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NEF files won't load to CS6

herb

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I have had to convert my NEF files to DNG to get the "edit in CS6" command in LR4 to work. Wazzup here? I have a friend who uses a PC and does not have that problem. NEF should load directly to CS6-needless to say it is a PITA to have to convert.
 

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The NEF file won't actually load into PS6. The process will make a new copy in either PSD or TIFF format, but certainly the function should work with NEF files in the same way that it does with DNG?

This is a decent video showing the process of setting up the appropriate dialogue box in LR. Otherwise you could post a screen grab of your own dialogue box for us to see?
 
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The NEF SHOULD load into PS6 - if you have a matching ACR version, it should open directly into PS and not create the PSD/TIFF until you save.

So is CS6 completely up to date?
 

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Photoshop version won't load?

The NEF SHOULD load into PS6 - if you have a matching ACR version, it should open directly into PS and not create the PSD/TIFF until you save.

So is CS6 completely up to date?
Ok, the version is 13.0.1 x64. I looked quite a bit and could not find a way to check for upgrades.

I went thru a lot of the preference selections, it seems that everything is set correctly.

I changed my profile to show OS is Mountain Lion, does this present a problem to LR 4.3?

fyi the Camera is Nikon D800E and a D800 which is converted to IR. All files are shot in RAW, un compressed, gives 75 meg files.
 
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herb,

Your Camera Raw plugin is the part of PS that needs to be up to date. Mine shows as "7.3.0.71" and passing a NEF to Photoshop works as it should. To find out what version of Camera Raw you have, use the Help/About Plugin/Camera Raw... menu item in Photoshop. To check for updates, use PS's Help/Updates... menu item.

Hal
 

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Thanks Hal, that did it.
 
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