How to Retrieve Images from SSD?

In current time, A Solid State Drive (SSD) is the best storage media available to save huge amount of data with fastest data transfer rate. A SSD drive is now high in demand because it requires less energy; resists shock; minimizes the disk accessing time with high speed performance. These all super features make this drive very popular to save important documents and media files such as pictures, video clips, sound recordings etc. If you are crazy for photography or do have a good collection of wonderful images, SSD drive could be the best media to save such crucial photos for a very long time.

However with the extensive use of SSD drive, users often experience data loss and for many users, it proves very terrific when they end up losing crucial images. A number of scenarios are countable for losing photos from SSD drive as explained below:

  • Computer viruses can result in inaccessible photos. Moreover, these destructive program may erase photos deliberately from the SSD
  • User can also hit Shift + Delete keys over few images in hurry or mistakenly when removing selected unneeded photos from SSD
  • Hardware / software failure issues may cause photo loss in SSD drive
  • Accidental formatting of the SSD drive results in complete erasure of SSD data including your favorite pictures
  • Frequent power surge or OS reboot can cause bad sectors in SSD and images saved over bad sectors becomes inaccessible

Photo recovery software for SSD:

In case you have no backup for SSD drive photos, Yodot Photo Recovery program is the best option for you to retrieve all missing or deleted image files on SSD. This is a multiple functional utility recommended by experts to perform quick and safe retrieval of photos in complex data troubles. With the aid of this tool you can recover pictures from corrupted, inaccessible or formatted SSD of any brand such as Kingston, Samsung, Hitachi, Crucial, Maxtor, Corsair, etc. This is designed with read only scanning mode to recover photos and videos from memory card used on digital, SLR and DSLR cameras, mobile phones, media players, etc. This software has ability to extract TIFF, BMP, PNG, CR2, SR2, JPEG, GIF, RAW, RAF, DNG, NEF and kinds of image files from SSD, USB flash drives, memory cards, external HDD and other storage media on Windows OS. Mac users can employ Yodot Mac Data Recovery tool to get back pictures from SSD on Mac OS X Leopard, Snow Leopard, Lion, Mountain Lion and Mavericks systems.

Steps to extract photos from SSD drive by using the software:

  • Download Yodot Photo Recovery tool to a healthy PC and go with the steps for complete installation
  • Now, connect your SSD drive from which photos have to be restored to Windows computer
  • As you launch the application, a main wizard opens up with the two different photo recovery modules i.e. “Lost Photo Recovery” and “Deleted Photo Recovery”
  • Select the right option depending on reason that resulted in picture files loss on SSD drive
  • On the next windows, a list of all the drives and partitions which are mounted to the system is displayed including your externally connected SSD drive
  • Mark that SSD drive and hit the “Next” button to instruct the application to start scanning process
  • Upon completion of the scanning operation, software shows you all the retrieved image files in “Data View” or “File Type View”
  • Go with any of above two file view types and use Preview option to view restored photo files
  • Now, browse for a storage location (not the same SSD drive) on your computer to save recovered photo files

Valuable Tips to avoid photo loss!

  • Keep additional of copy of essential photos in other storage devices for back propose
  • Install an effective anti-virus program and scan SSD drive regularly for removing external threats or viruses
  • Avoid interruptions while editing, moving or viewing photos from SSD to other storage drive