• Android
  • iOS

Select pictures for download to the smart device.

Unsupported Formats

  • TIFF pictures on the camera are not available for download.
  • Depending on the camera, NEF/NRW (RAW) pictures may not be available for download. A list of the cameras that support download of NEF/NRW (RAW) pictures can be found here.
  • Movies cannot be downloaded from SnapBridge-compatible cameras that are not Wi-Fi equipped.
  • SnapBridge cannot be used to download AVI movies (movies recorded with the COOLPIX A300).
  • Movies over 4 GB in size are not available for download.

Downloading NEF/NRW (RAW) Pictures

  • NEF/NRW (RAW) files are large and take time to download. A confirmation dialog may be displayed if Original format is selected to download multiple NEF/NRW (RAW) pictures at their original sizes. Tap OK to begin.

  • A maximum of 100 pictures can be downloaded at a time.

The RAW Icon

NEF/NRW (RAW) pictures are indicated by a icon.

Disabling Auto Download

To disable auto download, select Auto link in the tab and slide the Auto download switch to (off).

Wi‑Fi

The following are unavailable when the camera and smart device are connected via Wi-Fi:

To use these features, terminate the Wi-Fi connection. If you connected in Wi-Fi mode, exit Wi‑Fi mode and pair the camera and smart device via Bluetooth.

Downloading Pictures One at a Time

  1. The procedure differs depending on whether the camera is currently connected via Wi-Fi or Bluetooth.

    Wi-Fi mode: Tap Download pictures in the tab. SnapBridge will display the pictures on the camera memory card; proceed to Step 2.

    Bluetooth connection (indicated by a icon): Tap Download pictures in the tab.

    Pictures Taken with Other Cameras

    If the memory card contains pictures taken with other cameras, an error may be displayed when you attempt to view the thumbnail list, in which case the pictures will need to be deleted. Before proceeding, be sure to copy to a computer any pictures you might wish to keep.

  2. Tap an image to display it full frame.

    Display Options

    • Use the menu at the top of the display to navigate the folders on the camera memory card.

    • Some cameras allow you to filter images by folder, file type, or other criteria. The options available vary with the camera.

    Display Options

    The criteria selected for Display options are indicated by icons at the top of the display:

    • : JPEG files
    • : RAW files
    • : Movies
    • : Folders
    • : Protected images
    • : Rated images

    Viewing Pictures Full Frame

    When a picture is displayed full frame, you can zoom in and out using pinch in and pinch out gestures, flick left or right to view other images, or tap to view information about the current picture.

  3. Tap Download.

  4. You will be prompted to choose a download size; tap a size to begin download.

    The following dialog will be displayed while download is in progress.

    Movies

    Movies are downloaded at their original size.

Downloading Multiple Pictures

  1. The procedure differs depending on whether the camera is currently connected via Wi-Fi or Bluetooth.

    Wi-Fi mode: Tap Download pictures in the tab. SnapBridge will display the pictures on the camera memory card; proceed to Step 2.

    Bluetooth connection (indicated by a icon): Tap Download pictures in the tab.

    Pictures Taken with Other Cameras

    If the memory card contains pictures taken with other cameras, an error may be displayed when you attempt to view the thumbnail list, in which case the pictures will need to be deleted. Before proceeding, be sure to copy to a computer any pictures you might wish to keep.

  2. Tap and hold a thumbnail, or tap Select.

    Display Options

    • Use the menu at the top of the display to navigate the folders on the camera memory card.

    • Some cameras allow you to filter images by folder, file type, or other criteria. The options available vary with the camera.

    Display Options

    The criteria selected for Display options are indicated by icons at the top of the display:

    • : JPEG files
    • : RAW files
    • : Movies
    • : Folders
    • : Protected images
    • : Rated images
  3. Tap the icon to select pictures. The icon will change to to show that the picture is selected; to deselect the picture, tap the icon again. The total number of pictures currently selected is shown at the top of the display.

    Tap to select all pictures in the folder chosen in the folder-selection menu (or, if All folders is selected, all pictures on the memory card). Tap the icon to deselect all pictures. Tap a thumbnail to view the picture full frame. You can still select or deselect images by tapping or while pictures are displayed full frame.

  4. Tap Download.

  5. You will be prompted to choose a download size; tap a size to begin download.

    Movies

    Movies are downloaded at their original size.

    When download starts, the display will switch to the tab, where a progress indicator will be displayed. When download is complete, will appear next to the tab.

    The Progress Indicator

    A progress indicator showing the number of pictures downloaded and the total number of pictures selected appears in the tab during download.

