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 various, please accept these pointers to assist with overviews.


Project History.

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

Camera overview

Camera structure - Guide to camera specifications and components.

Newsletter - Subscribe to or read previous editions 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 development tasks.

apertus° Labs - 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 - Example case studies and adapting AXIOM Beta to suit unique project 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 - Free, RAW processing suite in development. Technical discussion 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.

AXIOM Beta - All main pages listed.

How to Contribute - Growing and improving documentation is an ongoing process and you're very welcome to contribute to the project by helping to make these archives better for everyone.