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ericbowles

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"RE: Question about using Capture NX2"

ericbowles Moderator Awarded for his in-depth knowledge and high level skills in various areas, especially Landscape and Wildlife Photoghraphy Writer Ribbon awarded for for his article contributions to the community Nikonian since 25th Nov 2005
Sun 30-Dec-12 03:49 PM

I'm running Windows 7 with an i5 chip and 8MB of RAM. I'm not seeing the same issues unless dealing with very large files from the D800 - and even then not to the same extent. I do have an upgraded graphics card.

<1) program crashes if I try to CONVERT more than one image from RAW to Jpeg. Sometimes even with 1 image. And, it takes forever.>
I'm not seeing this issue. I'm seeing conversion times of around 2 seconds per file for D600/D800 images - faster for smaller files. You may get slightly better performance if you save a file before converting it when you are concurrently applying edits. It also can be slow if you have prior steps that are not finished processing.

<2) Nagging tendency to file uploads in folders I didn't choose. And which are named with old names that I've changed multiple times. Arghhh!>
This is completely user controlled - in Nikon Transfer. You might take a look at workflow. I create a new folder with the date for every upload.

<3) Sluggish navigating from folder to folder.>
I see this too. It takes time to render thumbnails and large folders make it much slower. I try to keep folders at 500 images and smaller - ideally 250-300 images. That's basically one card per folder.

<4) General slowness. Even in renaming.>
I have not seen this, but I don't rename files in batches very often. Typically I see individual files renamed instantly. There was a major step to faster speed with the upgrade early this year, but it is partially offset by larger files from the D600 and D800.


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