How to Restore Nikon Digital Camera RAW NRW/NEF Photos on Windows/Mac

By | August 8, 2016



Have you lost or accidentally deleted NRW Photos from Nikon Camera? Are you looking for a way to recover lost/deleted RAW NEF/NRW image files from Nikon camera? Are you looking for Nikon camera recovery software? Well, if you want to get them back then do not worry because now you can easily restore your lost NRW and NEF photos from Nikon camera with the use of Photo Recovery tool. This tool can:

  • Rescue deleted, lost, missing, formatted, erased Nikon RAW NRW & NEF image files
  • Also recover other digital camera RAW image file formats such as Fujifilm (RAF), Canon (CRW & CR2), Sony (SRF), Samsung (SRW), Kodak (DCR), Leica (DNG), Sigma (X3F), Olympus (ORF), Panasonic RAW image, Toshiba RAW image and many more
  • Recover ERF files from various memory cards such as SD cards, MMC card, xD picture card, microSD, miniSD, TF card, CF card, etc
  • Also recover video recordings and audio files from various digital cameras and camcorders
  • Preview RAW ERF images within software before you proceed to save them on your PC

Easily Retrieve Nikon RAW NRW/NEF Image Files In Simple Steps

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Practical Scenario: How NIkon Camera Users Loses their Photos

“Hi!! I have lost all my NRW pictures from my Nikon digital camera. Last night I accidentally hit the delete button and unfortunately all my photos got deleted from my camera SD card. Do you have any idea how can I get them back with an ease? Please suggest me something!!!”

Nikon is a popular company that is famous for it camera manufacturing. Nikon camera takes pictures and videos digitally by recording images through an electronic image sensor. As per its use, this camera may divide into DSLR cameras, telephotos cameras, home cameras, etc.

However, sometimes you may lose some pictures from your camera due to unexpected reasons but do not worry because now they can be easily recovered.

Additional Reading: Olympus Camera Photo Recovery – Rescue ORF Images

Reasons For The loss/Deletion of RAW Photos From Nikon Camera

Many times improper way of handling the digital media may be the reason for your data loss along with some other issues. This situation may corrupt high capacity data storage media and make your important data inaccessible. However, there are some errors which may lead to digital media loss.

  • Format error – After you connect your Nikon digital camera to computer, sometimes you get an error messages “Disk needs to be formatted”. This error may force you to format the entire drive which may lead to data loss.
  • Human errors – This is one of the common errors which occur and data loss happens. This may happen accidentally or unintentionally deletion of data from various digital devices by selecting “Delete All” option at the time of previewing or while deleting other files by pressing Shift + Delete keys from computer.
  • Exploitation of memory card – Taking out the card from digital camera when it is in use or saving data in memory. Or when you are clicking photos even when it display card is full error message, can also results in  loss of photos.
  • Corruption of file system – File system in digital camera may become corrupt which can lead to inaccessible of files and loss of data. Even corruption may occur because of various reasons like sudden shutdown while file transfer, virus infection etc.
  • Transfer error – When there is a sudden power surge while transferring of data from digital devices to PC or vice versa, even then also the data may get deleted.

Additional Reading: Fujifilm Camera Photo Recovery – Rescue RAF RAW Files

Best solution to retrieve Deleted/LOSt NIKON RAW NRW & NEF Image file

Looking for a solution for Nikon RAW Image File Recovery? This situation is very common because many users have faced such type of problem once in their life. Generally the digital data like pictures, audios and videos are deleted because of various reasons like accidentally deleted, by formatting or due to virus attack. When such situation appears then the data cannot be accessed.

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At this condition, use of Photo Recovery Software which is appropriate Nikon Digital Camera Photo Recovery software for Windows/Mac will help you to recover lost or deleted raw .NEF, .NRW photos from Nikon digital camera. This software scans your camera quickly and help you to get back corrupted, deleted or destroyed RAW images from the camera. The software support recovery of photos from other camera as well such as Sony, Canon, Olympus, Samsung, Toshiba, etc.

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Benefits of using NIkon Camera  Recovery software

  • It has the ability to rescue Nikon Digital Camera RAW NRW/NEF Photos.
  • Compatible with both Windows and Mac.
  • Has the ability to get back the deleted data from severely or formatted storage device
  • Provides facility to preview the deleted data before recovering it from the device
  • This software supports all digital cameras, tablet, Smartphones etc.
  • It provide user with complete solution to rescue the lost data without any original data loss
  • It has user friendly GUI interface which provides user with easy navigation
  • Recover data from removable storage including flash drives
  • The application uses its powerful scanning algorithm to locate and recover the files
  • Supports revival of multimedia files from hard drive having memory space over 2 TB
  • Supports IDE, EIDE, SCSI and SATA, PAN, ZIP and USB drives
  • Supports FAT16, FAT32, NTFS and NTFS5 file systems to recover data

Additional Reading: Recover Photos & Video from Canon EOS 7D Mark II

Steps To Retrieve Lost/Deleted Nikon RAW NRW/NEF Image File

Step 1 – Install "Photo Recovery" software and launch it on your computer. Click on "Recover Photo, Audio & Video" tab to recover photos, videos and audio files from any SD card, external USB drive or computer hard drive. Connect the media to your computer and then perform the process.

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Step 2 – Select the drive from which you want to recover files. All the hard drive and external media will be shown in the list. Now select the desired drive to scan and then click on "Scan" button.

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Step 3 – Once you click on "Scan" button the software will show that scanning is in progress. The software will search for all multimedia files from your selected drive or attached media.

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Step 4 – After scanning, all the files that are found in the selected volume, hard disk or other storage media devices are listed. You can now select the files to preview them and then you can click on "Recover" button to finally save them on your computer.

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Additional Reading: Retrieve Deleted Pictures/Videos From Toshiba CAMILEO HD Camcorder


Since photo deletion occurs frequently on Nikon Digital camera, it is always suggested that you must regularly keep backup of photos and videos taken by Nikon camera. But in case if you do not have backup then you can use Nikon Photo Recovery software.

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How to Restore Nikon Digital Camera RAW NRW/NEF Photos on Windows/Mac
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How to Restore Nikon Digital Camera RAW NRW/NEF Photos on Windows/Mac
There are two quick solutions to recover Nikon digital camera RAW NRW/NEF photos. 1. From backup files. 2. By using Nikon Camera Photo Recovery.
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