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Simple steps to recover lost photos from SD card

These days the electronic devices are most commonly used and at the same time storing data within the devices has become a necessity. In order to save large amount of files in different electronic devices memory cards are used widely, which replaced floppy disks, cassettes because of their size, storage capacity and power requirement, which cannot be used in smaller handheld electronic devices. There are different types of memory cards such as CF, SD, XD, SDHC, SDXC, MMC which are used in digital cameras, mobile phones, video camcorders, MP3 players, video game consoles etc. Card reader can access the information stored on the memory cards.


SD cards are often used in handheld devices like, digital cameras, tablets, mobiles etc. There are varieties of SD cards like mini SD cards, micro SD cards etc, which transfers data at high rate. SD cards are generally used in professional digital camera to store photographs of different brands of digital camera with their respective file extension such as CR2, CRW, JPEG, JPG,PSD, CRD, BMP, RAW, TIFF, TIF, NEF, PEF, etc. Memory cards are using NAND flash technology to save files. As these memory cards dont have any moving parts, sometimes they may encounter logical problems resulting in loss of digital data. However, if you have lost your files from SD card, it is possible to recover deleted or lost files using SD card recovery software.


Some scenarios are highlighted here which can lead to data loss from SD cards:


  • Ejecting the SD card without using safe ejecting options, if used by the card reader in the system. As the improper removal of the memory card may interrupt the write operation, which may result in memory card corruption thus leading to file loss.
  • The file system of memory card may also get corrupted due to virus attack. Virus such as Malware, Adware, Spyware etc. canlead to corruption in file system resulting in file loss from SD card.
  • Usage of same memory card in different digital devices can also be the cause of data loss.
  • Format error can also lead to loss of photos from SD acrd. In such cases SD card photo recovery utility will help to recover SD card images after format error.


Therefore,to avoid data loss you can create back up for the essential data in the CDs, DVDs are other media of storage. If you have not created backup of essential data then you can recover it quickly and effectively using high-quality photorecovery software.


Memorycard recovery software is an effective recovery tool, which helps you to get back deleted files from different types of memory cards like SD, CF, MMC and XD memory cards. The software can also recover all types of files from SD memory cards. This software easily recover files from corrupt flash memory card within a short period of time and thus it efficiently performs corrupt SD card recovery.This software is also capable of recovering and restoring digital RAW photos. The software provides you user-friendly interface. The software supports preview option, which helps youto view your recovered files. You can download the trial version of this software and if satisfied can go for the full version. The software also helps you to recover photos from Canon camera SD cards and from SD cards used in various other cameras.

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Requirements: Microsoft Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2003 and Windows 2008


Follow the steps given below to recover image files from SD card:


Step 1:Remove the SD card from the camera, and connect it to a healthy PC where the software has already been installed. As soon as you run it, you will see the main window with three recovering options"Recover Files", "Recover Photos" and "Recover Partitions / Drives".You need to click on second option i.e. "Recover Photos" as shown in Figure 1.


SD Card Photo Recovery - Main Window


Figure 1 : Home Screen


Step 2: Immediately after this, a new window will appear where you can see two options"Recover Deleted Photos" and "Recover Lost Photos". You need to click on "Recover Lost Photos" if your file has been lost due to above mentioned scenarios as shown in Figure 2.


SD Card Photo Recovery - Select Recover Lost Photos screen shot


Figure 2 : Select Recover Lost Photos


Requirements: Microsoft Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2003 and Windows 2008


Step 3: As soon as you click on the "Recover Lost Photos"option, a new screen will open on your screen where you need to select the drive from where your files get lost. You need to select the SD cardso that the software can easily scan that particular drive efficiently. Click on "Next" button once you are done with it as shown in Figure 3.


SD Card Photo Recovery - Drive selection screen shot


Figure 3 : Drive Selection Screen


Step 4: After this a new screen will appear where you have to select a file type that you want to recover. You can always skip this step if you dont want to select any specific file type by clicking on "Skip" button. Once you have selected, click on Next in order to start the recovery process as shown in Figure 4.


SD Card Photo Recovery - File selection screen shot


Figure 4 : Select File type


Requirements: Microsoft Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2003 and Windows 2008


Step 5: As soon as the recovery process gets over you can preview all your recovered files in a very systematic manner. Lastly, you need to save the recovery session using the "Save Recovery Session" option. You can later use "Open Recovery Session" option in the Full version of the software as shown in Figure 5.


SD Card Photo Recovery - Save Recovery Session screen shot


Figure 5 : Open Recovery Session


Note: You need to activate the full version of this software in order to restore save and restore all recovery session successfully. Once you buy the full version, you will be able to save all your recovered files to a specific location in your system.

Requirements: Microsoft Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2003 and Windows 2008


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