19 June 2021: Our upload server https://upload.astropixelprocessor.com/ has been migrated successfully to our new office with higher upload and download speeds (nearly 10MByte/sec up/down ) ! We now have 1 general upload user called: upload with password: upload. The users upload1 - upload5 have been disabled.
31 May 2021: APP 1.083-beta2 has been released ! APP 1.083 stable will follow soon afterwards. It includes a completely new Star Reducer Tool, New File Saver Module, Improved Comet registration and much more, check the release notes here!
File storage question
Like many of us we are running into HD space issues at somepoint. My question is once APP creates master files (dark,bias,flat) am i able to delete the raw image files? Doing so will free up tons of space as sometimes i take 50-75 of each and if i can delete them all the better.
Yes you can. Once you have the masters and you have tested them, there is no need to keep the raw images.
I have a folder with a calibration library: MasterDarks (for several exposure times, MasterFlats (per telescope configuration) and one Bad Pixelmap. I make new masters every season (new Flats when the camera has been off the scope) and keep the masters labeled by season. Works for me.