.NEF File extension

Nikon Electronic Format RAW Image

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What is a .NEF file?

An NEF fils is a raw photo captured by a Nikon digital camera. It is saved in an uncompressed format that stores data exactly as it was captured by the CCD. NEF files also contains image metadata, which includes the camera ID, lens that was used, and other settings.

More .NEF File Extension Information

The NEF format supports 12-bit or 14-bit data, depending on the camera used to capture the image. Any adjustments to image settings such as exposure, hue, tone, sharpening, and white balance can be made with software once the image is saved to a computer. These changes to the image are stored as instruction sets separate from the raw image data in the NEF file, which means that no matter how many edits are applied to the image you can revert back to the original.

How to open .NEF files?

.NEF can be using by 5 Flatform (Mac, Windows, Linux, iOS, Android).
And can be open by bellow programs list:
Nikon ViewNX2
Apple Photos
Google Picasa
Adobe Photoshop CC 2019
Adobe Photoshop Elements 2019
Snap Converter
MacPhun ColorStrokes
Corel AfterShot Pro 3
File Viewer Plus
Microsoft Windows Photo Gallery with the NEF Codec
Adobe Photoshop CC 2019
Corel PaintShop Pro 2018
Corel AfterShot Pro 3
Adobe Photoshop Elements 2019
CorelDRAW Graphics Suite 2017
ACD Systems Canvas X 2017
ACD Systems ACDSee 2018
Google Picasa
Microsoft Windows Photos
Microsoft Windows Live Photo Gallery with Microsoft Camera Code Pack
Corel AfterShot Pro 3
Adobe Photoshop Express
Google Snapseed
File Viewer for Android
Adobe Photoshop Express
Google Snapseed
Updated at: 2018-11-13

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