Plug-Ins

Most of these plug-ins provde ASCOM compatibility with Software Bisque TheSky 6. Do not use any of the plugins here with TheSky X. For more information see the FAQ Working with TheSky (section 2).

Please note: As of March 2013, Software Bisque's TheSky X includes built-in support for controlling devices through their ASCOM drivers. The separate plug-ins that were here have been removed, as Software Bisque now provides access from TheSky X to all ASCOM devices. Please upgrade your copy of TheSky X to the latest version.

CCDSoft™ ASCOM Camera Plug-In for CCDSoft
DownloadDo not use this with TheSky X. Plug-in that allows Software Bisque's CCDSoft Imaging Software to control cameras via their ASCOM drivers. Useful for one shot color and other cameras not natively supported. Download then run this to install the plugin.
TheSky™ ASCOM Telescope (TeleAPI) Plug-In for TheSky 5/6 (5.0.4)
DownloadDo not use this with TheSky X. Plug-in that allows Software Bisque's TheSky 6/5 Astronomy Software to control telescopes via ASCOM telescope drivers. For more information see Working with TheSky (section 3). Download then run this to install the plugin.
AutomaDome™ ASCOM Dome (DomeAPI) Plug-In for AutomaDome
DownloadDo not use this with TheSky X. Plug-in that allows Software Bisque's AutomaDome Dome Control Software to control domes via ASCOM dome drivers. Download then run this to install the plugin.
CCDSoft™ ASCOM Focuser (FocusAPI) Plug-In for CCDSoft
DownloadDo not use this with TheSky X. Plug-in that allows Software Bisque's CCDSoft Imaging Software to control focusers via ASCOM dome drivers. Download then run this to install the plugin.
SkyMap Pro ASCOM Plug-In
DownloadPlug-in that allows Chris Marriott's SkyMap Pro 11 planetarium and star-charting software to control telescopes via ASCOM telescope drivers. This is a zip file with a read-me document describing installation and usage.