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I need to download pictures from my Nikon Coolpix 4300 to my Mac OS X but have lost my Nikon View CD-ROM. Where can I get the above software or can it be done without it?

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You can download the current version of all (free) Nikon software from http://support.nikontech.com/app/answers/detail/a_id/61

You might want to consider NOT connecting the camera to the computer. The best way to download pictures from your camera to your computer involves removing the memory card from the camera and plugging it into a card reader (either built-in to the computer or connected via USB or FireWire). This is likely to be faster than connecting the camera to the computer, and won't run down your camera's batteries.

Once the card is plugged in, it will appear to your computer as a removable drive. You can use the operating system's drag&drop facility to copy pictures from the card to the computer's hard drive.

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