Retrieve Audio Files from Formatted SD Card

“I recently formatted my SD card which had almost 2GB of audio files. I was just shocked and had no idea as what to do to overcome this audio file loss. I stopped using my SD card, examined it by one of my friends, who took the help of some data recovery application to rescue those audio files from formatted SD card. But, it was total waste of time as he couldn’t get my audio files, so I am hoping that I could get some better suggestions that would help in recovering formatted audio files from SD card. Thanks!”

SD card plays a vital role amongst many memory cards; since its usage has been gradually increased in almost all digital gadgets. This SD card is very small, has the ability to store huge amount of information in most of devices like cameras, camcorders, PDAs, Smartphones, Tablets, etc. With increased usage, there are chances that stored file contents like audio files, movies, photo files or others may get deleted due to accidental formatting or as a result of other scenarios. SD card may get formatted due to following reasons leading to loss of audio files:

  • If the file system of SD card is corrupted, then only option left is to format it that erases all files including audio files
  • User may accidentally format SD card that is connected to system instead of formatting other logical partition on hard drive
  • If your SD card is infected with viruses or malwares, then user must format SD memory card in order to get rid of those dangerous threats
  • Hitting restore setting option when SD card is still in cell phone can result in formatting of SD card

SD card audio file recovery software:

Most of the memory card experts suggest you to make use of Yodot Photo Recovery application to restore deleted audio files from formatted SD card on Windows system. This utility is specially designed for users who face loss of audio files from SD card which has been formatted because of the reasons mentioned previously. Including recovery of audio files from SD card, user can also get back movies, pictures and other data stored in different memory card types including MMC, SDHC, SDXC, MicroSD, MiniSD, XD, CF, Memory Sticks, etc. Installation of this media file recovery tool can be easily done on desktop or laptop running with Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2003 and Windows 2008 OS versions; whereas Mac users can make use of Yodot Mac Photo Recovery to regain audio files from formatted SD card Mac machines installed with Mac OS X Leopard, Snow Leopard, Lion, Mountain Lion and Mavericks versions. Upon facing any issues during data retrieval process, seek the assistance of technical staff available round the clock to see that audio retrieval from formatted SD card goes smoothly.

Simple steps to rescue audio files from formatted SD card:

  • Download and install Yodot Photo Recovery tool in the system with help of administrator account
  • Run the program and follow onscreen instructions, click on ‘Deleted Photo Recovery’ or ‘Lost Photo Recovery’ option
  • Proceed to next screen to select SD card that has been formatted
  • Mark audio files that needs to be rescued and then carry on to the scanning procedure
  • Upon completion of scanning process, view restored list of files in ‘Data View’ or ‘File Type View’
  • You can preview any restored audio file before saving it
  • Then you can select desired audio files and save them on location you prefer on your computer, other than SD card

Handy Tips:

  • Keep backup of important audio files on SD card to nay external hard drive to combat data loss scenario
  • Always double check and take backup of files stored on your SD card before hitting on format option
  • Avoid using SD card on different systems or digital gadgets as it can corrupt its storage media

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