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2009 News

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28 December 2009: Downloader Pro v2.2.5 released

This release adds support for downloading for downloading directly from the Canon EOS 7D and Canon EOS-1D Mark IV. This release also includes the following improvements when downloading images directly from recent Canon EOS cameras: faster download speeds, now creates THM thumbnail files when downloading movie files, supports very large files (e.g. movie files larger than 2GB).
A number of problems which could cause Downloader Pro to crash have also been fixed: unusual shooting data in Apple iPhone images, filenames starting with '.' (copied from Apple Mac filing systems) and interference from Comodo Firewall on Windows Vista SP2

This release is a free upgrade for all registered users who purchased a license within the last year.


16 December 2009: Advance warning of price increases on 1st January 2010

European Union customers are reminded that there will be an increase in the VAT (value added tax) charged when the British goverment changes the VAT rate from 15% to 17.5% on 1st January 2010. Customers planning to buy photobooth and remote capture licences are also advised that the cost of licenses for these applications will increase from 1st January 2010. To beat these changes please ensure your order is placed before midnight UK time on the 31st December 2009.
The new prices (excluding tax/VAT) for remote capture applications will be US $129 for DSLR Remote Pro for Windows, DSLR Remote Pro for Mac, NKRemote and DSLR Remote Pro Multi-Camera (per camera). PSRemote and PSRemote Multi-Camera (per camera) licences will be US $95 (excluding tax/VAT). Upgrade licences cost approximately 50% of the purchase price and will be increased accordingly.
Prices in Euros and GBP will be changed in line with the currency exchange rates on 1st January 2010.


11 December 2009: Support for Canon EOS 7D added to DSLR Remote Pro for Mac and DSLR Remote Pro for Windows

These releases add support for the new Canon EOS 7D including live view display, timed bulb exposures and the ability to save images to the camera only, camera and computer or computer only. When saving images to both the camera and the computer the same filenames for images can be used for images saved on the computer as for images saved on the camera's memory card.

DSLR Remote Pro for Windows also includes enhancements to photobooth shooting mode by adding more flexible touchscreen options and the ability to switch between different sets of photobooth settings. The keyboard shortcut Ctrl+R has been added to allow easy reprints of the last photobooth sequence.

The latest versions are:
DSLR Remote Pro for Windows v1.8 for controlling Canon EOS cameras on Windows 7, Vista, XP and 2000
DSLR Remote Pro for Mac v1.1 for controlling Canon EOS cameras on Mac OS X 10.4 (Tiger), OS X 10.5 (Leopard) and OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard)


11 December 2009: Support for Canon EOS 7D added to DSLR Remote Pro Multi-Camera

DSLR Remote Pro Multi-Camera v1.3 adds support for the Canon EOS 7D. This release also allows multiple cameras of the same model (or different models) to be controlled on PCs running Windows 7, Windows Vista or Windows XP.


24 November 2009: Support for Nikon D300s and Nikon D80 added to NKRemote plus photobooth updates for NKRemote and PSRemote

These releases enhance the photobooth shooting mode by adding more flexible touchscreen options to photobooth mode and the ability to switch between different sets of photobooth settings. The keyboard shortcut Ctrl+R has been added to allow easy reprints of the last photobooth sequence.

NKRemote v1.3 also adds support for the Nikon D300s and Nikon D80

The latest versions are:
NKRemote v1.3 for Nikon DSLR cameras
PSRemote 1.8 for Canon PowerShot cameras


Canon Pro Photo Solutions 09, 27/28 October at the Business Design Centre, Islington, London.

Breeze Systems shared a stand with Timeslice Films at the show and demonstrated a bullet time rig with 55 Canon EOS 450D cameras. The cameras were controlled by DSLR Remote Pro Multi-Camera and the camera mounting, triggering and image post production work was done by Timeslice. You can see video from the show on the Timeslice website.


