How to Recover Deleted & Lost NEF Photos from Nikon Camera?

Recover deleted/lost NEF photos from various brands of Nikon digital cameras with the help of Nikon Canon Photo Recovery software. Get the free download of the software, and recover your precious NEF images in three simple steps..!

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NEF (Nikon Electronic Format) is a RAW image file type used by Nikon digital cameras that provide maximum image quality. The RAW image i.e. NEF image files are saved in the memory card with .nef file extension and they are stored in a form such that they can be easily converted back to generic image file types using relevant software. Generally, RAW image files contain camera setting information markers and all the data obtained by sensor data. JPEG is a generic file format supported by Nikon digital cameras. But, the main disadvantage of memory cards is that they are more susceptible to logical failures that result in data loss. You can use Nikon Canon photo recovery software to retrieve erased photos from Nikon DSLR camera.

Generally, when the JPEG or RAW image is generated, different settings are applied to the image by the camera. But, when you save the JPEG image file, all the unwanted data is discarded from that file to reduce the size of the image file. Whereas, the unwanted data is saved when you save the RAW image file in order to use it more widely while post-processing that image. RAW image files can also be compressed but, the data is not lost while compressing the RAW image file. Nikon uses flash memory cards to store these JPEG and NEF photos. Memory cards can retain these photos even when the power is turned off. Some memory cards such as SD cards use the protective switch to protect data against accidental deletion or data loss. Even though, these cards are not able to protect data against logical failures.

Causes for the deletion/loss of NEF pictures from Nikon Cameras

File System Corruption: Memory cards that are used in digital cameras generally support the FAT32 file system. The file system is a logical structure that manages and arranges the files in an appropriate way. Additionally, it stores the address of each and every image file stored on it. File system corruption mainly occurs due to viruses, improper system shutdown, power surges, and abrupt removal of memory card from the computer etc. In such cases, you may encounter error messages that refuse to open the image files resulting in loss of photos along with other files.

Accidentally formatting the memory card: In order to assign logical structure to the memory card, memory card needs to be formatted with a specific file system. Sometimes, formatting is also necessary, when you want to remove viruses that are not able to remove by antivirus programs. But, formatting the memory card that already contain a large number of photos and other data, deletes all these data then creates a new file system for storing new files. Therefore, accidentally formatting the memory card that contains photos and other files may results in loss of files. However, you can emploty this award winning software to get back photos from Canon Eos 7d Mark Ii camera after mistakenly clicking on "Format All" option with utmost ease.

Antivirus scanning results in loss of photos: When you connect any removable storage media such as memory card to your computer that has antivirus program, first it will check for viruses. Some antivirus programs directly delete the entire folder that contains viruses after scanning the memory card. If that folder contains your memorable snaps then you may lose those photos resulting in loss of photos

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Well, the simple step solution to these problems is to take backup of your valuable photos onto other storage devices. If you have already taken backup then its very easy to restore lost photos from that backup file. If you have not taken backup then make use of Photo Recovery Software to restore lost photos from different digital Cameras. You can also use this software to restore lost images from Nikon Coolpix digital camera. This software is capable of retrieving different types of files such as audio files, video files, documents etc from flash memory cards. NEF photo recovery, CRW photo recovery, CR2 RAW image recovery is also possible by this software. This effective photo recovery utility can retrieve lost photos from corrupted or formatted memory cards like SD cards, CF cards, MMC, XD cards etc. Recovered NEF photos can be previewed before storing recovered pictures to storage media. This software undelete images from Canon EOS 50D and all other popular brands of digital camera. You can also use this software to restore unintentionally deleted pictures on Canon IXUS after selecting Delete All option in the camera.

Instructions on how to recover NEF photos from Nikon digital camera:

Step 1: Download, and install the free version of Nikon Canon Photo Recovery software on your system. Connect the memory card of your Nikon camera to the system, and launch the software. From the main screen, select Recover Photos option, and then among the list of available drives, choose the memory card of your Nikon camera, and hit Scan button to begin scanning process

Recover Deleted Photos from Canon 7D- Main Window

Main Screen

Step 2: Now the software starts scanning the camera memory card to locate the deleted and lost photos. Just monitor the scanning screen, as shown in the below figure.

Recover Deleted Photos from Canon 7D - Select Deleted Photos

Software Scanning The Camera Card

Step 3: Upon the completion of scanning and recovery process, a list of recovered photo files are recovered. You can view the recovered files in Data View, and File Type View

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Data View & File Type View of Recovered Photos

Step 4: Now, you can preview each of the recovered photo files just by right-clicking on the respective file, and hitting Preview button or by double-clicking on the file.

Recover Deleted Photos from Canon 7D - Preview Recovered Photos

Preview Recovered Photos

Step 5: At last, choose the destination location to save the recovered photo files and save the recovered pictures back.

Saving Recovered Recycle Bin Data

Fig E: Save the Recovered Data

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Requirements: Microsoft Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2003 and Windows 2008

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