How to recover files from SD card

Nowadays SD memory cards are widely used in various portable devices, that you hardly find any portable device without a memory card in it. SD card can also be used in digital camera and camcorder as a storage media for storing the media files such as video recordings, audio recordings, digital photos, and funny video clips etc. Loss of media files on the SD card may take place due to various situations. So to perform SD card recovery, you need to use good third party SD card recovery software in order to recover files from SD card.

Secure digital (SD) cards are the most commonly used memory cards in various electronic devices like mobile phones, digital cameras, and camcorders etc. SD cards are developed by SD Card Association (SDA). The SD cards are divided into three categories, and they are standard capacity (SDSC), high capacity (SDHC), and extended capacity (SDXC). Capacity of the SD cards varies from different categories. Standard capacity SD cards (SDSC) varies from 2 GB to 4 GB, high capacity SD cards (SDHC) varies from 4 GB to 32 GB, and extended capacity SD cards (SDXC) varies from 32 GB to 2 TB. Secure digital memory cards are developed and marked by several companies like SanDisk, Matsushita, and Toshiba etc. SDSC card, SDHC card and SDXC card can be formatted with FAT 16, FAT 32 and Ext FAT file system respectively.

Deletion or loss of files on the SD card may take place due to various situations such as accidental deletion of wrong files on the SD card, corruption of file system on the SD card, unexpected system shutdown during file transfer, unintentionally removing the SD card from camera when it is connected to a computer and accidentally formatting the SD card etc. The most common scenario in which the loss of media files on the SD card may occur is that accidentally formatting the memory card. The accidental SD card format can be occurred either in digital camera or in computer (Desktop or Laptop). Let us briefly explain how the SD card format can be happened in digital camera.

Normally SD card is used in the digital camera for storing media files such as photos, audio files and video files. Few digital cameras will be provided with ‘Format’ option, and this option can be used to cleanup the memory card which is used in the digital camera. When you use format option in digital camera the SD card used in it will get format and all the media files stored on it will be erased. The loss of media files on the SD card can be occurred due to accidentally formatting it on the digital camera.

To recover files from the formatted SD card you need to make use of good third party SD card recovery software. Remo Recover (Windows) – Media Edition software is the best SD card recovery software which can effectively recovers files from the formatted SD card. You can download the demo version of it and try to recover files from SD card. This software supports the recovery of deleted or lost media files with various file formats from the different storage devices like external hard disk, USB drive, flash memory card (SD, XD, MMC, and memory stick), iPod and compact flash card etc.