Olympus Capture

State-of-the-art tethering software that assists the professional studio photographer

Olympus Capture is a tethering application which connects compatible Olympus products to a computer for a more satisfying studio photography experience.You can control the shutter release, camera settings, and transfer of photos either from the camera itself or the tethered computer.

You can also link the program to Olympus Workspace for even greater studio photography support.

Tethering Software Olympus Capture

This software is compatible with Olympus cameras equipped with the tethering function.

Compatible Cameras

  • OM-D E-M1X
  • OM-D E-M1 Mark III
  • OM-D E-M1 Mark II
  • OM-D E-M1 F/W version 2.0 or later
  • OM-D E-M5 Mark II
  • Available features differ depending on the camera and its firmware version. We recommend you update your camera before using this software.

Object Photography

Portrait Photography

Ver. 2.1 Update Details:

  1. Supports E-M1 Mark III.
  2. Starry Sky AF is now available.

Ver. 2.0 Update Details:

  1. Supports E-M1X.
  2. Image transfer via wireless access point is now available (E-M1X and E-M1 Mark III only).

Ver. 1.2 Update Details:

  1. Now compatible with Touch AF
  2. Faster processing for a smoother workflow
    • Significantly faster photo transfer
    • Camera settings are reflected instantly
  3. Enhanced camera control
    • Detailed camera settings added
    • Now compatible with Dual Card Slot settings
    • Now compatible with SD card recording folder specification
    • Now compatible with simultaneous vertical and horizontal keystone compensation
    • Magnification position setting/display function added for magnification
    • Now compatible with electronically-driven zoom
    • Settings can now be changed during video recording
  4. Improved user interface
    • Overlay image editing function added
    • Information display improved (battery level, SD card detailed display, Dual Card Slot status display)
    • Now compatible with Rec view/Live View window size adjustment

Ver. 1.1 Update Details:

  1. It is now possible to customise display items in the Super Control Panel for a more advanced level of freedom and usability
  2. Faster transfer speed results in smoother workflow
  3. Enhanced camera control from a computer
    • Keystone compensation enables checking compensation effects as you work for higher precision shooting
    • You can confirm the progress of your Live Composite/Live Bulb/Live Time on a computer monitor as you shoot
    • Now compatible with all bracket settings included on the camera
    • Now compatible with High Res Shot and Silent shooting
    • Now compatible with OM-D Movie
  4. Other improved items
    • In addition to the traditional display of the setting method for shutter speed selection time display, a list has been added
    • File Save Settings has been added for easier setting of naming rules and image saving destination
    • It is now possible to use an image with a transparent background (PNG) as an overlay image
    • Now compatible with selection of magnification rate in Live View display
    • Now compatible with Rec View rotation display
    • Underwater added to finishing mode
    • Compatible with LV View Boost setting

System Requriements

Please refer to the download page for system requirements of Olympus Capture.