How to Recover NEF Files from Nikon Camera

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When you capture a moment with your Nikon camera, photo gets saved in NEF file format. During regular use of Nikon camera, you may lose or delete favorite pictures just because of a minor error. If you come across the same drastic situation but do not know how to recover NEF files from Nikon camera, just take your minute to read this information. Yes, here you will get the best solution to perform NEF file recovery in easy steps. However, before going through recovery, let’s know about situations regarding photo loss.

Reasons for which you may lose NEF files from Nikon camera are listed below:

  • Virus / Malware Attack- Your memorable NEF files could be damaged or corrupted just because of virus infection to the Nikon camera memory card. These malicious programs are very active in damaging internal structure of NEF files after that it becomes inaccessible.
  • Inadvertent Deletion- On finding some NEF photos unattractive or unnecessary, user can perform deletion of these files but during such operation, mistakenly user may end up deleting few valuable NEF photos. If you are also in the same situation, refer this link www.nikoncanonphotorecovery.com/restore-deleted-camera-pictures.html to perform NEF photo recovery after deletion.
  • Firmware Issues- You valuable pictures may be corrupted or lost because of firmware issues in Nikon camera. Usually it happens if you have not installed firmware updates or due to memory card corruption.
  • Improper Formatting- One of the superfluous factors regarding photo loss. User can manage to format Nikon camera SD card unintentionally or as a consequences of various corruption issues after that all files get erased from Nikon camera or from SD card.

With above described reasons, memory card file system issues, using camera card in many devices, formation of bad sectors in memory card, interrupted photo file transfer process etc are also accountable factors for loss of NEF files. In any photo loss situation, it does not result in permanent removal of photo files and one can easily get them back if he knows how to recover NEF files from Nikon camera. In this critical stage, utilization of a photo recovery tool is an effective and time saving option for users to restore NEF files from Nikon camera. By implementing such tool, Nikon camera users can effortlessly recover lost pictures in just one click.

Nikon Canon Photo Recovery is an expert tool that is packaged with strong features to recover raw photos from a long range of professional cameras from Nikon and Canon. It supports users to recover NEF files from Nikon cameras such Coolpix, D3200, D3100, D5100 etc. Additionally, it highly effective in recovering pictures from Canon cameras. It works proficiently on Windows and Macintosh systems. To recover NEF files from Nikon camera on Mac computer, you can utilize this link www.nikoncanonphotorecovery.com/on-mac.html

Few simple steps to recover NEF photos from Nikon digital SLR camera:

Step 1: Install Photo Recovery Software in your system and launch the software to open it's main window. Select Recover Photos option to recover NEF files as shown in Figure 1

How to Recover NEF Files from Nikon Camera - Main Screen

Figure 1: Main Window

Step 2: Select the memory card representing Nikon camera from displayed list of different storage devices. Now, click on Next tab to begin photo retrieval process as shown in Figure 2

Retrieve NEF Files from Nikon Camera - Select Memory Card

Figure 2: Select Memory Card

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Step 4: Here, you can specify NEF file type from displayed list of file formats then click on Next tab as shown in Figure 3

Restore NEF Files from Nikon Camera - Select File Type

Figure 3: Select File Type

Step 5: Now, you can preview recovered NEF pictures to assess recovery results as shown in the Figure 4

NEF Photo Recovery - Preview Restored NEF Photos

Figure 4: Preview Restored NEF Photos

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