SD Card Recovery
A non-volatile memory card known as SD card is used in different portable devices like digital camera, mobiles etc, in order to storage images, videos, music files etc. The SD card has a storage capacity varying from several MBís to several GBís. Different types of SD cards available in the market are SD card, MiniSD card and MicroSD card. You can carry these memory cards from one location to another as they are portable. As nothing is immune in this digital world, even you might lose your precious files saved on SD cards.
There are many scenarios were the data stored on these SD cards may be deleted or get lost. Sometimes users do not save thier valuable images from digital camera to computer or any other external storage devices as backup and still continue to take photos from the camera. In such scenarios, if the SD card is almost full of memory then the new pictures captured may not be saved in it, resulting in loss of images. However, in order to recover photos from Canon digital camera, you should opt for a good photo recovery software.
In case you do not have backup then you can try photo recovery tool which helps you to recover erased pictures from Transcend USB drive. For more helphul hints read here. All these safety steps would help you to overcome data loss situations in future to some extent. However, still there are instances where even after following all these precautionary steps user face data loss scenarios.
The photo recovery software is the best way which helps user to get back their deleted or lost photos from SD card. It also restores data from memory card, memory Sticks, IDE / ATA / SATA / SCSI hard disk drives, CF cards, XD cards, external USB drives and canThe software has an excellent feature of retrieving deleted data with the help of inbuilt scan algorithm which scans the entire disk for the lost images. It can also be used to recover deleted photos from iPhoto library in case of damage in iPhoto database.
Step 1: Remove the SD card from portable devices, and connect it to a healthy computer using card reader on which the recovery software has been installed. Run the software by double clicking on shortcut icon present on the desktop or from programs menu. Select "Recover Photos" option from the main window as shown in Figure 1.
Figure 1. Main Window
Step 2: A new window appears, which gives an option to choose between "Recover Deleted Photos" and "Recover Lost Photos" as shown in Figure 2. Select the appropriate using which you want to recover photos.
Figure 2. Select Recover Photos Option
Step 3: After selecting the appropriate option to recover deleted or lost photo files, a new window displays the available physical and logical drives as shown in Figure 3. Select the SD card and then click on "Next".
Figure 3. Select SD Card
Step 4: Clicking on "Next" button, a list of files appears with the different file formats. You can select a single or many different file types based on the requirement and click on "Next". You can also skip the process by using "Skip" option as shown in Figure 4.
Figure 4. Select File Type
Step 5: Once you click on "Next" button, the software starts scanning the selected SD card for the lost or deleted images. Once the software completes scanning process, the list of recovered data is displayed. This recovered data can be viewed by making use of "File Type view" and "Data View" option as shown in Figure 5.
Figure 5. Recovered Photos with different File Types
Step 6: Using the "Preview" option, you can view the recovered images as shown in Figure 6. "Save Recovery Session" allow you to save the scanned data. By using "Open Recovery Session" option you can load this saved session once you activate the full version of the recovery software. Then you can restore deleted photos from JetFlash sd card with ease.
Figure 6. Preview Recovered Photos