Release Date



April 2022

  • New Feature: Added support for Navitar LED Generation II controllers

  • New Feature: Added support for capturing multiple images with hardware trigger

  • New Feature: Added customizable crosshair width in effects tab

  • Various bug fixes and UI improvements


December 2021

  • Pixelink Capture start up performance has been increased

  • Control of Generation 1 Navitar LED Controllers is now an optional feature settable in the “Preferences” menu


September 2021

  • New Feature: Added support for Navitar LED controllers (more details)

  • New Feature: Added support for Pixelink cameras that use On Camera Flipping

  • New Feature: Added support for multiple focus points and focus z-stacking to auto focus tool (more details)


August 2020

  • New Camera Release of the PL-X series 10 GigE cameras

  • New Feature: Action Commands (more details)

  • New Feature: Events (more details)

  • New Feature: Precision Clock Protocol (more details)


November 2019

  • New Feature: LUT Digital Gain Tool (more details)

    • Pixelink Capture now features a tool to easily control the LUT table for convenient digital gain

  • Feature Enhancements: Annotation Controls (more details)

    • Capture images with annotations

    • More annotation customization options

  • Feature Enhancements: Measurements (more details)

    • New convenient way to save and export measurement calibrations

    • More measurement customization options


June 2019

  • New Feature: Tooltips (more details)

    • Pixelink Capture now features hover-over tool tips to explain the operation of the application

  • New Feature: Polarization Four Quadrant View (more details)

    • Preview the four polarization channels of our polar cameras in four different images

  • New Feature: Capture Measurements (more details)

    • Images can now be captured with images overlayed on top

  • New Feature: Annotation Controls (more details)

    • Use the annotation controls to create points of interest that you can quickly digitally zoom between


January 2019

  • New Feature: HDR mode (more details)

    • Allows the use High Dynamic Range in supported cameras

  • New Feature: Polarization Mode (more details)

    • Allows the use of polarization mode in supported cameras


October 2018

  • New Feature: New Automatic Camera Features (more details)

    • Settable minimum and maximum values for automatic exposure

    • Automatic and continuous gain now supported

    • Settable ROI (Region of Interest) for automatic and continuous exposure, gain and white balance

  • New Feature: Measurement Mode (more details)

    • New user interface to streamline Pixelink Capture for making measurements

  • New Feature: New measurement tools (more details)

    • Measure circles by specifying diameter or perimeter

    • Measure angles

    • Automatic angle and circle detection

    • Measure in pixels in addition to calibrated units

    • Import Bitmap images into Pixelink Capture for measurement

  • New Feature: Enhanced video capture tab (more details)

    • Enhanced video capture tab gives more control and more clear information on video to be capture

    • Capture video by specifying record time as well as number of frames

    • Estimates are now given as to whether the captured video's size, playback time and playback speed (i.e. fast or slow motion)

    • A more user friendly and clear way to specify the quality and size of the captured video


February 2018

  • New Feature: Metrology Tab (more details)

    • Conveniently make precision measurements from within Pixelink Capture

    • Make measurements with a variety of drawing tool including: Points, Lines, Circles, Rectangles, Polylines and Polygons

    • Customize the look of drawn measurements

    • Export measurements to an Excel spreadsheet for further processing

  • New Feature: Support for Navitar Motorized Lens Controller (more details)

    • Control Navitar Motorized Lens from within Pixelink Capture

    • Full control over lens zoom and focus

    • Auto-focus support allows quick and easy lens focusing

    • Control multiple Navitar Motorized Lenses with multiple cameras


October 2017

  • Controls Enhancements

    • A check box has been added that allows for constant auto exposure

    • The gain slider now snaps to allowable gain values

    • The exposure slider is now logarithmic rather than linear

    • The camera image can now be flipped and rotated

  • Image Capture Enhancements

    • Captured images can now be saved as TIFF, PSD and Raw

    • There is a checkbox so that the captured image’s file name will increment up by one instead of overwriting and existing file with the same name

  • Video Capture Enhancements

    • Captured video can now be saved as MP4

    • There is a checkbox so that the captured video’s file name will increment up by one instead of overwriting and existing file with the same name

    • Video capture frame rate, playback bit rate and decimation factor are now settable

  • Effects Enhancements

    • The previously existing effects have been removed and have been replaced with the following

      • Invert

      • Grey Scale

      • Saturated and Black

      • Threshold (50%)

      • Motion Detector

      • Ascii

      • Histogram Equalisation

      • High Pass Filter

      • Low Pass Filter

      • Median Filter

      • Sobel Filter

      • Temporal Noise Filter

      • Bitmap Overlay

      • Crosshair

  • Focus Enhancements

    • The focus tab now appears for all cameras, even cameras without an autofocus lens

    • If the camera does not support auto focus the only options available on the focus tab are exposure time, gain, and the option to adjust the focus score ROI

  • Preview Window Enhancements

    • The zoom level can now be manually adjusted

    • The ROI size can now be manually adjusted (Both ROI and focus score ROI)

    • The ROI values displayed in the lower right hand corner are now labeled (Top, Left, Height, Width)


June 2017

  • Release of Pixelink's new camera showcase application - Pixelink Capture