Restoring Pictures from a Corrupt or Broken Memory Card

Posted by: Leo Mccoy

Memory Card Photo recovery done in a simple way..!

Lost priceless photos from your camera’s memory card? This may be heartbreaking, as photos are pretty much close to our heart and remind us about the good old times that we spent with our family & friends. It’s true that nobody wants to lose photos; but at times due to corruption of memory card on your camera or cell phones can make you through unpleasant photo loss scenario. Most of the time you don’t have a backup of those pictures as it is an unplanned event. You may get deeply depressed by this, but hang on a minute..! Getting depressed is not the correct way to recover photos from corrupted memory card. Then what to do? First stop the use of memory card and avoid tasks like formatting and running of antivirus scan on the card. After following these precautionary measures go for specialized picture recovery software that will help you to restore photos from corrupted memory card.

Memory cards use flash memory to store digital stuff like document, audios, videos, photos, etc. These are extensively used these days in almost all electronic devices that support multimedia storage to store vital and valuable data. Since these cards provide large amount of space to stock your digital pictures, many of the professional photographers and normal users use these cards to save captured photos. As these are portable and help you to transfer photos from memory card to laptop or desktop. But because of portability, memory cards are vulnerable to corruption. Let’s have a brief look at the memory card corruption scenario in next paragraph.

How corruption may occur?

There are many reasons for memory card corruption, but improper ejection or removal of connected memory card from system is the one that is frequently seen. You may wonder how removal of memory card can become reason for corruption. So here it..! Whenever you pull out a memory card in between the read or write process, it may turn inaccessible. As such, sudden termination of process may result in corruption of file system, which is liable for accessibility of memory card and its data. Besides this, other reasons like virus infection and repeated formatting of memory card may also contribute to the same result.

How to retrieve pictures from corrupted memory?

It’s very easy to recover images from corrupt memory card employing Remo Recover. Whatsoever may be the reason Remo Recover will get back pictures from memory card that are deleted, lost or missing in few minutes. It uses its strong scanning algorithm to examine and locate files using unique signature and recover photos of the formats like jpg, jpeg, tif, tiff, png, gif, raw, and other digital image format. Using this hassle free recovery tool, you can carry out corrupted memory card photo recovery from a types of flash cards on Windows OS. Also helpful in recovering photos from unreadable CF card and other types of memory cards like SD, Micro SD, SDXC, SDHC, MMC, XD, etc.

Some high notes of Remo Recover..!

  • It is awarded as the best picture recovery tool for Windows by many recovery experts around the world
  • Remo Recover is developed with some of the effective and smart recovery methods due to which it can recover photos from corrupt memory card, pen drive, hard drive and other storage drives
  • It can also be made use to recover pictures from formatted, inaccessible, reformatted memory card with ease
  • Software is developed in a way that it can recover images from nearly all popular brands of memory card
  • By connecting corrupted memory card to Windows system of the version like XP, 7, 8, Vista one can easily restore pictures, as it supports all Windows versions
  • Authorize you to add new file format to its database, if you come across one
  • Preview option will facilitate you get an prior look of rescued photos from memory card before saving those to destination folder


Easy steps to recover photos from corrupted memory card..!

1: Connect your corrupted memory card to Windows computer and run the demo edition of Remo Recover. Main screen gets open with three different recovery options as shown in Figure 1.

Recover Photos from Corrupted Memory Card - Main Screen

Figure 1: Main Screen

2: Software does a scan and discover your connected memory card, as shown in Figure 2 and click on Next button.

Recover Photos from Corrupted Memory Card - Select Memory Card

Figure 2: Select Memory Card

3: Tool initiates recovery process and scans the complete card to recover photos and other data, after which you will get a list of recovered files, as shown in Figure 3.

Recover Photos from Corrupted Memory Card - Recovered Photos

Figure 3: Recovered Photos

4: Save recovery session option can be used for future use, if you are willing to do so.

Recover Photos from Corrupted Memory Card - Save Recovery Session

Figure 4: Save Recovery Session