How to Use Nikon Camera Control Pro 2 to Control Your Camera from Your Computer
If you are a Nikon user who wants to take your photography to the next level, you might be interested in Nikon Camera Control Pro 2. This is a software that allows you to remotely control most of the settings of your Nikon digital camera from your computer, using a wired or wireless connection. You can also view the live image from your camera on your computer screen, and adjust the focus point and shutter release. This can be very useful for studio shooting, macro photography, time-lapse, astrophotography, and more.
In this article, we will show you how to download, install, and use Nikon Camera Control Pro 2 with your compatible Nikon camera. We will also explain some of the features and benefits of this software, and how it can enhance your workflow and creativity.
What is Nikon Camera Control Pro 2
Nikon Camera Control Pro 2 is a software that enables you to remotely control most of the settings of your Nikon digital camera from your computer. According to Nikon[^1^], some of the features of this software are:
Remote control of exposure mode, shutter speed, aperture, ISO sensitivity, white balance, metering mode, focus mode, and more.
Operation by wired and wireless LAN when using a wireless transmitter (such as WT-6A or WT-5A) or a compatible camera with built-in Wi-Fi (such as Z 7II or Z 6II).
LiveView support enables simultaneous adjustment of focus point and/or shutter release, and confirmation of the image on a computer screen.
Collaboration with other Nikon software, such as NX Studio for viewing and editing images.
Nikon Camera Control Pro 2 is compatible with Windows 10 (64-bit), Windows 8.1 (64-bit), Windows 7 (64-bit), macOS Big Sur (11), macOS Catalina (10.15), macOS Mojave (10.14), macOS High Sierra (10.13), macOS Sierra (10.12), OS X El Capitan (10.11), OS X Yosemite (10.10), OS X Mavericks (10.9), OS X Mountain Lion (10.8), OS X Lion (10.7), OS X Snow Leopard (10.6) [^1^].
The latest version of Nikon Camera Control Pro 2 is Ver. 2.35.1, which was released on October 26th, 2022 [^1^]. This version added support for Z 9 cameras and fixed some minor issues [^1^].
How to Download and Install Nikon Camera Control Pro 2
To download Nikon Camera Control Pro 2, you need to visit the Nikon Download Center website [^1^] and select your region and language. Then, you need to enter your camera model or product name in the search box, or browse through the categories to find it. Once you find your camera model or product name, click on it to see the available downloads.
You will see a list of software downloads for your camera model or product name. Look for Camera Control Pro 2 Full Ver. 2.35.1 (or the latest version) and click on View download page. You will see a page with the description, cautions, and installation instructions for the software. Read them carefully before proceeding.
To download the software, you need to agree to the terms and conditions of the End User License Agreement by clicking on Accept and Start Download button at the bottom of the page. You will be prompted to save the file on your computer.
The file size is about 300 MB for Windows and about 120 MB for Mac [^1^]. The file name is CCP2351FULL_(S)_(en)_(nn).exe for Windows and F-CCP2351MF-ALLIN-ALL___.dmg for Mac [^1^]. The (S) represents the operating system (W = Windows; M = Macintosh), (en) represents the language code (en = English; de = German; fr = French; es = Spanish; it = Italian; nl = Dutch; sv = Swedish aa16f39245