Data Recovery from Camera Memory Stick

Camera Memory Stick is the compact flash memory card used in cameras, camcorders, PSPs and other digital devices for saving digital data. It was first released from Sony, now there are many manufacturers of Memory Stick. There are different types of Memory Sticks invented with better processing speed, greater storage capacity, and compact design.

However, wide usage of Memory Stick has an adverse effect on it. Due to various known or unknown causes user may lose files from memory stick.

A Number of Instances That Cause Loss or Deletion of Files from Memory Stick Are:

  • Deleting important files from camera Memory Stick when deleting unwanted data to make free space for storing new files is the most common blunder committed by users
  • Memory Stick might have formatted by users when it is inserted into the computer or when it is in camera either unknowingly or intentionally for some purpose without taking data backup
  • Chances of file loss are more while moving files from camera Memory Stick to any other drive on the computer as a consequence of connection failure, system shutdown or power surge
  • If Memory Stick is not handled properly, then media files saved on it turns inaccessible. For instance, you might have used Memory Stick on different cameras or removed it from the camera when data is being written to the camera and so on
  • Memory Stick goes unrecognized on cameras due to file system corruption, virus infections, etc. resulting in logical damage of Camera Memory Stick etc

Whatever may be the situation for losing media files from camera Memory Stick; you can restore them using the suitable camera memory card recovery software. Yodot Photo Recovery is one such utility you can use doubtlessly for effectively retrieving data from camera Memory Stick on Windows or Mac computers.

Camera Memory Stick Recovery Software:

When Memory Stick data is lost from flip video camera, Minolta camera, Canon camera, Olympus video camera etc. then you can restore data easily by using Yodot Photo Recovery software by connecting it to Windows computer via USB cable. It can restore RAW images, generic photos, video clips, audio files and other documents from Memory Stick in short time.

Moreover, it is possible to bring back media files Micro SD card, Mini SD card, SD card, SDHC card, SDXC card, CF card, MMC, XD card, etc. by using this software. Users can use this card recovery tool to get data from formatted Memory Stick, corrupted Memory Stick or inaccessible Memory Sticks manufactured by Sony, Transcend, Kingston, SanDisk, Samsung, Lexar, etc. The tool is compatible with Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008 operating systems.

Mac users can employ Yodot Mac Photo Recovery tool to retrieve data from camera Memory Stick on Mac OS Leopard, Snow Leopard, Lion, Mountain Lion and Mavericks OS based computers.

How to Recover Files from Camera Memory Stick?

Step 1: Connect camera Memory Stick to your computer and launch Yodot Photo Recovery software on it.

Step 2: Select Deleted Photo Recovery option to recover deleted files from memory stick or Lost Photo Recovery option to restore lost files from memory stick.

Main Window

Step 3: Choose connected memory stick drive from the list of shown devices.

Select Camera Memory Stick

Step 4: Then, select file types to recover from your memory stick else opt for Skip and click on Next button.

Opt Skip

Step 5: Software scans selected file formats on camera Memory Stick and displays the result in few minutes. You can view the recovered files in Data View and File Type View.

Shows Recovered Files

Step 6: If you want to test the efficiency of the software, select Preview option to view recovered files.


Step 7: At last, save recovered files on computer drive using Save option.

Save Recovered Files


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  • Backup important data of camera Memory Stick onto other safe storage devices

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