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schecter
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Backyard EOS/NIK new
      #6310502 - 01/13/14 03:28 PM

I'm thinking about purchasing the software program Backyard EOS/NIK. I was wondering if any members are using this software and whether or not it will work with windows 8. The website recommends windows 7 xp or vista but my new laptop has windows 8.

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guyroch
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Re: Backyard EOS/NIK new [Re: schecter]
      #6312199 - 01/14/14 12:17 PM

BacykardEOS runs on W8. I'll update the website. In fact my development environment is all W8.

BackyardNIKON is not released yet, a beta release is very close; 4 to 8 weeks away is my best guess right now.

Hope this helps,

Guylain


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fetoma
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Re: Backyard EOS/NIK new [Re: guyroch]
      #6313437 - 01/14/14 11:35 PM

Quote:

In fact my development environment is all W8.




Don't get too comfy with W8 Guylain, W9 will be here next year.


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guyroch
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Re: Backyard EOS/NIK new [Re: fetoma]
      #6313839 - 01/15/14 08:17 AM

Quote:

Quote:

In fact my development environment is all W8.




Don't get too comfy with W8 Guylain, W9 will be here next year.




It's all DOS with a nice UI anyway

Guylain


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schecter
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Re: Backyard EOS/NIK new [Re: guyroch]
      #6328196 - 01/22/14 12:02 PM

Thanks for the feedback. You are correct, I had no problems downloading and running Backyard EOS on windows 8. Also had no issues loading the PHD guiding program that comes with the Orion Starshoot Autoguider. I had heard other folks had issues with the PHD program. They must have refined the software!

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guyroch
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Re: Backyard EOS/NIK [Re: schecter]
      #6337231 - 01/26/14 05:55 PM

I don't want to violate the TOS by pushing products here so I have started a "BackyardNIKON, Ask me anything" thread in the vendor forum.

Thank you

Guylain


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