Rescue Files from Multimedia Card

Memory cards are flash storage device which are usually used as secondary storage devices to store data on digital gadgets such as digital cameras, cell phones, media players, etc. Multimedia card (MMC) is one such memory card often used in these portable devices; but unfortunately, these cards are susceptible to data loss, due to various facts.

In some scenarios, you might face difficulties while accessing or using your Multimedia card on Windows system. This usually happens due to corruption of MMC card’s logical structure; in such instances you will get error message like “Card need to be formatted. Need to format it now” or “Invalid card” when you connect it to the system or other digital gadgets. In such case, formatting is the only option to overcome error message and reuse Multimedia card for further storage of data. However, formatting Multimedia card will result in complete data loss. Other than formatting, there are other reasons that tend to data deletion or loss from Multimedia card as listed below:

  • Unintentionally deleting photos, music or video files from the Multimedia card
  • Interruptions while moving files from Multimedia card to system or vice versa
  • Files from MMC memory card may also get erased, if it is infected by any harmful viruses or malwares
  • Other reasons include card file system corruption, improper ejection and many more

However one can easily get back lost or deleted data from Multimedia card by restoring them from updated backup. In absence of backup, one can perform Multimedia card recovery with the help of Yodot Photo Recovery software that acts as Yodot Card Recovery.

Multimedia card data recovery software:

Yodot Photo Recovery tool is very good Multimedia card recovery software, which retrieves all your deleted / lost files such as photos (JPG, JPEG, PNG, GIF, BMP, PSD, TIF, TIFF, IMG, etc.), videos (AVI, MOV, MPEG, MPG, MP4, 3G2, M4V and etc), music(MP3, MP4, AIFF, M4b, AIF, AMR, WAV and etc) and other file types. You can even get back RAW images captured using different brands of digital cameras and camcorders. Including Multimedia card, the software efficiently restores data from other memory cards, flash drives, hard drives, portable hard drives and other storage media. It can easily run on multiple versions of Windows OS including Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Window XP, Windows Server 2008 and 2003.

Simple steps to restore data from Multimedia card:

  • Connect the Multimedia card to a healthy Windows desktop/laptop
  • Download and install Yodot Photo Recovery software
  • Launch the application and follow the main screen instructions
  • You will find two options such as “Deleted Photo Recovery” and “Lost Photo Recovery” from the main screen
  • Select any of the option based on the data loss scenario
  • The software displays drive and externally connected devices present in the system, choose the partition that represents your MMC card
  • The program scans the selected drive and displays all the rescuable files
  • Mark the files and folders which you want to bring back
  • At last browse for the destination location to save your retrieved data files but not to the same Multimedia device which result in overwriting of data
  • You can also save the recovered files to any other external storage device such as flash drives, external hard disk, and even on CDs or DVDs

Things to keep in mind:

  • After data loss from Multimedia card do not use it to store new data
  • Backup your beloved or previous Multimedia card data on system or other storage devices
  • Avoid abrupt or sudden ejection of MMC card when it is in use on any device