Restore WMF Files

Including memorable photos that are captured in digital camera, mobiles, etc one will find wide varity of image file formats related to system. One such image file format is .wmf (Windows Metafile) in Windows system introduced by Microsoft. WMF contains the series of graphic operations, which are used to create vector images related to drawing tools.

In some instances, files stored in system will go missing or get deleted due to various reasons. If you face deletion or loss of WMF image files, it is difficult to run applications that rely on these image files. As these image files are application default, users will find difficult to recollect WMF photo files and feel annoyed. Therefore it is better to know reasons behind loss or deletion of WMF files from Windows system.

Let us discuss some reasons for WMF file loss or deletion:

  • Unintentionally deleting WMF files while accessing other program files in Windows system
  • Hard Drive crash or formation of bad sectors on Windows hard disk drive
  • Suspicious virus or malware attack to Windows system
  • Operating system malfunction or logical error in various application

When any of the above factors causes loss or removal of WMF files, don't get frustrated. As deletion or loss of WMF files causes only removal of their address pointers, but still there is a chance for recovering them back using any media file recovery softwares. Yodot Photo Recovery software is one among most used image file recovery applications.

WMF file recovery software:

Yodot Photo Recovery utility is the smartest and safest photo recovery software which helps you recover WMF files from Windows system. The tool not only retrieves WMF image files, but also helps you in recovering other photo formats such as JPG, JPEG, PSD, IMG, GIF, TIF, BSD, etc. Furthermore it can even rescue audio files, video clips, documents etc. from system hard disks, pen drives, external hard drives, memory cards, iPods and other storage media. The program is intended to runs on different versions of Windows operating systems such as Windows Server 2003 and 2008, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7 and latest Windows 8.

Steps to get back WMF files on Windows system:

  • Download and install Yodot Photo Recovery software on Windows desktop or laptop
  • Run the software and follow the onscreen instructions available
  • Use “Deleted Photo Recovery” option to bring back deleted Windows Metafiles or select “Lost Photo Recovery” option to restore missing or lost WMF images from the main screen
  • Now you will get a screen with list of drives present on that Windows system. Select the Windows partition from where you have to revive WMF files and click “Next”
  • The program scans the entire drive and displays all the deleted WMF image files
  • Mark your preferred image files from the recovered files; you can even preview WMF files before saving them using “Preview” option provided
  • At last browse the location to save your rescued WMF files.The destination location should not be the same from where you have recovered WMF images to avoid overwriting of files

Things to keep in mind:

  • Don’t save new files on Windows partition from where you have deleted or lost WMF files, because new data will start overwriting the deleted files making them unrecoverable
  • Backup essential WMF files on some other storage devices
  • Always install your system with genuine anti-virus software to avoid severe virus attack

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