dslrBooth v5.16 for Windows Update

Boomerang GIF

Capture a one second video that gets slowed down then plays forwards then backwards to generate a boomerang GIF. (Settings, GIF, Boomerang)

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Post-Processing with Photoshop

Post-process captured photo using Photoshop Droplet. You can now apply a Photoshop action to every captured photo to apply a custom look to the photos. (Settings, General, Post Processing)

360 Green Screen

Use 360 degree panoramic backgrounds in green screen replacement and post 360 photo to Facebook. (Green Screen, Add 360 background). 360 image must have been taken with a 360 camera or contains spherical 360 EXIF metadata. More Information

50+ New Templates!

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Other Updates

  • Allow drag and drop to re-order layers in template editor when using touch screen.
  • Add welcome screen with links to recent templates, tutorials, and support articles.
  • Change window title to Not Ready on start screen if no cameras are detected.
  • Stop Live view after capture when using webcam to conserve CPU to process templates faster on slower PCs.
  • Update to latest Facebook API.
  • Set sharing message when uploading GIFs to Facebook.
  • Bug fix for prints not showing in fotoShare iPad app when using surveys.
  • Bug fix for touch screen issue when selecting item and dragging on Browse screen where you had to press more than once to open.

5.16.0721.3 Update

  • Allow sharing of 360 photos if template only has 1 photo.
  • Turn on flash when shooting with Sony cameras.
  • Display disclaimer when in video mode and disclaimer is enabled.
  • Fix sharing of videos over e-mail and facebook.

5.16.0724.1 Update

  • Clear out previous photos from last session while on sharing screen to allow for drag and drop or new capture of photos before going to start screen.
  • Hide thumbnail of Photos on sharing screen if shooting boomerangs since there are no photos to share.
  • Fix sharing of boomerang over Facebook Pages.

5.16.0815.1 Update

  • Fix for capture issues with some Sony cameras.
  • Delete singles if users does not accept disclaimer. Display survey questions only if user accepts disclaimer.
  • Deleted captured photos when Camera Settings window is closed.
  • Fix for shutter speed issues not properly getting reset at end of liveview with some Canon cameras.

5.16.0905.1 Update

  • Fix for sharing video on youtube when survey option is on.
  • Fix for setting webcam resolution.

dslrBooth v5.15 Windows Update

Change camera settings

Directly change cameras settings through dslrBooth by clicking on Tools, DSLR Camera Settings (Canon + Nikon).

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GIF Only Booth

Run a GIF-only booth with no prints. Settings, GIF, GIF Only. # of photos is set by number of photos in template even though template will not generate a print.


Sharing Original Photos

Original photos will now appear on the share screen with gifs and prints.

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Original Photos on Fotoshare app

Original photos are now sent to the fotoShare iPad app. On the fotoshare app, click Settings, General and enable Prints, Gifs and Photos.

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Fotoshare Connection

Displays connection status to fotoShare iPad app under Settings, Print.


Create Facebook Album

Allow entry of new Facebook page album name under Settings, Sharing, Facebook Pages.


Additional Fixes

  • Fix for Virtual Attendant clearing custom settings when it was turned off.
  • Fix for album names with non-latin letters.
  • Fix for e-mail not sending when template was over 4000 characters.
  • Internet firewall pop-up will now display a max of 3 times for those using 3rd party firewalls.

This is a FREE update if you have purchased dslrBooth within the last year or have purchased a renewal license. To update your software, open dslrBooth, then go to Help, Check for Updates. You can renew your license from within the software as well.

dslrBooth for Windows v5.14 New Features

Export Events
Export an entire event, including prints, originals, GIFs, and videos, to a specified folder on your computer. Allows for easy sharing to clients.


Real-time Export

Export a second copy in real-time of either prints, originals, GIFs, videos or all four. This allows you to insert a flash drive at the beginning of an event, then take it out at the event of the event with all files on it. You can also use this to export to cloud sharing services such as Dropbox and Google Drive. Settings, General, Real-time export.


Directory Per Album
Each event will now have its own separate folder that includes the prints, originals, animations and videos folders.


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Settings Screen Redesign
The new settings screen now has the same appearance as the template editor. Tools and features are still listed under the same tabs.


Bill and Coin Acceptor
For permanent installations, have customers pay for the photo booth using a bill or coin acceptor. In dslrBooth you can start a session once the correct amount of money is placed in the acceptor. See our support site for recommended hardware.


Facebook Approval Location
The prompt for guests to approve uploads to Facebook business pages is now located at the bottom instead of in the middle of the screen so guests can see the print before approving.

Location of Sharing Icons
Choose between displaying the share options on the right side of the share screen or on the bottom. Displaying on bottom works well with vertical and mirror booth set ups.
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Select An Effect
Select an effect title appears at the top of the screen to prompt guests to choose an effect.


This is a FREE update if you have purchased dslrBooth within the last year or have purchased a renewal license. To update your software, open dslrBooth, then go to Help, Check for Updates. You can renew your license from within the software as well.

dslrBooth for Windows v5.11.0209 – Mirror Booth + Template Editor Redesign

This release was entirely based on our most requested customer requests. As always, we would love to hear from you on how we can grow and improve dslrbooth.

