Retrieve Files from PNY Optima SDHC Class-4 8GB Card

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“I have unintentionally deleted files from 8 GB PNY Optima SDHC Class-4 memory card. This card had varieties of picture files and videos captured on my DSLR camera. These pictures are very important and I cannot think of losing them. So, can anyone suggest me good recovery program to retrieve files from PNY Optima SDHC card? Thanks in advance.”

PNY Optima SDHC Class-4 flash memory card is one of the most well suited and affordable SD memory card type, which is capable of storing media files up to 8GB; provides good performance with 4MB/ sec write speed and supports faster data transfer. Also, this flash memory card is compatible on gadgets like digital cameras, advanced Point & Shoot cameras, digital camcorders and Entry-level digital SLR cameras to capture low-level pictures and HD videos. But, while using PNY SDHC card there are certain circumstances wherein data from this card might be lost. Most common scenarios for losing files from PNY Optima Class-4 SDHC 8GB flash card are:

  • Formatting & Reformatting: If any of these processes are performed on SDHC card without backing up crucial data, then you will end up in disaster, because these two actions will completely erase all the data on the card
  • File system corruption: When card undergoes any software conflicts, then file system of SDHC card may get damaged and thus results in inaccessibility of data
  • Malicious malware attack: Improper usage of memory card, incomplete file transfer process from card to other storage devices using Cut & Paste options, abrupt removable of card from gadget / system and many common mistakes may lead to data loss

However, sometimes you might have active backup of all files and need not struggle much when any of these situations occur. But, what if there is no proper backup and you lose important pictures, videos or music files from PNY Optima Class-4 8GB SDHC flash card? There is a way, just stop using the card for further storage of new data and immediately make use of eminent card recovery tool.

Popular card recovery tool to rescue PNY SDHC card data:

One of the most recommended software for PNY Optima 8GB Class 4 SDHC card recovery is Yodot Photo Recovery tool. This application can get back all media file types like jpeg, jpg, mpg, 3gp, img, pic, tiff, png, avi, mov, divx, mpeg, mp4, mp3, aac, wav, bmp and many more from all models of SDHC cards. This tool can restore pictures, videos and music files from other memory cards like CF, XQD, SDXC, mini SDHC, micro SD, MMC, Memory Stick; USB drives, iPods, external as well as system hard drives. This version of the software supports to work on Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, XP, Windows 2003 and 2008 OS based desktops and laptops. Mac version of Photo Recovery tool can be used on Mac Leopard, Snow Leopard and Lion OS X versions.

Working procedure of card recovery tool:

  • Connect your 8GB PNY Optima SDHC Class-4 memory card on to a healthy Windows PC
  • Then download Yodot Photo Recovery to that system
  • Install and run the utility to start with recovery process
  • Main screen displays twp options, “Deleted Photo Recovery” and “Lost Photo Recovery”
  • Select appropriate option based on file loss situation and click next
  • Now, select the drive that represents PNY Optima SDHC card connected externally to the system
  • Software starts to scan the drive for deleted or lost media files
  • You can know the recovery progress through status bar
  • Next, a list of all recoverable files will be provided to you
  • Mark required files from the lists, Data view and File Type view
  • Preview selected picture files by clicking on preview option
  • Next, select a destination on system to save the recovered files and click Save

Precautionary measures:

  • Never try to save new data when memory card is full
  • Do not use same SDHC Class-4 PNY memory card on different gadgets
  • Always use powerful antivirus programs to chuck out viruses

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