How to Recover Deleted Photos/Videos from SD Card for Free
When it comes to storing all your important files like photos or videos, it seems that you never have enough space on your devices. For digital photographers, SD Cards are indispensable tools of the trade. While you’re using phones or tablets, micro SD cards are great for expanding the storage. However, you may lose your valuable photos/videos on SD cards in some situations as follow:
- Mistakenly deleted pictures or videos from SD cards.
- The cards occasionally crash or stop working due to virus attack or user error.
- Accidentally formatted the SD cards without any backup of data.
Note: Once you find data lost, do not record or write anything new onto the card in case that it may overwrite the actual space of lost files.
Easy Way to Restore Deleted Photos/Videos from SD Card with Freeware
If this happens to you, don’t worry! You can try RePicVid Free Photo Recovery to recover deleted or lost photos/videos on SD, miniSD, microSD cards. It supports various brands of SD cards, such as SanDisk, Samsung, Kingston, Transcend, Sony, Toshiba, PNY, etc. Just run it on your computer, choose the file stypes to start and follow these steps below:
Step 1: Connect the SD Card to Computer
Remove the SD card from your camera/phones and insert it into your laptop’s card reader. If your computer doesn’t have a card reader, use the USB cable that came with your camera/phones to connect it to your laptop.
Step 2: Select & Scan the SD Card for Lost Pictures/Videos
Select the SD card where your lost pictures/videos located to scan. Here you can click “Advanced Setting” to refine RAW image format, such as crw, cr2(Canon), nef, nrw (Nikon), raw, rw2 (Panasonic), etc.
Step 3: Preview and Retrieve Deleted Photos/Videos from SD Card
After the scanning, you can preview recovered files one by one. Choose those you want and click the “Recover” button to save them onto another folder.
Supported SD card types:
SD Card, miniSD, microSD, SDHC, Micro SDHC, SDXC, Micro SDXC, SDIO, CF (CompactFlash) Card, etc.