Recover Data from Sony Camera Card

“I was viewing my photos on Sony camera and it hanged suddenly. It was not responding to any of my button clicks and hence I forcefully turned it off by pressing power button. When I turned it on, a message “Access Denied” is getting displayed on camera screen. What can I do now? I have not transferred many pictures on camera to my computer. The only copy of photos is on memory card of Sony camera which I do not want to lose. Please help me out of this problem.”

If you have lost data from Sony camera memory card, then do not worry. You can get back lost files from Sony camera memory card using efficient card recovery software. Sony cameras are well known for unbeatable quality of images and videos captured using them. Sony has released varieties of cameras featuring to fulfill all customary needs and wants. There are various types of digital cameras like Compact Cyber-shot cameras, Alpha NEX cameras, Alpha DSLR cameras, etc. You can choose the one according to your requirements. Features like waterproof, with projectors, interchangeable lens, etc. are available in various models. Sony manufactures variety of flash memory cards like SD, SDHC, CF, Memory Stick, etc. to process and save captured data on cameras.

However, while users are immersed in exploring Sony camera, it happens many times that they end up losing data by committing one or the other mistake. Possible causes for loss of files from Sony camera memory card are as given below:

  • Data lost while transferring files from Sony camera memory card to any drive on computer, If it is interrupted due to power outage or loss of connection which was established between drive for file transfer
  • Photos are deleted from Sony camera memory card upon selecting “Delete All” option by mistake. You may also delete other data from Sony memory card intentionally or accidentally
  • Formatting Sony camera memory card for any purpose removes all data from card and results in data loss if you forgot to take data backup
  • Using Sony camera memory card on different electronic devices might cause data loss due to compatibility issues

Whatever may be the scenario, you can perform Sony camera memory card data recovery using Yodot Photo Recovery which is the best memory card data restoration software.

Sony camera memory card recovery software

Yodot Photo Recovery helps you to restore data from different Sony memory cards. Hence, you can use it to retrieve photos, videos, music files and other files from Sony camera. This utility is available for Windows as well as Mac OS X in separate versions. Choose the one for your PC and restore your important files and folders by connecting Sony camera memory card to the computer. The procedure to restore erased pictures on laptop, desktop, flash drives or any other storage medium is the same. This application supports retrieving media files from Sony, SanDisk, Transcend and other memory card brand. Apart from Sony camera memory card, you can even retrieve media files from various storage drives on your computer.

Detailed steps to retrieve Sony camera memory card data:

  • Download Yodot Photo Recovery software and install it on your computer
  • Connect Sony camera memory card to the system and run the recovery software
  • You will get main screen of utility from where you need to select “Deleted Photo Recovery” or “Lost Photo Recovery” depending on loss scenario
  • From next screen, select drive of Sony camera memory card and click on “Next”
  • Select file types that you want to restore from list and click on “Next” or otherwise select “Skip” option to get back all file types
  • Tool starts scanning camera memory card and displays result to you in short time span
  • Recovered files and folders can be viewed in “Data View” and “File Type View”
  • Select the files that you want to view and click on “Preview” option
  • You can save selected files or all recovered files by browsing a location on computer drive and clicking on “Save” option


  • Strictly check compatibility of Sony camera memory card before using it on any other devices
  • Always safely eject camera memory card from devices
  • Do not remove memory card out of Sony camera when read / write process is going on