Unsupported Formats

  • TIFF pictures on the camera are not available for download.
  • Depending on the camera, NEF/NRW (RAW) pictures may not be available for download. A list of the cameras that support download of NEF/NRW (RAW) pictures can be found here.
  • Movies cannot be downloaded from SnapBridge-compatible cameras that are not Wi-Fi equipped.
  • SnapBridge cannot be used to download AVI movies (movies recorded with the COOLPIX A300).
  • Movies over 4 GB in size are not available for download.
  • The SnapBridge app may be unable to download movies recorded at a frame size of 3840 × 2160, depending on the smart device and iOS version.

Downloading NEF/NRW (RAW) Pictures

  • NEF/NRW (RAW) files are large and take time to download. A confirmation dialog may be displayed if Original format is selected to download multiple NEF/NRW (RAW) pictures at their original sizes. Tap OK to begin.

  • A maximum of 100 pictures can be downloaded at a time.

The RAW Icon

NEF/NRW (RAW) pictures are indicated by a icon.

Disabling Auto Download

To disable auto download, select Auto link in the tab and slide the Auto download switch to (off).

Wi‑Fi

The following are unavailable when the camera and smart device are connected via Wi-Fi:

To use these features, terminate the Wi-Fi connection. If you connected in Wi-Fi mode, exit Wi‑Fi mode and pair the camera and smart device via Bluetooth.

Downloading Pictures One at a Time

  1. The procedure differs depending on whether the camera is currently connected via Wi-Fi or Bluetooth.

    Wi-Fi mode: Tap Download pictures in the tab. SnapBridge will display the pictures on the camera memory card; proceed to Step 2.

    Bluetooth connection (indicated by a icon): Tap Download pictures in the tab.

    Pictures Taken with Other Cameras

    If the memory card contains pictures taken with other cameras, an error may be displayed when you attempt to view the thumbnail list, in which case the pictures will need to be deleted. Before proceeding, be sure to copy to a computer any pictures you might wish to keep.

  2. Tap an image to display it full frame.

    Display Options

    • Use the menu at the top of the display to navigate the folders on the camera memory card.

    • Some cameras allow you to filter images by folder, file type, or other criteria. The options available vary with the camera.

    Display Options

    The criteria selected for Display options are indicated by icons at the top of the display:

    • : JPEG files
    • : RAW files
    • : Movies
    • : Folders
    • : Protected images
    • : Rated images

    Viewing Pictures Full Frame

    When a picture is displayed full frame, you can zoom in and out using pinch in and pinch out gestures, flick left or right to view other images, or tap to view information about the current picture.

  3. Tap Download.

  4. You will be prompted to choose a download size; tap a size to begin download.

    The following dialog will be displayed while download is in progress.

    Movies

    Movies are downloaded at their original size.

Downloading Multiple Pictures

  1. The procedure differs depending on whether the camera is currently connected via Wi-Fi or Bluetooth.

    Wi-Fi mode: Tap Download pictures in the tab. SnapBridge will display the pictures on the camera memory card; proceed to Step 2.

    Bluetooth connection (indicated by a icon): Tap Download pictures in the tab.

    Pictures Taken with Other Cameras

    If the memory card contains pictures taken with other cameras, an error may be displayed when you attempt to view the thumbnail list, in which case the pictures will need to be deleted. Before proceeding, be sure to copy to a computer any pictures you might wish to keep.

  2. Tap Select.

    Display Options

    • Use the menu at the top of the display to navigate the folders on the camera memory card.

    • Some cameras allow you to filter images by folder, file type, or other criteria. The options available vary with the camera.

    Display Options

    The criteria selected for Display options are indicated by icons at the top of the display:

    • : JPEG files
    • : RAW files
    • : Movies
    • : Folders
    • : Protected images
    • : Rated images
  3. Tap the icon to select pictures. The icon will change to to show that the picture is selected; to deselect the picture, tap the icon again. The total number of pictures currently selected is shown at the top of the display.

    Tap Select all to select all pictures in the folder chosen in the folder-selection menu (or, if All folders is selected, all pictures on the memory card). Tap Deselect to deselect all pictures. Tap a thumbnail to view the picture full frame. You can still select or deselect images by tapping or while pictures are displayed full frame.

  4. Tap Download.

  5. You will be prompted to choose a download size; tap a size to begin download.

    Movies

    Movies are downloaded at their original size.

    When download starts, the display will switch to the tab and the following message will be displayed (to hide this message in future, tap Do not show this message again; a will appear in the check box).

    The display during download is shown below. When download is complete, the download indicators will clear from the display and a icon will appear next to the tab.

    The Progress Indicator

    A progress indicator showing the number of pictures downloaded and the total number of pictures selected appears in the tab during download.