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Application Programming Interfaces

SDK - Software development kit

All XIMEA cameras are supported by our unified API / SDK.
To update Firmware of your specific model check This link.

Languages and standards

GenTL GenICam standard transport layer interface, grabbing images
xiAPI Streamlined API/SDK, plain C/C++
xiAPI.NET C# Managed .NET Common Language Runtime (CLR) API/SDK
xiApiPython Python API

Software packages

Our Software packages contain camera drivers, API libraries, examples and tools for different OS.

For Windows: XIMEA Windows Software Package
For Linux: XIMEA Linux Software Package
For macOS: XIMEA macOS Software Package

Application Tools

There are several utilities available for customers for comfortable use of XIMEA cameras.

CamTool - Viewer like tool for setting parameters, recording video and much more.

xiCOP - Diagnostic tool to make the cameras work effectively on different PC setups.

Development Environments

Jupyter Simple application development in JupyterLab using the Python API

Vision Libraries

XIMEA API supports more than 30 of the most popular Machine Vision Libraries:

List of vision Libaries supported in Windows