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- Best Free Photo Recovery Software
- Recover Files from Formatted Hard Drive
Lost Nikon Photos Overview (What and How)
Nikon is firmly established as one of the most popular brands in the world. It is getting more and more widely used so lots of people become its users. But, just like many other digital cameras, Nikon is also prone to the disaster of unexpected data loss. While photographing the families, animals, wilds, landscape, and activities, do you take safety measures for your beloved shots?
As for users of the traditional Nikon compact digital cameras and the current Nikon SLR cameras, such as the D3-series, D2-series, D700, D300(S), D200, D100, D7000, D5000, D3100, D3000, D90, D80, D70s, D70, D60, D50, D40X, D40, and the COOLPIX A, they lost photos like every seven days in a week in similar yet frequently happened ways! For instance, accidental deletion, careless SD card formatting, or memory card errors after plugging in or plugging off from the computer. Without making backups in advance, at this moment, you can only apply some reliable and powerful photo recovery software that supports Nikon photo recovery.
Download Nikon Photo Recovery Software
If you search online, you will find a long list of data recovery software that claims to be able to recover lost photos from digital cameras, but which one is the best for you to trust?
Here, our advice is EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard. The software has been updated and improved many times, which ensure that it is powerful enough to deal with all data loss scenarios. And with a step-by-step wizard, it is also very easy-to-use. Every user from beginners to experts can use it for Nikon photo recovery.
- 100+ file formats support, including NEF, TIFF, RAW, JPEG, which are exclusive to Nikon cameras.
- Filterability in the scan results, so just display the "Graphics" results if it's only for the photo recovery.
- Searchability in the scan results, so just type a specific file format, e.g., tiff, to display only the .tiff files.
Just install it on your computer and follow the tips and three simple steps to rescue the valuable pictures, and video recordings you lost by chance.
File size: 40mb
Download time: 1~2min
How to Recover Deleted Nikon Photos
Before proceeding with the guide, please consider the following:
When you delete off a photo from the camera's storage card, its occupied space will be marked as free, but the file content actually remains intact until new files are written and saved on the spot. After the marked space of the lost photo has been used by the new data, it becomes unrecoverable. That's why we ask you to download the EaseUS software as soon as possible when data loss happens. The sooner you do the recovery, the higher chance you can bring files back.
Step 1. Open EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard. Find your SD card, camera, or hard drive partition where you deleted or lost pictures, then click "Scan".
Step 2. After the scanning finishes, choose "Pictures" in the left panel to quickly filter photos.
Step 3. You can preview the pictures you want to recover. Then, click "Recover" and choose another location to save the recovered data.
Extra Tips - How to Fix Nikon NEF Files Corruption
NEF files are the RAW file formats from digital photos taken by Nikon cameras. NEF files retain everything captured by the camera before any processing is undergone, including the metadata like the camera and lens model. If you lost your Nikon RAW files in NEF format due to corruption, you can follow the solutions to repair Nikon photos.
1. Repair Nikon photos with EaseUS photo repair software
This software supports to repair damaged or corrupt JPEG/JPG photos on the hard drive, sd card, memory card, or any other storage medium. No matter they are lost or existed on your devices. Watch the video and recover and repair your Nikon photos:
If PS cannot open NEF files, you can open them in another program. You can open NEF files without any additional software if your PC has the right codec on your computer. NEF files can also be opened with the most popular photo and graphics tools. Mobile devices can open NEF files as well. Google Snapseed is an app that supports this format.
3. Convert NEF to other file formats
If a NEF file fails to open in Photoshop and get the "Unable to open NEF file in Photoshop" error, convert it to DNG format with a free online image converter tool.
4. Download Microsoft Camera codec pack
If your PC doesn't have the right codec, you may also receive the "corrupt raw Nikon NEF files" error. To fix it, download the Microsoft Camera codec pack.
Nikon Photo Recovery Related Questions (People Also Ask)
In addition to these questions above, you can refer to the following questions and answers to solve all of the photo recovery problems.
How do I recover deleted pictures from my Nikon camera?
To recover deleted pictures from Nikon:
Step 1. Take out the SD card from the camera and connect it to the computer via a card reader. Then launch EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard, hover on the SD card, and click Scan.
Step 2. Wait until the scanning completes. Afterward, choose the photos you want to recover. To check the picture, double-click the item to preview its content.
Step 3. Click Recover and choose a location, not on the SD card, to save the photos.
How do I recover deleted photos from my Nikon d5100?
In our case, photo recovery is recommended.
Step 1. Connect the SD card and start scanning.
Step 2. Select the photos you want to recover.
Step 3. Recover photos.
How to Fix Nikon NEF Files Corruption?
Solutions to fix NEF file corruption:
- Repair Nikon photos with EaseUS photo repair software
- Open NEF files in another image viewer
- Convert NEF to other file formats
- Download Microsoft Camera codec pack
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Cedric Grantham is one of the senior editors of EaseUS who lives and works in Chengdu, China. He mainly writes articles about data recovery tutorials on PC and Mac and how-to tips for partition management. He always keeps an eye on new releases and likes various electronic products.
Tracy joined in EaseUS in 2013 and has been working with EaseUS content team for over 7 years. Being enthusiastic in computing and technology, she writes tech how-to articles and share technical solutions about Windows & Mac data recovery, file/system backup and recovery, partition management and iOS/Android data recovery.
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