Open NEF files with File Viewer Plus

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Do you need to open a Nikon RAW Image (.NEF file)?

File Viewer Plus can open NEF image files! It comes with a variety of image editing features, which include custom controls and effects to adjust the brightness, contrast, and color of the image file. You can also use it to resize and crop NEF images and batch convert them to JPEG, PNG, TIFF, GIF, and BMP formats.

Open, edit, and convert NEF files without Nikon image viewing software. Try File Viewer Plus today!

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What is a .NEF file?

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Nikon digital cameras store raw images as NEF files. These images are saved in an uncompressed format in order to maintain the highest image quality. Professional photographers often prefer working with RAW images since they can be more accurately edited than compressed images.

Even if you are not a Nikon photographer, you may still encounter an NEF file. You might receive an NEF image from a friend or download it from an image-sharing website. In either case, File Viewer Plus is a great tool for opening and editing NEF images. You can also convert them to one of several more common image formats.

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File Viewer Plus NEF Support

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You can edit NEF files with File Viewer Plus, but edited NEF files must be saved in another format, such as JPEG, PNG, or TIFF.

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File Viewer Plus is a universal file viewer for Windows. Why pay for many software programs and clutter your PC when you only need one? File Viewer Plus supports over 300 file types. No longer do you need to buy extra software or install shady programs to open unknown or unique file types. File Viewer Plus also enables you to edit, save, print, and quickly convert your files.

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