Presenting: Capture

Video rendering of a movie snapshot made with Capture Argo

Lighting design software

Save time with a lighting design, documentation and visualisation software that is both easy to learn and rewarding to use!

Capture is a native macOS and Windows application that lets you work with the lighting, video, laser, moving scenery and water elements of a show.

Where Capture truly excels is at its ease of use and ability to seamlessly allow switching between design, documentation and visualization oriented tasks. This provides an unprecedented level of flexibility and ability to support any type of design process and also encourages trying out new workflows.


Capture lets you work with all the visual aspects of a show. It comes with a rich toolset for stage and architectural lighting, multimedia technology and laser as well as water based visual effects.

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Any design created in Capture is only a few clicks away from transforming into first-class paperwork. Common design elements' appearance has been carefully optimized optimal readability on paper.

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Capture allows you to easily connect to a large number of lighting, media and motion control systems available on the market in order to visualize your show in it's entirety, in real-time.

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Capture Editions





Full AtlaBase library with addition of missing items on demand
Design tools
Documentation tools
DMX universes  1 2 4 Unlimited
Laser feeds from LaserAnimationPangolin or CITP/CAEX sources 1 2 4 Unlimited
Video file playbacks or video capture devices 1 2 4 Unlimited
Video streams from CITP/MSEX or NewTek NDI media sources
1 2 4 Unlimited
DMX controlled water jet effects 10 20 40 Unlimited
€395 €795 €1295 €2195

Upgrade paths

For information on how to upgrade from earlier Capture products to Capture 2018 as well as between the Capture 2018 editions, please see the upgrading page.

For full details on licensing, update and upgrade policies, see our licensing page.

For educational institutions

Educational institutions may use one license of any edition on an unlimited number of seats per location. In order to be eligible for this offer we require that you purchase your license using an educational institution e-mail address and notify us by e-mail to after completing your purchase. Your institution must be a secondary school, college, university or career state-accredited school.