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How much computer do we need to handle D800 36mp files?

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Thu 09-Feb-12 02:22 PM

Rick Walker has had no problem with processing D3x files over the past three years - the files of the D800 are larger but it's not the end of the world.

Nikon Capture and View were just optimized to improve speed with 64 bit processing in Capture. Even with View and 32 bit the images of the D3x have been processed fine.

Rob Van Patten was with Cliff Maurer on the D800 shoot. They processed images that are posted with View NX2 only.
http://weblog.robvanpetten.com/

I saw one reference to opening the large files in Photoshop as a TIFF. The file was something like 208MB.


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