macOS Catalina Compatibility Announcement

macOS Catalina Compatibility Announcement

Thank you for choosing Nikon for your photographic needs.

We are pleased to announce the following regarding compatibility testing of our Mac software products with macOS Catalina.  We do plan to resolve known issues, and ask for your continued patience until fully compatible versions of software can be released.

Note: A dialog asking whether to allow an application to access files and folders may be displayed the first time it is launched. If this dialog is displayed, click OK each time.
SoftwareVersionCompatibility status
Capture NX-D1.6.1Compatibility has been achieved.
(including ViewNX-Movie Editor and Nikon Transfer 2)
1.4.1Compatibility has been achieved.
(Issue 1 below occurs under macOS Catalina version 10.15.2.)
Picture Control Utility 22.4.4Compatibility has been achieved.
Camera Control Pro 22.30.0Compatibility has been achieved.
(Issue 4 below occurs under macOS Catalina version 10.15.2.)
Wireless Transmitter Utility1.9.1Compatibility has been achieved.
Nikon Message Center 22.4.0We have confirmed that there are no problems with basic operation
IPTC Preset Manager1.1.1Compatibility has been achieved.
KeyMission 360/170 Utility1.1.0Issues 2 and 3 below will occur.
  1. Images stored on the memory card are not displayed in Nikon Transfer 2 when a card reader is used.
  2. The KeyMission 360/170 Utility cannot be installed.
  3. When the OS on a Mac to which the KeyMission 360/170 Utility has been installed is updated to macOS Catalina.
    • The KeyMission 360/170 cannot be launched while a camera is connected to the computer via USB
    • The KeyMission 360/170 Utility will not detect a camera connected to the computer via USB after the Utility is launched
  4. Camera Control Pro 2 quits unexpectedly if the camera is turned off while the application is connected to a camera (Z 7, Z 6, D780).

We do not intend to provide compatibility with the following applications.
  • ViewNX 2 (including Movie Editor)
  • Capture NX 2
  • Short Movie Creator
  • 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 
  • Nik Color Efex Pro 3.0 Select Edition 
  • Nik Color Efex Pro 3.0 Complete Edition 
  • PC-PJ Transfer
  • Thumbnail Selector
In addition, we do not plan to provide compatibility for other software, or SCSI- or serial-connection products. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause. For more information regarding this matter, please contact Nikon Customer Relations. 

Once again, thank you for choosing Nikon for your photographic needs.

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