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: Download and install the free version of Nikon Photo Recovery software on your computer. Now, connect the memory card of Nikon camera to the system via card reader, and launch the software then select "Recover Photos" from the main screen. Then, you will see a list of available logical and physical disk drives. Choose the drive representing the memory card of your Nikon camera, and click Scan button to start scanning the digital camera memory card, as shown in figure A.
Figure A: Main Screen
Step 2: Now, the software scans the digital card to find deleted & lost files as shown in figure B.
Figure B: Scanning for Deleted & Lost Photos
Step 3: Upon the completion of scanning and recovery process, a list of recovered files are displayed. You can view the recovered files in Data View, and File Type View, as shown in figure C.
Figure C: List of Recovered Files
Step 4: Prior to saving the recovered files, you can preview each of the recovered file just by double-clicking on the file, or by right-clickin on the file, and choosing Preview option, as shown in figure D.
Figure D: Preview Recovered Photos
Step 5: Finally, if you are satisfied with the recovery results of the software, then activate the license key of the tool, and save the recovered files at the desired location of your choice, as shown in figure E.
Figure E: Save Recovered Photos