Nikon has unveiled Nikon NX Tether Ver. 2.0.0, a significant update to its tethering software, and the company is offering it to existing users at no extra cost. This release marks a substantial leap forward in functionality for photographers utilising Nikon cameras in a tethered shooting setup.
The updated software brings several features formerly exclusive to Camera Control Pro 2, including a comprehensive range of camera settings adjustments, live view display during remote shooting, and video recording capabilities. This enhancement is set to revolutionise the workflow for studio photographers, facilitating real-time image review on larger screens while shooting.
A key advantage of Ver. 2.0.0 is the expanded array of remotely adjustable camera settings. This allows photographers to adapt to diverse shooting scenarios, whether capturing stills or videos, ensuring high-quality results.
The software’s user interface has been thoughtfully designed for ease of use. It features a customizable layout, enabling photographers to tailor the live view and control displays to their specific requirements. This multi-functional yet straightforward design promotes an intuitive, efficient shooting process.
- Comprehensive Support: Now includes still-image and video recording functions, previously available only through Camera Control Pro 2.
- Enhanced Live View: Adds versatility and convenience for remote tethered shooting via a computer.
- Nikon-specific Controls: Offers unique Nikon camera operation functions, such as Picture Control and Active D-Lighting.
- Flexible Image Formats: Users can select between JPEG, RAW, or HEIF formats. When using dual card slots, there’s an option to transfer only JPEG or HEIF images to the computer.
- Wireless Capability: Enables wireless control by connecting the camera’s built-in Wi-Fi with Nikon’s Wireless Transmitter Utility software.
- Efficient Workflow: Seamless switch between still-image and video shooting, supported by a user-friendly interface.
- Customizable Layout: The application window can be arranged to suit the user’s preferences, enhancing flexibility in various shooting situations.
Compatibility and Supported Cameras:
The software is compatible with Microsoft Windows 11, Windows 10, macOS Sonoma 14, macOS Ventura 13, and macOS Monterey 12. It supports a range of Nikon cameras, including Digital-SLR models like the D6 and D780, and Mirrorless Cameras such as Z 9, Z 8, Z 7II, Z 6II, Z 7, and Z 6.
For more information and to download Nikon Tether Ver. 2.0.0, visit Nikon’s official website.