Recover SR2 Photos

SR2 (Sony Camera RAW) is a RAW photo format developed by Sony. Images captured in all Sony digital camera models are saved with .sr2 file extension. This SR2 photo file is compatible with various photo viewers such as Microsoft Windows Photos, CyberLink PhotoDirector, Microsoft Windows Live Photo Gallery and other applications. Many photograph lovers use Sony digital cameras to capture photos of special events. However, Sony SR2 images might get delete or go missing in different instances. Generally, often users transfer SR2 images captured in Sony digicam to Windows system or other storage devices in order to backup them safely. Unfortunately, while moving SR2 photos from Sony camera to other devices due to disruptions like abrupt system shutdown, sudden ejection of Sony camera cable and lot more factors might results in loss of SR2 images that were under processing.

Let us consider some other reasons behind loss or deletion of Sony SR2 photos:

  • In some circumstances you may unintentionally delete SR2 photos from Sony digicam or from Windows system while trying to preview them
  • Sony digital camera’s memory card corruption because of virus attack, mishandling, etc. may make its data inaccessible including SR2 images
  • Mistakenly formatting Sony camera’s memory card or Windows partitions containing SR2 pictures can erase those photo files

Likewise you might come across several situations which results in deletion or missing of your priceless SR2 photos captured in Sony DLSR camera. If you are searching on how to bring back lost SR2 image files, then make use of precise SR2 file recovery application such as Yodot Photo Recovery.

SR2 photo file recovery tool:

Yodot Photo Recovery is a renowned media file restoration software, which helps you in retrieving deleted or lost SR2 photos lost from Sony camera’s memory card or from Windows hard drive. This application is designed with significant modules and algorithms which support to rescue erased or missing SR2 image files based on file name, file extension, file creation data, etc. Apart from recovering Sony SR2 files, this tool can recover Canon CR2 files, Nikon NEF images, Kodak KDS files, Olympus ORF photos and many more RAW images captured in various brands of digital cameras. Other than RAW images, This tool also get back generic photo files (JPG, JPEG, TIF, PSD, GIF, PNG, IMG and so on), audio files (MP3, MP4, WMA, MP4, etc.), video files (AVI, DIVX, MOV, MP4, MPEG, M4V, etc.) and lots more from HDD, portable hard drive, pen drives, iPod and so on. Furthermore, this tool works well with Windows 8, 8.1, 7, Vista, XP, Server 2008 and 2003 OS based systems.

Steps to recover SR2 photo files:

  • Connect Sony digital camera to Windows computer via USB cable
  • Download Yodot Photo Recovery application and install it to Windows system
  • Run the software and follow instructions displayed on-screen
  • Make use of “Deleted Photo Recovery” or “Lost Photo Recovery” option to retrieve deleted or lost SR2 photo files from respective drive
  • Now this utility displays all the partitions and external drives present in it
  • Select Windows partition or Sony camera drive from where SR2 images are to be restored
  • Then, this program starts scanning selected drive and shows list of recovered SR2 files in two different views which are “Data View” and “File Type View”
  • Navigate between the these view types and choose SR2 picture files which you want to bring back
  • At the end, save retrieved SR2 photo files to desired location


  • Backup vital SR2 photo files on various external storage devices to overcome unforeseen data loss scenarios
  • Do not capture new images in Sony digicam and don’t save new files on Windows PC after SR2 photo loss to avoid data overwriting
  • Maintain power backup in Sony camera while moving SR2 images to system or other devices