File Extension NEF

.NEF File

File extension: NEF
File type: Raw Image File


Notes about the NEF file extension:



Incorrect file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your PC system. As such it is highly recommended to scan your PC for invalid registry entries, unused processes and other unfavourable system settings to identify slowdown issues.

The NEF file type is primarily associated with 'Nikon Digital SLR Camera' by Nikon Inc.. Raw image format for some Nikon digital cameras. Raw images are basically the data as it comes directly from the CCD detector in the camera.

Detailed information for file extension NEF:


Primary association: Nikon Digital SLR Camera
Company: Nikon Inc.
File classification: Graphic
Identifying characters Hex: 4D 4D 00 2A 00 00 00 08 00 , ASCII: MM *
Related links: XnView
File Identifier - TrID
'Identifying characters' used on FILExt.com are
provided by Marco Pontello from his TrID database




Important: Invalid file associations could be the result of underlying issues within your Windows PC. It is highly recommended that you scan your PC for invalid registry entries, unused processes and other slowdown issues.

Technical data

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System Info for File Extension .NEF

The following listing is compiled from the database produced by the 'Associate This!' program, selected data from the main FILExt database and information FILExt collected directly from user systems.

ProgramID: GraphicsConverterPro.nef, FileType: Nikon D1 digital camera, AppName: GraphicsConverter-reg
EXEFile: GraphicsConverter.exe

ProgramID: Nikon Electronic Image Format, FileType: Nikon Electronic Image Format, AppName: NEFLauncher
EXEFile: NEFLauncher.exe

ProgramID: ACDSee 7.0.nef
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ACD Systems\ACDSee\7.0\ACDSee7.exe %1

ProgramID: Nikon Electronic Image Format
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Common Files\Nikon\Utilities\NEFLauncher.exe %1

ProgramID: Nikon Electronic Image Format
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Fellesfiler\Nikon\Utilities\NEFLauncher.exe %1

ProgramID: PaintShopPro9.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Jasc Software Inc\Paint Shop Pro 9\Paint Shop Pro 9.exe /dde

ProgramID: PaintShopProStudio1.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Jasc Software Inc\Paint Shop Pro Studio\Paint Shop Pro Studio.exe /dde

ProgramID: XnView.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\XnView\xnview.exe %1

ProgramID: ACDSee 7.0.nef
EXEFile: %SystemRoot%\Program Files\ACD Systems\ACDSee\7.0\ACDSee7.exe %1

ProgramID: FastStone.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\FastStone Image Viewer\FSViewer.exe %1

ProgramID: ACDSee 8.0.nef
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ACD Systems\ACDSee\8.0\ACDSee8.exe %1

ProgramID: NBENCRYPTFILEType
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Nero\NERO7~1\NEROBA~1\BackItUp.exe %1

ProgramID: FastStone.nef
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\FastStone Image Viewer\FSViewer.exe %1

ProgramID: PaintShopProX.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Corel\Corel Paint Shop Pro X\Paint Shop Pro X.exe

ProgramID: MediaCenter.11.File
EXEFile: %SystemRoot%\system32\MC11.exe /Play

ProgramID: ACDSee Pro.nef
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ACD Systems\ACDSee\8.0.Pro\ACDSee8Pro.exe

ProgramID: FastStoneMV.nef
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\FastStone MaxView\MaxView.exe

ProgramID: PaintShopProPhotoXI.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Corel\Corel Paint Shop Pro Photo XI\Corel Paint Shop Pro Photo.exe

ProgramID: SnapfireI.Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Corel\Corel Snapfire Plus\Corel Snapfire.exe

ProgramID: MediaCenter.11.File
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\K-Lite Codec Pack\Media Player Classic\mplayerc.exe

ProgramID: NBENCRYPTFILEType
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Nero\NERO7~1\NEROBA~2\BackItUp.exe

ProgramID: Nikon Electronic Image Format
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Fichiers communs\Nikon\Utilities\NEFLauncher.exe

ProgramID: Nikon Electronic Image Format
EXEFile: %SystemRoot%\system32\rundll32.exe %ProgramFiles%\Windows Live\Photo Gallery\WLXPhotoViewer.dll,LaunchPhotoViewer /v

ProgramID: NeroBackItUp.Files7.nef
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Nero\Nero8\Nero BackItUp\BackItUp.exe

ProgramID: NeroBackItUp.Files8.nef
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\Nero\Nero8\Nero BackItUp\BackItUp.exe

ProgramID: Photoshop.CameraRawFileNikon.10
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\PhootoshopCS\Adobe Photoshop CS3\Photoshop.exe

ProgramID: ACDSee.nef
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ACD Systems\ACDSee\5.0\ACDSee5.exe

ProgramID: MyViewPad.nef
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\My ViewPad\MyViewPad.exe

ProgramID: FastStone.nef
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\FastStone\FSIV\FSViewer.exe

ProgramID: Nikon NEF Image
EXEFile: %ProgramFiles%\ArcSoft\RAW Thumbnail Viewer\RAW Thumbnail Viewer.exe


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