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How to recover deleted, removed, formatted, erased photos from devices?

Read the guide to learn how to recover, restore or get back the deleted files (photo, video, music) from your camera, camcorder, mobile phone, memory card and hard drive, etc.

 (for Windows)     (for Mac)

Free download the Photo Recovery and Photo Recovery for Mac as you need. Then install and launch it. Then you will get the friendly interface as below.

photo-recovery-interface

Then connect your devices to your PC or Mac with USB mass storage mode or by placing the SD card into an SD card reader.

Step 1: Choose the drive for scanning
Press “Start Scan” button, you will get the list of all logical drives and external media recognized by the system is displayed. Then you can select the required drive to be scanned for recovery.

choose-device-for-scanning

Before starting to scan the drive, you also can click “Advance Scan” to choose the file types that you want to recover for saving your time.

advance-scan

Step 2: Scan your devices
After all setting done, click “Start Scan” to start finding deleted files. The scanning process may take a while if the media library is large.

begin-to-scan-device

Tip: You can ‘pause‘ or ‘stop‘ the scanning in mid-process. For better results, you should allow the scan to complete.

Step 3: Select and recover deleted files
After scanning, you can preview the files which can be recovered. Then you can selected the needed files and click “Recover” button to recover.

choose-and-recover-deleted-files

Tips: To avoid data loss, you’d better select another directory which is different from the source one.

Note:
Regularly backup your precious files on your memory card to other storage devices in case of memory card corruption.
If you lost, deleted or formatted files, the first and most important thing is to stop using the device to avoid overwrite the deleted files.

Why we can recover deleted files?
Photos, videos, audio files deleted from a device is not erased, it’s only tbe marked as useless and become invisible. The actual file still sits on the memory. So if you don’t capture new video and photos with your devices. You have a good chance for recovering them with professional Photo Recovery software.

Features of the Photo Recovery (for Mac)
1. Recover deleted or lost photos (JPEG, BMP, TIFF, GIF, MOS, MEF, PSP, PCT, etc), videos (MP4, 3GP, MKV, MTS, MOI, MPEG, AVI, DIVX, OGG, 3G2, ASX,etc) and audio (MP3, PRS, AU, WAV, MIDI, AIFF, RM, WMA, M4A, etc) for all your storage media devices.
2. Support all popular devices like camcorders like Sony Hanycam, Canon Vixia, JVC Everio, Panasonic, etc, camera like Nikon D3100, Canon EOS, Fujifilm, etc and smartphone like Samsung Galaxy S4, HTC Evo, HTC thunderbolt, Motorola, Nokia Lumia 1020Nokia Lumia 920, etc.
3. Also can get deleted files (image, video, music) from memory cards, USB storage devices, Flash cards, SD Card, CF card and hard drive.

View the video demo tutorial here.

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