Even without counting new Coolpixes, lenses and accessories, Nikon's 2012 is one of – if not the – most proliferous year in its history. Sofar, the company has launched no less than 5 new DSLR cameras: the D4 in January, the D800/E in February, the D3200 in April, the D600 in September and the D5200 – in Europe, Asia and Australia, on November 5, last.
Adobe recently posted the first update for the Adobe Camera Raw plug-in - v.7.1 - and a new version of the stand-alone DNG Converter 7.1. Apart of support for the new Nikon D3200, it adds support for the following cameras from canon, fuji, leaf, leica, olympus, panasonic, pentax, samsung and sony
With the D700 now being fazed-out, semi-pros and advanced amateurs are left with two full-frame cameras to choose from in Nikon’s mid-range price bracket, the D800E and D800 costing $ 3.300 and $ 3.000 respectively, while the D600 will set you back $ 2.100, a premium of $ 400 over the aging D300S APS-C camera. Even in the absence of independent tests of the D600, it is interesting to compare it against the D800, to figure out how much more camera $ 900 buys us, and ask ourselves if it is worth spending the roughly 50% extra.
Today, Adobe published the Camera RAW and DNG Converter 6.7 Final Releases. With the imminent release of Photoshop 6 and ACR 7, the 6.7 FR is the last Camera Raw update for CS5, and does unfortunately not include support for the new Nikon D3200.
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.
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This has definitely not been a good year for Nikon, nor for most other Japanese international companies, for that matter. The devastating March 11 Tōhoku earthquake and tsunami followed by severe flooding in Thailand in November 2011 must – even if the company has been extremely careful in its damage assessments – have servery affected normal operations. This is what Nikon did in 2011, in spite of these mayor setbacks...