Pentax 645Z tethered capture support plug-in for Lightroom 5 for Mac OS X

The professional's solution for controlling your Pentax 645z digital SLR from a Mac OS X using Lightroom 5 via USB cable.


You could do everything Lightroom 5 can do with all the other supported camera
And even more

Release Shutter

Release shutter from Lightroom panel

Review Settings

Review aperture, shutter speed and ISO. Please note that Lightrom could not control camera settings but could only show them.

View images on iPad

Share images with your clients during the session with our free software.
Please note that this feature is not available for personal license.

Plug-in in action

Description of the tethering process with the plug-in

Plug-in in action

Important note

Demo version applies watermarks and force the camera to shoot only JPEG file of a fixed size instead RAW. Full version can work with JPEG and RAW files.

Demo version could not send images to iPad application

The rest functionality of the demo version is exactly the same as licensed one.

You can also try this plug-in by yourself.

Please check the plug-in with your hardware and software before order.

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The list of the options for the tethered capture plug-in


Mac OS X 10.10

Please make sure that your Mac is running 10.10 or higher version of the Mac OS X


645Z firmware 1.2

Only 1.2 or a higher firmware of the camera is supported


PTP connection

Please make sure that your camera connected to the computer in PTP mode


The following section will guide you step by step via plug-in working process.

Plug the cord into your camera and your Mac and start tethered session in Lightroom (File -> Tethered Capture -> Start Tethered Capture).

We do not recommend to use long cord first time. They could cauuse connection problems.

Please make sure that USB port working properly.

Switch your camera to PTP mode

Turn on your camera and wait until Lightroom 5 detects select the camera it. Please note that camera may not be initialized before it will be selected from the list.

Review settings of the camera in Lightroom.

Click button in Lightroom or use your camera in order to release the shutter.

Preview will appear on your iPad.

Please make sure that iPad and PC connected to the same Wi-Fi network.

This application cannot be used with personal license.

You image will appear in Lightroom catalog.

Download a demo version

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Pricing Table

The plug-in price depends on the usage of the software.

Please check that demo plug-in worsk for you.

  • Free Demo
  • Could not download raw images
  • Could not work with iPad applicaton
  • Adds watermarks
  • $99 Personal
    For non commercial usage only
  • 1 copy of the software
  • 1 computer
  • Could not work with iPad applicaton
  • $299 Studio
    Personal and commercial usage
  • Unlimited number of copies of the software
  • Unlimited number of computers
  • Works with iPad applicaton