Before I buy a WU-1a adapter for my Nikon D3300, I'd like to know which app to download for connecting the adapter to my Macbook...

Ideally, the photos would auto-download to my Mac while shooting...

I would use my iPhone, but the photos should end up on my Macbook anyway and I don't use currently sync photos across all iOS devices... although, that may end up being the solution (turning on sync for iOS devices).

Thanks in advance!


It appears the Nikon WU-1a wireless mobile adapter supports only smartphones and tablets running Android or iOS. Windows and MacOS are not supported.

Specifications and Compatibility: OS: Smartphones, Tablets: Android™ version 2.3 or later (smartphone), Android version 3.0 or later (tablet). iPhone® and iPad®: iOS version 6.0 or later.


You'll probably have to use third party software. DSLR Dashboard claims to support WU-1a and OS X, although at a quick glance I don't see any details on which versions of OS X it supports.

Most other unofficial software uses gphoto, which is reported to support WU-1a. gphoto itself is available through brew, but I'm not sure what GUI wrappers are available on OS X and expose the PTP/IP support.


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