Hyperfocal Distance and DoF Calculator (desktop application)

It’s been a while since I’ve been listening about Adobe AIR Framework, and I’ve always wanted to make a desktop application using HTML, JavaScript (on jQuery) and CSS. All of that, and it’s cross-platform, finally I wrote my first application that runs on Mac OS and Linux (although I didn’t test it on anything but Windows, so confirmations are very welcome).

About the application

Hyperfocal Distance and Depth of Field Calculator LogoHyperfocal Distance and Depth of Field Calculator is an application which can be used to calculate the Hyperfocal distance and Depth of Field values depending on the following lens and camera sensor properties.

Hyperfocal Distance:

  • Circle of Confusion (depends of Sensor/Film type)
  • Focal Length
  • Aperture

Depth of Field:

  • Circle of Confusion (depends of Sensor/Film type)
  • Focal Length
  • Aperture
  • Hyperfocal distance (calculated from above parameters)
  • Subject distance

Hyperfocal Distance and Depth of Field Calculator is a desktop application developed in Adobe AIR Framework and should run on:

  • Mac OS (some confirmation, please)
  • Linux (some confirmation, please)
  • Microsoft Windows 7 (confirmed)

In order to run Hyperfocal Distance and Depth of Field Calculator, you must:

  1. install Adobe AIR Framework 2.6 (or later),
  2. download Hyperfocal Distance and Depth of Field Calculator installation package,
  3. run the installer (hfd-dof-0.5.0.air)
  4. now you can run the executable…

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