Recover XD Memory Card Picture Files
XD cards are very small flash memory cards which are designed to facilitate high memory capacity in small size. These are used in various electronic devices like digital camera, audio players, camcorders, mobile phones etc. The features that made XD cards popular are low battery consumption and high data transfer rate. That’s why XD memory cards are frequently used these days to store different media files like videos, audios and pictures. So it is very common to lose important image files stored in XD card because of any uncertain situations. In order to recover XD memory card picture files you can use good photo recovery tool. Photo recovery tool can retrieve data lost after unintentional removal of memory card. Before that let’s have a look at the common reasons of image file deletion from XD card.
Common scenarios of image file loss in XD card:
If you have lost your important media files from XD card on Windows OS due to any of the above reasons then you can still recover those lost media files by using Windows file recovery software. But you should stop saving any new data into that XD card in order to avoid permanent loss of media files. Some features of this software which will come handy in retrieving lost files from XD card are this software scans the XD card and identifies all popular media file formats. This tool can restore photos from corrupt USB flash drive. Video files and pictures deleted from the XD card due to formatting can be recovered by this software. It restores the media files even after the re-installation of Windows. This software supports recovery of video file types like AVI, MOV, MPEG, 3GP etc and even recovers RAW digital pictures and all major brands of digital cameras like Canon, Olympus, Fujifilm, Sony, Casio, Nikon etc. Other than XD cards, you can also recover data from MMC card and various other memory card types like SD card, CF card, memory sticks without facing any complications. You can view the recovered media files before saving them. So you can just download the free demo version of this memory card recovery software and recover memory card videos and pictures which are lost from your XD card.
Steps to Recover XD Memory Card Picture Files are stated as follows:
Step 1: Remove the memory card from the digital camera, and connect it to a PC / laptop on which Memory Card Recovery software has already been installed. Run the software, either from the Programs Menu or by clicking on the desktop shortcut icon. A main window displays with "Recover Photos" option select the option as shown in Figure 1.
Figure 1. Main Window
Step 2: The software displays all the drives that are connected to the PC, select the memory card from which you want to recover pictures as shown in Figure 2.
Figure 2. Select Memory Card
Step 3: You can perform an additional search for files by selecting the file types provided or you an even add / edit file types that are not listed or you may skip this process by clicking on the "Skip" option as shown in Figure 3.
Figure 3. Select File Types
Step 4: Then the software scans the memory card for lost / deleted photos and once the scanning process is completed displays the found data which can be viewed by using "Data View" or "File Type View" option as shown in Figure 4.
Figure 4. View Recovered Photos
Step 5: You can make use of the "Preview" option to preview the recovered photos and evaluate the recovery results as shown in Figure 5.
Figure 5. Preview Photos