MMC Card Recovery
MMC card also called as Multimedia Card is a flash memory card standard. It is commonly used as storage medium for portable devices such as in camcorder, digital camera, mobile phones, digital audio players and PDA’s. Being conveniently and easily removed for access by a Personal Computer (PC) you can easily transfer photos, videos, documents, music between PC and MMC card. It is very small when compared to earlier standards of memory cards and is about the size of postage-stamp measuring 24 mm X 32 mm X 1.4 mm. MMC cards are available in different sizes up to 128 GB. They can be used in almost all portable devices in which memory cards are used. Many variants of MMC card are available in market include RS–MMC (Reduced-size MultimediaCard), MD–MMC (MiniDrive MultimediaCard), DV-MMC (DualVoltage MultimediaCard), MMCplus, MMCmobile, MMCmicro, Micard, Secure MMC, eMMC. Each and every variant is equipped with advanced features when compared to other variant to entertain users.
Beside these high end features, MMC cards are also prone to data loss like any other memory cards under certain unavoidable situations. Well, what if the data of this high end MMC card is lost? Can we recover precious files from it? If you’ve encountered this situation and worried about restoring the files from MMC card, then all your problems comes to an end here. Because there is a complete solution for all your data loss problems in the form of memory card recovery utility. The intuitive interface provided in this software helps you to perform memory card recovery in simple steps without seeking the help of any data recovery expertise.
Possible reasons behind MMC card data loss include:
Tips to be followed:
If you still manage to lose the files from MMC card after following above mentioned precautionary measures make use of memory card recovery utility to efficiently recover files from memory card on Mac OS X, 10.5 X and above including Lion, Mountain Lion, Leopard and Snow Leopard. No matter what the reason behind loss of files from MMC card you can always get back lost/deleted files unless they are not overwritten with new data. So it is always recommended to avoid using the memory card from which you have lost important files to increase the chances of file recovery. This utility facilitates you to get back deleted pictures from memory card, hard drive, USB drive, memory stick without facing any complications. It can recover different picture formats like JPEG, JPG, PNG, GIF, BMP, GIFF and NEF with the aid of their file attributes.
This utility can recover RAW files from memory card of different digital camera brands like Nikon, Canon, Olympus, Fujifilm, Kodak, Sony and Pentax. Other than MMC card, you can accomplish file recovery on other memory card types like CF card, SD card, XD card, SDHC card to get back lost/deleted images, songs, movies and other documents. You can evaluate the chances of file recovery by running the demo version of the utility. If you are well satisfied with the recovery results buy the complete version to enjoy full benefits of software. Because in demo version you can only preview recovered files in order to save recovered files you should purchase the software.
You can follow the steps given below, to successfully recover data from MMC card:
Step 1: Remove the MMC card from the media device, connect it to a healthy PC where Memory Card Recovery software has already been installed. Launch the software by selecting it from the Programs list in the Start Menu or by double clicking the desktop icon. The main window is displayed as shown in Figure 1. From the main window, select the "Recover Photos" option.
Figure 1. Main Window
Step 2: From the next window, select the "Advanced Photo Recovery" option. Once you select this option, the software displays all the physical and logical drives connected to the PC as shown in Figure 2. From the listed drives, select the MMC card from which you need to recover files and click "Next" to initiate recovery process.
Figure 2. Select Memory Card
Step 3: Once you click "Next" the software begins scanning of selected MMC card. Once the scanning process is completed, the recovered data will be displayed. There are two options using which you can view the recovered data namely, "Data View" and "File Type View" as shown in Figure 4. To preview the recovered data and evaluate the recovery results, you can make use of the "Preview" option
Figure 3. View Recovered Data
Step 4: The "Save Recovery Session" option helps you to save scanned information. This helps you to avoid scanning the entire memory card again, once you purchases the full version of the software. Once you are satisfied with the recovery results, you can purchase the full version of the software, activate it and load previously scanned information using the "Open Recovery Session" option and continue with the saving process.