Extract Text Files from SD Card

“I have saved most of my important text files in SD card. To access them I connected SD card to Windows system and gave command to transfer text files from SD card to desktop using Cut and Paste option. Unfortunately, my computer froze by showing blank screen due to unknown reason. So I restarted the PC and checked for text files, To my shock!!! All of text files were disappeared from both Windows as well as in SD card. Is there any solution to recover get back text files from SD card and Windows computer? Please help!!!”

SD card has many advantageous features and most popularly used in electronic gadgets. User can save text files, PPT files, Excel sheets and other files in it easily. Text files are mostly used file format opened using Notepad application on all computer platform to store information and it is a kind of computer files. Text files are usually saved in .txt file extension. However, many number of times it is possible to lose text file from SD card due to various situations.

Reasons that leads to loss or deletion of Text files from SD card:

  • You may mistakenly cancel file transfer process which quits transfer of Text files from SD card to system, which causes files loss from it
  • Unknowingly formatting SD card thinking that it as logical drive on computer can entirely lose files saved on SD card along with Text files
  • Utilizing same SD card on multiple devices can corrupt SD card, due to which Text files in it becomes inaccessible
  • Severe virus or malware attacks on computer can sometimes delete your crucial text files
  • While sharing files from SD card to computer, sometimes it results an error which in turn blocks access to Text files. Therefore, to remove such error you must compulsorily format your SD card

Sometimes, loss or deletion of Text files due to carelessness will be very painful. In such instant, to restore lost Text files from SD card it is better to use efficient card recovery tool.

Software to recover Text files from SD card:

User can regain formatted, lost or erased Text files from SD card using Yodot Photo Recovery tool on Windows computer. Its read-only program will not alter your original source Text file from SD card. It is built with advanced scanning technique to restore Text files from memory cards like SD card, xD card, CF card, MMC, memory stick, etc. Other than memory card, it can recover media files from external hard drive, FireWire drives, SSD drives, pen drive, hard drive partitions and other storage devices on computer. This program can restore files from erased SD card on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008 operating systems. Try the demo version of this utility to verify chances in restoring lost or erased Text files from SD card. If you are satisfied with result, then you can buy the product to activate 'Save Recovery Session' and save recovered files. For Mac users, it is recommended to use Yodot Mac Photo Recovery application which supports on various operating systems like Leopard, Snow Leopard, Lion, Mountain Lion, Mavericks and Yosemite.

Steps to rescue Text files from SD card:

  • Connect your SD card to Windows system through card reader
  • Download Yodot Photo Recovery utility and install it on your computer
  • After completion of installation, run the program to start recovery process
  • You will get two options on main screen that is 'Deleted Photo Recovery' and 'Lost Photo Recovery'
  • In that opt for either of the option to rescue Text files from SD card
  • The software will now show all available drives associated with computer
  • Select drive that symbolize SD card and click next
  • Later, software scans selected drive and displays all retrieved files
  • You can easily choose files with two different views such as 'File Type View' and 'Data View'
  • Select preferred files from the list that shown and click 'Next'
  • At last preview and browse for desired destination location to save restored media files

Useful Tips:

  • Keep backup of your important Text files that you don’t want to lose
  • Check twice or trice before deleting files from Smart memory card

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