NEF (Nikon Electronic Format) is a RAW photo file type used by Nikon digital cameras that provides high image quality. The RAW image file i.e. NEF image files are saved in camera memory card with .nef file extension and they are stored in a such form that they can be easily converted back to generic image file types using suitable software. But, the main problem with memory cards is that they are more susceptible to logical failures or corruption that results in loss of NEF images. You can use Nikon Photo Recovery software to recover deleted photos from Nikon camera in such situations.
Nikon Photo Recovery software is built with powerful recovery algorithm to recover Nikon pictures and also restores images from various other digital SLR cameras. Using this finest tool, you can also recover other image file types such as JPG, GIF, PNG, CR2, ARW etc. Its well built recovery algorithm can recover photos lost due to any kind of complex scenarios. Moreover, it is a simple tool which acquires very less memory on your hard disk.
The solution to these problems is to take backup of your precious image files. If you have not taken backup and lost your memorable photos then make use of Nikon Photo Recovery software which can easily recover pictures from Nikon d5100 and also from different digital Cameras which are avilable in the market. This software is capable of retrieving different types of files such as video files, audio files, documents etc from all type of memory cards. NEF photo recovery, CR2 RAW image recovery, CRW photo recovery, is also possible by this software. If you are in search of software which can help to recover photos from Nikon Coolpix camera.
Nikon Photo Recovery software can retrieve lost photos from corrupted or formatted memory cards like SD cards, MMC, XD cards, CF cards, etc. Recovered NEF pictures can be previewed before storing recovered pictures to storage media. This tool can be used to recover Nikon pictures on Mac as well as Windows operating systems.
Step 1: Install Nikon Photo Recovery software and on launching it select "Recover Photos" from the main window as shown Figure 1.
Figure 1: Main Window
Step 2: Among the various drives listed, select Nikon memory card for NEF photo recovery as shown Figure 2.
Figure 2: Select Memory Card
Step 3: Recovered NEF files can be viewed using "Preview" option before saving them as shown in Figure 3.
Figure 3: Preview