RAW File Recovery from SD Card

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There are, at times, situations where you cannot access files from your SD card? Or sometimes, when you connect your SD card to your Mac OS X, it may fail to recognize it or, you may get error messages after inserting the memory card into your mobile phone or digital camera. All this might happen due to corruption of SD card file system which leaves Secure Digital memory card in RAW state. However, by making use of Remo Recover program you can easily recover RAW files from SD card within few mouse clicks.

Table of Contents

1. How to recover SD card files from RAW

2. Causes for SD card to turn RAW

3. Key features of Remo Recover software

4. Precautionary Measures

Note: Stop using the SD card when its file system shows up as RAW, avoid formatting and storing new files to the card before recovering files from it as it might lessen the chances of complete file recovery.

How to recover RAW files from SD card?

First of all, connect your SD card to the Mac machine from where you want to perform file recovery. Then download file recovery software by Remo that is read-only tool which neither make any changes to your original contents nor damage the SD card.

Step 1: Launch Remo Recover software and click Recover Photos in order to recover RAW files from SD card.

Step 2: Select the disk drive representing the connected RAW SD card and click on Next. The software automatically starts scanning for lost files from the memory card.

Step 3: Choose the file type or simply click Skip option to select all file types by default.

Step 4: After recovery, two options are provided such as Data View and File Type View for easy selection of files.

Step 5: Click Save to store the current recovery session to your preferred memory location.


Common effects of RAW SD card

When SD becomes RAW, you may get the following possible error messages:

  • SD card is not formatted. Do you want to format it now?
  • SD card shows RAW
  • SD card not found
  • File names contain unusual characters
  • Invalid media type reading drive. Abort, Retry, Fail

Key features of Remo Recover software

To perform RAW file recovery from SD card, a third party tool is necessary. Remo Recover must be a right choice to recover RAW files from SD card with its powerful and deep scanning algorithms. Make use of Remo Recover utility to know how to retrieve deleted photos from cell phone SD card or MicroSD card of various models such as SanDisk, Transcend, Kingston and many more. Other added benefits of using this toolkit are:

  • Retrieves RAW files from all kinds of memory cards such as SDHC, SDXC, CF card, XD card, etc. 
  • Supports RAW file recovery from all portable devices like hard drives, flash drives, USB drives, pen drive, FireWire drive and more.
  • Restore files from RAW partition, RAW drive or disk space shows 0 byte.
  • You can execute picture recovery from SD card that is formatted or corrupted.
  • Recovers different file types whether it is generic type like PNG, MP3, JPEG, BMP, MP4, MPEG and RAW file formats like CRW, CR2, DNG, NEF, etc.

Precautionary Measures

  • Avoid using the same SD card on different devices.
  • Never eject the SD card from Apple Mac while files are being in used.
  • Always backup your essential files from SD card before the file system becomes RAW.



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