21 November 2012

Important notice for Nikon software users thinking about upgrading to Windows 8

If you are using Nikon software and you're thinking about upgrading to Windows 8, please be aware that Nikon does not plan to update all its software to support Windows 8. This could mean your software no longer works once you update to Windows 8.

Nikon's official statement
We plan to test Windows versions of the following software applications for compatibility with Windows 8. We will announce our plans regarding full compatibility once testing is complete.
  • ViewNX 2
  • Capture NX 2
  • Camera Control Pro 2
  • Short Movie Creator
  • Nikon Message Center 2
  • Wireless Transmitter Utility
  • Thumbnail Selector
  • NEF codec
  • NRW codec
  • PC-PJ Transfer
  • nik Color Efex Pro 3.0
  • IPTC Preset Manager
  • GP-N100 Utility
We do not intend to provide compatibility with the following applications:
  • Capture NX Ver. 1.x
  • Camera Control Pro Ver. 1.x
  • Nikon Capture series
  • ViewNX Ver. 1.x
  • Nikon Transfer Ver. 1.x
  • PictureProject
  • Nikon View series
  • Nikon Scan series
  • PictureProject COOLPIX Remote Control
  • WT-3 Setup Utility
  • Wireless Camera Setup Utility
  • Wireless Connecting Utility
  • nik Color Efex Pro 2.0
  • my Picturetown Utility
  • USB driver for GP-1
  • Image Authentication Software
We also do not plan to provide compatibility for other software, or for products utilizing a SCSI or serial connection.

Please be aware, that even though your software is in the first category, it is not guaranteed Nikon will update it to work under Windows 8, if necessary, just that they will be consider doing so.
For more information, please see Nikon's support website.

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