How to Recover Deleted & Lost NEF Files from SD Card?

Requirements: Microsoft Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows 2008

Requirements: Mac OS X 10.5.x and above (including macOS High Sierra, Sierra, El Capitan, Yosemite, Mavericks, and previous versions)

 
 
 

Have you lost or accidentally deleted precious NEF image files from your SD Card?


Wondered!! Where NEF files are gone from SD card? Getting no idea how to recover NEF files from SD card? If so, here is important information for you. Since, SD cards are extensively used storage drive for saving pictures, videos on camera, smart phones and in other media devices, data loss from SD card is a quite common accident. Fortunately, there are number of tools present on internet that are very effective in this catastrophe and provide safe and easy solution to restore NEF files from SD card.


Circumstances wherein NEF files get lost/deleted from SD card:


  • Format Error- You may receive format error such as “Disk in drive is not recognized” or “Card is not formatted. Format it now” when plug SD card to Nikon camera or other device. Due this error, you would not be able to access SD card data. In such case, if you format SD card, all files along with NEF photos get removed from the SD card and then you will have to look on other options to recover formatted SD card.
  • Interrupted File Transfer- If you are transferring NEF files from SD card to other storage media and due to any reason operation is interrupted, it may cause loss of NEF files from SD card.
  • Using SD Card Improperly- Most of SD card users are not careful when using it. Frequent use of the card in different cameras or phones, removing SD card while data operation is going on etc are common actions, which may cause corruption to the SD card.
  • File Deletion- User may delete one or more valuable NEF file while removing unusable files from SD card or a wrong press to “Delete” option could result in erasure of NEF files.

Precautions to be taken before recovering NEF files from SD card: Once the NEF files are lost/deleted from the SD card, immediately stop using the card to avoid overwriting of the NEF files. before the deleted & lost NEF files are being overwritten with new files, utilize an efficient SD card recovery application to restore those NEF files back. It is the cost-effective and simplest solution for users, who do not know how to retrieve NEF files from SD card.



Free SD Card Recovery Tool to Restore Deleted & Lost NEF Files


SD Card Recovery is a comprehensive tool that has amazing capability to restore NEF files from SD card. Files, which are deleted, lost or missing after formatting SD card, virus attack, file system corruption and due to other reasons, are easily recoverable with this software. Along with generic photo files like .jpeg, .gif, .png, .bmp etc software retrieves raw photo files such as .nef, .cr2, .crw, .arw, .sr2, .orf, .mrw, .raf and other files generated by digital camera from various brands, for example, Canon, Nikon, Sony, Olympus, Minolta, Samsung, Fujifilm and many others. Software works effectively on different machines running with Windows and Macintosh OS.


Requirements: Microsoft Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows 2008

Requirements: Mac OS X 10.5.x and above (including macOS High Sierra, Sierra, El Capitan, Yosemite, Mavericks, and previous versions)


Steps to recover NEF files from SD Card:


Step 1: Download, and install the free edition of SD Card Recovery Software on your system. Now, connect the SDHC memory card to the system. Now, launch the software, and select Recover Photos option from the main window. Then, you will see a list of available logical and physical disk drives. Choose the drive representing your SD card, and click Scan button to start scanning the SD card, as shown in figure 1.


Recover NEF FIles from SD Card - Main Window

Figure 1 : Home Screen


Step 2: Now, the software scans the SD card to find deleted & lost files as shown in figure 2.


Recover NEF FIles from SD Card - Scanning SD Card to Find Deleted/Lost Files


Figure 2 : Scanning SD Card to Find Deleted/Lost Files


Step 3: Upon the completion of scanning and recovery process, a list of recovered files are displayed. You can view the recovered files in Data View, and File Type View, as shown in figure 3.


Recover NEF FIles from SD Card - Recovered Files in Data View & File Type View


Figure 3 : Recovered Files in Data View & File Type View


Step 4: Prior to saving the recovered files, you can preview each of the recovered file just by double-clicking on the file, or by right-clickin on the file, and choosing Preview option, as shown in figure 4.


Recover NEF FIles from SD Card - Preview Recovered Files

Figure 4 : Preview Recovered Files

Step 5: Finally, if you are satisfied with the recovery results of the software, then activate the license key of the tool, and save the recovered files at the desired location of your choice, as shown in figure 5.


Recover NEF FIles from SD Card - Save Recovered Files

Figure 5 : Save Recovered NEF Files


Requirements: Microsoft Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows 2008

Requirements: Mac OS X 10.5.x and above (including macOS High Sierra, Sierra, El Capitan, Yosemite, Mavericks, and previous versions)

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