Restore Photos from ExFAT Partition

ExFAT (Extended File Allocation Table) is completely platform independent file system among other file systems. Therefore it is mainly used in external storage device like portable hard drive; flash storage drives especially memory cards. As these removable storage component are frequently used on various device having different operating systems; ExFAT file system often provides hassle free usage of external storage device without reformatting the file system every time.

Wherever it comes to external storage device, most of its memory space is occupied by media files particularly photo files. However, photos and other files stored on ExFAT drive may be at the risk of loss or deletion under several situations. If you have removed or missing cherished images from ExFAT, then don’t bother!! Erased photos can be retrieved by using suitable media file restoration tools available in internet. Before going for significant software to recover photos from ExFAT, let us see some of possible causes accountable for loss or deletion of pictures:

  • Formatting: Mistakenly formatting partition or external storage device having ExFAT file system results in loss of images and other files
  • Deletion: Accidentally deleting pictures from ExFAT drive without verifying selected items thoroughly can lead to permanent deletion of those photos
  • Viruses Attack: Virus / malware attacks on storage device formatted with ExFAT file system may corrupt it and make device inaccessible thereby tends to loss of image file stored in it
  • Interrupted Transfer Process: While transferring photos from ExFAT drive to system or other device, if you face disruptions like abrupt system shutdown or power failure, then it may end up with loss of those picture files

ExFAT photo recovery software:

Yodot Photo Recovery is the accurate choice to get back deleted or lost photos from any partition or drive formatted with ExFAT file system on Windows computer. This utility is designed with advanced technologies and has simple interface to perform photo recovery from ExFAT drive without any difficulties. Along with deleted or missing photo files (JPG. JPEG, GIF, PIC, IMG, BMP, PSD, etc), this software also recovers audio files (MP3, AMR, MP4, WAV, MIDI, etc), video files (MOV, AVI, MPG, MP4, MPEG, M4V, etc), RAW images (CR2, NEF, ARW, RAW, DNG, ARI, etc) and other media files from ExFAT partition. This picture recovery utility can also recover photos from flash drive, memory card, iPod, external hard drive, internal hard drive, SSD and other storage media formatted with ExFAT. Even, you can rescue photos from hard dirve or other removable storage devices formatted with FAT, FAT16, FAT32, NTFS, NTFS5 and ReFS file system on Windows PC or Notebook. More to this, you comfortably run this software on Windows systems installed with Windows 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, XP, Server 2008 and 2003 operating systems.

Simple steps to recover photos from ExFAT drive:

Note: If you have deleted or lost photos from any external storage device formatted with ExFAT file system, then connect it to a Windows system and proceed with the below specified steps.

  • Download Yodot Photo Recovery software to Windows laptop / desktop
  • Open the program and stick to the on-screen instructions
  • From main screen, select “Deleted Photo Recovery” or “Lost Photo Recovery” options to restore photo files from ExFAT partition or drive based on data loss scenario
  • The tool scans and shows all partitions and device drives present on the Windows system
  • Select the partition or device drive from where you want to regain photos and click on “Next” button
  • The application scans again and shows all the photo files from the selected ExFAT partition or drive
  • You can even preview retrieved image files before saving them using “Preview” option
  • Finally save those rescued photos to desired location on system. However not tothe same partition or drive from where you have rescued them

Tips to Follow:

  • Backup your treasured photos stored on ExFAT partition on more than one storage device
  • Do not write anything on hard drive partition or external storage device that is having ExFAT file system after photo loss or deletion in order to avoid data overwriting