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Informations about the NEF filename extension and the file formats associated with it

We collected the information you should know about the .nef filename on this page. If you were sent a(n) .nef file in an e-mail, but you don’t know what to do with it, then you can find help here. We strive to suggest free, open-source applications that are available to everyone for the file formats.

2 filename extension(s) are in our database

.nef - Nero BackItUp Encryption File

The NEF file is a Data file, which is connected to the Nero BackItUp Encryption File according to our registry. With the adequate settings, the Nero BackItUp Encryption File (.nef) files can be opened or converted with the help of Nero BackItUp.

Format description:
NEF format
Nero BackItUp
Magic string:
- / -
Related links:
Related extensions:
Nero BackItUp Backup Archive
Nero BackItUp Information File
Nero BackItUp Template
Nero BackItUp Compressed Data
Nero BackItUp Child File
Nero BackItUp Drive Image

.nef - Nikon RAW Image

The NEF file is a Graphic file, which is connected to the Nikon RAW Image according to our registry. With the adequate settings, the Nikon RAW Image (.nef) files can be opened or converted with the help of Nikon RAW Codec.

Format description:
NEF format
Nikon RAW Codec
Magic string:
- / -
Related links:
Related extensions:
Olicom Fax Image
JpgfDraw Drawing Binary
AT&T Group 4 Bitmap Image
Atari Tiny Image
Line Work TIFF Image
Atari Degas TT Raster Image

Important! Programs other than the ones listed above may also use the .nef file extension. Even harmful programs can create files with the .nef extension to store data in them. Always be careful with .nef files coming from unknown sources. Don’t open executable files that arrived in mails, even if you know the sender.

The .nef file can’t be opened on your computer?

If the program necessary for opening the .nef file is installed properly on your computer, then the quickest and simplest way to open the .nef file is to double-click on the file’s name. If that doesn’t work, then the right software probably isn’t installed on your computer.

While opening the .nef file, you may receive an error message from the associated application, this can be caused by the following:

Incorrectly given .nef extension

The .nef filename extension can be given incorrectly sometimes. The cause of the error could be a mistake or a simple typo. We found the following incorrectly given filename extensions that are the most frequent in the case of .nef files.

bef, nwf, nrf, nev, ned, ndf, jef, gef, ef, nsf, nff, net, nec, mef, hef

Maybe you’re not even looking for the .nef file extension?

It’s possible the the file’s extension was given incorrectly. Below, we list some filename extensions that are similar to the .nef extension. It’s possible that the one you’re looking for is among them.

Diploma Exam File
Neat Document Folder File
OMNeT++ Network Description
Microsoft SQL Server Secondary Database File
EndNote Filter Data
Lotus Notes Data

Associated applications

The Windows operating system stores information about the applications associated to the file extensions in the registry database. The associations can be queried or modified in the Command Prompt window with the "assoc" command.

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