The [Tools] Menu

[Keep in Front]
Select this option to keep NX Tether displayed in front of all other windows in the computer monitor. NX Tether will not be hidden behind other applications when they are launched and is always available for use.
[Mute]
Select this option to disable notification sounds.
[Options]

View the [Options] display ( [Options]).

[Transfer Settings]

View the [Transfer Settings] display ( [Transfer Settings]).

[Options]

Assign keyboard shortcuts and adjust settings for notification sounds and text and icon size. Click [OK] to save changes and return to the NX Tether window.

  • [Notification Sound]: Choose the notification sounds used to alert you to such events as the camera being disconnected ( Notification Sounds in NX Tether).
  • [Text/Icon Size]: Choose the size of the text and icons in the display.
  • [Assign Keyboard Shortcuts]: Choose keyboard shortcuts for [Shoot] and [AF & Shoot]. Check the option for which a shortcut is desired and select a key from the pop-up menu. You can also select the key or keys to be used in combination with the shortcut; choose from “Ctrl”, “Shift”, and “Alt” (Windows) or “control”, “shift”, “option”, and “command” (macOS).

[Transfer Settings]

Select the application used to display pictures after shooting and choose how files are named. Click [OK] to save changes and return to the NX Tether window.

  • [Display Pictures After Transfer]: Choose the application used to display pictures after shooting.
  • [File Name]: Choose how image files are named.

    • [Prefix]: Enter the string that will appear at the beginning of file names.
    • [Suffix]: Enter the string that will appear at the end of file names.
    • [Naming convention]: Choose the type of identifier used to generate unique file names; your choices are [Sequential Number], [Date], and [Date & Time]. The prefix, suffix, and identifier can be joined without separators or by underscores, hyphens, or spaces. When [Sequential Number] is selected, you can choose the starting number and the number of digits (two to eight).