In the case that your NEF file doesnt open, it is highly likely that you do not have the correct software application installed on your PC to view or edit NEF file extensions. If your PC opens the NEF file, but its the wrong application, youll need to change your Windows registry file association settings. Display Canon/Nikon/Others CR2/NEF RAW files thumbnails in Windows Explorer.The Problem. You want to view thumbnail of your Canon .CR2 Camera in Windows Explorer. So, with no support from Nikon for NEF files in 64 bit operating systems, the only other option is to use third party codecs.P.S. The software will also let you see thumbnails of DNG files as explained in my How to view DNG thumbnails in Windows article. Now the windows have drop shadow effect in Vista and Windows 7 In Windows 7, you can view RAW pictures in Windows Explorer or Photo Viewer seeing your RAW files, download and install the Microsoft Camera Codec Pack. picture files include:.cr2crwdng neforfrw2pefarwsr2srf Hi All. I am running Windows XP with SP2 and I would like to be able to view thumbnails of my NEF files with Windows explorer, so far no luck. I have downloaded from Nikons website file "S-NEFCDC-190WF-ALLIN" and I still have Is there any way I can open Nikons .NEF files in Win 7 64-bit?ViewNX 1.3.0 - Windows.
For the NEF codecI dont want to install a program to view them, I got Photoshop for that. Genuine codecs go beyond simple "thumbnail providers" and enable the full end-user experience, with full-size viewing in built-in image viewers, Windows Photo Viewer slideshows, Explorer metadata display and Windows Search integration. Our Nikon NEF codec supports raw and linear NEF files In order to view NEF image files you have to first install their NEF codec.NEF Codec will only lets you view the images in the Windows Photo Viewer or Windows Live Photo Gallery only. No other 3rd party applications will be able to process images with NEF format. View NEF files throughout Windows, including NEF files from Nikon film scanners. NEF codec supports the latest Nikon camera models, including the D800, D3100, and Nikon 1 mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras. I can see mine (.NEF) just fine through Windows 8.1 File Manager. I even get some of the EXIF under "Properties" when I right-click.
I dont have a default application/program registered to NEF but I get the choice to open with LR.view nef files windows 8. Free NEF Viewer free software that lets you view .nef (Nikon Digital camera RAW images) files and convert them to other image formats (.bmp, .jpg, .gif, .png, .tiff).Download NEF Viewer Setup - 602 KB. Windows RT, Windows 8 and Windows 8.1. Microsofts Digital Image 2006 supported Raw Image Format of .crw, .