The PTPdrive allows digital cameras operating in PTP mode to be mapped to a local drive letter in the Microsoft Windows.
Without the PTPdrive, only Mass Storage (MSC) mode cameras can have assigned a drive letter.
While some digital cameras can be configured to work in either mode, some models, especially newer ones, only support the PTP/MTP mode.
Nikon D90 mapped to drive X: in Windows 7:
The PTPdrive offers drive letter mapping so any application can access the pictures in the PTP camera. The PTPdrive gives you the freedom of choice of a file/picture manager, including command-line/script based. The PTPdrive unleashes the full potential of your digital camera in Windows by using camera/picture metadata in the actual picture file names (no more manual renaming like "DSC_0333.JPG" to "2009-09 Summer Vacation 001.jpg").
The PTPdrive is a sleek replacement for:
The PTPdrive supports all digital cameras operating in PTP or PTP/MTP mode, e.g. Nikon D90, D7000, D800, D300, Canon Rebel XSi, Apple iPad, Logitech ClickSmart, ... With just 3 MB of download size it is worth of a try.
- buggy 'Scanner and Camera Wizard' in Windows XP & 2003
- imperfect WIA namespace extension in Windows Explorer
- any bulky software packaged with your digital camera