How to Extract CR2 Images from Canon?

Just deleted your favorite bunch of CR2 images from your camera? Don’t know how all files are missing on camera memory card? No doubt, people get shocked when they realize their important images have disappeared from Canon digital camera. Definitely Canon is one of the most popular brands that deliver advanced digital camera to make photography more innovative and easy. With the aid of external memory chips like SD, SDHC, microSD cards, user can take hundreds of snaps continuously that are usually saved with .CR2 file extension.

However, improper handling of Canon camera or its memory card often results in unexpected loss of CR2 images. Followings are some common scenarios which may trouble users by rendering loss or deletion of Canon CR2 files:

  • User may lose CR2 images from Canon camera due to accidental formatting of camera memory card when it is connected to the computer
  • Corruption to memory card file system can make it inaccessible as a result users won’t be able to access any file on card
  • Deletion of important CR2 files is possible while erasing unwanted photos from Canon camera
  • CR2 files on Canon camera get inaccessible or missing when it is affected with viruses or malware programs

CR2 file recovery program!

Do not be upset when you come to know about loss of your irreplaceable CR2 image files from Canon camera. To recover missing or deleted CR2 photos, you can employ Yodot Photo Recovery program. It is an easy to use and reliable application to recover photos from Canon 7D, Canon EOS 400D, Canon PowerShot D20 and other EOS DSLR models released by Canon. Similarly, you can use this utility to undelete CR2 images from series of Canon Digital IXUS and Canon PowerShot digital camera models. Along with retrieving CRW and CR2 pictures from Canon camera, user can use this app to restore RAW photos from Samsung, Fujifilm, Panasonic, Sony, Nikon, Minolta, Kodak and other branded cameras and camcorders. This software can be employed to recover Canon CR2 files on all the latest Windows 8, 7, XP, Vista, Server 2003 and 2008 OS based computers.

Steps to rescue Canon camera CR2 files:

  • Connect your Canon digital camera to the system via USB cable or plug a card reader with camera SD card
  • Download Yodo Photo Recovery application and follow the instructions to install it
  • Launch the program and wait for the main wizard where you get two powerful photo recovery options i.e. “Deleted Photo Recovery” and “Lost Photo Recovery”
  • Click on the option “Deleted Photo Recovery” to get back erased CR2 images
  • Else select the “Lost Photo Recovery” option to restore CR2 image files that are missing on Canon camera
  • After you select any photo recovery option the software will display all drives including Canon camera
  • Select external drive representing Canon camera to retrieve deleted or lost CR2 files
  • The software initiates scanning process and displays all the recoverable files from your Canon camera memory
  • Select your desired images that you want to restore and click on “Next” to continue
  • Pick any recovered CR2 file and preview it by using the preview option
  • Finally mark all the restored images and click on ‘Save’ button to save them in a selected destination location on computer hard drive

Helpful Suggestions!

  • Maintain backup of all essential CR2 images so that you can use it after photo loss
  • Keep your Canon camera SD card protected from deadly viruses
  • Do not use your Canon camera to take snaps when the battery power is low

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