How to Restore RAW Files from Hard Drive

Have you unintentionally formatted the hard drive containing numerous RAW files? Are you worried about those files? Do you want to get back those RAW files? Well don’t panic! You can easily recover those RAW files from hard drive by utilizing best file recovery software – Remo Recover. This utility is designed with integrated advanced scanning algorithms to scan and restore RAW files within a matter of minutes.

Overview of RAW Files:

In this fast growing technical world, every individual is utilizing digital cameras, high resolution Smartphone’s, camcorders to capture beautiful and memorable photos / videos. The images captured and generated by these electronic gadgets are referred as RAW files. But the RAW file doesn’t process the pictures within camera and retains all information without compressing it. Therefore, the RAW file size is significantly larger than JPEG file format.

The Major Reasons behind RAW File Loss from Hard Disk are as Follows:

  • Hard drive failure or crash due to severe virus attack results in loss of data including RAW files enclosed in it
  • Interruptions during RAW file transfer between system hard disk to portable device or vice versa leads to file loss
  • While deleting unwanted data from hard drive you may inadvertently select RAW files and perform delete operation
  • Abrupt system shut down due to sudden power failure when RAW files are in use and so forth.

Apart from above stated situations there are several other reasons where you can lose RAW files from hard disk. However, whatever might be the reasons for file loss! Don’t worry! You can easily get back files from formatted hard drive with few clicks of mouse just by utilizing Remo Recover software.

Fabulous Features of Remo Recover Software:

This software has the ability to restore RAW files (CR2, CRW, ARW, PEF, DNG,RAF, etc) from all types of hard drive like SATA, ATA, PATA, SCSI, IDE, etc. on all chief versions of Windows and Mac operating system without any difficulty. By making use of this application you can even restore data from RAW SD card, CF card, XD card, MMC, memory sticks, etc. with ease.

In addition to RAW file recovery you can also make use of this application to get back lost or deleted JPEG, GIF, JPG, BMP, TIF, PSD, etc. within matter of minutes. Even, the tool can be used to recover ISO image files that are lost or deleted due to any reason. It supports recovery or lost or deleted files from FAT 16, ExFAT, NTFS, NTFS 5, FAT 32, HFS X and HFS + file system utmost ease. The utility even create disk images to bypass bad sectors, you can later recover hard drive data from these bad sectors.

Safety Measures:

  • Scan the hard disk with trustworthy antivirus software to get free from virus attack
  • Backup your important RAW files and store them on external storage device like external hard disk, memory card, pen drive, MMC, etc. to get them easily in case of any disasters
  • Before deleting any files make sure that files are no more useful in future
  • Without proper knowledge don’t go for conversion of RAW files

Procedure to Retrieve RAW Files from Hard Drive:

  • Step 1: Disconnect the hard drive from your system and connect it as a secondary drive to another healthy PC. This process is very important as you wouldn't wish to install anything on the hard drive from where you are trying to retrieve files because it may worsen the condition further
  • Step 2: Now download and install Remo Hard Drive Recovery software. Next launch the application by double clicking on shortcut icon created on desktop
  • Step 3:  Select the "Recover Files" option from the main screen. Next select either "Recover Deleted Files" or "Recover Lost Files" option
  • Step 4: This screen displays list of available logical drives. Select the drive from which you want to restore RAW files from. Then click on “Next” option the software starts scanning the drive
  • Step 5: After completion of scanning process, you will get the list of recovered files in a Data View / File Type View
  • Step 6: If you are satisfied with the obtained result then purchase the license version and save the retrieved files

Note: know here how to undelete files on Mac by clicking on hyperlink provided here.