Recover RAW Files from Digital Camera

There are certain situations that have caused loss of RAW image files present in your camera. All the pictures that are taken on camera are stored in the memory card. In order to save the pictures on the system and to carry out further processing of the RAW images, you connect digital camera to computer and carry out the transfer process using cut paste option.

As the size of RAW image is large compared to other image file formats, it takes some time for the transfer process to get completed. In the mean time, all of sudden system shuts down ending the transfer process instantly. Now, when you restart the computer to resume the RAW file transfer process, you find out that some of the image files from digital camera are missing which are neither present in the computer nor in camera memory card.

This is really not good as it may cost you your job. The processed RAW image files had to be posted on particular website urgently, but now you are stuck thinking of what is to be done to get back RAW images. As time is very precious in today’s world, effective photo recovery tool has to be installed which will help you to get raw files from digital camera immediately without causing anymore delay.

Common scenarios that cause loss of RAW files from digital camera are as listed below:

  • Abrupt ejection of digital camera from system during the transfer process of RAW photo files
  • Unintentionally formatting digital camera without keeping a proper backup of the RAW files can lead to huge data loss
  • Selecting restore factory settings option in digital camera cause loss of important RAW image files that were saved
  • Taking pictures from digital camera when the battery is almost running out may also lead to missing of RAW files from digital camera
  • While trying to arrange RAW files in a particular order, the user may unknowingly select all files and click on delete option which wipes out entire RAW files from digital camera
  • As a result of virus infection, valuable RAW files from digital camera memory card might be deleted or lost

Bring Back RAW Files from Digital Camera:

Yodot Mac Photo Recovery tool can be considered as the most reliable picture recovery application which is recommended by computer experts for getting back lost or deleted RAW image files. Designed with advanced features, this effective Mac photo recovery tool can restore all RAW image files that are lost or deleted from camera in a minimum amount of time. After the completion of recovery process, the user can preview and list RAW files in accordance to a particular order. The different RAW files that can be restored by using photo recovery utility are ARW, MRW, CR2, CRW, PEF, SR2, NEF, RAW, etc. RAW Image files retrieved can be viewed prior to saving them on respective destination location as available to host operating system user.

Simple procedure to retrieve RAW files from Digital Camera:

  • Download Yodot Mac Photo Recovery software and install it to on Mac OS X
  • Connect the camera to Mac system via USB cable
  • Launch the application tool and follow the onscreen steps
  • Deleted Photo Recovery and Lost Photo Recovery are the options present in the main screen
  • Once the required option is selected, this application will take you to next screen where list of drive present in computer will be displayed
  • Choose the respective Volume which represents the digital camera and then click Next button
  • The list of all RAW files that were deleted or lost from digital camera are listed
  • Select the RAW files which have to be restored and preview them
  • Save the RAW data to your desired storage media for example hard disk volume, pen drive or even on CDs or DVDs as available to the user


  • Avoid capturing pictures from camera when digital camera is running out of power
  • Never delete any of the RAW files unless you transfer them to your Macintosh computer
  • Stop using digital camera as soon as you realize that some files have been lost