NX Tether Version 2.0

Simple. Reliable.
Tethered shooting.

Streamline your photo and video workflow with powerful new features and incredible control.

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Tethering reimagined.

NX Tether version 2.0 brings multiple new features and enhancements, including support for remote live view, video capture, and fully-featured wireless control with compatible1 Nikon cameras.

Live, real-time control.

Check your focus, lighting and composition on a big screen, and make adjustments as needed, in the moment. Enjoy the freedom of fully wireless control over your compatible2 Nikon camera.

Fast transfer speed.

High-resolution .NEF (RAW), JPEG and video files transfer in moments when tethered via a USB cable. Even over Wi-Fi®, 45.7MP JPEGs transfer in only a few seconds.

Refined workflow.

Easy integration with leading photo editing software including Nikon NX Studio, Capture One and Adobe Lightroom.

Familiar, intuitive interface.

Controls and settings will feel instantly familiar from your Nikon camera. Touchscreen operation is supported with compatible laptop computers.

Video support.

Switch seamlessly between stills and video shooting on your camera, with full remote live view support. Record video simultaneously to your memory card and tethered computer.

Designed for the Nikon ecosystem.

Developed for Nikon cameras, and designed to work seamlessly with a suite of other Nikon software including NX Studio, Nikon Image Space, Picture Control Utility 2 and more.

Wireless tethering.

Using a compatible Nikon camera with built-in wireless transmitter, or camera that utilizes an optional wireless transmitter2, you can shoot wirelessly3 with NX Tether as if you were physically tethered.

Totally free.

NX Tether is free software designed to enhance your Nikon imaging experience.

System requirements:


  • Windows 11, Windows 10


  • macOS Sonoma 14, macOS Ventura 13, macOS Monterey 12

1 Cameras compatible with all the features in NX Tether Ver. 2.0.0: Z 9, Z 8, Z 7II, Z6III, Z 6II, Z 7 and Z 6. Limited tethering functions are available with the following cameras: Z f, Z 5, Z fc, Z 50, Z 30.

2 Z 9, Z 8, Z6III and Z f have a wireless transmitter built into the camera. Z 7II/Z 7, Z 6II/Z 6 and D780 use the optional WT-7 wireless transmitter; D6 uses the optional WT-6 or WT-5 wireless transmitters.

3 Wireless tethering may have some limitations in functionality.

Tethered connectivity to cameras utilizes USB cable. See the user’s manual for NX Tether for more information.