How to Recover Deleted NEF Files?

I had a Nikon camera without which I had gone so long. Yesterday I had an impulse and took a lot of photos with it. Today, when I wanted to extract the photos I took before from its SD card, I accidentally deleted them all. Is there any workable way to recover deleted NEF files and get my memories back?

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Finley· Answered on Oct 26, 2023

The NEF file is Nikon's RAW image format, which basically includes all the metadata about the image captured, including the type of Nikon camera used and its settings, camera lens data, etc., in an uncompressed and RAW form.

The NEF files are Nikon's exclusive RAW image format, which is unprocessed and uncompressed. When viewing photos on your computer, you may delete them as the result of a moment's inattention. But there is a way out. What's more, do not plug and unplug your SD card repeatedly before you recover deleted NEF files, for it may lead to corruption. Keep it intact and download the EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Pro by clicking the button below.

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Step 1. Connect the Nikon SD card to the computer with the SD card reader. Launch the EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard by clicking its icon. Utilizing it to scan your SD card.

Step 2. You can select "Pictures" to find all the photos you have deleted from your Nikon SD card. Or, you can filter the files by their type. You can also type the information for specific files in the search box.

Step 3. When you finish selecting all the NEF files on your Nikon SD card, you should decide where you want to restore the recovered files. Now, press the “Recover” to start Nikon photo recovery.

You need to carefully unplug your SD card as much as possible and insert it into your camera again. Now, you can open the selected folder where you store your recovered NEF files to view them. Tyr this Nikon photo recovery tool now! You can consult our live chat whenever you have problems.

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