How To Recover Files From Unreadable SD Card?

Updated on December 30, 2019

Utilize Remo Photo Recovery software that works with advanced scanning techniques to recover files such as photos, videos,
text documents, audio, etc. from unreadable and corrupt SD cards without any difficulty. Download Remo Photo Recovery tool
to recover photos from unreadable SD card in just a few simple steps.

Unreadable SD card recovery

SD cards are small-sized non-volatile flash memory storage devices, used in digital cameras, camcorders, mobile phones, computers, etc. to expand memory space. As memory cards are portable, they are extensively used in cameras and mobile phones to save your vital files like photos, videos, text documents, etc.

Losing photos, videos, documents, etc. from an unreadable SD card without maintaining a backup file creates a disastrous data loss situation. If your computer or camera fails to read the SD card, then you might feel that all your files are lost forever. But that’s not true! You can easily recover files from unreadable SD card using Remo Photo recovery software with just a few simple steps.

Do you know why SD cards become unreadable?

There are several reasons that lead to the unreadability of the SD cards. Some of the common causes are as follows:

  • Incompatible SD card’s file system.
  • Severely virus-infected SD card can become unreadable.
  • If the SD card’s file system is corrupt or damaged.
  • Improper methods of SD card ejection can also lead to unreadability.

Do you know that the more we rely on memory cards, the more they get prone to corruption? When you regularly use a memory card on different devices, it becomes unreadable, which in turn, becomes inaccessible to read or write.

How to Recover Files from Unreadable SD Card?

Remo Photo Recovery tool is a user-friendly software, proficiently capitalizes its unique Deep Scan option to scan any unreadable or corrupted SD card sector by sector to restore photos, videos, documents and audio easily. This Remo Unreadable SD card recovery software is able to recover more than 300 different file formats without any difficulty.

Steps to recover files from unreadable SD card

    Step1: Download and Install Remo Photo Recovery software on your system (Windows/ Mac).

    Step2: Then click Recover Photos option on the main screen.

    Step3: Then, select your unreadable SD card drive to recover unreadable SD card files such as photos, videos, audio and text documents.

    Step4: Click Scan to start unreadable SD card recovery, after its completion, the software lists all recovered data from unreadable SD card into File-type view software showing files recovered from unreadable sd card in file type view and Data-type view. software showing files recovered from unreadable sd card in Data type view

    Step5: Preview recovered videos and photos by double-clicking on the restored files as illustrated in this image. software previewing recovered photo from unreadable sd card

    Step6: Save the recovered files from unreadable SD card at any location of your choice. software showing location path to save recovered files from unreadable sd card

Remo Photo Recovery tool is not restricted only to unreadable SD card recovery as this software can also be used to recover photos, videos, text documents and audio files from formatted and corrupted micro SD card, external hard drive, CF card, pen drive, SSD and many more.

Some unique benefits of Remo Unreadable SD card recovery tool:

  • Remo Photo Recovery tool is compatible with all the latest versions of both Windows and Mac Operating systems.
  • It provides you an option to save the scanned information using the “Save Recovery Session” option and then helps you to resume the recovery process without rescanning the drive from the start by using the “Open Recovery Session” option.
  • Remo unreadable SD card recovery software supports the recovery of different file formats within a few clicks, such as:
  • a) Photo file formats like JPEG, JPG, JFIF, JPEG 2000, TIFF, TIF, PNG, BMP, GIF, PSD, etc.

    b) Raw image formats like CR2, CRW, NEF, ARW, SR2, ORF, MRW, 3FR, RAW, X3F, etc.

    c) Video file formats like AVI, MP4, MOV, MPEG, MPG, M4V, 3G2, 3GP, FLV, OGV, etc.

How to Repair Unreadable SD Card without Formatting?

Note: It is always recommended to recover files from unreadable SD card first and then try fixing your unreadable SD card issue to avoid permanent loss of data. Utilize the below-mentioned steps to fix an unreadable or inaccessible SD card problem using cmd built-in function.

  • Connect your unreadable memory card to your computer and type cmd at windows start menu.
  • Open Command Prompt with administrative permission.
  • Type Chkdsk f: /r

    Note: Replace F with your unreadable SD card letter.

  • Then, press Enter.
  • Follow the process and wait till the unreadable SD card is fixed.

Click to know more about how to fix unreadable SD card using different methods on both PC and mobile phones.

Tips to remember to avoid SD card unreadability:

  • Stop using SD on corrupted devices.
  • Properly eject the SD card to avoid SD unreadability.
  • Always maintain a backup of your important photo files to minimize the risk of data loss.
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