RAW Photo Recovery from SD Card

“I accidentally pulled out my SD card while trying to move RAW pictures from SD card to system and it interrupted photo file sharing process. Later I was not able to find those RAW images on SD card when used either on camera or o computer. I really need those RAW photos soon for publishing in my article. How do I recover missing RAW photos from my SD card that was used in digital camera? I am expecting helpful suggestions?”

RAW photos are nothing but minimally processed images from digital camera or camcorder. These pictures cannot be viewed by any photo editor or printed and hence they are stored safely on hard drive or on available storage medium. After these images are processed using RAW converter, they can be previewed and printed accordingly. NEF, CR2, CRW, DNG, ARW, SR2, ORF, MRW, 3FR, PEF, RAW, X3F, RAF, KDC, K25, DCR, 3FR, NRW and J6I are some listed RAW file formats. These RAW images can get deleted or lost from SD card in various circumstances mentioned below:

  • Severe virus or malware intrusion on your SD card may cause loss of precious RAW photos saved in it
  • Accidentally deleting RAW photos from SD card when user is trying to remove unwanted pictures
  • RAW photos saved on SD card can get lost or becomes unreadable due to usage of SD card on various systems or digital gadget
  • Format or other errors shown by SD card while trying to access its data can make it unable to locate RAW images

Don’t be distressed if you have faced above situations, you can rely on the services of efficient RAW photo program for restoring RAW photos from SD card in minimum duration without causing damage to RAW images during recovery process.

RAW photo recovery software

Yodot Photo Recovery is the most desired application used for restoring deleted or lost RAW photos from SD card. This software is designed with best graphical user interface that can be utilized by any user to get RAW pictures from SD card on Windows system. It can recover RAW photos from SD card used on different brands of digital cameras and camcorders including Canon, Nikon, Sony, Samsung, Fujifilm, Panasonic, Olympus, Kodak, etc. Moreover, it can also restore pictures after SD card error such as SD card is not accessible, SD card is full, SD card not formatted error, SD card is empty, SD card is not reading, SD card is blank and so on. In addition, you can also retrieve various type of HD video files, audio recordings and other documents from SD card that is unreadable, dead, damaged, formatted or corrupted and from damaged, formatted, reformatted, corrupt SD cards. Further more if you need more information on what are RAW photos, how they are processed, what are other data loss issues, you can always mail it to technical support team who will solve your query as soon as possible. This utility is made available for both Windows (Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Xp, Windows 2003 and Windows 2008) and Mac (Lion, Mountain Lion, Leopard, Snow Leopard and Mavericks) operating system users for safely regaining missing or erased RAW pictures from SD memory card.

Guidelines for recovering RAW photos from SD card:

  • Download and install Yodot Photo Recovery tool in a healthy computer
  • After completion of installation, run the program on Windows PC
  • From main screen of utility click on ‘Deleted Photo Recovery’ or ‘Lost Photo Recovery’ option based on RAW photo loss issues
  • Once desired option is clicked, carry on to next window to select SD card from list of drive shown
  • From next screen mark all RAW photo file types as soon as SD card is selected and then initiate SD card scanning procedure
  • When recovery process gets completed, user can view restored list of RAW photo files under ‘Data View’ and ‘File Type View’
  • Preview desired images one by one and then save retrieved RAW photos to any location you prefer on your computer

Tips to Consider:

  • Avoid using unknown third party applications to transfer RAW photos from SD card to your system
  • Always scan your SD card before using it on any system to prevent virus or malware attacks
  • Keep backup of important photos on more than one destination location

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