Mirror Booth Features:

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  • Added Virtual Attendant feature to allow for adding animations at the start screen, before capture, after capture, during processing, after processing, and at end of session. mp4 video files and/or mp3 files can be played. For before capture and after capture, multiple files can be played and one will play at random until all files are played.

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  • Added 10 High Definition video animations with white background. Additional animations can be purchased from our online store.
  • Added signature option to allow guests to sign on a touch screen or with a mouse. Signature is then added to the template at any location and size. To enable this feature, go to Template Editor, Add User Data, Options Panel, Change Date to Signature.

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New GIF Features

  • Up-to 12 unique photos can be added to a template instead of 4.
  • GIF have a boomerang option where they can play forward then reverse and repeat (Settings, GIF).
  • GIFs can be saved to a larger size for a higher quality version.
  • GIFs can be saved and shared to instagram from e-mail.

Template Editor

We have overhauled template editor UI and added new functionality:

  • Redesigned user interface for improved usability and design.
  • Multi-select elements using SHIFT + mouse select or in Layers sub-panel.
  • Move, align, distribute, and duplicate multiple elements.
  • Add additional shapes to template.
  • Improved way of selecting template size, background and element colors.
  • Font preview in font dropdown.

Other Features and Fixes

  • Faster start-up and capture with webcams.
  • Support for Nikon D3400.
  • Fix sharing issues with Facebook.
  • Fix sharing with VK.com.
  • Improve e-mail sending through firewalls.
  • Improvements for Canon liveview and capture.
  • More informative message for firewall issues.
  • Support printing from upcoming version of fotoShare.

dslrBooth for Windows v5.9

New features in this release:

  • Added optional disclaimer that guests must agree to (Settings, General, Disclaimer. Button text can be changed under Settings, Display, Text).
  • Added setting to adjust print margins and scale (Settings, Printing).
  • Added British and German prompts with male and female voices (Settings, Sounds).
  • Added Setting to select webcam quality and frame-rate (Camera, Webcam Resolution).
  • Add video thumbnails to browse view.
  • UI improvements to sharing screen.
  • Disable print button for 3 seconds to avoid accidental multiple clicks.
  • Modify attachments so they cannot be incorrectly cached by mobile email clients.
  • Fix for detection of Nikon D3000 and D3100.
  • Fix selection of live view key color.
  • Move facebook approval window lower on screen so guest can see the print before approving.
  • Make facebook guest login window taller to accommodate cookie notice.
  • Add lock/unlock and browse buttons to video start screen.
  • Lower CPU Usage for Sony cameras.
  • Fix for Sony cameras not getting detected with multiple network cards.
  • Properly relate shares to online image at fotoshare.co admin.
  • Improve quality of test photo on green screen settings screen.
  • Better handling of Canon busy errors. Also added option to delay triggering camera at the end of live view to avoid Canon busy error (Settings, Camera, Canon Delay Capture).

To update, go to Help, Check for updates or download the latest from http://dslrbooth.com/download.

dslrBooth for Windows v5.8.45

New features in this release:

  • The large majority of webcams are now supported. This allows you to use the built-in or an external webcam as a primary or backup camera giving you more flexibility when running your photo booth events. This option is enabled for everyone but can be disabled under Settings > Options > Enable Webcams.
  • Updates to handle changes introduced with Windows 10 Anniversary edition relating to full screen mode, swiping from edge of screen and displaying the Windows virtual keyboard. We recommend not running dslrBooth in Tablet Mode but it’ll work in Tablet Mode as well.
  • On higher-end computers, Live view frame-rate has been optimized to be to twice as fast.
  • Remove restriction that turned off live view after 5 minutes and restart live view if it’s turned off by the camera.
  • At end of countdown, White screen or Say Cheese image now shows a bit earlier than before to give time for guests to react.
  • Fix GIF generation in some rare cases where it was not generated.
  • App size is now 5MB less!

To update, connect to the internet, start dslrBooth, click on Help, Check For Updates.

dslrBooth for Windows v5.7.31

New features in this release:

  • Add survey answers and image data such as date and filename to prints. Template Editor, Add Image Data.
  • Set GIF animation speed. Settings, GIF, Delay Between Frames
  • Drag and drop multiple GIF overlays.
  • Set opacity for home screen unlock button under Settings, Display, Start Screen, Unlock Button.
  • Set transparent window for facebook page approval window.
  • Fix for some Canon cameras randomly disconnecting/freezing on capture screen.
  • Fix Template Editor test print for 2×6 2 per page.
  • Fix for recording video with specific Canon camera models.
  • Display effects window on same monitor as main window.
  • Fix for photo/video clipping on narrow screens.

dslrBooth for Windows v5.6.30

New features in this release:

  • Improved quality of prints.
  • Added Survey feature where you can ask guests text and multiple choice questions before they see their final photo. Settings, Survey.
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  • Added GIF overlays feature where you can add a different overlay to every photo.
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  • Added screen animation during count down.
  • Ability to have guest approve/decline background upload to Facebook Pages.
  • Fix for Printing a test from the Template Editor.
  • Improved speed of processing templates.
  • Bug fix for issue with Canon SL1.