Recover Data after MMC Memory Card Corruption

“Hi everybody, I have a 2GB MMC memory card which consists of many pictures in it. But when I connected this MMC memory card to computer for transferring pictures, it showed empty card. I can’t find any of the image files inside the memory card. Anyone who knows how to recover pictures from MMC memory card, please help me”

Don’t worry; this is not only yours problem, there are many people who lose pictures from their MMC cards due to one or other problem. Before going to know solution for your problem, let me tell you why MMC memory cards get corrupted and what are the causes for it?

Why MMC memory cards get corrupted?

The MMC memory card or other memory card may get corrupted due to improper ejection during file transferring or inappropriate insertion of memory card and many other reasons. If your MMC memory card gets corrupted, then you can try to repair it by using the bellow procedure before buying new one:

  • Insert your MMC memory card into card reader and connect it to computer
  • Select particular card drive and right click on it, you will get a small window prompt
  • In that select FORMAT option but not quick format option
  • Now in the file system selection tab, select the file system FAT and not FAT 32 or NTFS file system
  • Start formatting. After the completion of formatting, you corrupted MMC memory card will be fixed. If it’s not fixed then you need to buy another one

Common scenarios for corruption of MMC memory cards are listed below:

  • You might have accidentally formatted or reformatted MMC memory cards
  • If your MMC card is infected by virus, then while scanning anti-virus application may delete certain files from it
  • You could have unintentionally delete some of your essential files stored on your MMC memory card when it is connected to computer
  • If your MMC memory card file system gets corrupted, then data saved on it will be lost or becomes inaccessible
  • You may lose your crucial data from MMC memory card, if any interruption occurs while transferring data from MMC memory card to system

If you have lost data from MMC memory card due to any of the above mentioned problems, then calm down. If your MMC memory card is corrupted, then you must format the MMC memory card first and latter you can recover it by using card recovery tool. You can recover lost, deleted or formatted data from corrupted MMC memory cards by using professional card recovery utility. Yodot Photo Recovery is specially designed tool to get data back from MMC and other memory cards on Windows PC.

Best MMC memory card recovery software:

Yodot Photo Recovery is an excellent memory card recovery tool which has the ability to recover data from corrupted or inaccessible MMC memory cards. You can retrieve photos, videos, music and other files from various MMC memory card brands like SanDisk, Transcend, Sony, Kingston etc. Other than memory cards, this software even allow you to retrieve media files from all storage devices like computer hard drives, external hard drives, pen drives, iPods, etc on both Windows and Mac operating system.

How to use MMC memory card data recovery on Windows?

  • Connect your MMC memory card to the Windows computer by using card reader
  • Then download and install Yodot Photo Recovery application to MMC memory card connected computer
  • Run the program to start recovery process and follow the instructions present on screen
  • In main screen you will find two options i.e., “Delete Photo Recovery” and “Lost Photo Recovery”
  • Select “Delete Photo Recovery” option to retrieve deleted data from MMC memory card
  • Otherwise, select “Lost Photo Recovery” option to get back lost data from MMC memory card
  • The application will scan the entire computer and displays all logical drives that are present in system, including your MMC memory card that is connected to the system
  • Choose the particular MMC memory card logical drive from which you need to retrieve data and click on “Next” option
  • The software starts recovering data from MMC memory card and displays the retrieved files in two different views i.e., “Data View” and “File Type View”
  • Save the retrieved data from MMC memory card to your desired location on your system (except from the drive which you are trying to retrieve the data)


  • Check whether you have left any essential photos or video files before formatting your MMC memory cards
  • Keep extra backup of your MMC memory card data on other reliable storage device
  • Don’t connect your MMC memory card to virus infected computer, it may delete your important files from it