Some Nikon images open with noise or error in Camera Raw

Issue: When you open Nikon NEF images that contain lossless compression, some open with random noise or an error appears. 

This issue can occur with images from these cameras:

  • Nikon D1
  • Nikon D1H
  • Nikon D1X
  • Nikon D2H
  • Nikon D2Hs
  • Nikon D2X
  • Nikon D2Xs
  • Nikon D100
  • Nikon D200

Solution: Update Camera Raw to version 8.5 and purge your Camera Raw cache by choosing Purge Cache in Camera Raw Preferences.

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