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Adobe DNG converter and Windows 7

spickles 10 11 United Kingdom
3 Dec 2020 12:33PM
The latest Adobe DNG converter download says it needs Windows 10 or above
Can anyone advise me how I can convert Nikon Z6 raw files preferably to DNG for use in Lightroom 6 on a Windows 7 computer
Dave_Canon 14 2.0k United Kingdom
3 Dec 2020 1:33PM
I don't know about converting NikonZ6 files but you can still update W7 to W10 for free. I did this a few weeks ago on a camera club Laptop so we could used the current version of Adobe.

spickles 10 11 United Kingdom
3 Dec 2020 3:04PM
Thanks Dave but I tried this some time ago. The graphics on the Dell laptop did not work and after months of trying to sort it I had to pay someone to change it back to W7
shagnasty 14 73
3 Dec 2020 3:40PM
You don't really need the latest version of the Adobe DNG converter as your camera - the Nikon Z6 is already recognised by the earlier version. If that workflow gives you difficulties then perhaps the Nikon free software. Capture NXD offers full functionality on NEF files.
Two different ways forward that might help.....for free. And we like the word free, don't we?
spickles 10 11 United Kingdom
3 Dec 2020 5:14PM
Many thanks Pat
I have downloaded Adobe DNG Converter 12.2 which covers the Z6 and works with W7. The downloads on the Adobe site do not work but I found one on a third party site.
Again many thanks - Ephotozine is a wonderful site it saved me buying a new computer
phred 14 85
3 Dec 2020 11:13PM
Doesn't Nikon do their own free software similar to Canon's.
What about trying free softwares like Rawtherapee or Darktable?
javiergomiz New Member
29 Apr 2021 1:37PM
Glad to hear that Spickles.

I just want to let here down that for ARWs files from a Sony 7sIII and WINDOWS 7 (I became crazy looking for a solution) I needed at the end DNG CONVERTER 12.4 version.


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