Nikon Announces Applications That Will Be Windows 8 Compatible

Windows 8.jpgWith every new operating system comes a variety of improvements and functionality, but also issues of compatibility (especially when dealing with Windows). Nikon has a variety of programs that they'll be testing for compatibility and also a list of programs that they won't be. Once the programs listed are tested, Nikon will decide which ones to invest the time into to make them compatible. The lists are below. Nikon also says that there are no plans to provide compatibility to anything using an SCSI or serial connection.

Software Nikon plans on testing:
  • 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

Software Nikon does not intend to test for compatibility:
  • 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