24 September 2009: DSLR Remote Pro for Mac v1.0 released


Mac OS X based software to control Canon DSLR cameras from an Intel Mac. Breeze Systems' highly regarded software has been used to control Canon cameras on Windows since 2001. DSLR Remote Pro for Mac 1.0 is now available for controlling Canon DSLR cameras on an Intel Mac. DSLR Remote Pro for Mac supports the following Canon DSLR cameras: 1Ds Mark III, 1D Mark III, 1Ds Mark II, 1D Mark IIN, 1D Mark II, 5D Mark II, 5D, 50D, 40D, 30D, 20D, 1000D/Rebel XS, 500D/Rebel T1i, 450D/Rebel XSi, 400D/Rebel XTi, 350D/Rebel XT

Requires an Intel Mac computer running Mac OS X 10.4 (Tiger), 10.5 (Leopard) or 10.6 (Snow Leopard)
Please see our press release for more details


5 August 2009: Support for Nikon D3X added to NKRemote plus photobooth updates for DSLR Remote Pro for Windows , NKRemote and PSRemote

These releases enhance the photobooth shooting mode to allow custom print layouts where the size and position of each image can be specified individually. This makes it easier to design complex layouts and allows different sized images to be printed. Photobooth settings can now also be loaded from and saved to disk making it easier to switch between different photobooth settings.

NKRemote v1.2 also adds support for the Nikon D3X

The latest versions are:
DSLR Remote Pro for Windows v1.7.6 for Canon EOS DSLR cameras
NKRemote v1.2 for Nikon DSLR cameras
PSRemote 1.7 for Canon PowerShot cameras


28 July 2009: DSLR Remote Pro for Mac v1.0 beta 1 released


Mac OS X based software to control Canon DSLR cameras from an Intel Mac. Breeze Systems' highly regarded software has been used to control Canon cameras on Windows since 2001. DSLR Remote Pro for Mac 1.0 beta 1 is the first public beta release of software for controlling Canon DSLR cameras on a Mac and currently supports the Canon EOS 50D, Canon EOS 5D Mark II, Canon EOS 500D/Rebel T1i, Canon EOS 1000D/Rebel XS, Canon EOS 450D/Rebel XSi, Canon EOS 40D, Canon EOS-1Ds Mark III and Canon EOS-1D Mark III.

Update 6 August 2009: beta 2 now available with support for Canon EOS-1Ds Mark III, 1D Mark III, 1Ds Mark II, 1D Mark IIN, 1D Mark II, 5D Mark II, 5D, 50D, 40D, 30D, 20D, 1000D/Rebel XS, 500D/Rebel T1i, 450D/Rebel XSi, 400D/Rebel XTi, 350D/Rebel XT; updated help files and fix for possible crash at startup when auto-reconnect is enabled.

Requires Mac OS X v10.4 or later (Intel processors only)


14 July 2009: Downloader Pro v2.2.4 released

This release adds support for downloading .MTS movie files and for downloading directly from the Canon EOS 500D/Rebel T1i. This release also allows the artist and copyright fields to be edited for recent Canon EOS camera models.
The DNG converter plug-in nows supports the compatibility options in Adobe's latest DNG converter. This allows raw files from the latest cameras to be converted to DNG files which are compatible with older versions of Photoshop and Lightroom removing the need to upgrade these just to support new cameras

This release is a free upgrade for all registered users who purchased a license within the last year.


6 July 2009: BreezeBrowser Pro v1.9.4.1 released

This is a minor update which adds support for Pentax K200D raw conversion, fixes a problem converting Canon Rebel T1i raw files and adds optional renaming when converting raw files.

This release is a free upgrade for all registered users who purchased a license within the last year.


1 July 2009: NKRemote v1.1 released

NKRemote v1.1 adds support for the Nikon D5000.

This release is a free upgrade for all registered users who purchased a license within the last year.


21 May 2009: BreezeBrowser Pro v1.9.4 released

BreezeBrowser Pro v1.9.4 adds support for Canon EOS 500D/Rebel T1i and Panasonic DMC-FZ28 raw conversion and enhances the thumbnail display with optional shooting data and GPS icon.


New enhanced thumbnail display in BreezeBrowser Pro v1.9.4 showing shooting data and GPS icons for images containing GPS latitude and longitude data

BreezeBrowser Pro runs on Windows and is available on a 15 day free trial from Breeze Systems' website. BreezeBrowser Pro v1.9.4 is a free upgrade for all registered users who purchased a license within the last year. BreezeBrowser users and users who purchased a license for BreezeBrowser Pro before 21 May 2008 please see the upgrade page for details on upgrading.


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