How to Restore Deleted Files from SD Card?

Updated on September 05, 2022

Photos, videos, songs, and other media files that are permanently deleted from the SD card can be easily retrieved with Remo SD Card Recovery Software. Remo SD Card Recovery tool -

  • Recovers photos, videos, audio, and other files from SD cards after accidental deletion, formatting, and corruption of the card
  • Supports recovery from SD, micro SD, xD, CF, MMC cards, external hard drives, pen drives, USB drives, etc.
  • Restores RAW images from professional DSLR cameras
  • Comes with free demo version that recovers and allows free preview of the recovered files before saving


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Just deleted a bunch of important files from your SD card? Wondering how to recover them back? No worries! Here's a solution to recover deleted files from SD card. To know how, just keep reading..!

We can't afford to lose our precious images, videos, songs, and other media files from SD cards. In spite of taking lots of care on preserving our important files on SD cards, sometimes the disaster happens, and we lose all our valuable files. The situation gets worse, when the files from SD card are deleted, and no backup found. But, still no worries! Deleted files from SD card can be recovered back easily with specialized data recovery tools.

Are the files deleted from SD card gone permanently?

No..! The files when deleted from SD card, they are not gone permanently. When the files from SD card are deleted either intentionally or accidentally, only the memory space is freed up for storing the new files. Un till we don't save any new files on the SD card, those deleted files are recoverable. So, we suggest you to immediately stop using the SD card after you delete the files accidentally, and want to recover them back. If the deleted files are overwritten with the new files, then no one can assist you in recovering deleted files from SD card. Then, utilize Remo Recover software to get back your files. The tool can recover deleted files from SD card including photos, videos, audio and other documents.

Before you start...

Before you start to recover deleted files from SD card, make sure that the files deleted from SD card are not overwritten with new files. It means, if you are using it on your camera,mobile phone, or other digital gadget, do not save any new photos, videos, or other files. Just remove the card from your device and stop using it until you recover all your files.

Video Tutorial on how to recover deleted files from SD card:

Procedure to recover deleted files from SD card:

1. Download and install Remo Recover on your computer. Connect your SD card to it.

2. From the main screen select your SD drive from where you want to recover data.

3. Click on the Scan option to initiate the scanning process.

click on the scan

Note: Once the Quick Scan is completed, click on the Dynamic Recovery View. Go to the Deleted Files folder in the Tree structure and find your files. You can click on the Filter and navigate to the Advanced Filter to select the specific file from the SD card.

click on the filter

4. Finally, select the files which you want to restore and click on the Recover option.

More about Remo SD Card Recovery Tool:

Remo offers SD card recovery software for Mac and Windows users separately that scans your SD card thoroughly and recovers data on all Mac and Windows OS. All kinds of media files such as photos, videos, music and other documents can be recovered using the software. You can also restore data from SD card even after performing factory reset with the help of Remo Recover.

The following are some formats supported by the software:

  • Audio: MP4, MP3, MIDI, M4a, M4b, WAV, AIFF, AIF, AMR etc.
  • Video: MP4, AVI, MOV, MPEG, M4V etc.
  • RAW images: CR2, CRW, NEF, DNG, etc.

Why Remo Recover is the perfect choice?

Disk images: If bad sectors are accumulated on your SD card, data on it may be inaccessible. In such cases, the software is capable of creating the disk images to bypass these sectors and allow you to retrieve data from these images.

RAW file recovery: The software supports recovery from professional DSLR cameras. Most of your RAW images like CR2, CRW, NEF etc. can be recovered.

Sort and Find features: If you are recovering files from SD card, it is likely that you will have hundreds or thousands of pictures. It becomes hard to find the ones you are looking for specifically. Remo provides ‘Sort and Find’ features to help you find the required files.

Sort feature is provided for you to sort through recovered files on the base of date, size, name or file type. For instance, sorting based on date will help you narrow down your search.

Find feature – This is again helpful to find specific files. You can sift through recovered files based on date, file type or size.

Note: You don’t have to worry about compatibility of the software with your system. Whether you’re using Windows 10, 8, 7, Windows XP, Vista, they are all supported by the software. If you’re a Mac user, we have a variant to support Mac OS versions.