Guide to Recover Pictures from a Formatted XD Card


XD card is used in several digital cameras and MP3 players for storing data up to 8 GB. It is also known as XD picture card, which provides high transfer speed as well as high capacity to meet the user demands. This particular memory card is designed and introduced by Fujifilm and Olympus. It supports to store high resolution pictures captured by using Fujifilm and Olympus cameras. Nonetheless, you have the risk of losing photos from XD card due to mishandling of it. Generally, the users may end with the loss of photos when the XD card is formatted accidentally. If you come across this situation, can you recover photos from a formatted XD card? Certainly you can say yes, because the XD card recovery software is easily available on internet. Using this software, you can recover photos from formatted XD card. This tool can also work effectively to recover corrupted XD card since it makes use of its powerful inbuilt scanning algorithm.

When you are saving or viewing the photos on your camera, suddenly you may press format button and all pictures will disappear instantly. It may happen to every camera user at one or another day. Some people, who are familiar with such incidents on camera, may keep or update the backup regularly. Whenever they have lost pictures from the XD card, they will use backup to restore them. However, what can you do if you don’t have the backup? Then you might be thinking that "how can you recover photos from a formatted XD card?" or how to recover photos from formatted XD card? Don't worry, still you have chances to recover photos from formatted XD card, by using XD card recovery software.

Sometimes you need to format XD card forcefully even after you know the files stored in it are important for you. This situation occurs when the memory card is corrupted due to virus attack, improper ejection or some user mistakes. If the memory card is ejected without switching off the camera and while file transfer process is going on, then it may get corrupt severely. Even taking photos by using camera with low battery condition may also result in corrupted memory card. Once the XD card is corrupted, you cannot save or access files from it. In order to use it again, you need to format it but you will miss the old stored photos from XD card. How to recover photos from formatted XD card now? To recover photos from formatted XD card, only the way left for you, is making use of XD card recovery software.

This recovery program can recover photos from formatted XD card very easily & within a few minutes. It supports to restore JPG, JPEG, PNG, GIF, TIF, TIFF, etc and RAW images like ORF, RAF, etc. It is compatible with FAT16 and FAT32 file systems. Apart from pictures, it can also be used to recover deleted videos from different types of memory cards like SD card, SDHC, Micro SD, etc. To know more detail about recovery of deleted videos from memory card visit www.xdcardrecovery.net/retrieve-deleted-video-files-from-memory.html. It can easily identify all popular media files based on their unique signatures. To recover photos from formatted memory card, first it will scan the card deeply and restores files within a few minutes. It is reliable, user-friendly and fast recovery application. You can check the software functionality by using free demo version to know how to recover photos from formatted XD card

Procedure that explains how can you recover photos from a formatted XD card?

Step1: First connect formatted XD card to the computer and run recovery software on it to know how can you recover photos from a formatted xd card. From the welcome page select Recover Photos option as shown in Figure 1.

Can You Recover Photos from a Formatted XD Card? - Welcome Page

Figure 1. Welcome Page

Step2: Then you have to click on Recover Deleted Photos option, select your memory card and continue recovery process by clicking on next arrow button as shown in Figure 2.

Can You Recover Photos from a Formatted XD Card? - Select Memory Card

Figure 2. Select Memory Card

Step3: Wail while memory card is scanning for lost photos. Once it is completed, you can view the recovered photos, by using Preview option as shown in Figure 3.

Can You Recover Photos from a Formatted XD Card? - Preview Screen

Figure 3. Preview Screen

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