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pylon OS X

The pylon Camera Software Suite is a software package comprised of an easy-to-use SDK and drivers and tools that you can use to operate any Basler camera using a computer with a Windows, Linux or OS X operating system. It offers unrestricted access to the latest camera models and features.

The Basler pylon OS X software, the ReadMe and the pylon OS X documentation can all be downloaded here.

An overview of features of the pylon OS X Release

  • Unrestricted support for Basler GigE and USB 3.0 cameras
  • Based on GenICam3 Technology
  • Support for 64 Bit x86 Architectures
  • We support the latest versions of OS X Yosemite (10.10) and El Capitan (10.11)

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pylon 5 – Faster, smaller, simpler!

With the pylon 5 Camera Software Suite Basler is the first camera manufacturer to provide software that uses the new GenICam 3 technology.

Faster: Thanks to GenICam 3, cameras now open about 4 times as fast as in the previous GenICam versions.

Smaller: GenICam 3 requires only about half as much memory in comparison with previous GenICam versions.

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Both features are especially advantageous in systems with less performance. The new standard is also extensively backward compatible; no or only slight code modification of the existing software is necessary and even older Basler cameras profit from these innovations in pylon. Required changes are described in detail in the pylon Migration Guide.

Simpler: Thanks to the new possibility of simple copy deployment programs generated with the pylon SDK can be delivered to the end user as easy as never before. Thus pylon can be installed without conflict with machine vision software packages from other manufacturers based on GenICam technology.

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Use of pylon

Use of pylon

The use of pylon is permitted only with Basler cameras. More information can be found here.