Smart Shooter 5

Experience lightning-fast tethering with Smart Shooter 5. Smart Shooter is the ultimate tethering software for remote capture, advanced and Multi-Camera Control for in-sync shooting, and QR/barcoding workflow. Now with personalized layouts with dockable windows, as well as the ability to save to multiple locations, Smart Shooter 5 is your go-to tool for hassle-free tethered photography. With new support for Fujifilm, in addition to Sony, Nikon and Canon cameras, and an included Lightroom Plug-in, Smart Shooter 5 works seamlessly in your tethered photography workflow.

Using Various Cameras
The default version of Smart Shooter 5 will permit any compatible camera to be tethered at any time. Any compatible camera can be used with the standard license. Additional/Multi-Camera licenses are not required if you intend on using various camera models with Smart Shooter.

Multi-Camera Control
Smart Shooter 5 has a Multi-Camera Capture feature which allows multiple cameras to be tethered simultaneously. This feature requires Add-on Camera Licenses to be purchased if you want to capture and transfer from multiple cameras at the same time. Example: for 4-camera synced capture, add 3 cameras to your license.

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We’ve taken everything you loved about Smart Shooter 4 and Smart Shooter Pro and combined them into one high-quality product. This latest software update packs a punch with exciting new features that streamline your workflow and boosts your productivity. With added support for Fujifilm and Sony A7R5 cameras, support for Apple Silicon chip, and Lightroom Plug-in support for Sony, Fujifilm and Nikon shooters, Smart Shooter 5 is designed to work seamlessly in your tethered photography workflow.

New features in this update include My Workspaces customizable docking window features, so you can tailor the software and save your preferences to your own custom workspaces. The HiDPI display support ensures that you can view your shots in stunning detail, while the ability to save to multiple locations (card, computer, cloud, drive and more simultaneously or both) gives you the freedom to manage your files the way you want to.

Smart Shooter 5 now takes QR/Barcoding workflow to the next level for photographers looking for better organization of data during a shoot. Photographers shooting subjects like product, cultural heritage, and portraits in volume, can now capture QR/barcode data via scanner or through the lens and save information to the image metadata instantly. This helps manage complex shoots with ease. And our new Bulk QR Code generator comes with your Smart Shooter 5 license so you can organize your subjects as you wish. Tether Tools Bulk QR Code Generator makes the process simpler, allowing users organize and bulk generate QR codes per shoot. To download the Tether Tools Bulk QR Code Generator, click the link here.

Create custom scripts to simplify even the most technical shooting projects, and exchange data between multiple points with our open API integration.


Why Smart Shooter?

Unlike other tethering software, Smart Shooter is built on Picture Transfer Protocol (PTP), this means increased reliability, superior connectivity, faster image transfer, faster import, more camera control and more advanced features are built in for each camera Smart Shooter supports.


Smart Shooter 5 New Features

Smart Shooter Fujifilm Camera Support

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Tethering Support for Sony, Fujifilm, Canon, and Nikon

Smart Shooter 5 adds support for Fujifilm cameras in addition to Sony, Canon, Nikon tethering

Smart Shooter Lightroom Plugin

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Smart Shooter Lightroom Plug-in

Enjoy the speed, reliability, and camera control features of Smart Shooter, paired with the cataloging, presets, and editing features of Lightroom. Run Smart Shooter in the background or side by side with Lightroom Classic when connected to Sony, Nikon and Fujifilm

Smart Shooter MyWorkspace

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Dock windows and save your customized interface to control how your software looks and feels

Smart Shooter QR Code

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Smart Shooter can scan QR and Barcode data through the lens or via a scanner. The software saves the code info to the image filename and/or to the meta data, making high volume photography a breeze
Download the Bulk QR Code Generator

Smart Shooter Multi-Camera

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Multi-Camera Capture

With up to 10 cameras for simultaneous capture – great for product photography, 3D modeling or special effects. (Additional fees apply)

Smart Shooter SmartSave

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SmartSave to multiple locations simultaneously (card, computer, cloud and more) for complete control of file backup

For more information regarding Smart Shooter’s, features, tips, and tutorials check out the Smart Shooter YouTube Playlist.

To download Smart Shooter 4, please click a link below
Smart Shooter 4 (Win)
Smart Shooter 4 (Mac)

Key Features & Specs:

 Photography Benefits of Smart Shooter:

  • Support for Apple Silicon M1 and M2 chips so no extra steps needed. Just launch and start tethering.
  • Support for HiDPI retina displays, so you can see your shot in exquisite detail.
  • Remote Control and Capture from your Mac or PC
  • Photo download and display on Mac or PC
  • Real time zooming/panning photo display
  • Live View display including overlay mode
  • Live View recording of each frame to JPG file
  • Bulb shooting with timed exposure
  • Automatic control via scripting
  • Tethered shooting with automatic download and preview
  • Multi-camera tethering and control
  • Ability to create custom scripts, so technical shooting projects are made easier
  • Exchange data between multiple points with open API integration.
  • Adobe LR Plug-In: Automatically apply Lightroom Presets, save to catalog and make selects with Nikon, Sony & Fujifilm Images
  • SS advanced tethering engine working inside LR for faster more reliable shoots

For more information regarding Smart Shooter’s, features, tips, and tutorials check out the Smart Shooter YouTube Playlist.

