Media cards are nothing but flash memory cards that are used in digital cameras, mobile phones, camcorders, laptops, etc. By inserting the suitable media card into your mobiles, you can extend the memory for storing photos, videos, ringtones, etc. There are different types of media cards available, such as SD card, CF card, Multimedia Card, memory stick, etc. Media cards are more useful for transferring files from one computer to another computer. But you may face the problem when the media card becomes corrupt. If the memory card is corrupted, all files stored in it become inaccessible. In order to recover files from corrupted media card, one can make use of digital media recovery software. Using this application, you can get back lost photos from digital camera card and other electronic devices. It is capable to restore files from the corrupted media card since it makes use of inbuilt scanning algorithm.
Reasons for memory card corruption
- Removing the memory card from the camera during saving or viewing the photos
- Taking photos using a digital camera with low battery
- Using the same memory card on different brands of digital cameras
- Ejecting memory card suddenly while transferring files to the computer
These are some common scenarios where the memory card becomes inaccessible. It doesn’t mean that the files stored on the card are lost forever. Still, the files kept in the memory card are safe and it is possible to restore files from corrupted media card by using digital media recovery software.
Sometimes you may receive “memory card is not formatted” error on digital camera or cell phone. The possible reason behind this error is that the card is corrupted due to improper operation. It may also occur due to bad sectors in the memory card and file system error. If you push the card to format it as NTFS instead of FAT, then you may get errors when using it. No matter how your memory or media card becomes inaccessible, the digital media recovery tool can access all files from it or can easily perform file recovery from the corrupted media card.
This software is not only used to recover files from the corrupted media card, but it can also find deleted files from the memory cards. It works effectively to recover all types of photos like JPG, JPEG, PNG, BMP, TIF, TIFF, etc. It can restore files from the corrupted media card, irrespective of file types. It can perform file recovery from corrupted media card that is used in various cell phones like Samsung, Sony, Nokia, BlackBerry, etc. The deleted RAW photos can be recovered from different brands of digital cameras, such as Kodak, Canon, Nikon, Olympus, Samsung, Panasonic, etc. It can perform file recovery from corrupted media card of different brands such as SanDisk, Kingston, Moser Baer, HP, etc. You can get more information on deleted image recovery from SanDisk over the website - http://www.digitalmediarecovery.net/deleted-images-from-sandisk.html.
The digital media recovery software is designed with a strong inbuilt recovery engine to retrieve files from corrupted media card. It enables you to access pictures from formatted or corrupted memory cards. It will scan the entire media card to find lost files, within a matter of minutes. You can also recover files from corrupted media card by using the demo version of this software. It will provide you the preview of recovered files. You can check the quality of recovered pictures and videos by using the preview option. If you want to save these files, you need to purchase the full version of the software.
Steps to recover files from the corrupted media card
Step1: Download and install the recovery software in a healthy computer, and then connect your corrupted media card to this system. After that launch the software and select “Recover Photos” option from the main screen as shown in Figure 1 to get back files from the corrupted media card.
Figure 1: Welcome Screen
Step2: Now you need to choose your memory card that will be displayed on the screen as shown in Figure 2. And then continue the recovery process by clicking on the next arrow button.
Figure 2: Select Memory Card
Step3: Finally the software provides the preview of recovered files, which you can view based on the file signatures by using “File Type View” option as shown in Figure 3.
Figure 3: Preview Screen