Welcome to the world of apertus°

... and the home of FOSS, open hardware, community-driven, professional digital cinema and imaging tools.

Individual projects being worked on inside the community are quite complex and if you're unfamiliar then getting an initial overview can be difficult. Please accept these pointers to assist.


Project Background - How the project got started.

PDF brochure - An introduction to the project and the cameras in PDF.

Camera overview

Camera structure - A complete guide to the camera's specifications and components.

Receive the project's monthly newsletter

Read back issues of the project's monthly newsletter

Pre-order notifications - Receive an email when AXIOM Beta Compact and Extended are ready to ship.

How to join the team - Details IRC channel and regional community information... Also see Mission Briefings for reading on the state of development and outstanding tasks.

apertus° Labs - This is like a forum with some extra performance modules. Project tasks are organised and discussed here.

GitHub repository - Source code.

AXIOM Beta/Video - You may want to see early test footage submissions. There are uncompressed .mov .mp4 and .dng files in 720p, 1080p and 4K archived here if you'd like to play with them.

AXIOM Beta/Case Studies - List of some example case studies with camera users who've adapted the AXIOM Beta to suit their requirements.

apertus° website - Articles charting development milestones are posted here.

AXIOM Beta Image Sensor Table - The community is keeping a log of which sensors are compatible with the camera.

Magic Lantern message boards.

OpenCine - A free RAW processing suite in development. Much of the technical deliberation takes place inside apertus° Labs.

Socials - Links to social accounts/YouTube etc.

If you'd like to donate, see here... and thank you.

If you'd like to communicate with someone directly please email team@apertus.org


History beckons.