Bring Back Data from Formatted Media Card

“I have attached media card to my computer in order to get few files. I have moved few files to media card using ‘Cut’ option as those files were not mine and I was supposed to hand over media card to my client. However, at the time of ejecting media card from my PC, I have mistakenly hit on ‘Format’ option instead of eject. Now entire data saved upon media card is erased. Apart from cut files, media card was also loaded with few photos and videos of my client which he said me not to delete. Please someone suggest me an ultimate way to get back files from formatted media card”

Generally users utilize media card in certain multimedia devices such as camera, mobile, MP3 player, MP6 player, etc. It comes with different memory capacities such as 8GB, 16GB, 32GB and 64GB; users can utilize any one based on their requirement. Also, few media cards facilitate outstanding speed which ensures quick transfer and access speed without waiting for long time. But, as user explained in above situation, files from media card may get lost due to accidental formatting. Prior to knowing about the best way to resolve your problem, let us have a look at the scenarios that results in losing data from media card due to formatting. Below explained are few causes:

  • In order to convert file system of media card, you need to select it and then click on “Format” option. Few users commence this action without taking backup of their data and lose complete data from media card
  • If you connect NTFS formatted media card to Mac system, then Mac operating system fails to recognize the file system that is compatible with Windows and displays message to format media card. At such instance you need to format media card to reuse it for saving data
  • Sometimes you may accidentally format media card connected to your computer instead of formatting partition on hard drive that hold unwanted files

If you are a user who regularly backup important data of media card in your computer, then above explained situation is not at all a issue to you; as your precious media files can be restored from backup. In case you do not have the habit of taking data backup, then above instances may put you in dilemma. But with the assistance of suitable media card recovery software, you get back each and every file which they have lost due to formatting.

Media card recovery file software:

The main purpose of introducing Yodot Photo Recovery software is to help those users who have lost their precious media files. So, getting back data from formatted media card is not at all a problem, if you download this software. It has already differentiated media files and created its list, so you can glance over the list and choose which files you want. Other than media card, you can recover data from Smart Media Card, Multi Media card, SD card, MicroSD, SDHC, SDXC, CF, xD, XQD, Memory Sticks and memory card types by using this tool. In addition to memory card, you can restore photos, RAW images, video clips, audio recordings and other documents from internal hard drives, portable hard drives, SSD drives, USB drives, iPods, MP3 player etc. It has ability to restore media files formatted, corrupted or not recognized media card after any logical faults. The media file recovery application will ensure that it does not alter or modify any file present in your media card. In case you want to view recovered media files, then you can check it by just clicking on “Preview” option provided on the screen.

Guidelines to recover data from formatted media card:

  • Connect media card to your windows computer and download Yodot Photo Recovery software to that computer
  • Install the software and run it to start recovering files from media card
  • Main screen displays with two options which are “Deleted Photo Recovery” and “Lost Photo Recovery”
  • Select the drive that indicates your media card
  • Permit the software to scan the media card by clicking on “Next”
  • The software now displays recovered media files in two view types which are “Data View” and “File Type View”
  • Preview restored files and at last save them on a preferred location

How to avoid data loss?

  • You are suggested to keep backup of your files before formatting media care
  • Do not connect Windows compatible media card to Mac system

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