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10% remove it90% keep it
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United States Rank #34,771
Reach 0.0054%


1.60.0000 15.79%
1.50.0000 10.53%
1.40.0000 9.21%
1.30.0000 10.53%
1.20.0000 7.89%
1.6.0 6.58%
1.5.0 2.63%
1.4.0 3.95%
1.3.0 1.32%
1.2.0 5.26%
1.1.0 10.53%
1.0.0 15.79%


What is NRW CODEC?

NRW Codec is a module that makes Nikon RAW (.NEF) image files as easy to work with as JPEG and TIFF images.


NRW CODEC is a software program developed by Nikon. The most common release is 1.60.0000, with over 98% of all installations currently using this version. The setup package generally installs about 4 files and is usually about 11.03 MB (11,562,698 bytes). Relative to the overall usage of users who have this installed on their PCs, most are running Windows 7 (SP1) and Windows 8. While about 24% of users of NRW CODEC come from the United States, it is also popular in Germany and Italy.

Program detailsProgram details

URL: support.nikonusa.com
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Nikon\NRWCodec\
Uninstaller: MsiExec.exe /X{C73F5325-EE0D-44BE-8B30-6CFAFFC84A68}
(The Windows Installer is used for the installation, maintenance, and removal.)
Estimated size: 11.03 MB

Program filesFiles installed by NRW CODEC

  • NRWCodec.dll - NRW Codec

How do I remove NRW CODEC?

Quickly and completely remove NRW CODEC from your computer by downloading "Should I Remove It?", its 100% FREE and installs in seconds (click the button below).
Or, you can uninstall NRW CODEC from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program NRW CODEC, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove NRW CODEC.

Win 7 (SP1) 66%
Win 7 1%
Uninstall it 10%
Keep it 90%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 67.11%
Windows 8 18.42%
Windows XP 9.21%
Windows Vista 5.26%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 7 Home Premium 39.47%
Windows 7 Professional 15.79%
Windows 7 Ultimate 11.84%
Microsoft Windows XP 9.21%
Windows Vista Home Premiu... 5.26%
Windows 8.1 3.95%

Distribution by countryGeography

24.10% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 24.10%
  Germany 14.46%
  Italy 9.64%
  France 7.23%
  Belgium 3.61%
  Austria 3.61%
  RS 3.61%
  Australia 3.61%
  United Kingdom 3.61%
  Netherlands 2.41%
  Mexico 2.41%
  Brazil 2.41%
  Poland 2.41%
  Canada 2.41%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Acer 25.53%
Dell 14.89%
Hewlett-Packard 14.89%
ASUS 8.51%
Toshiba 8.51%
Lenovo 8.51%
Medion 4.26%
Packard Bell 2.13%
American Megatrends 2.13%
Intel 2.13%
Samsung 2.13%
Common models
ASUS All Series 5.26%
TOSHIBA Satellite C660D 1.75%
TOSHIBA Satellite A105 1.75%
Samsung R720 1.75%
Dell Inspiron 545 1.75%
Dell Dimension E521 1.75%

About Nikon

Nikon specializes in optics and imaging and its products include cameras, camera lenses, binoculars, microscopes, ophthalmic lenses, measurement instruments, and the steppers used in the photolithography steps of semiconductor fabrication, of which it is the world's second largest manufacturer.
Publisher URL: www.nikon.com


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