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Nikon NX studio
« on: March 04, 2021, 10:23:42 »
Nikon offers new editing software, NX studio.

About NX Studio
NX Studio software offers a full-fledged suite of intuitive tools for viewing, processing, and editing photos and videos. It combines the photo-and-video-viewing features of ViewNX-i with the photo-processing and retouch tools of Capture NX-D in a single, comprehensive workflow. Not only can it be used to process RAW pictures, but its editing tools—including tone curves and brightness and contrast adjustment—can also be applied to JPEG/TIFF images. It also offers a variety of features for such tasks as editing XMP/IPTC data, managing presets, viewing maps that show shooting locations based on location data embedded in pictures, and uploading pictures to the Web.

https://downloadcenter.nikonimglib.com/en/download/sw/195.html

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Re: Nikon NX studio
« Reply #1 on: March 04, 2021, 10:43:19 »
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Re: Nikon NX studio
« Reply #2 on: March 04, 2021, 11:08:23 »
Quick edit with nx studio

no adjustments

D3s 24-70/2.8


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Re: Nikon NX studio
« Reply #3 on: March 04, 2021, 11:09:04 »
It doesn't look like I'll be able to use NX Studio on my older MacBook Pro.  :(
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Re: Nikon NX studio
« Reply #4 on: March 04, 2021, 12:14:46 »
Thanks, did not see that one coming - interestingly, the review comes before DPR has published the official announcement. It is on the Nikon site though:
https://www.nikon.com/news/2021/0304_soft_01.htm

I am looking forward to try it out, but I think I will start with a check out in a fresh VM first as I am not sure if we can keep both CNX-D and the CNX Studio at the same time.
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Re: Nikon NX studio
« Reply #5 on: March 04, 2021, 13:34:26 »
Thanks for the link Fons !   I am now downloading it, and reading the link, thanks Akira.

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Re: Nikon NX studio
« Reply #6 on: March 04, 2021, 14:41:11 »
Tried it out quickly on my MacBook Pro (2015) with 16 GB memory and 2.8 GHz processor. It seems very slow. When I make an adjustment, I have to wait some seconds until I get a response.
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Re: Nikon NX studio
« Reply #7 on: March 04, 2021, 15:04:07 »
Tried it out quickly on my MacBook Pro (2015) with 16 GB memory and 2.8 GHz processor. It seems very slow. When I make an adjustment, I have to wait some seconds until I get a response.

I have a Windows 10 Lenovo T460S from 2017 and even on battery power and editing 45 MP files, it responds quickly. Not instantly but quickly (most adjusments with << 1 s delay). Exporting takes several seconds though.

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Re: Nikon NX studio
« Reply #8 on: March 04, 2021, 15:18:50 »
I just downloaded and is much quicker than NX-D I used to work in my laptop :)
NX- D  still working
 

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Re: Nikon NX studio
« Reply #9 on: March 04, 2021, 15:37:41 »
Tried it out quickly on my MacBook Pro (2015) with 16 GB memory and 2.8 GHz processor. It seems very slow. When I make an adjustment, I have to wait some seconds until I get a response.
After a reboot it responds much quicker  :)
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Re: Nikon NX studio
« Reply #10 on: March 04, 2021, 16:15:49 »
Imo software should be left to specialists. Also, Nikon software has a bad reputation on compatibility with new versions for operating systems. I would prefer if Nikon spent the resources and money on speeding up the release of new Z-lenses and thus broadening it's user base.

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Re: Nikon NX studio
« Reply #11 on: March 04, 2021, 16:19:57 »
I guess it works, but the above image is a result of not changing anything ;) 

Z6 105DC

below the ACR result (all without any crop)

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Re: Nikon NX studio
« Reply #12 on: March 04, 2021, 20:07:49 »
NX Studio will not open *.ndx files used to "Save all adjustments." This is a major monkey wrench for me. Utterly Stupid!  :o

What this means to me is I'll have to open ever NEF file I ever developed with Capture NX-D. Apply an NDX file to make sure the *.nksc (side car) file is current. If I have made several NDX files I'll have to do this for each one. Close CND-X. Open NX Studio and save all adjustments as a new *.NKA file.

I'm trying NX Studio on a school HP ProBook i5 with a cheep, dim, ugly color display. Maybe I'll find a way to convert the NDX files to NKA files. I doubt this. Nikon did fix Capture NX-D so it would read the edits of Capture NX2. I don't know how well that worked. I'll have to read the Read Me file for NX Studio.

I might like NX Studio. I'll have to see but Nikon really dropped the ball on this one.

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Re: Nikon NX studio
« Reply #13 on: March 04, 2021, 20:21:25 »
I like the new UI, it's more or like DxO Photolabs, but more basic.
It has some basic DAM features (good enough for me) and selection possibilities.
This replaces Capture NX-D, ViewNX-1 and Nikon Transfer.
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Re: Nikon NX studio
« Reply #14 on: March 04, 2021, 20:36:31 »
*.NDX files (Capture NX-D, Save all adjustment files) are not mentioned in the NX Studio Readme.rtf.
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