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USB Issues

USB Issues Drivers The program doesn’t require any custom drivers supplied by the body manufacturer.  Just plug in your camera via USB to your Windows PC and it works.  It has been this way since Windows XP.   Some other camera control apps require third-party USB drivers like WinUSB via the Zadig utility.  These drivers can …

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Focusing Issues

Focusing Issues When I press the ‘Shoot’ button while not in live view, it tries to autofocus first even though I don’t want that. How do I prevent it from focusing first? This is caused by the body being set to require focus before shooting and is due to an incorrect autofocus mode. See the …

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Focus Never Changes

Focus Stacking: Focus Never Changes Question: ‘I tried focus stacking, but the focus does not change.  It’s all the same focus.  How do I fix this?’. Answer: This is due to an incorrect focus mode on the body.Set it to the mode where focus is not attempted or required to capture an image in live …

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Connection Issues

Connection Issues Drivers The software doesn’t require any custom drivers supplied by the camera manufacturer.  Just plug in your camera via USB to your Windows PC and it works.  It has been this way since Windows XP.   Some other camera control apps require third-party USB drivers like WinUSB via the Zadig utility.  These drivers can …

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Requesting Support

Requesting Support I have a question.  Who do I ask? We are happy to answer any questions, bug reports or observations you may have.  Just fill in the form on the Support page and we will receive your question via email with a cc to you.  You don’t need to create an account or have …

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Product Keys

Product Keys What is a product key? You need to purchase a product key to unlock the 14-day trial version.  When it is unlocked, it no longer has the 14-day limit and all functions are fully enabled.  You can use the same product key on multiple computers that you own, depending on which edition you …

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Licensing

Licensing How does the licensing work? Your product key grants the purchaser of the key a perpetual license for version 5.x. This product key can be used on subsequent upgrades to version 5 (ex. 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5,4, 5,5, 5.6, 5.7, 5.8 etc). Is it a subscription? No.  The product key does not expire and …

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CMN – About Nikon

About Nikon Are you affiliated with Nikon? No. We have no relationship with Nikon whatsoever other than using their excellent SDK.

CMN – Release Notes

Release Notes 5.5.78.90 January 26, 2020 (Current Release) Reset the trial period so that if the trial period of a previous version had expired, you can start a new trial for 5.5. Added Nikon bodies: Z50, Z6, Z7 Added an option in the Preferences/live view tab that allows the live view layers tab to be …

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