This is pretty big news. Like the kind you get every ten years or so… When the new Nikon NX-D software got out of beta, I was skeptical, to say the least. But the release of Capture NX-D could not be more opportune. Although I have only reviewed Nikon NX-D briefly, the program is awesome, sofar! This is pretty big news. Like the kind you get every ten years or so… When the new Nikon NX-D software got out of beta, I was skeptical, to say the least. From where I am standing, Nikon has not given us any productive RAW processing so…
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The latest update of the Adobe Camera RAW plug-in and DNG converter – v.8.6 – supports all current and recent new Nikon cameras, including the D810.
Adobe Labs has released the Camera Raw and DNG converter Release Candidate v.6.7, while Nikon in recent weeks has released updates for View NX2, Capture NX2 and Camera Control pro. All these new releases add support for the Nikon D4, D800 and D800E and now all run natively on 64-bit systems. Download here.
Nikon have published updated versions of the following programs, now compatible with Apple OS up to v.10.6.2 (Snow Leopard) and 32/64 bits Windows 7, Vista: Capture NX2, Camera Control Pro 2, Transfer, View NX, NIK Color Efex Pro.
There is a rising number of users who report that - at least - Nikon View NX does not work on Apple's latest OS, "Snow Leopard". Nikon are currently addressing this issue and testing the Mac versions of their software for release in the near future. More info here.
Comparing all the mayor contenders in the RAW conversion field leaves us with only one conclusion: there is no real "champion". Some images are better off with program x, while others with program y. However, and in spite of its shortcomings and elevated price, the Bridge/Photoshop/ACR/DNG Converter combo is the more obvious choice for those who routinely convert large amounts of RAW images.
Let's stick it to Adobe! 3 Alternatives to upgrading Photoshop every time you get a new camera.