Restore Pictures from CF and SD Memory Card

Picture this situation where in you connected Camera containing CF card to your MacBook in order to view certain photos in it. While viewing photos, your Mac laptop got shutdown due to low battery. After attaching power source to your Mac laptop, you had switched on your Mac notebook to continue your work. But for your astonishment, CF card that contained lots of photos showed no files in it. Without bothering more, you have connected SD card to your Mac as you had backup of those photos in SD card. But soon after connecting SD card, Mac showed an error message asking you to format SD card. Such instance may frighten you, but you can overcome it by using Compact Flash and SD memory card photo recovery software.

Instances that make you lose photos from CF and SD Card are:

  • Users may accidentally deleted few pictures from CF card and SD card while erasing important files  or folders to free memory space on card
  • Corruption of CF card and SD card  due to virus/malware attacks would cause loss of certain images without any notification
  • Pressing upon ‘Format’ option on camera or mobile phone containing CF card or SD card is one of common fact behind losing photos
  • Improper removal of CF card or SD card from computer might lead to missing of pictures and other media files
  • Accidentally clicking on ‘Format’ option instead of ‘Eject’ at the time of removing Compact Flash and Secure Digital memory card from PC will erase entire data from them including photos

Photo recovery tool for CF and SD Card:

To deal with above conditions, you are recommended to use Yodot Photo Recovery software. It can assist you to restore pictures from both Compact Flash and SD card without prompting you to put more effort. This card data recovery software works with its unique technology to restore your photo files no matter whether they are formatted, unreadable, deleted or read as RAW. Other than photos, users can utilize this application to get back video files, audio files, MS office files, animation files and other file formats from CF as well as SD card. You can even preview picture files restored from demo version to check if the program works before you purchase. It works compatibly on PCs and notebooks running with Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2003 and Windows 2008 operating systems. Macintosh users can make of Yodot Mac Photo Recovery tool to bring back photos form and other media files from Compact Flash and SD card on their Mac OS X Leopard, Snow Leopard, Lion, Snow Lion and Mavericks machines.

Note: As you cannot recover CF card and SD card photos at the same time, connect it one after the other to recover photos using Yodot Photo Recovery software.

Method to regain photos from CF and SD memory card:

  • First of all connect CF or SD card to your Mac computer
  • Download and install Yodot Photo Recovery software on your Mac computer
  • Run the application and follow instructions given on the screen
  • Choose anyone out of the two options i.e. “Deleted Photo Recovery” and “Lost Photo Recovery”
  • Select the drive that represent CF card or SD card
  • Allow the application to scan the drive and pick required photo file types to restore
  • Make your selection by utilizing two view types which are “Data View” and “File Type View”
  • Preview media files for your confirmation and at last save them on a desired location on your computer

Useful Information:

  • Do not connect CF or SD card to the laptop whose battery is running out of power
  • Avoid connecting Compact flash and SD cards to virus or malware infected computers
  • It is a safe way to scan your CF card and SD card as soon as you connect it to Windows or Mac computer