Tool to Restore CF Card Data

“Hi, I’m using Sony Compact Flash card in my DSLR camera from last one year. Today I have accidentally formatted CF card present in my digital camera. I had important pictures, videos stored in that CF card; I want to get back those vital files. I don’t even know whether they are recoverable or not. Can someone suggest me how to get lost data from CF card?”

This is the most common data loss scenario faced by many Compact Flash card users these days and this scenario is more often discussed on many forums. But you need not worry for formatted data because you can bring it back using recovery tool. Some other scenarios where you may lose data from CF card are listed below:-

  • Abrupt removal of CF card will lead to severe data loss situations
  • Accidental deletion of vital pictures, videos, etc. from CF card may make you suffer from data loss
  • Severe virus infection to Compact Flash card will result in losing data from Compact Flash cards
  • File system corruption of Compact Flash card may make you lose essential data stored on CF card
  • If there is any power failure while transferring data from CF card to computer, then it might cause data loss

Restore CF Card

Irrespective of CF card data loss scenario, you can make use of Remo Recover for CF card software to get back deleted or lost data. This software is safe and fast to rescue lost or deleted photos, audios, videos and other files stored on CF card. Apart from Compact Flash card, it works successfully to perform formatted TF card recovery and also other memory cards like, XD card, SD card, MMC, memory stick, XQD card etc. This software is highly compatible with all major Operating Systems like Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, etc.

Unique features of Remo Recover for CF card software are:-

  • Provides preview option to view recovered data prior to data restoration
  • Recovers data from formatted, damaged, corrupted CF cards effortlessly
  • It is completely free from malware and has user friendly graphical interface
  • “Save recovery session” option is provided to avoid rescanning of drive again in future
  • Includes highly advanced built-in algorithms to perform recovery of data from CF card

Precautions:-

  • Maintain regular backup of important data to rescue it from accidental deletion
  • Avoid abrupt removal of Compact Flash card while transferring data from CF card to computer
  • Perform recovery process as soon as possible to avoid overwriting of lost data with new data
  • Have proper power backup to your computer to prevent data loss because of power failure during transfer process


Steps to recover digital camera photos:

Step 1: Connect your CF card to the system and run Remo Recover for CF card software on your computer and then select “Recover Files” option from main screen, and then choose the CF card from the list of drives & click "Scan" button

CF Card Recovery - Main Screen

Figure 1: Main Screen

Step 2: Now wait for the software to complete the scanning process, and upon the completion of scanning process, a list of recovered files are displayed in "Data View" and "File Type View"

CF Card Recovery - Recovered Data View

Figure 2: Recovered Data View

Step 3: Now, before you save the recovered files, preview them by using "Preview" option to check the efficiency of the software

CF Card Recovery - Preview Recovered Files

Figure 3: Preview Recovered Files

Step 4: Now, if you are fully satisfied with the recovery results, then activate the license of the software and save the recovered files at your desired location

CF Card Recovery - Save Recovered Files

Figure 4: Save Recovered Files