Such photo loss on XD memory card should not be rare. You may suffer similarly confused problems or others. For example, photos may disappear for unknown reasons while uploading from XD picture card to PC, or get lost due to accidental deleting, formatting. While some other times the XD memory card becomes inaccessible in ways of card error, format error and shows no bytes. It's heartbreaking, but luckily there is a way to recover XD card provided that the card is not physically damaged and photos are not overwritten.
Why is that? The explanation is simple. When you accidentally delete, format the XD picture card, or the card itself has an error and needs to format, the data is not lost forever. The data is still saved on the sectors of your XD picture card. If the card meets physical damage or you keep putting more files, there is a possibility of photo permanent loss.
With XD card recovery software, you can easily and successfully recover deleted photos from XD card on your own. Connect your XD memory card to a computer with such photo recovery program installed, and then perform XD card recovery.
If you are using a computer with Windows OS, try Wondershare Photo Recovery.
If you are using computer with Mac OS X, then turn to Wondershare Photo Recovery for Mac.
Besides photos, both Windows and Mac-based photo recovery software can retrieve lost videos and music files. The following is a step-by-step guide on how to recover deleted photos from XD card with Wondershare Photo Recovery( for Win). The steps to recover photo in Mac are quite similar.
A list of partitions found on the drive or other storage media found by the XD card recovery software will be displayed. Select the one that your lost files located. Click 'Scan' to start scanning for files.
Tips: The scanning time depends on which recovery mode is selected.
You can pause or stop the scan in mid-process. For best results, you should allow the scan to complete.
You have the option to save the previous scan results for continuous photo recovery at any time without rescanning.
Find out the target data that you want to recover. Click 'Recover' to proceed to destination selection interface. Alternatively, click to return to the partition selection interface.
Tips: Back up your photos frequently to minimize the risk of picture loss. Do not only trust XD picture card, large memory card, or other storage devices. Accidents can happen on any device at any time. So back-up is the best and easy way to do XD picture card recovery and other digital memory cards.
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