How to Connect a Nikon Coolpix to a Mac

By K.C. Winslow

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Nikon Coolpix cameras include photo-transfer software compatible with Mac computers. Additionally, Coolpix cameras are compatible with iPhoto, the photo management application that is a part of the Mac OS X operating system. Regardless of which option you use to transfer photos from the camera to the computer, the method of connecting the Coolpix camera to a Mac is the same.

Step 1

Turn on the Mac computer.

Step 2

Turn off the Nikon Coolpix camera.

Step 3

Connect the USB cable included with the camera to the camera and the USB port on the Mac. The camera powers up once connected, but the camera display remains off.