Vista: View Nikon RAW Files (NEF)

Once you go RAW, you will never go back. With the release of this Nikon codec, Vista will allow you to view and manipulate RAW files as easy as jpg or other common imaging formats.


Serious photographers use the RAW format. The biggest limitation in using RAW is that operating systems typically do not handle these files very well.

With this plugin from Nikon, you can get all the imaging features that Vista has to offer with the strength of the RAW format.

Download and Install Nikon’s RAW Codec

XP users can use the previously discusses RAW power toy.

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  • Pamrauber

    This download from Nikon is only for 32-bit OS. I have a 64-bit and want to view photos raw.