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NEF file format description

Many people share .nef files without attaching instructions on how to use it. Yet it isn’t evident for everyone which program a .nef file can be edited, converted or printed with. On this page, we try to provide assistance for handling .nef files.

2 filename extension(s) found in our database.

.nef - Nero BackItUp Encryption File

The NEF data files are related to Nero BackItUp. NEF file is a Nero BackItUp Encryption File. Nero BackItUp is a program for backing up and restoring data.

Nero BackItUp
Data files
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Nero BackItUp Encryption File related extensions:
Nastran Binary Results
Moldex3D Batch Job Settings Data
Minitab Exec File
Minitab Worksheet
Microsoft Windows Installer Data
AceMoney Database

.nef - Nikon RAW Image

The NEF graphic files are related to Nikon RAW Codec. NEF fle is a Nikon RAW image data. A NEF (Nikon Electronic Format) image file contains minimally processed data from the image sensor of a Nikon digital camera.

Nikon RAW Codec
Graphic files
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Nikon RAW Image related extensions:
NEPLAN Graphic Data
Mitsubishi Printer Bitmap Image
Remote Desktop Connection Bitmap Cache
Windows 8 Account Picture
Magix Photo Manager Thumbnail
Lexmark Photo Center Document

Naturally, other applications may also use the .nef file extension. Even harmful programs can create .nef files. Be especially cautious with .nef files coming from an unknown source!

Can't open a .nef file?

When you double-click a file to open it, Windows examines the filename extension. If Windows recognizes the filename extension, it opens the file in the program that is associated with that filename extension. When Windows does not recognize a filename extension, you receive the following message:

Windows can't open this file:


To open this file, Windows needs to know what program you want to use to open it. Windows can go online to look it up automatically, or you can manually select one from a list of programs that are installed on your computer.

To avoid this error, you need to set the file association correctly.

The .nef file extension is often given incorrectly!

According to the searches on our site, these misspellings were the most common in the past year:

bef, nff, nwf, ef, nrf, nev, nsf, nf, net, nec, ndf, jef, gef, nfe, ned

Is it possible that the filename extension is misspelled?

Similar file extensions in our database:

Unified Color HDR Image
NavisWorks File
WorldToolKit Neutral File Format Data
Diploma Exam File
Lotus Notes Redirect File
Neat Document Folder File

Operating systems currently supports the following operating systems:

Windows XP/Vista, Windows 7/8, Windows 10, CentOS, Debian GNU/Linux, Ubuntu Linux, FreeBSD, Mac OS X, iOS, Android

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