How to Get Data from Olympus xD Picture Card?

“Hi, recently I swapped out my old memory card for a new Olympus xD picture card so that I could carry tons of photos and other data. But it was my bad luck today; when I inserted it to my camera, I was shocked as I couldn’t see any files in the card which I had taken yesterday while using it with the camera. What happened to my xD picture card? Can I get back data from This Olympus xD picture card? Help me!”

Olympus xD picture card is an ultimate removable digital media storage device that is highly durable and can take hundreds of high resolution images, video recordings and other media data in your camera and any xD compatible device. Although this tiny storage media facilitates large amount of space to carry media data; but it doesn’t ensure data protection like other storage devices. Unluckily, you may face a situation in which your Olympus xD picture card cannot hold all files which it was supposed to. It could happen because of certain reasons when the xD card gets corrupted or handled improperly. Followings are the factors that are strongly intended to remove or hide data from Olympus xD picture card:

  • Accidentally selecting useful files to delete while erasing other unwanted data from Olympus xD picture card
  • Formatting the Olympus xD picture card when it is corrupted or to free up the memory space by removing all data
  • Data loss can happen when your Olympus xD picture card is affected with destructive virus or malware threats
  • Ejection of xD picture card from camera, PC or other devices when transferring files can easily cause missing of files and folders stored on it

Olympus xD picture card recovery software!

Yodot Photo Recovery is a standard application mostly used to recover data from Olympus xD picture cards. This utility is empowered with advanced data recovery features to facilitate easy retrieval of photos, videos and other types of media data from Olympus xD picture card. This tool helps you in restoring files from Olympus camera memory card that is formatted, inaccessible or corrupted and not showing any file inside it. Even if you have lost your xD picture card data because of file format error, file system error or other type of errors; this software can proficiently restore entire data in a couple of clicks. You can utilize this Olympus xD picture card recovery application on all the latest Windows OS based computers and laptops. Also you can get your data from the Olympus xD picture card on Mac OS X device by using it’s Mac version.

Moreover, the tool does media file recovery for camera brands like Nikon, Canon, Panasonic and many other apart from Olympus camera photo recovery. Memory cards manufactured by SanDisk, Sony, Transcend, Lexar, Kingston, etc are well supported by Yodot.

Necessary steps to rescue Olympus xD picture card data:

  • Pull out the Olympus xD picture memory card from the holding device and plug it via card reader to your Windows system
  • Download Yodot Photo Recovery application and install it to that system
  • Now launch the recovery program to open the main wizard where you can see the instructions required to carry out easy data recovery from Olympus xD picture card
  • You have basically two options i.e. “Deleted Photo Recovery” and “Lost Photo Recovery”
  • Select the right option to recover data from the xD picture card and proceed
  • The application checks the system for all available drives including your Olympus card and shows them on window
  • Select storage drive that represents the xD picture card in your computer and click on the “Next” option
  • Recovery utility scans the selected Olympus xD picture memory card thoroughly and shows retrieved files either in “Data View” or “File Type View”
  • Now you can click on Save button to save all selected restored files to your prefered storage location on computer hard drive

Important Suggestions!

  • Avoid using Olympus xD picture card with different media devices to prevent corruption to card
  • Keep copying all important newly added files from xD picture card to your computer for backup
  • Install a powerful anti-virus protection to your system and scan Olympus xD picture card regularly for viruses

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