How To Open NEF files


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It is easy to open a NEF file with Free File Opener. Just follow these steps:

  • STEP 1
    Download Free File Opener
  • STEP 2
    Click the Open button
  • STEP 3
    Select your file and click OK

That's it, you have opened your NEF file with Free File Opener!

What is a nef file?

A NEF (Nikon Electronic Format) file is a raw, lossless image file produced by some Nikon digital cameras; NEF is a popular file format for Nikon’s D-series of semi-professional digital SLR cameras. NEF files also capture in-camera metadata. NEF files are uncompressed and can be opened and viewed and edited by Nikon’s proprietary image-viewing software that is included with all Nikon cameras as well as with Adobe’s Photoshop (PSDimage editing software.  (NEF files are also supported by many popular image-processing programs, including Adobe Photoshop and Picasa, and can be converted to other image file formats; NEF images most readily convert to the JPEG and TIFF formats.

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