Restore Lost Data from SD Card

  • Recover deleted files or data lost due to accidentally formatting SD Card
  • Restore pictures after you reset your digital camera or camcorder to factory settings
  • Get back lost photos from corrupted flash memory cards (SD, XD, CF, and MMC), memory sticks, digital camera, iPod, flash drives, hard drives etc.
  • Supports recovery from SD, Micro SD, Mini SD, SDHC, SDXC cards
  • Supports recovery from popular brands like Kingston, SanDisk, Sony, Transcend etc,

Recover lost data from SD card

SD (Secure Digital) cards are physically small, but high capacity memory cards,having standard storage capacities, ranging from few MB to several hundered GB. They are commonly used in small portable devices like digital cameras, hand held computers, PDAs, mobile phones, GPS receivers, camcorders, audio players, video game consoles etc. The other formats of SD cards are SDHC (Secure Digital High Capacity), SDXC, microSD and miniSD cards. SD cards are designed to support various files types like image files, audio files, video files, etc.

However, like any other storage device, SD cards are also prone to corruption and data loss.The following scenarios may contribute to the logical crash of an SD card, leading to loss of photos and other files present on it:

  • Accidental deletion of files (human error)
  • Corruption of the file system
  • Accidental formatting
  • Abrupt system shut down while transferring files from SD card to computer and vice-versa
  • Improper ejecting of the SD card from the laptop or PC

Due to such situations, you would not be able to access the files stored on your SD card. Since you are not able to see the files stored on your SD card, it does not mean that they are gone for ever. Only the file table entry of the file will be deleted and not the data present on that card. The data still exists on the card and is recoverable if necessary precautions are taken, and the right software is used.

Precautions: Stop using the SD card for any further Read or Write operations. Further use of the SD card might destroy the data to be recovered, rendering the data unrecoverable. It is suggested, that you instantly write-protect the card, according to the manufacturer’s instructions.

Remo Recover (Windows) Media Edition, recovers lost and deleted digital photos and various other files from removable drives and also from fixed hard drives with ease. It’s easy to use interface requires absolutely zero technical knowledge from the user to recover data.

Follow the steps explained here on how to recover lost data from an SD card using Remo Recover (Windows) Media Edition software.

Important :

  • The "Save" option is disabled in the Demo Version of the software. You can only preview the files in the Demo Version.The "Save" option gets enabled, once you buy the Full Version.

Related Information

Recover Images from Formatted SD Card
Formatting an SD card by mistake can lead to loss of data. Usually the file type stored on SD cards are media files. Read this section to get a understanding on how to recover images after you have formatted an SD card accidentally and also read details on precautions you need to take between the time you lost data till you start the recovery process.

XD Card Recovery
Fuji Film, Olympus cameras earlier used xD cards as a storage due to its high speed capabilities. Now-a-days xD cards have been replaced with Secure Digital (SD) cards. The RAW image file formats used in Fuji and Olympus are RAF and ORF respectively. Apart from these RAW files these cards can also store any type of data. If you have lost data on a xD card read this page to understand the recovery process.

JPG Recovery
The most popular file format for digital photos is JPG. It is extremely popular due to its size benefits and quality. Most popular devices store pictures in JPEG format. Remo Recover has embedded functions to do smart scanning of JPG files from your drives, which helps in recovering the entire file with all its attributes and original quality.

Recover Lost Photos after System Restore
System restore or factory reset is a function which will take your device back to its original state like the way it came to you from the manufacturer. In Windows you even get system restore points which can be the previous good configuration to which you can restore if needed. When you perform system restore all the data will be deleted, and if you restore to a system restore point then the data from the time the restore point was created till now will be lost. Read here detailed instructions on how to recover photos that are lost after you do factory reset or perform a system restore.

Recover Deleted Files
One of the most common mistakes which any user will do is deleting a file accidentally. This can happen on your laptop, digital camera, cell phone or iPod. Whatever your case is and however you have deleted files, Remo Recover is your solution. Explore here details on how to recover deleted files lost from various devices.


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