How to Recover Digital Photos from SD Card?


“Recently, I had taken lot of pictures using my camera on Holiday trip. After returning from trip, I reviewed all photos on my PC. However, I have comitted a mistake while arranging photos on it. Instead of deleting a few of the useless images i accidentally erased many of the important images. Now my question is how can I recover digital photos from my SD card?”

This is a very common accident and happened to the best of us. Often users come across this situation and lose their crucial photos from SD card. Not only formatting, there are a number of reasons that are accountable for photo loss. However, memories are very important and photos are the only way to keep them alive. Whatever is reason for losing such memories from SD card, don’t be fret at this stage and stay calm. Users are facilitated with advanced technology to recover digital photos from SD card.

Obviously SD card is very useful and extensively used media to save digital photos and videos on camera. These digital cards are very exposed to various corruption issues especially when users do mistakes while performing operation on the card. For example, after taking photos from camera, you may intend to save those photos on computer hard drive. While copying pictures on computer, if the card is ejected suddenly or computer gets shut down, it may result in loss of photos that were being copying. Now, user will have to look for a proficient digital camera SD card recovery tool to retrieve digital photos from SD card.

SD card are recommended to do not use the card in different devices. Such overusing of card gives rise to the SD card corruption. Also, it may result in corrupted file system on SD card. Due to such improper usage of SD card, often users receive format error message and done with formatting the card. This action instantly results in removal of digital photos and other media files from SD card. However, after the card is formatted, user can restore digital pictures and other files.

It is the best practice to have installed a professional Digital Card Recovery application on computer to avoid unexpected loss of digital photos from SD card. Soon after photos are lost or deleted, launch this smart app on your computer and perform digital photo recovery from SD card. This software offers advanced features that are capable enough to retrieve kinds of digital photos from formatted, damaged, inaccessible or corrupted SD cards, SDXC, xD, CF and other digital memory cards.

Steps to restore digital photos from SD card

Step 1: Download, and install the free edition of Digital Card Recovery Software on your system. Now, connect the SD card to the system. Now, launch the software, and select Recover Photos option from the main window. Then, you will see a list of available logical and physical disk drives. Coose the drive representing your digital card, and click Scan button to start scanning the digital card, as shown in figure A.

Recover Digital Photos from SD Card - Welcome Screen

Figure A: Welcome Screen

Step 2: Now, the software scans the digital card to find deleted & lost files as shown in figure B.

Recover Digital Photos from SD Card - Select Digital Memory Card

Figure B: Scanning for Deleted & Lost Files

Step 3: Upon the completion of scanning and recovery process, a list of recovered files are displayed. You can view the recovered files in Data View, and File Type View, as shown in figure C.

Recover Digital Photos from SD Card - Recovered Files in Data View & File Type View

Figure C: Recovered Files in Data View & File Type View

Step 4: Prior to saving the recovered files, you can preview each of the recovered file just by double-clicking on the file, or by right-clickin on the file, and choosing Preview option, as shown in figure D.

Recover Digital Photos from SD Card - Preview Recovered Files

Figure D: Preview Recovered Files

Step 5: Finally, if you are satisfied with the recovery results of the software, then activate the license key of the tool, and save the recovered files at the desired location of your choice, as shown in figure E.

Recover Digital Photos from SD Card - Save Recovered Files

Figure E: Save Recovered Files

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