Data Recovery from Camera SD Card

All most all digital cameras often support usage of SD card to extend it storage space. Camera SD card provides huge storage space as well as high data access rate. These SD cards are capable of recording high definition videos and capture images with high read-write speed. But at times, one may come across many problems like unforeseen data loss while using camera SD card.

Most of the times, data loss usually happens if the internal structure of camera SD card gets corrupt or due to logical errors like “Card is not formatted. Do you want to format it now” on camera device or system. The only way to resolve this kind of corruption issues or error messages is by formatting the inaccessible camera SD card, thereby loss of huge amount of data stored in it.

Other reasons for data loss from camera SD card are:

  • Deleting treasured files from camera SD card unintentionally
  • Mistakenly formatting the camera SD card using “Format” option from digicam or when it is connected to the system
  • Utilizing the same camera SD card on different digital gadgets or systems
  • Interruption during data transfer from camera SD card to PC or vice versa

How camera SD card recovery is possible?

Once data is lost / deleted from camera SD card, it is not permanently vanished. You just cannot access or see the deleted or missing file in camera SD card. Removal of file just deletes all its entries from the file system table of camera SD card, but the data is still present allocated memory space. Therefore you can restore erased or missing data from camera SD card before its space is overwritten by new data using any media file recovery software like Yodot Photo Recover.

Digital camera SD card recovery software:

Yodot Photo Recovery tool ensures complete recovery of deleted or lost data from camera SD card on Windows system. This software efficiently restores removed or missing photo files, video files, audio files, RAW images and so on from digital camera SD card. Its simple interface as well as exclusive algorithms retrieves data camera SD card under various critical data loss scenarios. Along with Camera SD card, this utility supports data restoration from other memory cards like CF card, Micro SD, Mini SD, XD Picture card, Memory Stick, MMC and many more. It also has the capability to get back media files from internal laptop / desktop HDD, portable hard disk, pen drives, etc. This compatible with Windows system running with Windows 8, 7, Vista, XP, Server 2008 and 2003 operating systems. Mac version of this tool i.e Yodot Mac Photo Recovery can easily run on Mac system installing with Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard), Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard) and Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion) operating systems.

Simple steps to restore camera SD card data:

  • Connect camera SD card to Windows computer via card reader or USB cable
  • Download and install Yodot Photo Recovery tool on that system
  • Run the software and follow the on screen instructions
  • Use “Deleted Photo Recovery” option to regain deleted data or Use “Lost Photo Recovery” option to get back lost data from camera SD card
  • The program scans and shows all the logical and external drives i.e. camera SD card
  • Choose the camera SD card drive and click on “Next” button
  • The application scans the selected drive and displays all the deleted and missing files from it
  • Preview the recovered photo files before saving them
  • Mark your desired files and folders which you want to restore back
  • Browse for the destination location to save your rescued files. However not to the same camera SD card to avoid data overwriting

Necessary Tips:

  • Avoid storing new data on camera SD card after data loss to achieve 100% data recovery
  • Do not eject camera SD card abruptly without following specified steps
  • Backup your precious data of camera SD card on system or other storage devices

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