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
- - / -
- Nero BackItUp Encryption File related extensions:
.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
- - / -
- Nikon RAW Image related extensions:
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.
- Open Control Panel > Control Panel Home > Default Programs > Set Associations.
- Select a file type in the list and click Change Program.
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
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