exposures can now be controlled from the PC when using the Canon EOS-1D Mark III or Canon EOS 40D
Added "Arrange windows" option (Ctrl+A) to help arrange the live view and main windows

 

25 June 2007: v1.4

Full support Windows Vista support for Canon EOS 350D/Rebel XT, 400D/Rebel XTi, 20D, 30D, 5D, 1D Mark II, 1D Mark IIN and 1Ds Mark II
Fixed problems with Av and Tv dropdown menus following recent Windows updates

 

16 April 2007: v1.3.2

Added test and notes for running on Windows Vista
Updated DSLRRemoteLib.dll interface library

 

22 December 2006: v1.3.1

Improved reliability with Canon EOS 20D, 350D, 1D Mark II, 1D Mark IIN and 1Ds Mark II cameras.
Fixed LP5 error at startup on some systems

 

20 October 2006: v1.3

Added support for the Canon EOS 400D/Rebel XTi/Kiss Digital X
Added an option to name auto-bracketed sequences with a letter suffix to make it easier to identify sets of bracketed images e.g. IMG_0123a.JPG, IMG_0123b.JPG, IMG_0123c.JPG
Added option to execute a command after completing an auto bracket sequence
Added BBProDirDisplay.exe utility to allow DSLR Remote Pro for Windows to display images in BreezeBrowser Pro
Improved warning message display when PC's disk is full
Spacebar can now be used to release the shutter (unless keyboard focus is in the comment edit window)

 

19 May 2006: v1.2

Added support for the new Canon EOS 30D
Added the option to use the new or old Canon libraries to control the Canon EOS 20D, 350D, 5D, 1D2 and 1DS2
Fixed autobracketing of images when saving images to the camera's memory card only
Spot metering mode and picture style can now be selected from the PC when using the Canon EOS 5D

 

29 December 2005: v1.1.1

Fixed problem with "H/W error 0x000002" when taking long exposures
Extended auto bracket interval to 2 stops
Added "Ignore camera update events" option to Camera menu for more reliable operation when taking pictures using the camera's controls
Fixed memory leak when using auto reconnect
Fixed problem when shooting auto bracket sequences and saving raw+JPEG images to the PC
Fixed a problem with Canon EOS 350D/Digital Rebel XT only downloading thumbnails when shooting raw images

 

20 October 2005: v1.1

Added support for Canon EOS 20D, 350D/Digital Rebel XT, 5D, 1D Mark II and 1Ds Mark II
Added HQ display option
Added color management
Added auto-bracketing
Added image renaming plus the ability to name the image using the image comment
Improved reliability when shooting continuous sequences

 

26 January 2004: v1.0

First public release with support for Canon EOS D30, D60, 10D, 300D/Digital Rebel, 1D and 1DS