Retrieve Data from Damaged Memory Card


Have you accidentally lost data from damaged memory card? You don’t have to worry because this article will talk about recovering data from damaged memory card within few easy steps. There can be various reasons responsible for memory card corruption. They are:

  • At times, abruptly pulling out the memory card when it is in use
  • File system corruption of memory card also causes loss of your important files
  • If the registry file gets damaged then data from memory card cannot be accessed
  • Sometimes, you forcibly format memory card when you encounter an error message like Card need to be formatted? Would you like to format it now? In order to access data from the card
  • It may happen that you accidentally format your memory card

Well, apart from the above discussed situations there can be some other reasons that are responsible for data loss from corrupted memory card. In order to avoid such cases you should follow certain precautionary steps:

  • Always keep an additional copy of backup
  • Make sure that you eject your memory card or any other external device properly
  • Maintain an updated version of antivirus software
  • Don’t interrupt the file transfer process

Even after following certain safety measures, you may come across data loss situations due to uncertain reasons. Well, in that case you should make use of Remo Card Recovery tool that is used for restoring data from damaged memory card.

How Remo Recover software helps in recovering data?

With the guidance of Remo Recover software, you can easily restore your lost data from damaged memory card. By utilizing this tool, you can easily recover photos, videos, audios, documents and many more from your memory card. Apart from that data recovery is performed not only from memory card but also from SD cards, SDHC cards, XD cards and other types of cards. Thereafter, it helps in recovering data from popular memory card brands such as Kingston, Sony, SanDisk, Fujifilm and many more

Point to Remember: When you come across data loss situations from memory card, stop using that card. After recovering files from damaged memory card, do not save the files on the same drive from where you have recovered them

Benefits of using Remo Card Recovery tool

Demo Version

Demo version is useful for checking the performance of the utility prior to purchasing of licensed version

Save Recovery Session

With the help of this feature, there is a provision of saving the scanning time after installing full version of the software

Preview Option

Preview option helps in viewing the files which are recovered and those recovered files can be stored on CD / DVD for further access

Recovers RAW files

Further, it can recover RAW images such as ORF, CR2, NEF, KDC, K25, CR2, and DNG from various camcorders and store the files back. Besides, the application can bring back images of various types like JPG, JPEG, PNG, GIF etc.

The tools will not only retrieve video files from damaged memory card and you can save them to desired location

Minimum Space

The software requires only 50 MB of free disk space for installation

24x 7 support

Even after installing the software, if there are some queries then they are handled by the technical team via email and live chats

Formatted SD Card Recovery on Mac

You would have stored various types of data like photos, videos, audio, documents, etc., on SD card. But, due to some reasons you are forced to format your SD card when it is connected to Mac system. As you know, formatting process erases the data from the SD card in order to configure the card with the file system.

If you want to save from data loss due to formatting, then it is better to take backup of SD card data. What if you are not able to take backup before SD card formatting? Don’t worry, some situations are unavoidable and you lose your important files from SD card due to formatting. At such time, Remo Recover tool will comes in handy to restore lost data from SD card on Mac.

How Data recovery from a SD card is possible?

Formatting will set the file allocation table to allow all the sectors for storing new data. But, it doesn’t remove the actual data, but it is invisible to you as its links are erased from file system. So, the original files are flagged as being available to be overwritten with new information. If you save any new information on a formatted SD card, then the lost files will be overwritten by new data and data recovery becomes difficult.

Remo Recover- For recovering lost data from formatted SD card…

Remo Card Recovery Tool quickly performs formatted SD card recovery on Mac. The application is built with advanced scanning algorithms which scans formatted SD card in a couple of minutes and detects lost data from it. Not just formatted SD card, the tool even recovers data from corrupted and inaccessible SD card within few minutes. It restores up to 300 types of files from formatted SD card including media files.

Besides this, it even supports recovery of different type of memory cards like CF card, XD card, MMC, etc. In fact, it also supports data recovery FAT16, FAT32, NTFS, NTFS5, exFAT, HFS+ and HFSX file systems. Along with memory cards, it is also possible to recover data from formatted internal and external drives, USB flash drives, iPods, etc.

Some other important features of Remo Recover:

  • Sorts the recovered data on the basis of file size, file type and creation date
  • “Find” option helps to locate specific file from the recovered files list
  • “Save Recovery Session” option is used to resume scanning process and thus avoid rescanning of your entire drive
  • “Preview” option, helps to view the recovered data before actual recovery
  • “File Type View” option is used to view the recovered data on the basis of file extension and “Data View” option is used to view files and folders in hierarchical view
  • Recovered data can be stored in a compressed Zip format on any accessible storage device like CD/DVD, external hard drives, etc.
  • Supports recovery of data from various SD card brands such as Kingston, SanDisk, HP, Lexar, Transcend, Samsung, Sony, Patriot, Verbatim, Sony etc.

