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Nikon releases NikonView 6 Full Version for Windows & Macintosh






Nikon releases NikonView 6 Full Version for Windows & Macintosh - digital camera and photography news

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OVERVIEW

This version of Nikon View does not support serial computer connections. However, the memory card from serial-connection Nikon digital cameras (Coolpix 700, 800, 880 serial, 900, 950, 990 serial) can be removed from the camera and inserted in a card reader or PC card slot and pictures transferred to the computer using Nikon View 6.0.1.

What is new/Content Description

- A Red Eye Correction function has been added to the Tool Palette in Nikon Editor.
- A function which allows the date and time of capture (Imprint shooting date or Imprint shooting date with time) to be imprinted on the output image has been added.
- A function which allows images to be selected for transfer based upon the date of capture has been added to Nikon Transfer.
CMS (Color Management System) support has been added to Nikon Viewer.
- A function for setting the camera's date and time when connected to a computer has been added to Nikon Transfer. This function allows the computer clock date and time setting to be applied to the camera (available only with the D100 and D1-series cameras with a PTP connection and new models to be released in 2003 with a PTP connection).
- A function for outputting a single image or multiple images at once to JPEG format has been added to Nikon Browser.
- A function for writing selected image(s) to CD-R/CD-RW has been added to Nikon Browser (this function available under Windows XP only).
- A search function has been added to Nikon Browser. Search rules can be selected from file name, scene mode or date.
- A function for outputting selected image(s) to HTML format web pages has been added to Nikon Browser.
- A function which allows the user to rename multiple files and folders simultaneously according to a naming rule selected by the user has been added to Nikon Browser.
- A function allowing for simultaneous display of Nikon Browser and Nikon Viewer has been added. In addition, a function which displays the associated image in Nikon Viewer when a thumbnail is selected in Nikon Browser has been added.
- A function for applying or removing tags to or from selected images has been added to Nikon Browser and Nikon Viewer.
- A function for attaching a large preview image with 1,600 pixels on its longer side to RAW images (Nikon NEF Preview Creator) has been added to Nikon Browser and Nikon Viewer.
- The Display at the Original Size, Fit Image to Window and Fit Image to Desktop options have been added to Nikon Viewer.
- A Sharpening function has been added to the General Adjustments palette in Nikon Editor.
- A Tone Change function for changing the tone of a color image to Black and White or Sepia has been added to the General Adjustments palette in Nikon Editor.
- A Scene Mode item has been added to the information displayed in the Shooting Data area.
- A function which converts non-sRGB images to the sRGB color profile when using the E-mail, Output to HTML or Publish functions has been added..
- Zip disk case and CD case options have been added to the Select picture size setting in the Print layout dialog.
and many more

Discontinued Functions

- The “Launch third party image database program“ option and function, which automatically registered images with third-party image database applications after transfer, has been removed
- The Cumulus filter is no longer bundled with Nikon View if you need this feature DO NOT install Nikon View 6.
- Nikon Viewer's Raw data display mode setting with its High speed and High quality options has been discontinued.

Special Notes

All previous versions of Nikon View (Nikon View 900, Nikon View 2.x, DX, 3.x, 4.x or version 5.x) and Nikon Capture version 1.x (only) must be uninstalled before Nikon View 6 can be used
QuickTime version 5.0.2 or later is required in order to take advantage of all of Nikon View 6 functions. The latest version of QuickTime is available for download from the Apple Computer web site.
When using Nikon View 6 in combination with Nikon Capture 2 or Nikon Capture 3, be sure to use the latest versions of both (Nikon View and Nikon Capture) applications.
April 25, 2003
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