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NEF Codec Download

NEF Codec is a module that makes Nikon RAW (.NEF) image files as easy to work with as JPEG and TIFF images.

Version 1.22.0

  • Supports NEF (RAW) images taken with the Nikon 1 V3, Nikon 1 J4.

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File Description

Windows

Product NameNEF Codec
Version 1.22.0
File Name S-NEFCDC-012200WF-ALLIN-ALL___.exe
File Size 99.57 MB (104,401,472 bytes)

System Requirements

Windows

OS 32- and 64-bit versions of Windows® 8.1/Windows® 8.1 Pro/Windows® 8.1 Enterprise, 32- and 64-bit versions of Windows® 7 Home Basic/Home Premium/Professional/Enterprise/Ultimate (Service Pack 1), 32- and 64-bit versions of Windows Vista® Home Basic/Home Premium/Business/Enterprise/Ultimate (Service Pack 2)
CPU Intel® Celeron® / Pentium® 4 / Core™ Series, 1GHz or above
Supported Cameras Digital SLR Cameras D4S, D4, D3X, D3S, D3, D2XS, D2X, D2HS, D2H, D1X, D1H, D1, D90, D80, D70S, D70, D60, D50, D40X, D40, D800E, D800, D700, D610, D600, D300S, D300, D200, D100, D7100, D7000, D5300, D5200, D5100, D5000, D3300, D3200, D3100, D3000, Df
advanced camera with interchangeable lens Nikon 1 J4, Nikon 1 J3, Nikon 1 J2, Nikon 1 J1, Nikon 1 V3, Nikon 1 V2, Nikon 1 V1, Nikon 1 S1, Nikon 1 AW1
Digital Compact Cameras COOLPIX A
COOLPIX 8800, COOLPIX 8700, COOLPIX 8400, COOLPIX 5700, COOLPIX 5400, COOLPIX 5000

Install Procedure

  1. Create a new folder on the computer hard drive and name it appropriately.
  2. Click [I agree - Begin download] to download the installer to the folder created in Step 1.
  3. Double-click the downloaded file to start the installer.
  4. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete installation.
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If you have already installed version 1.6.0 or earlier, you will need to uninstall the NEF Codec. You can uninstall earlier versions by following the on-screen instructions provided by this installer.

Be sure to read the software information before installation.

Confirming Operation

Microsoft® Windows® 8.1

  1. Right-click an NEF image and select Open with > Windows Photo Viewer or Windows Live Photo Gallery. *
  2. Confirm that the image is displayed full size.

Microsoft® Windows® 7 Service Pack 1

  1. Right-click an NEF image and select Open with > Windows Photo Viewer or Windows Live Photo Gallery.*
  2. Confirm that the image is displayed full size.

Microsoft® Windows Vista® Service Pack 2

  1. Right-click an NEF image and select Open with > Windows Photo Viewer or Windows Live Photo Gallery. *
  2. Confirm that the image is displayed full size.
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Note: Windows Live Photo Gallery can be downloaded from the Windows Live website.

Uninstall Procedure

Microsoft® Windows® 8.1

  1. Select Control Panel in the applications list.
  2. In the Programs group, select Uninstall a program.
  3. Select the NEF Codec in the list and click Uninstall/Change.
  4. Next, follow the instructions that will appear on the screen to uninstall the software.

Microsoft® Windows Vista®, and Windows® 7

  1. Open the Control Panel from the Start menu.
  2. Select Uninstall a program.
  3. Choose NEF Codec from the list of the installed programs and execute to run the uninstaller.
  4. Next, follow the instructions that will appear on the screen to uninstall the software.
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