How to Restore Photos and Videos from Memory Stick?

“I have 16GB memory stick that I frequently use on my desktop to store important files. Along with files, I had recently moved certain pictures and videos of an occasion into memory stick to share them with my family and friends. As I connected this storage device to a laptop all I got to see was an error message stating, “0 bytes data”. I didn’t keep any copy on the desktop and now I am seriously into big trouble if I cannot access these media files. Can anyone help me to get back photos and videos from memory stick that is showing error?”

Memory stick is a tiny storage media with flash technology to support easy and fast data read / write processes. It is available in different storage capacities and one can choose them according to their needs. These tiny flash media is compatible on computers, digital gadgets like cameras and camcorders to hold varieties of file types. When it comes to digital gadgets, memory stick exclusively saves all precious pictures and video files recorded on the gadget. But then, photos and videos on memory stick are likely to become futile in number of situations, for instance as given in above example. So, have a brief look at how picture and video files from memory stick are lost in following section:

  • Use of same memory stick on multiple platforms can damage its file system causing inaccessibility of pictures and videos saved in stick
  • Saving new files when memory stick is out of free memory or if the gadget is running out of low battery might cause the same issue as given above
  • Incorrect removal of memory stick from digital gadgets or from computer during file transfer process will either cause missing of files and corruption of memory stick
  • Accidentally choosing delete option on selected pictures and video files from memory stick connected to system instead of performing copy or move option will erase those files permanently
  • Memory stick formatting accidentally or forcefully in certain troublesome situations without holding backup of important videos and photo files

These factors may render loss or deletion of pictures and videos from memory stick and putting you in a dilemma what to do next. Very simple, stop using the memory stick for any further data activities and immediately make use of relevant media file recovery software.

Memory stick photos and videos retrieval tool:

Engineered with advanced technology, Yodot Photo Recovery is the excellent tool to get back pictures and videos from memory stick. It has caliber to retrieve image files of JPEG, PNG, BMP, TIFF, GIF, PIC, PSP, NEF, CR2, ORF, RAW, etc. formats and videos formats like MPEG, MP4, AVI, MOV, AVS, 3GP, AVCHD, M4V and others. This tool is capable of recovering even music files like AMR, MP3, MIDI, WAV, RM, etc. from memory stick after deletion or loss scenarios. Using this tool one can extract all files from Delock USB 2.0 Nano memory stick, Verbatim memory stick, PSP, memory stick, SanDisk memory stick Pro Duo and so on. Along with memory stick, media files can be restored from USB pen drive, system as well as external hard disk, memory cards, SSD, FireWire drive and many other storage devices. This utility suits well on computers running with Windows 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, XP, Server 2008 and 2003 operating systems.

Step by step procedure to rescue photos and videos from memory stick:

  • Connect the victim memory stick to a Windows computer and download Yodot Photo Recovery tool on that system
  • Install and run the utility with the help of onscreen instructions
  • When main screen appears, click on ‘Deleted Photo Recovery’ option to get back erased image and video files
  • Else, click for ‘Lost Photo Recovery’ option and proceed next
  • Now, choose the drive representing memory stick and click next
  • Then, mention photo and video file types that you wish to restore or simply click on ‘Mark All’ option
  • By clicking next, software will start scanning memory stick to rescue videos and images from it
  • Once scanning completes, list of retrieved pictures and videos along with other files will get displayed in ‘Data View’ or ‘File Type View’
  • Glance at rescued images and video files and view the details of selected files using ‘Preview’ option
  • Then, save all necessary recovered files to new destination location on Windows computer drive

Notable Tips:

  • Do not save restored pictures and video files to same memory stick that was scanned
  • Avoid possible mistakes while using memory stick, which can render loss of photos and videos from it

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