Memory Card Recovery


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

Requirements: Mac OS X 10.5.x and above (including Leopard, Snow Leopard and Lion)

Recover Files from Corrupted SD Card

Ever you face the situation like when you got the message that your SD card is corrupted. You become unable to access the photos available kept in SD card. Then you will think about to throw it away or format the SD card. It will be a wrong decision to do that. There are possibilities to recover pictures from memory card. The first thing you have to do is stop using that SD card if you want to increase the chances of data recovery. If you try to use the card even though then it may reduce the chances of recovery.

We all know about the SD (secure digital) card too good for digital media devices. It is a non-volatile memory card used in devices like mobile phones, digital cameras, GPS navigation devices and tablet computers. The SD card is used as a portable device to store different type of files. But there are some chances when this card becomes damaged due to certain reasons. The main offender for memory card corruption is virus intrusion. If you ever caught in such a moment, think of memory card recovery software to restore pictures from corrupted SD card.

Fire up memory card recovery tool which will scan your SD card sector by sector and retrieves lost photos for you. Once you scan the card you will be able to see the recovered files. If you want to see the preview of recovered files then you can do so by built in preview option. By using recovery software you can recover the files from sdxc card, sdhc card, CF card, memory stick, xd card and other type of memory cards also. You can use this software for flash memory card photo recovery. Using this software, you can recover the file format like JPEG, JPG, bmp, png, tiff, etc. If you want to restore raw images such as CR2, CRW, AW, SR2, NEF, X3F, RAF, etc it serves you best. You can also use this software to retrieve images from memory cards used in different brands of digital cameras like Canon, Nikon, Sony, Olympus and others.

There may be many more scenarios for corruption of SD card. Some are as shown below:

  • SD card is infected with virus or malware
  • Sudden removal of memory card when read/write process is going on
  • Capturing photos when camera is running on low battery

So above we have seen many more scenarios for SD card corruption. It can effectively recover lost, deleted, corrupted or formatted photos and video files from various memory cards. It supports almost all memory card types including, CF (Compact Flash) Card, xD Picture Card, Memory Stick, SmartMedia Card, MMC (MultiMediaCard), MicroSD, MiniSD, SDHC and more.

You can download the trial version of the software and can scan the full SD card. You will find a list of files recovered. You can see the recovered file in data view and file type view. You can select any of the file to save or all files after activation of trial version.

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

Requirements: Mac OS X 10.5.x and above (including Leopard, Snow Leopard and Lion)

Step 1: Download and install the software, launch the home page by cliking on desktop shortcut icon. Select the "Recover Photos" option click on "Recover Lost Photos" option.

Recover Files from Corrupted SD Card - Home Page

Fig 1 :Home Page

Step 2:The software will display all the detected drives, select the SD card from the displayed drives and click on "Next".

Recover Files from Corrupted SD Card - Select SD Card

Fig 2 : Select SD Card

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

Requirements: Mac OS X 10.5.x and above (including Leopard, Snow Leopard and Lion)

Step 3: If you know the deleted file type then select the file type and click on "Next" otherwise you can skip this step.

Recover Files from Corrupted SD Card - File Types Selection

Fig c : File Types Selection

Step 4: Once the recovery process completes it shows the recovered files in two types view first "File Type View" and second "Data view". Activate the trial and save the recovered files.

Recover files from corrupted SD card - List of Recovered Files

Fig 4 : List of Recovered Files

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

Requirements: Mac OS X 10.5.x and above (including Leopard, Snow Leopard and Lion)

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