DSLR Remote Pro - Release History

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

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
  • 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 photobooth 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 photobooth 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

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
  • 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-1DX 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 photobooth mode
  • Improved green screen processing
  • Added the ability to position the photo within the background when shooting greenscreen in photobooth mode
  • Added optional password to protect "exit photobooth 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 photobooth 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

24 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 photobooth ready screen
  • Added auto standby option in photobooth 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 photobooth templates when using HiTi printers
  • Fixed a problem with lines appearing on the last screen created by the photobooth setup wizard
  • Added additional photobooth 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 photobooth print layouts
  • Added the importing and exporting of photobooth print layouts
  • Added the ability to print QR codes on photobooth prints
  • Added " Pop art" creative filter in photobooth mode
  • Added optional thumbnail display in photobooth mode
  • Added new photobooth dashboard to provide quick access to the main photobooth settings
  • Increased the number of photobooth profiles from 8 to 18
  • Increased the number of photobooth 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 photobooth 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 photobooth mode

21 January 2014: v2.7

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

6 December 2013: v2.6.2

  • Added support for Canon EOS-1D C
  • Added a single photo layout option in the photobooth setup wizard and preset layouts tool
  • Improved the performance of printing custom layouts in photobooth 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 photobooth 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 photobooth settings dialog and photobooth setup wizard

30 August 2013: v2.6

  • Added new photobooth 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 photobooth 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 photobooth mode
  • Added 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 photobooth mode

12 February 2013: v2.5.2.1

  • Fixed a problem with cropping and resizing the JPEG copy of the printed output in photobooth mode
  • Added Ctrl+A keyboard shortcut and touchscreen action to auto focus in photobooth 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 photobooth mode
  • Added the ability to specify the position of the movies in animated photobooth screens

26 November 2012: v2.5.1

  • Fixed a problem with the ready.mov animated photobooth screen overlapping the live view display when switching from standby mode
  • Fixed a problem starting the photobooth 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 photobooth screens
  • Added double strip of three and single strip of three layout options to the photobooth 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 photobooth screens
  • Added post processing options in photo booth mode for easier website and social networking site uploads
  • Added fast resize option in photobooth 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 photobooth mode
  • Added the option to display the touchscreen keyboard immediately after taking the photos in photobooth 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 photobooth 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 photobooth 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 photobooth setup wizard

16 April 2012: v2.4

  • Added Photobooth Setup Wizard which automatically creates all the screens and the print layout for common photobooth configurations
  • Added "clicker mode " where the photographer or users choose when to take the photos in photobooth mode
  • Added an option to include the current printer settings when saving the photobooth 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"
  • Added {uid} token which generates a unique id for filenames and captions when shooting in photobooth mode
  • Fixed problems using a default profile to switch from video to stills photobooth mode when rejecting a video
  • Added a timed shutter release option to the remote interface

3 February 2012: v2.3.2

  • Added <caption1> and <caption2> tags to the XML photobooth 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 photobooth mode
  • Fixed a problem with selecting photobooth profiles 7 and 8

12 January 2012: v2.3.1.1

  • Fixed a crash in v2.3.1.1 when not shooting in photo booth mode

11 January 2012: v2.3.1

  • Added timeouts in photobooth mode for print confirmation, touchscreen keyboard input and video confirmation
  • Displays optional reprinting,jpg screen image and skips the print confirmation screen when reprinting photobooth images
  • Added optional checkboxes to the touchscreen keyboard in photobooth mode
  • Added monochrome tint/toning option to support printing in sepia and other tints in photobooth mode
  • Improved noise reduction in photobooth 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 photobooth mode
  • Added the option to use {photoboothSubDir} or {photoboothDir} tokens when specifying the profile pathname to allow the use of more than 8 photobooth profiles
  • Added a separate delay for the first photo in the stills photobooth shooting sequence
  • Added optional color management of printed images
  • Fixed a problem with photobooth 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 photobooth profiles

3 August 2011: v2.2.3.1

  • Increased the number of photobooth 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 photobooth 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 fullscreen photobooth 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 photobooth mode

4 May 2011: v2.2.2

  • Added blue screen shooting
  • Added default profile option to reset the photobooth to a known state after each shooting sequence
  • Enhanced touchscreen keyboard in photobooth 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 photobooth 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 photobooth screen changes and when the XML summary file is written at the end of the photobooth 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 photobooth mode with the Canon EOS 60D
  • Added photobooth 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
  • Photobooth mode now has the option to specify the vertical positioning of the live view display and countdown text
  • Photobooth mode now has the option to disable live view during printing
  • Photobooth 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 photobooth mode
  • Added optional overlay image for live view display in photobooth mode
  • Photobooth 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 photobooth layout
  • Improved handling of external button presses in photobooth 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 photobooth 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 fullscreen photobooth 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 fullscreen photobooth 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 photobooth mode and the ability to switch between different sets of photobooth settings
  • Added optional release.jpg screen which is displayed immediately before taking a picture in full screen photobooth mode
  • Added support for the Kensington Wireless Presenter in full screen photobooth mode
  • Fixed problems with saving images to the camera only when using recent cameras

5 August 2009: v1.7.6

  • Added custom layout option for photobooth prints and the ability to load and save photobooth settings
  • Improved the responsiveness of live view controls on low spec PCs or  when using slow USB connections
  • 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 the Canon EOS 500D/Rebel T1i
  • Added the ability to rotate the live view display
  • Added an option in full screen photobooth mode to only display live view images before the first shot in the sequence

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 photobooth prompt screens
  • Added the ability to specify the number of copies of photobooth prints
  • Added additional start options for fullscreen photobooth mode to facilitate the use of touchscreens
  • Added support for the StealthSwitch in fullscreen photobooth mode

9 December 2008: v1.7.3

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

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 photobooth mode.

5 August 2008: v1.7.1

  • Added support for the Canon EOS 1000D/Rebel XS/Kiss Digital F
  • Photobooth live view images can now be displayed in portrait orientation
  • Added preview display option to photobooth mode and optional captions on images
  • Live view images can now be optionally upscaled to fill the 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 photobooth 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 large raw files from the Canon EOS-1Ds Mark III and saving them to the PC's hard disk

4 December 2007: v1.6

  • Added support for the Canon EOS-1Ds Mark III
  • New photobooth 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 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 2006: v1.3.2

  • Added test for correct Canon libraries when running on Windows Vista
    (please see the Vista support page for information on running DSLR Remote Pro for Windows 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