Nikon Capture NX 2.4.6 and Nikon View NX 2.9.0 for Win and 2.9.1 for Mac released

Today Nikon has released an update for its Capture NX 2 RAW developing and image processing software.

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The new 2.4.6 version includes D3300 support and the following updates:

  • Support for RAW images captured with the D3300 has been added.
  • Advanced settings, such as Sharpening, under Camera Settings > Picture Control in the Develop section of the Edit List palette can now be adjusted, even when Unchanged is selected for Picture Control when RAW images are opened.
  • The following modifications and additions have been applied to White Balance > New WB in the Camera Settings portion of the Develop section in the Edit List palette.
    • An Auto 1 option has been added to White Balance > New WB options.
      Capture NX 2 adjusts white balance for colors similar to those achieved in images captured with a camera’s Auto 1 (Normal)*white balance setting. However, only RAW images captured with the following cameras are supported.

      • The D7000 and later digital SLR cameras
      • Advanced cameras with interchangeable lenses
      • The COOLPIX A as well as the COOLPIX P7100 and later COOLPIX cameras that support recording in the NRW format
      • *Auto white balance setting with cameras that do not offer an Auto 2 (Keep warm lighting colors) option
    • Adjustment units available with the Tint option have been changed from 1 to 0.01 for more precise specification.
    • The adjustment range for Fine Adjustment when Direct sunlight is selected for Daylight has been expanded from 4132–7042k to 2500–7042k.
    • Adjustment using Fine Adjustment and Tint is now possible when Recorded Value, Auto 1, Auto 2, or Underwater is selected.

Additional modifications to the Windows version

  • The following issues have been resolved.
    • An error occurred when XMP/IPTC files created with Capture NX 2 Ver. 2.4.3 or earlier were opened.
    • Details specified in the Print layout dialog and page setup dialog displayed with selection of Page Setup… in the File menu were not applied.

Additional modifications to the Macintosh version

  • Support for Mac OS X version 10.6 has been eliminated.
  • An issue has been resolved where image files saved to a disk formatted using the FAT32 architecture were edited and saved, editing details were not applied.

You can download Capture NX 2.4.6 here:

You can buy Capture NX 2 at:

Just as a reminder Nikon has released View NX version 2.9.0 for Windows and version 2.9.1 for Mac less than a week ago.

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The changelog reads as follows:

  • Support for the COOLPIX S6800, S6700, S3600 has been added.
  • The White Balance section in the Adjustments palette has been changed, or support added, as follows:
    • An Auto 1 option has been added.
    • ViewNX 2 adjusts white balance for colors similar to those captured with a camera’s Auto 1 (Normal) * white balance setting. However, only RAW images captured with the following cameras are supported:
      • The D7000 and later DSLR cameras
      • Advanced cameras with interchangeable lenses
      • The COOLPIX A as well as the COOLPIX P7100 and later COOLPIX cameras that support recording in the NRW format
        *Auto white balance setting with cameras that do not offer an Auto 2 (Keep warm lighting colors) option
  • Adjustment units available with the Tint option have been changed from 1 to 0.01 for more precise specification.
  • The adjustment range for the Fine Adjustment option has been expanded from 4132-7042 to 2500-7042 when Direct sunlight is selected.
  • Adjustment using the Fine Adjustment and Tint options is now possible when Recorded Value, Auto 1, Auto 2, or Underwater is selected.
  • A Switch over to second slot after transfer option has been added to the Preferences panel in Nikon Transfer 2. When this option is checked, a confirmation dialog asking whether or not files recorded to the second memory card should be transferred will be displayed after files recorded to the first memory card are transferred. This function is available only when a camera with two memory card slots is connected to the computer using MTP/PTP (PTP).
  • The AF Noise Reduction… option in the File menu more effectively reduces the sound of lens drive with autofocusing

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