Smart Shooter Free 30-Day Trial

Interested in trying out Smart Shooter 5? Download it now with a FREE 30-Day Trial.

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During the trial period, all features of the app are unlocked. Once the trial time period has expired, the software will become locked. To simply unlock it, you will then need to purchase a license. Once you have purchased a license, you can unlock the software again using the license key. For instructions on how to do this, please refer to the registration Documentation.


For instructions on how to install and uninstall the software, please refer to the Installation Documentation. Windows & Mac.

Release Notes

For information on version updates, please refer to the Release Notes.


The End User License Agreement is included in the software installer package. EULA Download.

Compatible Cameras:

Smart Shooter is compatible with Mac OS Big Sur and Windows 7, or later versions.

Canon 5Ds Canon 5Ds R
Canon EOS 1000D Canon EOS 100D
Canon EOS 1100D Canon EOS 1200D
Canon EOS 1300D Canon EOS 1D Mark III
Canon EOS 1D Mark IV Canon EOS 1D X
Canon EOS 1Ds Mark III Canon EOS 200D
Canon EOS 200D Mark II Canon EOS 250D
Canon EOS 40D Canon EOS 450D
Canon EOS 500D Canon EOS 50D
Canon EOS 550D Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Canon EOS 5D Mark III Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
Canon EOS 600D Canon EOS 60D
Canon EOS 650D Canon EOS 6D
Canon EOS 6D Mark II Canon EOS 700D
Canon EOS 70D Canon EOS 750D
Canon EOS 760D Canon EOS 77D
Canon EOS 7D Canon EOS 7D Mark II
Canon EOS 8000D Canon EOS 800D
Canon EOS 80D Canon EOS 850D
Canon EOS 9000D Canon EOS 90D
Canon EOS Kiss F Canon EOS Kiss X10
Canon EOS Kiss X10i Canon EOS Kiss X2
Canon EOS Kiss X3 Canon EOS Kiss X4
Canon EOS Kiss X5 Canon EOS Kiss X50
Canon EOS Kiss X6i Canon EOS Kiss X7
Canon EOS Kiss X70 Canon EOS Kiss X7i
Canon EOS Kiss X80 Canon EOS Kiss X8i
Canon EOS Kiss X9i Canon EOS M6 Mark II
Canon EOS R Canon EOS R10
Canon EOS R5 Canon EOS R50
Canon EOS R6 Canon EOS R7
Canon EOS R8 Canon EOS Ra
Canon EOS Rebel SL1 Canon EOS Rebel SL2
Canon EOS Rebel SL3 Canon EOS Rebel T1i
Canon EOS Rebel T2i Canon EOS Rebel T3
Canon EOS Rebel T3i Canon EOS Rebel T4i
Canon EOS Rebel T5 Canon EOS Rebel T5i
Canon EOS Rebel T6 Canon EOS Rebel T6i
Canon EOS Rebel T6s Canon EOS Rebel T7i
Canon EOS Rebel T8i Canon EOS Rebel XS
Canon EOS Rebel XSi Canon EOS RP
Canon EOS-1D C Canon EOS-1D X Mark II
FujiFilm GFX 50R FujiFilm GFX 50s
FujiFilm GFX 50s II FujiFilm X-H1
FujiFilm X-H2 FujiFilm X-T1
FujiFilm X-T2 FujiFilm X-T3
FujiFilm X-T4 FujiFilm X-T5
Nikon D3 Nikon D300
Nikon D3000 Nikon D300S
Nikon D3100 Nikon D3200
Nikon D3300 Nikon D3400
Nikon D3500 Nikon D3S
Nikon D3X Nikon D4
Nikon D40 Nikon D4S
Nikon D5 Nikon D500
Nikon D5000 Nikon D5100
Nikon D5200 Nikon D5300
Nikon D5500 Nikon D5600
Nikon D6 Nikon D60
Nikon D600 Nikon D610
Nikon D700 Nikon D7000
Nikon D7100 Nikon D7200
Nikon D750 Nikon D7500
Nikon D780 Nikon D80
Nikon D800 Nikon D800E
Nikon D810 Nikon D850
Nikon D90 Nikon Df
Nikon Z 5 Nikon Z 50
Nikon Z 6 Nikon Z 6 Mark II
Nikon Z 7 Nikon Z 7 Mark II
Nikon Z 8 Nikon Z 9
Sony a1 Sony a6000
Sony a6100 Sony a6300
Sony a6400 Sony a6500
Sony a6600 Sony a6700
Sony A7 Sony a7 II
Sony a7 III Sony a7 IV
Sony a77 II Sony a7C
Sony A7R Sony A7R II
Sony a7R III Sony a7R IIIa
Sony a7R IV Sony a7R IVa
Sony a7R V Sony A7S
Sony A7S II Sony a7S III
Sony a9 Sony FX3
Sony FX30 Sony ZV-E10