Restoring RAW Files from SD Card

What is RAW File System?

RAW file system is usually a state where your operating system cannot able to recognize the file system of SD card due to system errors present in your system that makes the entire file inaccessible. SD card can become RAW, not readable and even throw error messages “Type of file system is raw: This error occurs when running the chkdsk operation”, “You need to format the drive before you can use it. Do you want to format it now” and others. These are the signs indicating that the file system as encountered some problems, which makes SD card into RAW format and you will be forced to format the SD card to continue to use it making you lose the entire saved data. Now, are you thinking how to recover RAW files from the SD card? If so, use Remo Recover (Windows / Mac) software to get back RAW files from SD card within few mouse clicks

Possible Causes why SD card turns RAW and Prompts Format Error

  • Virus or Malware Attacks: Virus infection is the worst situation that causes severe corruption to the file structure. Soon after connecting the infected SD card to your computer, the operating system will not be able to detect the file system, which prompts an error to format the drive.
  • File System Corruption: One of the major reasons behind RAW SD card is file system corruption. When the file system gets damaged due to abrupt system shutdown, software malfunction, format failure, etc you may get format error.
  • Using Unreliable Software to Convert File System: Making use of any unreliable third party tool can severely damage the file system of your SD card, which can make SD card into RAW.

How to Fix SD Card RAW File System Problem?

Before you give up the hope and plan to buy a brand new SD card, you can try to format it and change its file system to FAT format. This can eliminate the chances of corruption and make your SD card work again, but you may lose entire data from it. Besides, the best option is to make use of competent Remo Recover (Windows) software to get back raw files from SD card with utmost ease. It has built in scanning algorithms to locate and restore RAW files from SD card used in professional DSLR digital camera and camcorder of numerous manufacturing brands like Kodak, Nikon, canon, Panasonic etc.

Remo Card Recovery tool, even supports data recovery from blank SD card, corrupted SD card. This software has the ability to restore deleted or lost data including photo, audio, video, etc. from RAW SD card of types like SDHC, SDXC, mini SD, micro SD, etc. with great ease. In addition, to know how to recover MMC card data on all latest versions of Windows OS like Windows 8, 7, Vista, XP, 2007, 2003, etc. and Mac OS X Lion, Leopard, Snow Leopard, Mavericks etc. make use of this advanced software with great ease.

Precautionary Measures:

  • Never make use of same SD card in different storage devices and avoid abrupt removal of SD card while the fiels are being editted or
  • Soon after the SD card file system becomes RAW, avoid formatting and storing new files to it.
  • Maintain proper backup of essential files from SD card before file system becomes RAW

Simple Steps to Recover RAW Files from SD Card:

  • Download and install the demo version of Remo Digital Photo Recovery software on your system. Connect your SD card to the system. Then you will get a main screen that consists of three options among which you need to choose the option “Recover Photos
  • Now, Select the drive representing the connected RAW SD card & click on “Next” button. The tool will start scanning for lost data from the SD card.
  • Once the scanning process get completed, you can preview the recovered data list and save them by purchasing the complete version of Remo Recover (Windows / Mac) tool on any desired location

Note: Make use of Remo Recover (Windows) tool to recover deleted folder from flash drive including USB flash drive, Pen drive, Thumb drive etc.