Nikon ViewNX 2.8.0 released


Nikon released a new version of ViewNX. Modifications enabled with 2.8.0 for both the Windows and Macintosh versions are:

  • Support for the COOLPIX L620 has been added.
  • GeoTag in the toolbar has been changed to Map. In addition, GPS data and GPS information have been renamed Location data.
  • The following support has been added for Motion Snapshots:
    • Slideshow function
    • When Short Movie Creator or Movie Editor is selected from the Open With… option in the File menu, users can now choose Movies (MOV) and JPEG images or Movies (MOV).
    • However, to choose one of the above, Short Movie Creator or Movie Editor must be registered in Open With > Register… > Open with Application beforehand.
  • An Add/Edit Directional option has been added to the Map toolbar.
  • A Merge Altitude Log with Track Log… option has been added to the Log Matching item.
    A location log saved with a camera, mobile phone, or other commercially available satellite navigation system receiver capable of acquiring location data can now be merged with an altitude (barometer) and depth log* saved using a Nikon digital camera.
  • Altitude (barometer) and depth logs are recorded by Nikon digital cameras equipped with barometers or depth gauges.

Additional modifications to the Windows version

  • Installation of QuickTime is no longer required.
  • Frame rate options of 50 fps and 60 fps are now available for movies created using the Create Movie… item in the Nikon Movie Editor File menu and output at a size of 1280 x 720 (16:9) and 1920 x 1080 (16:9). However, the following two requirements apply when 50 fps or 60 fps is selected for Frame rate:
    • Only movies have been added to the storyboard (no still images)
    • An option other than MOV (MotionJPEG/Linear PCM) is selected for File type

Additional modifications to the Macintosh version

  • Image display with the slideshow function is now compatible with Retina Display.
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