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NEF Codec

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The NEF Codec

The NEF Codec module allows NEF (RAW) files to be handled as easily as their JPEG and TIFF equivalents.

What’s New with Version 1.27.0
  • • NEF (RAW) photos taken with the D810A are now supported.
  • • Fixed issue in which NEF (RAW) images could no longer be displayed after file info had been edited in the “Details” tab of the Explorer “Properties” window.
Product Description
Name NEF Codec
Version 1.27.0
File name S-NEFCDC-012700WF-ALLIN-ALL___.exe
System requirements
OS 32- and 64-bit editions of:
  • Windows 8.1, Windows 8.1 Pro, and Windows 8.1 Enterprise
  • Windows 7 Home Basic, Home Premium, Professional, Enterprise, and Ultimate (SP1)
CPU Intel Celeron, Pentium 4, or Core™ series, 1 GHz or better
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, D810A, D810, D800E, D800, D750, D700, D610, D600, D300S, D300, D200, D100, D7200, D7100, D7000, D5500, D5300, D5200, D5100, D5000, D3300, D3200, D3100, D3000, Df
Advanced interchangeable lens cameras Nikon 1 J5, 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
Compact digital cameras COOLPIX A
COOLPIX 8800, COOLPIX 8700, COOLPIX 8400, COOLPIX 5700, COOLPIX 5400, COOLPIX 5000
Installation
  1. Create a folder on the hard drive and name it as desired.
  2. Check Accept and download the file to the folder created in Step 1.
  3. Double-click the downloaded file to launch the installer.
  4. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete installation.

Note: Earlier versions (version 1.6.0 or earlier) of the NEF codec must be uninstalled before installation can be completed. Follow the installers on-screen instructions during installation to uninstall earlier versions.

Before installing the software, read the notes below.

Notes

Be sure to read the following notes:

  1. “Camera Model” and “Camera Manufacturer”

    Do not change the “Camera model” and “Camera Manufacturer” fields in the “Details” tab of the NEF file properties. Operation of Nikon applications and the NEF Codec is not guaranteed if these fields are changed.

  2. Rotating NEF Images

    NEF images can not be rotated in the Explorer, Windows Photo Gallery, Windows Photo Viewer, or Windows Live Photo Gallery.

  3. 64-Bit Editions of Windows 7 and Windows 8.1

    Under 64-bit editions of Windows 7 and Windows 8.1, the Explorer, Windows Photo Gallery, or Windows Photo Viewer may not display the thumbnails for NEF images correctly. If this occurs, use Disk Cleanup as described below.

    • 1) Right-click the system disk and select Properties.
    • 2) Select Disk Cleanup in the “General” tab.
    • 3) Under “Files to delete”, select Thumbnails.
    • 4) Click OK to start disk cleanup; when prompted, click Delete Files.

    Note: Click here for more information

  4. Capture NX 2 Version 2.3.0 or Later

    If NEF images saved in Capture NX 2 version 2.3.0 or later are opened in Windows Photo Gallery, Windows Live Photo Gallery, or Windows Photo Viewer:

    • • A message may be displayed stating that the file is corrupt and can not be opened
    • • Windows Photo Gallery, Windows Live Photo Gallery, or Windows Photo Viewer may not function normally after the file is opened
  5. Windows Vista

    Version 1.27.0 supports Windows Vista in addition to Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 8.1.

Version Information

Version information for the files included in this software is given below.

NEFCodec.dll1.27.0.3000
Nk0034a.lns
Nk0080a.lns
NKAdobe.icm4.0.0.3001
NKApple.icm4.0.0.3001
NKBruce.icm4.0.0.3001
NkCBoost.nlc
NKCIE.icm4.0.0.3001
NKCMatch.icm4.0.0.3001
NKCMYK.icm4.0.0.3001
NKD1_NEF.icm1.0.0.3003
NKDBase_NEF.icm3.0.0.3002
NKGrayG18.icm4.0.0.3001
NKGrayG22.icm4.0.0.3001
NKLab.icm4.0.0.3002
NKLch2.icm4.0.0.3004
NkLchCal.nla
NKLD01.lns
NKLD02.lns
NKMonitor_Mac.icm4.0.0.3001
NKMonitor_Win.icm4.0.0.3001
NKNTSC.icm4.0.0.3001
NKsRGB.icm4.0.0.3002
NKWide.icm4.0.0.3001
NKYCC.icm4.0.0.3006
RCSigProc.dll1.0.0.3002 (32 bit)
RCSigProc.dll2.0.0.3001 (64 bit)
Checking the Current Version

Microsoft Windows 8.1

  1. Right-click an NEF image and select Windows Photo Gallery or Windows Live Photo Gallery* for Open with.
  2. Confirm that this image is displayed.

Microsoft Windows 7 Service Pack 1

  1. Right-click an NEF image and select Windows Photo Gallery or Windows Live Photo Gallery* for Open with.
  2. Confirm that this image is displayed.

* Windows Live Photo Gallery is available from the Windows Live website.

Uninstalling the Codec

Microsoft Windows 8.1

  1. Select the Control Panel app.
  2. Under Programs, select Programs and Features.
  3. Select NEF Codec and click or tap Uninstall to launch the uninstaller.
  4. Follow the on-screen instructions.

Microsoft Windows 7

  1. Open the Start menu and select Control Panel.
  2. Select Programs and Features.
  3. Select NEF Codec and click Uninstall or Remove to launch the uninstaller.
  4. Follow the on-screen instructions.

Agreement

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    S-NEFCDC-012700WF-ALLIN-ALL___.exe
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    S-NEFCDC-012700WF-ALLIN-ALL___.exe
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    S-NEFCDC-012700WF-ALLIN-ALL___.exe
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    S-NEFCDC-012700WF-ALLIN-ALL___.exe
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