Lightroom 5.3 cannot import NEF

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I am trying to import files from my new Nikon 4s into the Lightroom 5.3, it is not able to import NEF file but importing MOV is OK. Could you please advice how to solve this issue.

Many thanks.
Albert
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This D4s camera came out after LR 5.3 so you'll need to wait for the next version of LR.

The DNG Converter 8.4 RC has been released at Adobe Labs: http://labs.adobe.com

The DNGC 8.4 RC will create DNGs from D4s NEFs and those DNGs will be openable in older Adobe products.
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I did install DNG 8.4RC, the LR5.3 still does not recognized the file but I was able to view and edit with Nikon' View NX2.
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You have to use the DNG Converter 8.4 RC to create DNGs from the NEFs, then the DNGs will open in your older LR.

Or just wait until LR 5.4 becomes available.
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Thanks! it works!