restore memory card

Restore Memory Card

Unable to find your missing files from XD card!!!!

XD card is one type of memory card that was first introduced by Fujifilm & Olympus. It is small in size, holds large amount of data & also provides high transfer data rate. It is used in digital cameras, camcorders, cell phones, etc. It also has low power consumption in comparison to other flash memory card. It can be used to store different types of files like pictures, videos, songs & other media files. XD cards are also reliable storage devices that can be used as a backup, but it does not mean that it is not prone to corruption or you cannot lose files from it. Disasters can happen at any point of time. You may lose files from it due to mishandling of the card or due to corruption.


 Situations responsible for data loss from XD card:

  • Formatting: When XD card is connected to the system you may select the card & click on format option instead of the drive that you intend to format or due to XD card corruption when you insert the card in your system you may encounter error message as a result of which your card becomes inaccessible. To make it accessible formatting XD card is the only option. By formatting your drive will become corruption free but all the files present in it gets delete completely.
  • Using XD card on multiple devices: XD card is portable device that can be used on different types of devices. Sometimes users pulls out the card abnormally while transferring files from one device to other or use the card on different devices without properly formatting. This lead to XD card corruption and hence inaccessibility of files. To know how to restore corrupted memory card data, you can visit this link:
  • Interruption during file transfer: While transferring files  from XD card to your PC if some interruptions like sudden power failures or abrupt system shut down takes place then this may causes loss of important files.
  • Human errors: Accidental deletion of files is the most common mistake done by human being. While previewing files from XD card on your system you may click on delete option as a result of which it bypasses the recycle bin & gets removed from the system causing loss of files. Only way to get them back is usage if recovery tool. Visit to know the recovery procedure.

So what to do next? How to recover XD card files? When you encounter loss of files then first & foremost thing to do is to stop using XD card immediately as soon as you realize the loss. This prevents overwriting your deleted file with new file and does not erase files from the system forever. Then make use of restore memory card software to get back missing files from XD card. If you want to undelete files from memory stick, just visit here.

Restore memory card is the perfect tool for recovering files from XD card & also other types of memory card like SD , MMC, Smart media card, etc. It can also restore all types of files like videos, audio, images, texts, etc. It can also recover damaged memory card of different brands such as Sony, SanDisk, Transcend, HP, Lexar, etc. It is quiet friendly tool & performs fast & easy recovery of files. You can find missing files from hard drive, external HDD, flash drive, iPod devices. It also provides video file recovery of file formats like MOV, MP4, AVI, 3GP, etc. You can also get back deleted videos from all brands of digital camera like Sony, Olympus, Nikon, Kodak, Fujifilm, etc. Just by following simple steps. You can also find lost image file of formats like JPG, TIFF, TIF, GIF, PSD, etc.

Steps to perform XD card recovery:

Step1: Select “Recover Photos” option from teh welcome screen after launching the software. Then select "Recover Deleted Photos" or "Recover Lost Photos" from the next screen.

How to Recover XD Card Files - Main Screen

Fig 1: Main Screen

Step2: Select the XD card which is connected to the system as shown in Fig 2. and start the recovery program.

How to Recover XD Card Files - Choose XD card

Fig 2: Select XD Card

Step3: When the recovery process is over you can preview your recovered file and save it back to your system.

How to Recover XD Card Files - Save File Screen

Fig 3:Saved Files

For Leopard (10.5) and
Snow Leopard (10.6) Users

For Lion (10.7),
Mountain Lion (10.8) and Mavericks Users