Reply To: DNG or NEF? Home › Forums › Photography Q&A › DNG or NEF? › Reply To: DNG or NEF? October 10, 2020 at 8:29 pm #54474 Blessings CapturedParticipant Update: I found out how to view my NEF files using windows photos. I downloaded the NEF Codec and just like that I can now view them. This is very helpful when my mom, siblings or I want to look at my pictures without opening Lightroom.