Nikon releases several firmware and software updates (180-400mm, P1000, WT-7, SB-5000 and more)


The Nikon Z7 mirrorless camera will start shipping this week and Nikon released several software and firmware updates with support for the Z7. New firmware updates are also available for the 18-400mm f/4E lens and the P1000 camera. Here are the details:

Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 180-400mm f/4E TC1.4 FL ED VR firmware version 1.01

  • Fixed an issue that resulted in uneven peripheral illumination in wide-angle shots taken with VR enabled.

Nikon COOLPIX P1000 Firmware Version 1.1

  • Adjusted some compensation values for NRW (RAW) data.

Nikon WT-7 Firmware Version 1.3

  • Added support for the Z 7 and Z 6.

Nikon SB-5000 Firmware Version 14.003

  • Added support for the Z 7, Z 6, and D3500.

Nikon Wireless Transmitter Utility Version 1.8.0

  • Added support for the Z 7.
  • The Z 7 can now be paired with computers and upload pictures via built-in Wi-Fi.
  • Added support for macOS Sierra version 10.12 and macOS High Sierra version 10.13.
  • Ended support for OS X 10.10.
  •  Fixed the following issue:
    • Protected pictures downloaded in “PC mode” would be marked as unprotected on the computer.

Nikon Camera Control Pro 2 Version 2.27.0

  • Added support for the Z 7.
  • The principal features added with support for the Z 7 are as follows:
    • Target-tracking AF
    • AE lock onlyVibration reduction, and Diffraction compensation
    • Support for Vignette controlAuto distortion control, and AF-area mode and Focus mode selection during movie recording
    • Record timecodes option
    • Support for Output data depth and N-Log setting options when the camera is connected to external video recorders
  • Added support for the macOS High Sierra version 10.13.
  • Ended support for OS X 10.10.
  • The Wireless Transmitter Utility now supports LAN connections under macOS 10.12 and later.

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