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What is NEF file?


The Nikon Electronic Format RAW Image file contains almost all of the information to generate a high quality image. The NEF file extension stands for Nikon Electronic Format. This file is a digital RAW image that was created by taking many pictures with a camera and then processing them into a single large file with different settings. This allows the photographer to edit the images later without wasting time and space on the computer.

NEF Format details


Full Name Nikon Electronic Format RAW Image
Developer Nikon
Category Data Files

Programs, that can edit NEF files


To edit a file with the NEF extension, we usually need dedicated software. Each file format has data stored in a specific structure, so there is no single software that can edit NEF files, as well as dozens of other file extensions.

Below you can find a list of software that can work with NEF files. After installing the dedicated software, you can be sure that you will be able to edit your NEF file. It's a safe method. Just remember to download your software from trusted sources.


NEF Format details


NEF File Editors

  • CorelDRAW
  • Adobe DNG Converter
  • darktable
  • Adobe Photoshop Camera Raw
  • iPhoto
  • Apple Aperture
  • 6 NEF editors