How to Recover Deleted & Lost Photos from SanDisk Memory Card?

  • The proficient tool to restore SanDisk SD card photos in simple clicks
  • Easily fetches images and other media file formats (audio, video, text, etc.)
  • Offers instant and secure restoration of SanDisk and various other brands of SD cards
  • Runs on all versions of Windows and Mac machines



SD card or secure digital card is a small portable external storage device which can be used as a primary storage device in various multimedia devices like digital cameras, iPods, camcorders, mobile phones, etc. However, at times your vital collection of photos, videos, music collection, applications, RAW files, documents, spreadsheets, and so on. get deleted/lost due to various known or unknown factors.

Common factors that lead to the deletion or loss of photos from SanDisk SD card

  • Accidental Deletion: Users tend to mistakenly delete important photos by hitting on the Delete All option.
  • Photo Transfer Interruption: Ejection of the SanDisk memory card whilst transferring photos from the card to/from the computer will lead to loss or deletion of the photos.
  • Unintentional Formatting: Sometimes when you connect SD card to your system, you might receive an error message to format the SD card. If you unintentionally click on Format option then SD card contents will be straightaway wiped.
  • Bad Sectors: SanDisk also becomes inaccessible due to the presence of the bad sectors on the SanDisk memory card. These sort of damages to the SD card can turn the card files inaccessible.
  • Other Reasons: Some other reasons responsible for the deletion or loss of photos from SanDisk SD cards are improper handling of SD cards, virus threats, capturing photos under low battery conditions, usage of unreliable third-party tools, SD card crash, and so on.
Now, don’t get annoyed thinking about how to get back deleted photos because here is a good solution to fix your photo loss problems. You just need to install the SanDisk Recovery software to easily recover all your valuable photos on the SanDisk SD card.

Unique Features of the SanDisk Recovery Software

SanDisk Recovery is an highly-effective solution to perform photo retrieval from SanDisk SD card. Rather than just recovering media files from all series of SanDisk memory cards, it is also capable to restore deleted files from SanDisk flash drive, SSD, and so on. The software employs a strong recovery engine to securely to recover SanDisk images of various file formats like TIFF, JPG, JPEG, IMG, PPM, Exif, BMP, DWG, and PNG so on. Including RAW photos, it can restore all other media file formats of audio files, video files, text files, etc.

Further reading: Learn the easy steps to retrieve data from SanDisk Ultra SSD using this amazing file recovery utility.

This program can be installed on any edition of Windows and Mac operating systems. There is even a demo version of the SanDisk Recovery program available for free. The trial version of this software lets you Preview the recoverable files and also Save Recovery Session. When the photo recovery is complete, you can save the restored media items in the desired storage drive.

Steps to perform photo recovery from SanDisk SD card

Step 1: Get the SanDisk Recovery tool installed on your PC.

Step 2: Connect the SanDisk SD card externally to the computer.

Step 3: Open the recovery application and select Recover Files option.

Figure 1: Main Screen

Step 4: The software performs restoration of photos from the selected SanDisk SD card.

Figure 2: Scanning for files

Step 5: In the next window, check for the retrieved images under the images section using either Data View or File Type View.

Figure 3: Recovery results

Step 6: Now preview the recovered photos and mark the ones you wish to save.

Figure 4: Preview Window

Step 7: Mention a target location to save restored SD card photos. Hit on the Save icon.

Figure 5: Save Recovered Files

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