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JAI Camera Software

JAI provides several types of control software and development kits to support JAI cameras. For new customers, the latest recommended version can always be found on the Downloads page or in the Downloads tab of the product page associated with a specific model.

The tables below describe the software packages available and offer links to current versions, as well as selected older versions which may be needed for some projects.

eBUS SDK for JAI

The eBUS SDK for JAI is a powerful new SDK for building vision systems that utilize JAI cameras. It is based on the eBUS SDK by Pleora and is specifically designed for use only with JAI cameras. The eBUS SDK for JAI consists of an SDK (Software Development Kit) and a Player.

The eBUS Player is application software for directly accessing and controlling JAI cameras in a non-programmatic way. It can be used for testing and evaluation of JAI cameras with GigE Vision or USB3 Vision interfaces. The SDK is packaged software that enables system developers to easily build programs for integrating JAI cameras into vision systems.

About this software "eBUS SDK for JAI" 
All intellectual property rights and ownership, including copyrights of this software product, are retained by Pleora. Be sure to check the software license agreement included in the software package and you can use this software only if you can agree.

About cameras that can use this software
For a JAI camera to use this software, it must satisfy the following two conditions.

  1. It must have an interface of either GigE Vision, or USB3 Vision
  2. It must have a CMOS image sensor

Specifically, the list of supported cameras is as described below. (As of July 2020)

Go Series: GO-2400M/C-USB,  GO-2400M/C-PGE,  GO-2401M/C-PGE,  GO-5000M/C-USB,  GO-5000M/C-PGE,  GO-5100M/C-USB,  GO-5100M/C-PGE,  GO-5101M/C-PGE, GO-5100MP-PGE, GO-5100MP-USB

Spark Series: SP-5000M/C-USB, SP-12401M/C-PGE, SP-12401M/C-USB, SP-20000M/C-USB

Apex Series: AP-3200T-10GE, AP-3200T-USB,  AP-3200T-USP-LS, AP-3200T-USB-LSX, AP-3200T-PGE,  AP-1600T-USB,  AP-1600T-USB-LS, AP-1600T-USB-LSX, AP-1600T-PGE

Fusion Series: FS-1600D-10GE, FS-3200D-10GE, FS-3200T-10GE-NNC, Fusion Series Flex-Eye custom multispectral cameras

Sweep Series: SW-4000TL-10GE, SW-4000TL-SFP

Sweep+ Series: SW-4000T-10GE, SW-4000T-SFP, SW-4000Q-10GE, SW-4000Q-SFP, SW-8000T-10GE, SW-8000T-SFP, SW-8000Q-10GE, SW-8000Q-SFP

Read more on our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page, or download from the table below.

Software / DocumentationVersionLink
eBUS SDK for JAI (32-bit)6.1.4 (Windows) - 30 MBdownload
eBUS SDK for JAI (64-bit)6.1.4 (Windows) - 49 MBdownload
eBUS Player User Guide (PDF)6.1 - 30 July 2019download
Revision Notes (PDF)11 Dec. 2019download
JAI SDK to eBUS Migration Guide (PDF)02 April 2019download
OLDER VERSIONS - 5.1.10
eBUS SDK for JAI (32-bit)5.1.10 (Windows) - 28 MBdownload
eBUS SDK for JAI (64-bit)5.1.10 (Windows) - 45 MBdownload
eBUS Player User Guide (PDF)5.1 - 08 May 2018download
OLDER VERSIONS - 5.1.3
eBUS SDK for JAI (32-bit)5.1.3 (Windows) - 28 MBdownload
eBUS SDK for JAI (64-bit)5.1.3 (Windows) - 44 MBdownload

Note: Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 7 (x86 and x86_64) Service Pack 1 or later are supported.

Linux and Linux for ARM support
The eBUS SDK for JAI is available in several Linux versions, as well as versions of Linux for ARM processors. The following distributions are currently available:

  • Red Hat Enterprise Linux 7 (64-bit) and CentOS 7 (64-bit) on x86 architecture
  • Ubuntu 14.4 LTS, 16.04 LTS and 18.04 LTS (32-bit or 64-bit) on x86 architecture
  • Ubuntu 18.04 LTS (64-bit) on Nvidia Jetson Nano Tx2, TX2i and AGX Xavier

These versions are only available by request. If you are interested, please contact JAI using this form.

