How Can I Restore Raw Format Files?

“Hello everyone, I am using Sony RX100 IV; I had captured lot of pictures and videos that are actually saved in raw format. To edit those raw photos I connected camera to my PC. May be while selecting all files to transfer, I had selected ‘Delete All’ option; now all files have disappeared from my camera. Can anyone please suggest how to recover files with a raw format? Those files are really important for me. Thanks in advance.”

Whenever you encounter this scenario it is highly recommended not to use camera before recovering files from it. You cannot retrieve raw files after overwriting new data on free space marked by deletion.

Apart from above mentioned condition there exist some other reason that may lead to loss or deletion of raw files from camera or any other storage devices; here it goes:

File transfer issues: There might be chances of losing vital raw files while transferring from one system to another

Formatting and reformatting: Intentionally or unintentionally formatting or reformatting the drive containing raw files leads to file loss

Ejecting camera or memory card: Improperly ejecting camera or memory card connected to computer during file transmission may be main reason for losing essential raw files

Due to low battery: Capturing images or videos while camera popping up low battery alert message

You know in such conditions you will lose important raw files and other data stored on any digital gadgets. Then what exactly you need to do to get raw files from camera or any other devices?

Select professional raw file recovery application:

Now, it’s time to end your worries about how to recover raw files from USB, camera memory, system drive, memory card and any other storage devices. Choose Yodot Photo Recovery application to restore raw files from all types of storage devices. It supports variety of raw files captured by different camera brands such as Canon, Nikon, Samsung, Panasonic, Fujifilm, Sony and many more. Along with raw file types it supports JPG, JPEG, PNG, GIF, PIC, BMP, TIFF, AVI, AVS, MOV, MP4, M4V, MP3 and many more. This tool facilitates deep scanning mechanism to get back files from formatted, reformatted as well as broken storage device with ease. It supports different Windows OS based computers such as Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2013.

Step by step procedure to retrieve raw files using Yodot application:

  • Download and install Yodot Photo Recovery software on your computer
  • Launch the program and follow as per the options that shows up on the main screen
  • Select “Deleted Photo Recovery” option to recover deleted raw files. If raw files were lost without your knowledge then click on “Lost Photo Recovery”
  • Now, click on the drive from which you want to regain files and click on “Next” button
  • Select raw file types which you want to restore then click “Next” to permit scanning
  • After completion of scan, preview recovered raw files then “Save” them in target destination by purchasing license key of the product

Useful tips for camera users:

  • Always be careful while selecting files from camera
  • Make your memory card as ‘Write Protected’ to avoid unauthorized access
  • Don’t eject memory card improperly during file transmission