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Sigma has announced Sigma Capture Pro 1.0 for the Sigma SD1, the software allows the SD1 Digital SLR to be tethered to a computer using the standard USB cable. The software is available now for both the PC and Mac.
From Sigma: The Sigma Corporation is pleased to announce the launch of Sigma Capture Pro 1.0, remote camera control software dedicated to the Sigma SD1. Sigma Capture Pro 1.0 allows photographers to tether the Sigma SD1 camera to their computer and take control over camera settings and capture images remotely. By using a standard USB cable, SD1 users’ can adjust camera settings in the software such as aperture and shutter speed, exposure compensation and ISO value along with releasing the shutter to capture images.
It is also possible to set how many times the shutter is to be released automatically in one operation. Even if the camera is connected to the computer, it is possible to operate and take pictures using the camera body. Images can be stored either on the camera’s CF card, the PC’s hard drive or both simultaneously.
SIGMA Capture Pro 1.0 for Windows and SIGMA Capture Pro 1.0 for Macintosh is available for download from the following website www.sigma-sd.com/SD1/capturepro.html. In order to use SIGMA Capture Pro 1.0, the SD1's firmware must be version 1.04 and SIGMA Photo Pro 5.2 is required.