(the current APT version is v4.00)
You can download the "demo" of APT - Astro Photography Tool using the "Download Demo" link. This version has almost all features of the full one and there are no time restrictions. In fact this "demo" is one of the most loaded astrophotography software packages available for free. You can use it to test if APT works fine with all of your devices.
Do you like APT? We will appreciate if you reward our work and support the further development by buying the full version. The price is set to be affordable for everyone - 18.70 EUR. For this amount you will get single user license for the full version of APT that can be used on multiple computers, one year support and upgrades. Expired license has to be renewed if you want access to the latest upgrades and the renewal fee is 6 EUR per year.
To support APT and get your key, please go to the Purchase page.
To download the demo version use the following link.
To download the full version, enter the e-mail address that you used in PayPal for the order and your Key which has been sent to you. Thank you for your support!
This is separate download for the ZWO, Altair Astro, QHY and/or ToupTek native drivers. You can install the package to update the drivers before the next offical APT release after APT v4.00
You can get ToolTips help (balloon help) in several languages. The installation is simple - download the desired translation in APT use the 'Import Tooltips' button in Settings->Main. If you want to switch back to English, just download the English version.
Special thanks to all that made and are making this possible!
|Bulgarian||36||Boyan Kassabov, Damyan Ognianov, Ivan Raichev, Zlatan Merakov||Download|
|French||36||Patrick Pasc, Dennys Turcotte, LCK and L. Lamy||Download|
|Japanese||36||M. Minamiguchi and T.Sugiyama||Download|
|Spanish||34||Alfredo G. F., Iván Jaén (Panamá)||Download|
|Portuguese||11||Nelson Viegas - GOAAA**||Download|
|Dutch||9||Henrik van Holthoon||Download|
|Polish||8+||Adam Musial and Marek Biały||Download|
|German||7||yesyes* and Andreas Exeler||Download|
If you want to make a new one or update existing translation, please contact us.
** GOAAA - Group of Amateur Astronomers Observations of the Algarve
Also you can download the User's Guide in some languages.
|Language||Version||Translated by||User's guide|
|Japanese||3.90||T. Sugiyama (official translation)||CHM, Setup|
Follows a new section that we hope to grow in future. List of Tutorials about APT usage.
The available object browser includes information about 545 objects. Thank to Jeff Seivert many of the objects interesting facts are extended. Also he recorded audio versions of the text for many objects.
To install the audio extension, download the package you want and apply it in the same folder where APT is installed.
Last updated on 2012/03/08 - Audio Extension 358 Objects (154 MB)
Last updated on 2012/03/01 - Audio Extension - Only Messier objects 110 Objects (47 MB)
Last updated on 2012/03/08 - Audio Extension - Only Caldwell objects 109 Objects (48 MB)
Thank to M. Minamiguchi and T. Sugiyama there is Japanese translation of the information visible in Deep Sky, Stars and Maps tabs of Object Browser. To apply the translation, just download and install this package ObjectBrowserJP.exe
Thank to Jan Filip there is Czech translation of the information visible in Deep Sky and
If you want to get back to the English language in Object Browser. Just download and install this package ObjectBrowserEN.exe
More objects can be easily imported into Custom Objects and ToDo tabs of the Object Browser. Ready to use files can be found in this Topic in the APT forum.
APT has advanced sounds notification system that can play up to 36 different sounds. Pre-installed are English speaking female and male voice packages.
More packages can be found in this Topic in the APT forum.
Here you can find full versions of APT that are no longer supported:
The last version that works under Windows XP is - APT v.3.88
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