Recovery of Videos and Pictures from Memory Card

“I need quick help as I have lost useful photos and videos from memory card due to accidental formatting. In the process of formatting pen drive connected to system, I clicked for format option on memory card. This has erased all photos and videos from the memory card. Now, is there any way to get back media files from memory card?”

There are varieties of memory cards used on digital gadgets to save media files. Most of the digital devices such as mobile phone, camera, camcorder, MP3 player, game consoles and so on utilize memory card to increase storage memory space. Its compact size and excellent storage capacity can hold numerous files. Usually, memory cards are at great use in digital cameras and camcorders to store captured pictures and HD videos safely. However, photos and videos from memory cards can get lost in most unpredicted ways.

Some common situations that would lead to loss of photos and videos from memory card are:

  • Memory card file system corruption due to malware attack can result in its inaccessibility
  • Mistakenly erasing pictures or videos from memory card while trying to remove unwanted files
  • Interrupted transfer process of files from memory card due to its abrupt removal, which causes missing of those files from card
  • Saving new photos or videos when memory card is out of free space or when gadget is having insufficient battery can corrupt the card
  • Using same memory card on multiple gadgets can induce damage to memory card making it inaccessible

However, it is needless to worry about memory card photo and video files lost in any of the above mentioned scenarios when there is proper backup. But if this is not the case, then employ good recovery software to regain lost or erased memory card media files.

Memory card photos and videos recovery software:

Using Yodot Photo Recovery software it is now possible to get back photos, videos and other media files from memory cards with ease. This tool can support to get back photos with IMG, PNG, PIC, JPEG, GIF, TIFF, NEF, RAW, CR2, SRW, DNG, PSD, FFF, etc; videos of MPEG, MOV, AVI, MPG, MP4, DIVX, 3G2, etc. and music like AMR, AIFF, MP3, WAV, etc. Its effective recovery modules are quick and safe to get back lost photos and videos from memory cards like SD, micro SD, CF, micro SDHC, SDXC, MMC, mini SD, xD, XQD, SDHC and others. This tool can even restore media files from SSD, internal / external hard drive, FireWire drive, USB pen drive and other storage devices. One can use this tool on Windows 8, Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows 8.1, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008 OS based computers.

Follow these steps to restore pictures and videos from memory card:

  • Connect your memory card to a Windows computer via proper card reader
  • Install Yodot Photo Recovery program by completely downloading it on the Windows computer
  • In main window two options called, ‘Deleted Photo Recovery’ and ‘Lost Photo Recovery’ gets displayed
  • Click on appropriate option according to loss of photos and videos from memory card
  • Software shows a list of drives present on the system, select the drive representing memory card
  • Proceeding next, software permits you to mention file types that you want to recover or just skip the step
  • Now, software scans the memory card within few seconds
  • Next screen shows all restored files from memory card in Data View and File Type views
  • Go through the files, preview details of selected files and proceed to save it in target location on host system drive (avoid saving recovered files to the same memory card)

Necessary Tips:

  • Do not remove photos and videos from memory card needlessly
  • Backup files from memory card to avoid unexpected loss of photos and videos