Retrieve Pictures from Corrupted SD Card

Upon returning from long holiday trip, while you are on the way to transfer your captured pictures to computer, a strange error message pop up i.e. "drive not accessible" or "Corrupt SD card". Just think of the pain it gives. With so much of effort, you have captured all the moments of trip to recall them in future. Unfortunately SD card which you used to capture the pictures is corrupted and it is asking to format the card. And the card is not accessible even in digital camera too. Damn sure that all the pictures are in SD card, but how to recover lost pictures without formatting?? Very simple, get some deleted picture recovery tool and assign the task. Within short time, they will pull out the pictures from corrupted SD card.

A small chip having storage capability of up to certain GBs provoked the digital camera manufacturers to use SD card for storing captured pictures. No doubt they are perfect in shape and size to use in digital camera, camcorder and mobile phones to store the captured pictures. SD cards come up with FAT file system for manipulating the picture files. Due to some technical glitch or human error, file system of SD card go corrupt. In such instance, no need to be panic. Install the recover deleted picture software and admit it to scan the corrupt SD card. Within few simple clicks, it enables you to get your lost pictures back. In addition to corrupted SD cards, you can also use it to recover lost photos from accidentally formatted flash drive.

Other than SD card, it can also undelete photos from camera memory card including CF card, XD card, MMC and Memory Sticks. We understood the corruption of SD card file system damages the entire card and make it inaccessible, but how does the file system of SD card get corrupt?? What are the reasons behind corruption of SD card?? They can’t be ignored right. Yes, have a look at few common reasons for corruption of SD card.

  • Abrupt pulling of SD card from digital camera
  • Capturing pictures when camera is running on low battery
  • Continuous clicking of pictures when SD card is almost full
  • Infection of virus or malware
  • Interruptions while synchronizing pictures

Alright, now let us proceed towards how to recover deleted SD card photos using recover deleted picture software.Quite simple, as it is designed with simple user interface, no need to do much. For the entire recovery process, it expects only few simple clicks. Remaining things are completed automated. With this software, even a novice user can restore pictures from SD card without facing any complications. Apart from SD cards, you can also use it to recover deleted images from computer hard drive, external drive and USB drive.

Easy steps to recover pictures from corrupt SD card:

Step 1: Plug-in corrupt SD card and launch the Installed demo version of recover deleted picture software. You will get Welcome window as shown in Figure I. Select Recover Photos option from main menu and then click on Recover Lost Photos Option.

Picture Retrieval from Corrupt SD Card - Welcome Window

Figure I: Welcome Window

Step 2: You will be prompted to choose the drive from where software needs to recover pictures as shown in Figure II. Select the corrupted SD card and click on Next button.

Picture Retrieval from Corrupt SD Card - Select SD Card

Figure II: Select SD Card

Step 3: Soon after completion of SD card scan, you will get list of recovered pictures. Select a file from the list and preview it as shown in Figure III.

Picture Retrieval from Corrupt SD Card - Preview Picture

Figure III: Preview Picture

Step 4: If you are well satisfied with the results, purchase the software and save recovered pictures.

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