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#1 John Miele

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Posted 29 July 2014 - 09:17 PM

I just went to download Firecapture 2.3beta which seems to be the recommended version here. But it's not at the website. Instead there is a release 2.3 and a new 2.4beta. Has the 2.3beta turned into the released v2.3? Anyone try the 2.4beta? I'm just learning to use Firecapture so I'm not sure I should start off with a new beta version. Does downloading V2.3 sound like the right move for me? I'll be using a ASI120MC camera if that matters...Thanks...John

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Posted 30 July 2014 - 12:35 AM

John,
Yes, v2.3beta turned into v2.3 so all the old bugs finally found a new home ;)
If you just want to play around a bit it doesn't matter which version you use. The ASI should run in both. If you consider using it for longer I'd recommend using 2.4beta right from the beginning. The layout has changed compared to v2.3 so you already would be familiar with it whenever the final v2.4 comes out.
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Posted 30 July 2014 - 08:32 PM

Thanks Torsten! I'll go with the 2.4beta version and blaze a trail to glory!! :lol:...John

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Posted 06 August 2014 - 08:23 PM

Just used Firecapture 2.4beta  last night with my ASI120MC camera and it worked great. No hiccups at all. I like the new GUI layout. It was easy to use and worked well for me...John



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Posted 20 October 2016 - 08:56 AM

you all talk about version 2.2 and version 2.4 but when I to download I can only get ver 1.2 what goes?



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Posted 20 October 2016 - 09:37 AM

you all talk about version 2.2 and version 2.4 but when I to download I can only get ver 1.2 what goes?

The OLDEST version available via the website these days is 2.2. I'm really not sure where you're finding a 1.2:

 

http://www.firecapture.de/

 

I strongly recommend the 2.5 beta, unless you're using a webcam.



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Posted 21 October 2016 - 12:36 AM

you all talk about version 2.2 and version 2.4 but when I to download I can only get ver 1.2 what goes?

Could you send me a copy of 1.2 as I'm interested in having one myself :lol:

But seriously, the v2.5beta phase will be finished by end of Oct so I'd recommend using v2.5beta from the FC website as Grant already mentioned.

 

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#8 Ben Cartwright SASS

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Posted 21 October 2016 - 07:39 AM

I will try the download again,  it could be it was an older website I grabbed it from.

 

That had to be it, tried to download in the field, BTW I hate laptop keyboards!!!!!!!!

 

I got it. Ver. 2.4  I will try using it when it clears up in a few days, although will play with it taking pictures of the mall 300 feet away from my backyard.




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