1. Better documentation of Keyboard and XBox Controller
2. When OSD menu pressed, switch the stream to HD
3. PTZ Motion Sync On/Off
4. Status Bar (P, T, Z, Iris, Shutter Speed, Serial Number, Device Name)
5. Ability to call and set presets beyond 9 (Preset Setting Menu and Dialog)
6. Clear presets and images (Preset Setting Menu and Dialog)
7. Little TV Icon next to the logo for opening the preview screen
8. Preset recall speed option
9. Removed selecting cameras using XBOX Controller
Support for new USB cameras (HuddleCamHD EPTZ cameras)
New Xbox controller explanation area
General bug fixes
Ability to set Pan & Tilt Limits
Ability to take a camera snapshot from preview mode
Full documentation of Xbox controller functionalities in the application
Ability to choose if you want to store exposure information with each PTZ preset
Option to control speeds between PTZ presets
Focus Lock & Focus Unlock
App now retrieves Serial Number and Camera Info
Preset Hotkeys have been added

Ability to control cameras via USB or IP
xBox Joystick Controller Support (PC Only)
Compact, Advanced and Preview Modes
Full-Screen Camera Preview Modes (SD & HD Options for bandwidth conservation) (Windows Only)
Ability to snap and un-snap preview mode to main application

Control up to 8 PTZOptics cameras over an IP connection (LAN)
Live Video Preview Mode with automatic camera switching
Name each unique camera
Set up to 9 camera presets with image snapshot storage
Name each unique preset & capture image representations
Pan, Tilt and Zoom Speeds
Pan & Tilt Speed Locks
Iris Controls
Focus Controls (With Focus Speed)
Selectable exposure modes (Auto, Manual, SAE, AAE and Brightness)
Advanced image controls for Contrast, Luminance, and Hue
Select between exposure modes
Flip and Mirror camera image
On-Screen Display Controls
Real-time reporting of camera options status

The PTZOptics camera control application is a free software-based camera control for PTZOptics cameras. The software can control pan, tilt, zoom cameras connected via IP and USB to provide maximum flexbility for video productions. The application is continuosly being updated to include advanced features such as panoramic preset image mapping, Xbox joystick control, and keyboard shortcuts.

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Note: You must have the most up to date firmware to use these apps

You can check to see if your camera is running the latest (v6.2.50 or later) version of our firmware. You can download the latest firmware here


  • Compact, Advanced and Preview Modes (with full screen live video preview)
  • Control up to 8 PTZOptics cameras over an IP connection (LAN) or USB
  • Live Video Preview Mode with automatic camera switching
  • Set up to 9 camera presets with image snapshot storage
  • Advanced image controls for Contrast, Luminance, Hue and Exposure
  • On-Screen Display Controls

Software Overview


Product Specifications
Supported OS Windows 10 32bit/64bit

Mac OS – Catalina and later

Recommended Computer Specifications CPU: Core i5 and above

Memory: 4GB and above

Display: 1280 x 960 and above (1920 x 1080 and above is recommended)

Supported Cameras PT12X-ZCAM,PT20X-ZCAM,PT12X-SDI-xx-G2, PT20X-SDI-xx-G2,PT30X-SDI-xx-G2, PT12X-USB-xx-G2, PT20X-USB-xx-G2, (NDI Models also supported)
Supported Devices Most USB connected Xbox Joysticks work including: Microsoft Xbox 360 Controller, Power A (Model 1414135-02), AmazonBasics Xbox USB joystick (Model 1500890-01) 
Display Resolutions 1280x720p, 1920x1080p