Lynkeos is a Cocoa (Mac OS X) application dedicated to the processing
of astronomical (mainly planetary) images taken with a webcam through a
It is a "Universal binary" running natively on PowerPC and Intel Macintosh. It is optimized for vectorized instructions sets (Altivec or SSE) and for multi-processor and multi-core machines.
Read the introduction it is a good starting point to know what Lynkeos does, why and how.
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Please visit this small gallery of images made with Lynkeos.
The application contains a comprehensive help and a tutorial to help you getting started. It is browsable in the Wiki, but is always accessible (and searchable) from within the application.
The project summary page is at https://sourceforge.net/projects/lynkeos/.
On the download page, you can download the binary version. Developers will find the source distribution.
You may wish to support Lynkeos development by making a donation.
Please feel free to contribute, it will be greatly appreciated.
The simplest contribution is to report any bugs you encounter, or new features you would like to see implemented.
By registering as a SourceForge.net developper, you can participate to bug corrections or improvements, you can add more languages, improve the help files or whatever you think will make Lynkeos a more pleasing software.
For example, contributing to improve the Linux port would be very welcome.
Thanks to all the people who already contributed.
For developers, the source code documentation generated with Doxygen is available online.