Bitmap images are generally referred as BMP files. It makes use of raster graphic format in order to save photo. Though it was introduced for use in Windows system, now it is recognized by most of the operating systems. Such files are uncompressed and hence hold the original clarity of pictures. This format is generally used as printable image format compare to other pictures, due to the absence of compression. At certain times, you may lose your BMP pictures saved on different storage drives.
Take in account a common case of data scenario. Since you were about to install a new operating system on your computer, you thought of taking backup of all the personal images. You cut all your essential images (BMP format) from the system partition and started copying it to your pen drive. Unfortunately, your system terminated abnormally, which caused an interruption in the file transfer process. When your system was restarted you found all your photos that were getting copied gone missing from the partition. What will you do during such instances? This article specially deals with a solution for this problem. By reading this page, you will be able to restore BMP file in few easy steps.
Possibilities which cause loss of BMP files from the system:
Accidental Formatting: Computer is just an electronic gadget which performs what the user request for. It does not detect and warn you when you accidental press on format option. Due to this you may lose all the BMP file saved on the drive that you unintentionally formatted. Hence you must be very careful while using your computer
Malware attack: Virus is the dangerous threats for your PC. If they get into your system you may have to face many complications. This malicious program spreads and destroys the data in your system. In severe conditions, it may make all your BMP files inaccessible. As a result of this you will have to format your drive.
Improper Drive Ejection: If you have saved your BMP files on external drives like USB, memory card and so on, then you must be very careful in handling it. When you remove your portable drive from the computer, you must make use of “Safely Remove Hardware” option and then eject the drive. Otherwise you may end up in corrupting the drive and all your BMP files on it become inaccessible.
How BMP file recovery is possible?
Everyone believes in a myth that deleted can’t be recovered back. But this is not the reality. When you delete a file, there a set of actions performed by the Operating System i.e the OS identifies the file and access the index table and delete its file pointer by making the space as free. However, the BMP file resides in the same location. This file remains there until and unless the OS assigns a new data to its space. Special software called recovery tools can identify such files before overwriting and retrieves your files back to the users. One of such amazing tool is Remo Recover. This software can identify all your deleted/lost BMP files and extracts it back to you instantly.
Stunning Features of Remo Recover!!!
Steps to carry out BMP image recovery:
Step 1: Follow the instructions and install the application on your Windows system. Run the software and click on "Recover Photos" option.
Figure 1: Main Screen
Step 2: From the next window select either of “Recover Lost Photos” or “Recover Deleted Photos” based on data loss factor.
Figure 2: Select Option
Step 3: Choose the drive on which you want to perform recovery and click on “Next” button to begin scanning process.
Figure 3: Select Drive
Step 4: When scan ends a list of recovered BMP files are displayed .
Figure 4: List of Recovered Files
Step 5: Preview the file and save it back to a safe location
Figure 5: Preview Recovered Files