How to Get Files Back from Memory Stick Pro Duo?

Memory Stick Pro Duo Recovery

Memory Stick Pro Duo is the excellent storage device which was introduced by Sony. It has high data storage capacity, fast transfer speed and mainly used in portable devices like digital cameras, mobile phones, gaming consoles, etc. Even though it has many advantages its users are prone to loss vital data like pictures, videos, music files, etc. from it in various circumstances. One of the most familiar instances wherein you lose data from Memory Stick Pro Duo is accidental deletion. Assume that you were using Memory Stick Pro Duo in your digital camera and have stored many files that include photos and videos. While reviewing files stored in Memory Stick Pro Duo you accidentally clicked on “Deleted All” option and erased valuable data from it. After losing important data you may feel bad thinking that you have lost your files permanently.

Usually people have a false impression that files deleted from flash memory cards will be lost permanently. But in fact erased files will be intact with Memory Stick and they lost forever only when overwritten by new files. Therefore soon after encountering data loss from Memory Stick Pro Duo, you should stop saving new data and perform recovery process as early as possible by employing any reliable Mac data recovery software.

Some other Memory Stick Pro Duo data loss scenarios are listed below: -

  • Memory Stick Pro Duo’s file system corruption results in severe data loss.
  • Harmful viruses resided on Mac computer cause loss or deletion of vital files from Memory Stick Pro Duo when connected.
  • Data loss from Memory Stick Pro Duo happens due to unintentional formatting either on device or when connected to Mac machine.
  • Other reasons that leads to data loss from Memory Stick Pro Duo include transfer errors, improper handling of essential files, etc.

Remo Recover…. An Ideal Solution!!!!!

Remo SD Card Recovery successfully deals with every Memory Stick Pro Duo data loss scenarios, because it is especially developed for flash memory cards data recovery. This software includes highly sophisticated built-in data recovery algorithms that scan entire drive in just couple of minutes. It is easy to use and has graphical user friendly interface which makes recovering files from Pro Duo memory stick effortless on both Windows and Mac OS. This utility runs successfully on Mac OS based machines like MacBook Pro, MacBook Air, iMac, Mac Mini, etc. and is highly compatible with all major versions of Mac operating systems like Leopard, Snow Leopard, Lion and Mountain Lion.

Most popular features of Remo Recover: -

  • Successfully recovers both basic and RAW images from Memory Stick Pro Duo.
  • It has the ability to recover data from various types of memory cards like SD, XD, CF, MMC, etc.
  • Facilitates preview option to view recovered files so that you can evaluate chances of recovery before saving.
  • Provides an option to create disk images of bad sectors presents in drive and later restores data from it.
  • Supports almost all types of audio and video file formats like MOV, AVI, M4V, WAV, MP3, MP4, MIDI, etc.

Useful Tips: -

  • Avoid using same Memory Stick Pro Duo on different devices.
  • Never connect Memory Stick Pro Duo to virus infected systems.



Steps for Memory Stick Pro Duo recovery using Remo Recover: -

Step1: Connect Memory Stick Pro Duo to Mac system using a card reader and select suitable option from main screen.

Memory Stick Pro Duo Recovery - Main Screen

Figure 1: Main Screen

Step2: Then select the drive representing Memory Stick Pro Duo and click “Next” button to begin scanning process.

Recover Data from Memory Stick Pro Duo - Select Memory Stick Pro Duo Volume

Figure 2: Select Memory Stick Pro Duo Volume

Step3: On completion of scanning process you can view list of recovered files in two types of views which are “File Type View” and “Data View”.

Data Recovery from Memory Stick Pro Duo - Recoverable Data

Figure 3: Recoverable Data

Step4: Finally make use of “Save Recovery Session” option to avoid rescanning of drive in future and save recovered data to desired location.

Sony Memory Stick Pro Duo Data Recovery - Save Recovery Session

Figure 4: Save Recovery Session