Connect your MGEN to your Image Capturing Software

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Credit: NASA, ESA, Hubble Heritage Team

What is MGEN.APP

MGEN.APP is an application that connects your MGEN to your image capturing software via USB and enables you the possibility to dither.

Or just use it to remote control your MGEN.

You can download your copy in the download section and start using it today.


With MGEN.APP you can

  • Connect your MGEN to MaxIm DL

    Simply just start MGEN.APP and it will connect automatically

  • Dither

    You can configure MGEN.APP to dither after each exposure, after n-Exposures or after a filter change or disable dithering.

  • Auto power-on your MGEN

    MGEN.APP detects if your MGEN is powerd off and can send a power on command automatically

  • Remote control your MGEN

    You can fully remote control your MGEN. Navigate through the menu using eighter your keyboard or the virtual buttons.

  • Log your imaging session

    Everything about your image sequence gets logged and written to disk.

  • Multi-language support

    MGEN.APP supports multiple languages. At the moment there is english and german available. If you want to help translate to your language please use the contact form.

  • More features coming soon
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Download MGEN.APP

MGEN.APP is for free and is available for Windows only

It's written in so it will run on any PC with Windows Vista or later installed (.NET Framework 4.6.1 or later required). Just make sure that you've installed the FTDI D2XX drivers.


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