NEF file converter How to convert NEF file?

What is NEF file?


Nikon Electronic File RAW Image can be opened by Nikon ViewNX 2 application, other applications that opens the NEF file. NEF files are images produced by Nikon digital cameras. The NEF file extension stands for "Nikon Electronic File". It is a proprietary but open format for storing raw image data from Nikon digital cameras. It can be opened by Nikon ViewNX 2 application, other applications that opens the NEF file.

NEF Format details


Full Name Nikon Electronic Format RAW Image
Developer Nikon
Category Data Files

Software, that convert NEF files


The easiest way to convert a NEF file is to save it in a different file format using dedicated software. Below you will find a list of software programs that can handle NEF files. Open your NEF file with one of them and save in another file format.


NEF Converters

  • CorelDRAW
  • Adobe DNG Converter
  • darktable
  • Adobe Photoshop Camera Raw
  • iPhoto
  • Apple Aperture
  • 6 NEF converters

NEF conversions