Reasons for formatting SD card:

Unintentional Formatting– Sometime, you might format your SD card accidentally when it connected to Mac computer to transfer some important file or else you might format your SD card instead of ejecting it from your Mac PC.

Forced Format– You might opt for SD card format when you come across error messages like “Card is not formatted, do you want to format it”, “Card is not accessible” etc. and improper way of ejecting the SD card from the Mac system may cause corruption which forces you to format it

If you have not maintained proper backup, then you need reliable recovery tool like Remo Recover tool to restore lost data from formatted SD card in a couple of minutes.

Some other scenarios for file loss from SD card:

  • Deleting vital files from SD card accidentally while removing unwanted data from it or intentionally deleting some files to make space to store new data
  • If any interruption occurs like sudden removal of SD card or forceful shutdown of Mac system while moving files from SD card to some other devices, then you may face file loss from it
  • You have to format the SD card if it is severely damaged and becomes inaccessible which leaves you no option.

Whatever might be the reasons for data loss from SD card, you can get them back with the help of Remo Card Recovery Software in fraction of seconds.

Valuable Tips:

  • Make it a practice to take a regular backup of your files stored on SD card
  • Cross check while formatting your SD card due to any reasons
  • Always follow a proper plug and play procedure of the SD card to prevent your SD card from any logical damage
  • Do not save your recovered files again on the same SD card
  • Don’t add any information on your formatted SD card until and unless you perform recovery on that card

Restore Deleted or Lost Files from Memory Card

You save all your important photos, movies, music files, and other media files on your memory card owing to its large storage capacity. And since memory cards can be used on many devices such as digital cameras, camcorders, tablets, phones, MP3 players, and so on, they are the preferred choice for storing files.

But sometimes, you may come across unfortunate instances where you lose data from your memory card. Accidental deletion, formatting memory card by mistake or memory card corruption, are some of the most common reasons for data loss from memory card. If you have the habit of keeping a copy of important files, then you can restore them after a data loss scenario. If you have not, then you have to rely on data recovery software to retrieve all your files from memory card.

Do not think that data once lost from your memory card cannot be recovered. It is possible to get back files from memory card after losing them. Remo has come up with Memory Card Recovery software to retrieve images, videos and other files with ease.

Remo Recover to Restore Files from Memory Card –

The tool uses advanced scanning algorithms to scan the entire memory card in a short time and recover data from it easily. Whether your media files and other data is deleted, missing or lost from the card, Remo Memory Card Recovery tool  retrieves all of them in just few minutes. The application supports data recovery from various types of memory cards like SD card, XD card, CF card, Micro SD, Mini SD, MMC cards, SDHC, SDXC, and many more. Data from formatted, corrupted or inaccessible memory cards will be restored effectively.

The software is capable of recovering a wide range of media file types from memory cards. Image file formats such as JPEG, JPG, PNG, TIFF, TIF, BMP, GIF, PSD, etc are supported by this tool. Moreover, even deleted or lost RAW files can be retrieved from memory card with help from this utility. The tool also recovers video files like AVI, MP4, MOV, MPEG, MPG, M4V and audio files – MP3, MP4, WAV, MIDI, M4A, AMR, etc.

Apart from restoring data from memory cards, Remo Recover also retrieves deleted or missing files from other storage mediums like hard disks, iPods, FireWire drives, external USB drives, and so on. The tool is compatible with both Windows and Mac operating systems and supports their latest versions. The application sorts the recovered files on the basis of file type, size of the file, and creation date. You can even add or edit signatures for files that are not listed.

Supported memory card brands – Remo Recover software supports various memory card brands like Transcend, Sony, HP, SanDisk, Kingston, Toshiba, etc

Some reasons for losing files from memory card are listed below –

  • Accidental deletion – You connect your memory card to system to delete some unwanted files from it. But, while deleting, you accidentally delete important pictures, songs or other files from the card. Also, while previewing photos on your camera or camcorder, you accidentally press the Delete All button due to which all photos get deleted from the card.
  • Memory card format – You format your memory card either accidentally or intentionally. When you encounter error messages while trying to access memory card, then you are forced to format the card. Sometimes, when your memory card is connected to the system, you might accidentally format the card instead of some other drive. Whatever the reason for formatting memory card, the end result is data loss.
  • Interruptions – When images, videos or other files are being copied from memory card to system, sudden interruptions like power failure or abrupt ejection of memory card from the system leads to loss of files from the card.
  • Memory card corruption – Memory card can get corrupted due to many reasons. When the card gets corrupted, files present in the card cannot be accessed.

Along with the above mentioned cases, you may also lose files from memory card because of using the same memory card on multiple devices, file system damage of memory card, etc. But, Remo Recover software comes to your rescue under all such situations to get back files from the card safely.

Few precautionary tips –

  • Maintain a backup of data present in memory card
  • Use Safe Removal option while ejecting memory card from the system
  • Perform deletion of files and formatting operations on memory card carefully