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Nikon WT-5 Wireless Transmitter and Aperture Tethering

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Nov 9, 2013 12:48 PM

Can any one please help me with the above? I know you can put a USB cable into a Mac book pro, which is running Aperture, and connect it to your camera (D4 in my case) start the Tethering and specify which folder (Project) you would like your photo to go in to, and it just works great.

I would like to get rid of the USB cable and go wireless. I am thinking of buying the Nikon WT-5 Wireless Transmitter. 

In the Nikon pdf for the WT-5 it says you can “Image transfer” from camera to PC  but there is no information about how you send it direct to a specified program (Aperture) or folder once it gets onto your computer.  There must be someone who knows how to make this work like a USB cable.


Here’s hoping


Aperture 3, Mac OS X (10.7.5)
  • Frank Caggiano Level 7 Level 7 (22,830 points)

    Aperture does not work with wireless transfers. So no way to tether the camera without a cable.


    As for transferring image files you could set up a workflow that would copy the image files to a specific folder and then have something like an Automator action monitor the folder and when a file is added to it send it to Aperture.



    But again Aperture is not capable fo dealing with wireless connections.




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