DSLR Controller updated to v0.99
Posted on 2013-07-11, 20 comments, 90 +1's, imported from Google+/Chainfire

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A new update to DSLR Controller has been released on Play! 

There's been a fair number of bugfixes, and a lot of performance improvements in various parts of the app. There is now also streaming video playback (no need to transfer video first) but it does require you to install the MX Player app, and obviously performance varies from device to device.


  • Added: X86 and MIPS support (in theory)

  • Added: Video playback support - requires MX Player - performance varies

  • Added: in Quick AF mode, moving the zoom area now changes AF point or zone

  • Modified: Capture timer delay changed from 4 to 7 seconds

  • Modified: FPS and latency improvement

  • Modified: Filters further optimized and now fully multi-threaded

  • Modified: Handcrafted NEON optimizations (Quality mode only)

  • Modified: Replaced Peaking/White filter with Peaking+Exposure+Grayscale filter (experiment)

  • Modified: Changed from ProGuard to DexGuard protection

  • Modified: Reduced service shutdown time

  • Modified: Performance vs Quality mode message. Re-evaluate which one you want to use!

  • Fixed: VxWorks devices do not support saving to Android device - function disabled

  • Fixed: VxWorks capture button works again

  • Fixed: T3 aspect ratio adjusted when recording video

  • Fixed: Screen no longer empty when changing viewing location in DSLR Gallery

  • Fixed: A freeze in the JPEG decoder has been fixed

  • Fixed: Camera's with multiple cards are no longer forced to SD

  • Fixed: Multi-card cameras using only a CF card no longer have an 8 second startup delay

  • Fixed: Issue with detecting client disconnection in Wi-Fi Passthrough

Jason Bowdach commented on 2013-07-11 at 21:45:

What could this add?? " Modified: Replaced Peaking/White filter with Peaking+Exposure+Grayscale filter (experiment)"

Chainfire commented on 2013-07-11 at 21:48:

It combines exposure and peaking into a single filter, where out-of-focus parts are grayscale and in-focus parts are in color. As stated, it's an experiment, it works fairly well in the situations I've tried it, but I'm not sure it's for everybody.

Kane commented on 2013-07-11 at 22:21:

Makes that new DSLR purchase that much more exciting!

Greg Turner commented on 2013-07-12 at 11:13:

Great job. I like the update.

Ellie Kennard commented on 2013-07-19 at 14:40:

I have been trying to work out how to magnify the live view to see the focus area (like you can in live view on the back of the camera - up to 10 times). I don't see a way to do that, as it only shows x1. Do I need to change a setting? +Chainfire 

Edit: I have managed to get it to work. I'm not sure what changed.

Jason Bowdach commented on 2013-07-19 at 23:04:

+Chainfire Sounds like a fantastic idea. I'm shooting some material this weekend, will def give it a shot. Thanks for the continued support and innovation w this app. It may save me from buying an external monitor 

Ashwin Ganesh commented on 2013-07-23 at 02:11:

+Chainfire Hey Man, huge fan!!!

On an unrelated note, I am willing to send you my GS4 I9500 if you need a device to work on resetting the counter... no strings attached apart from the fact that you pay for return shipping to me :)

you can try for upto a month and am sure you will find a way, if not then no worries... like I said no strings attached...

I have a YouTube channel (Cursed4Eva) and have 10+ phones with me right now, so am not gonna be pestering you to return my phone quick as well...

Hit me back if you are ok with that?

Dominique Desforges commented on 2013-07-23 at 15:16:

Hi are we up///

Dominique Desforges commented on 2013-07-23 at 15:16:

We up lions

Dominique Desforges commented on 2013-07-23 at 15:17:

We up l

Mick Ender commented on 2013-07-24 at 01:05:

Thanks for your good job

Dominique Desforges commented on 2013-07-24 at 04:36:

gretting thks to u nless

Dominik Seemiller commented on 2013-07-25 at 07:52:

Please make it in Holo-Design :)

David Elliott Lewis commented on 2013-08-16 at 01:38:

Please advise on which USB cable I should use or alternately what I am doing wrong.

I purchased your DSLR Controller app for use with my Samsung Galaxy Note II phone and my Canon EOS T3i DSLR camera, both listed as supported devices.  Even when both devices are connected by a USB cable (shown below) the app doesn't recognize my camera.  The DSLR Controller screen reports:

"Could not find a compatible camera on either Wi-Fi or USB...."

The cable I am using to connect my phone to my camera is this one:

Wilson Electronics Micro - Mini USB Charging Adapter


This above cable was the only I could find that contained both a male Micro and male Mini USB connector.

Neto Cavalcanti commented on 2013-08-18 at 06:09:

This app works on Galaxy Nexus with Android 4.3 Stock?

talachan mon commented on 2013-08-26 at 04:20:

it's support only Canon why not Nikon! 

Jason Bowdach commented on 2013-08-27 at 17:34:

Nikon firmware works very differently, harder to reverse engineer.

David B commented on 2014-01-14 at 13:38:

This is a great update. Works much better.

Jason Bowdach commented on 2014-01-14 at 23:25:

Cant wait to try out the new peaking + exposure settings. No way to get exposure AND focus peaking at the same time?

Sha René commented on 2017-07-18 at 22:56:

Can I not connect the Cannon EOS Rebel SL1 via an OTG Cable? I have the USB from the camera to the OTG / USB port and then the OTG to the micro on the Galaxy Samsung Tablet. Still it cannot find the device. What should I do?

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