Photo Recovery from DSLR Memory Cards
People are always ready to know about the greatest and latest technologies of digital photography side and of course enjoy it at the most. However, they frequently get shock at how helpless they are when precious pictures get lost or deleted from DSLR memory card! But no worries now, this page will guide you the easiest way for recovering pictures from DSLR memory card on Mac platform.
For those who have the habit of backing up important data on a regular basis, it is suggested to look into that backup to recover photos from DSLR memory cards. And those Mac users who don’t posses any backup please continue reading
Photo Recovery from DSLR Camera using reliable photo recovery tool
First of all, make sure that you have choosen a trusted and relevant photo recovery tool by name Hi5 Photo Recovery for Mac to restore deleted pictures from DSLR memory card on Mac. Next thing you need to ensure is that soon after deletion happened, you stop taking pictures, take the memory card out of DSLR camera, so that you avoid overwriting of data and easily attempt to recover photos from DSLR memory card. Hi5 tool also has got too many other features using which Mac users can recover media files from any loss cases, like using Hi5 one can start recovering deleted music from iTunes, MacBook Pro and all Mac OS X supported machines!
Follow below mentioned steps to recover deleted or lost photos from DSLR memory cards:
Well to retrieve lost pictures from DSLR memory card on Mac, first of all connect your DSLR camera to the Mac machine through USB cable or take the memory card out of the camera and connect it to Mac via a card reader. Then download free version of Hi5 Photo Recovery Application for Mac, launch it.
Step 1: Choose either “Deleted Photo Recovery” or “Lost Photo Recovery” option according to your photo deletion and loss issues
Step 2: Now you are required to select the attached memory card Volume from the list of available drives to start the recovery process
Step 3: Software starts scanning of the selected Volume and displays all the recovered files that were present on memory card
Step 4: Mark the pictures you were looking for and preview the same
Step 5: Finally, if you are satisfied with the results then go ahead, purchase the licensed version of Hi5 Photo Recovery Tool for Mac and save the restored photographs on any desired location
Memory card data loss issues and how to avoid them!
You may lose your pictures from memory card due to the card’s "Write Protected" feature
Memory cards like SD cards have a lock system. When the card is in lock state and you try to access pictures present on it, it will display an error message. If you don’t know how to unlock it, then you have to format the card in order to use it. During this process there are highly chances of losing precious photographs present on DSLR memory card.
Pictures may go missing due to card corruption
Memory cards are sensitive devices that are prone to damage. Many different things, such as virus infection, improper handling of card while inserting or ejecting it, presence of bad sectors, etc. are responsible for the card corruption.
Some extra reasons for the loss of pictures from DSLR memory card
Accidental deletion of pictures by using “Delete All” button, taking pictures when DSLR camera battery is low or when the card is running out of memory, interruptions while transferring photos from card to Mac machine or vice versa, etc. may also cause picture loss situations.
Tips to avoid memory card photo loss issues
While most of the memory card problems described above have solutions, it is possible to avoid these problems, or at least to minimize the frequency with which they occur, by taking a few measures.
First, the memory card should never be removed while it is saving or displaying photos. Second, the memory card should remain in the camera while the camera is being turned on and off. Then, viewing and taking photos should be ceased when the battery is low. Lastly, make a habit of having backups of crucial pictures on more than one device. Further, it is also important to ensure that you buy the memory cards from reputable manufacturers and keep changing the cards frequently as the typical memory card has a lifespan of around 10,000 write/erase operations only!
Features of Hi5 Photo Recovery Utility for Mac
- The program’s friendly user interface helps to get photos back from DSLR memory card easily and quickly
- Its advanced recovery mechanisms ensure that no alterations have been done in the quality of pictures after recovery
- Along with recovering photos, it is capable of recovering other media files like movies, music files, raw digital images, etc.
- Helps to recover files from SDXC card, MMC, CF, SDHC, Micro and Mini SD cards, xD, and other various types of DSLR memory cards
- Even retrieves media files from all Mac machines (MacBook Pro, Mac Mini, MacBook Air, etc), pen drives, FireWire drives, iPods, and so on
- Supports recovery of pictures from memory card formatted with HFS+, HFSX, FAT file systems
- Compatible for all Mac versions such as Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard), Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard), Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion), Mac OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion), Mac OS X 10.9 (Mavericks), Mac OS X 10.10 (Yosemite), Mac OS X 10.11 (El Capitan) and Mac OS X 10.12 (Sierra)