Recovery of RAW Files from Sony RX100 Camera

“Yesterday, while copying RAW files from Sony rx100’s memory card to desktop computer, I cancelled process in middle itself thinking that I already copied those files in system. But the thing is I didn’t copy those files earlier. Due to sudden cancellation, I lost those RAW image files permanently. Is there any possible solution to get back lost RAW pictures from Sony CyberShot RX100 camera? Reply soon……..”

Above kind of situation may happen commonly while using Sony Cybershot RX100 digital camera. Often, raw files deletion is the common event for camera users. Let us know some more scenarios where in raw images may get deleted from Sony RX100:

  • While viewing pictures in Sony RX100 camera, if you unknowingly press “Delete All” button, then it will remove entire image files
  • If camera’s memory card is corrupted after wrong usage, improper ejection, file system corruption and firmware error, etc, chances of accessing RAW images from the card is very slim
  • In case, memory card on Cybershot RX100 is infected by harmful viruses, then deletion of raw pictures from card can occur when card is scanned with antivirus software
  • If you accidentally format memory card on Sony Cybershot RX100, then it will erase entire files which are stored in card including RAW files

How to restore raw photo files from Sony DSC RX100?

Use Yodot Photo Recovery tool to regain RAW files like ARW, SRF and SR2 from Sony RX100 camera on Windows system. Along with Sony raw files, it can retrieve other images (JPG, GIF, JPEG, PNG, WPG, BMP, etc), videos (AVI, MP4, MOV, M4V, AVCHD, RM, etc.), music (AMR, MP3, M4A, WMA, AIFF and so on) and all other document file types on Windows system. User friendly interface of this program makes even non-technical user to restore RAW files from Sony Cybershot RX100 without any difficulty. It also recovers RAW files from external hard drive, memory stick, pen drive, iPod, SSD, etc that have FAT and NTFS file systems. In addition to Sony, it can retrieve RAW files from other brands of camera such as Canon, Nikon, Pentax, Samsung, Panasonic, LG and lot more. This raw files restoration tool is compatible on Windows OS versions like Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003 and 2008.

Procedure to restore RAW picture files from Sony DSCRX100:

  • First connect Sony camera along with its card to your Windows system
  • Download the application and install it
  • Next, run installed tool to go ahead
  • You will get two options in main screen such as ‘Deleted Photo Recovery’ and ‘Lost Photo Recovery’, choose the option according to RAW file loss condition
  • Next screen will display list of drives present in Windows system; select the one representing memory card from Sony RX100 camera
  • Next, wait until scanning is finished
  • Further all recovered files will be displayed in two different view types like ‘Data view’ and ‘File Type view’
  • Make your selection and then click on “Next” button
  • Finally, save restored raw images in a desired location rather than source drive (here Sony RX100’s card)

Tips to avoid file loss!!

  • Use “Eject” option while removing memory device from Sony DSC RX100 camera
  • Never eject memory card in between file transfer process
  • Never capture new photos using Sony RX100 after deletion or loss of raw files to avoid data overwriting