Capture Pilot (TM) Pro
Capture Pilot lets you present, rate and capture photos on an iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch directly from Capture One Pro software on a computer.
Connect your iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch to Capture One
- Open Capture Pilot at the bottom of the Capture tool in Capture One Pro.
- Add a Server Name and choose a Folder from the drop down menu that you want to appear on your iPad/iPhone/iPod Touch.
- Type in the password if applicable.
- Now open the Capture Pilot app on your iPad/iPhone/iPod Touch.
- Select your named Server from the Server List.
Capture Pilot can connect to multiple running Capture One Pro Servers if these are within WI-FI range. (E.g. you can view images on multiple computers by changing Server in the iPad/iPhone/iPod Server List).
Use your iPad, iPhone and iPod Touch to wirelessly view, zoom and pan high-res DSLR and medium format RAW, JPEG and TIFF images while you shoot. You can also add star and color ratings, adjust the exposure settings and trigger your camera’s shutter.
Before you start: Download Capture Pilot from the Apple App Store. Capture Pilot requires local network Wi-Fi. Ensure your computer and iPad are connected to the same network.
Alternative Connection (Mac)
If you do not have a wireless network setup or you are on location it is possible to setup a connection without an access point by using Internet Sharing.
- Go to Systems Preferences > Sharing and highlight the Internet Sharing option.
- Highlight the Internet Sharing option (but don’t check mark yet) and select the Ethernet option in Share your connection from the drop down menu.
- In the To computers using box check mark Airport.
- Click on the AirPort Options button (below the box) and check mark the Enable encryption and add a Password if desired.
- Remember to check mark the Internet Sharing option and press Start.
- Next click on the Settings (icon) on your iPad/iPhone/iPod Touch and select Wi-Fi.
- Now choose the applicable Network and type in your password.
Browse Images in a Folder on iPad, iPhone or iPod Touch
- Tap any thumbnail to view a full screen image.
- Zoom in and out of the image by pinching the screen and navigate around to inspect close-up detail up to 200%.
Touch-scroll to the next image.
Browse Images Using the Controls
- Click the forward arrow to inspect next image or backward to inspect previous image.
- When shooting tethered, press pause to highlight it in orange, to hold the current image on screen. Press the pause icon again (so that it looks white) to automatically see images appear on the screen as they are being captured.
- Images that are edited in Capture One Pro will automatically display any amendments in Capture Pilot. (E.g. An image that has been converted to Black and White in Capture One Pro will also be displayed as Black and White on an iPad).
Add Color and Star Ratings on an iPad, iPod Touch or iPhone
- Go to Capture One and select the Capture tab, go to the Capture Pilot tool and select the Advanced tool.
- Check mark or deselect the Rate images and/or Color tag images option boxes to activate or disable this function.
- Press the Star icon in bottom left corner of Capture Pilot display on an iPad/iPod Touch/iPhone. A window will appear on the screen where color and star ratings can be applied.
Change the Exposure Settings and Shoot Directly from Capture Pilot
- Press the Camera icon in bottom left corner of Capture Pilot display on an iPad/iPod Touch/iPhone.
- A floating window will appear on screen. Long press the aperture, shutter or ISO numbers to access a menu list of alternative settings. Exposure settings can also be altered by swiping the (virtual) dial, which is located next to the numeric settings.
- Press the Shutter button to trigger the shutter and exposure an image. Files are saved to a designated Capture One folder.
- Click the “Back” icon in the top left corner to go to the previous view. (e.g. Thumbnail view or Server list).
- Press the Histogram Icon in the toolbar at the bottom of the screen (in Capture Pilot) to view or remove a floating/movable Histogram.
- Thumbnail size can be adjusted in Capture Pilot by pressing the S, M and L letters in the bottom right corner of the screen on a connected iPad/iPhone/iPod Touch.
Note: The Capture Pilot Advanced Tab (in Capture One Pro) enables users to set a port number if you have a special WI-FI setup.