If you’re looking for software that will handle your new Nikon camera’s RAW files take a look at Nikon’s very own Capture NX2! It will read your RAW files perfectly.
Choose your region and download the free trial here.
Get lessons/tutorials here.
Looking for a free option to convert your RAW files with limited editing options download Nikon’s ViewNX
Update: Reader Andy emails, ” Regarding Capture NX2 — I think it has several unique features worth mentioning.
The noise reduction is excellent.
Also the dust-off and spot healing are very helpful if you forgot to clean your sensor
Reading all camera parameters instead of just a few
Changes are stored in the original RAW file but can be reversed, and you can have several post-processing versions stored in the same file
The downside — no one else but Nikon can read thos PP changes made to the NEF file”