With digiCamControl - a free, open source, Windows application - you can control DSLR cameras using a USB or WiFi connection, also known as tethered shooting.

DigiCamControl supports most Nikon and Canon DSLR cameras, as well as cameras from several other manufacturers. Check supported camera list

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