Camera Link Control Tools

All of JAI's Camera Link cameras have software control. The latest recommended version of the camera control tools can be downloaded, free of charge, on the Downloads page or in the Downloads tab of the product page associated with a specific model.

Please note: While the JAI SDK and Control Tool may work with many of the Camera Link models, it is no longer supported and is NOT recommended for development of any production systems.


JAI SDK and Control Tool

IMPORTANT: As of April 1, 2020 the JAI SDK and Control Tool is no longer supported by JAI. The final versions of this software are available for download below. While we consider the software to be in good working order, if any bugs are found, they will not be fixed -- REGARDLESS OF THEIR CRITICALITY!

Users of GigE Vision and USB3 Vision cameras are strongly advised to use the eBUS SDK for JAI, which is available above.

If you are using a Camera Link camera, separate Control Tool software can be downloaded from the product page for your camera. Likewise, if you are using a camera with a CoaXPress interface, you are strongly encouraged to use the control tool provided with your selected frame grabber.

For simple testing and GUI-enabled control of Camera Link or CoaXPress cameras, you are welcome to try the JAI SDK and Control Tool software. However, we cannot guarantee that it will work with all cameras - especially the newest models - nor can we guarantee it to work with future upgrades of operating systems or camera firmware. Using it for development of production systems is not advised and is done at your own risk.

Downloads
The table below provides access to the final versions of this software, as well as links to selected older versions which may be needed for legacy systems.

Software / DocumentationVersionLink
JAI SDK and Control Tool (32-bit)3.0.7 (Windows) - 85.8 MBdownload
JAI SDK and Control Tool (64-bit)3.0.7 (Windows) - 111 MBdownload
Getting Started Guide (PDF)Rev M - 31 Mar 2016download
Latest Release Notes (PDF)3.0.7 - 07 Sep 2018download
OLDER VERSIONS - 3.0.4
JAI SDK and Control Tool (32-bit)3.0.4 (Windows) - 85.8 MBdownload
JAI SDK and Control Tool (64-bit)3.0.4 (Windows) - 111 MBdownload
Getting Started Guide (PDF)Rev M - 31 Mar 2016download
OLDER VERSIONS - 2.1.6
JAI SDK and Control Tool (32-bit)2.1.6 (Windows) - 98 MBdownload
JAI SDK and Control Tool (64-bit)2.1.6 (Windows) - 126 MBdownload
Getting Started Guide (PDF)Rev L - 08 Jul 2015download
OLDER VERSIONS - 1.4.1
JAI SDK and Control Tool (32-bit Full*)1.4.1 (Windows) - 54.4 MBdownload
JAI SDK and Control Tool (64-bit Full*)1.4.1 (Windows) - 82.8 MBdownload
JAI SDK and Control Tool (32-bit Reduced*)1.4.1 (Windows) - 9.0 MBdownload
JAI SDK and Control Tool (64-bit Reduced*)1.4.1 (Windows) - 12.9 MBdownload
Getting Started Guide (PDF)Rev K - 16 Dec 2014download

*Please note: In Version 1.4.1, both "full" and "reduced" versions are offered. The following redistributables are included in the “full” versions of the JAI SDK & Control Tool. You MUST have these already installed in order to use the “reduced” versions:

Product: Microsoft .NET Framework Version 2.0 Service Pack 2
32-bit installations Filename: NetFx20SP2_x86.exe
64-bit installations Filename: NetFx20SP2_x64.exe
Download URL: http://www.microsoft.com/download/en/details.aspx?id=1639

Versions 1.4.0 and earlier

Software / documentationVersionLink
JAI SDK and Control Tool (32-bit)1.4.0 (Windows) - 54.8 MBdownload
JAI SDK and Control Tool (64-bit)1.4.0 (Windows) - 83 MBdownload
JAI SDK and Control Tool (32-bit)1.3.0 (Windows) - 53 MBdownload
JAI SDK and Control Tool (64-bit)1.3.0 (Windows) - 78.7 MBdownload
JAI SDK and Control Tool (32-bit)1.2.5 (Windows) - 48 MBdownload
JAI SDK and Control Tool (64-bit)1.2.5 (Windows) - 75 MBdownload



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