Nowadays, memory cards became popular because of their portability, storage capacity, smaller size, less weight, etc. These memory cards are used to store documents, photos, audio, video files etc. And memory cards are used in most of the electronic devices like, digital cameras, camcorders, mobile phones, tablets, MP3 players, etc.
Mainly these memory cards are used in digital cameras to store the captured photos. These photos are becoming so important in our day to day life. These days in every function we are taking memorable pictures for future remembrance. When these important photos get deleted or lost due to different reasons like overwriting the data, inserting the memory card on incompatible devices, etc., then, it could be the huge data loss. However, these lost or deleted photos can be recovered using Photo Recovery software.
Scenarios that cause deletion or loss of photos from memory card
Due to limited storage capacity of memory card, you usually delete unnecessary files from memory card to store the new picture files. But, in some situation while deleting waste photo files, you may mistakenly delete some important pictures from memory card when you are using it in mobile phone. Thus, this type of situation may lead to permanent deletion.
When the memory card gets corrupted, you cannot access the photo files resided in it. Memory card may get corrupted due to different reasons like, pulling out the memory card during photo transfer, using of same memory card in different devices, capturing of photos in camera when the battery is low, etc.
Memory cards can easily get affected by virus attacks. Virus attacks may occur due to installing of unauthorized third party applications in mobile phones. In order to using of this illegal third party application data may get deleted permanently.
Apart from above mentioned scenarios there are various other reasons for data loss from memory card such as unintentional formatting, file system corruption, sudden power surges, etc. But, you can recover lost or deleted picture file using Photo recovery software.
Steps to recover photos from memory card using Photo Recovery software
- Download and install Photo Recovery software on your computer for recovering photos from memory card. It is providing free demo version to its users. After installing run the software and you need to follow some recovery steps which you will get on the new window. Select the “Recover Photos” on the first step
- After clicking on “Recover Photos”, you will get two options as “Recover Deleted Photos” and other is “Recover Lost Photos”. If you want to recover deleted photos from flash drives, then you can choose “Recover Deleted Photos”, if you want to recover lost pictures, then you have to select “Recover Lost photos”. Here, in this situation you have to select “Recover Lost Photos”
- Select the appropriate option based on your requirement that whether you want to recover deleted pictures or lost pictures. By selecting either of the options, it shows memory card which has been connected to the computer and also shows the other drives present in the computer. Here you have to select the memory card
- After selecting the memory card, this software scans the entire memory and shows you all the list of photos from memory
- This software has “Find” option which helps you to search the pictures by typing file extension name in recovered list. If you don’t know the file extension type you can skip the step
- After skipping the step, you will get all the photo files which have been recovered from memory card, you can preview whole files in the recovered list and then choose the particular file which you want to restore
- The file which you want recover can be stored on desired location
- With this trial version you can recover up to 1GB of data only
- If you are satisfied with the result of this, then you can buy full version of this software
Feature of Photo Recovery software
Photo Recovery software has built in deep scanning algorithm and performs rigorous scanning and restores the all the photos with in few clicks. This tool recovers pictures even after even after emptying the Recycle Bin or Trash folder. It supports to recover files on all versions of Mac (Leopard, Snow Leopard, Lion, Mountain Lion, Mavericks, Yosemite) and Windows (Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 2003, Windows 7, Windows 8) Operating System.
This software has the capability to restore picture from hard drives of your system, USB external Drives, FireWire drives, iPod, etc. Recovering pictures from various types of memory cards like SD card, XD card, SDHC card, MMC, memory sticks, etc. is possible by using this software. With this software you can efficiently recover pictures from various brands of memory cards like Samsung, SanDisk, Sony, Kingston, etc.
Photo Recovery software can recover almost all types of picture files like JPEG, JPG, TIFF, PNG, GIF, CR2, CRW, etc. It has in built preview option to view recovered images before restoration. Recovered photo files can store on the basis of their File name, size, date, and file type.