How to Recover Data from Corrupted SD Card?

SD cards are sensitive to corruption. When it gets corrupted, may get format error. Suppose you are trying to access files of SD card, you may get error stating that the drive needs to be formatted before usage. In such situation, you will not be able to view data in SD card. If you format it for further usage, entire data in it will be lost. If you had any important data in it then you will lose them. Do not panic then, you can get back data from corrupted SD card using recovery software. Before anything, let us consider some of the scenarios in which SD card gets corrupted.

  • Virus infection results in corruption of SD card file system. If any of the files on the card gets corrupted and it is not removed from it for longer then there are chances of virus spreading to file system files of SD card
  • While formatting SD card, if the process is stopped for any reasons then card gets corrupted. You will not be able to access data in it anytime
  • Improper handling of SD card like, removing the card abruptly from card slot, using it on different devices frequently, etc. results in card corruption
  • Removing SD card from camera or camcorder without turning off results in card corruption. The file system gets damaged in that case

However, you can recover data from corrupted SD card using recovery software. Yodot Photo Recovery is the best tool to perform data recovery from corrupted SD card.

Features of SD card data recovery software:

Yodot Photo Recovery software helps you to recover data from corrupted SD card. You can get back deleted or lost data in various scenarios using this application. This utility can be used to retrieve files of different types like videos, photos, audios, etc. from SD card. This tool is capable of restoring data from SD cards of various brands like SanDisk, Transcend, Sony, Lexar, etc. This software helps you to get back data from not only SD card but also other cards like SDHC cards, SDxC cards, CF cards, etc. The software supports data restoration from SD cards on Windows XP, Windows server 2003, Windows server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows 7 and Windows 8.

Procedure to recover data from corrupted SD card:

Download Yodot Photo Recovery software from here. Install it on Windows computer and connect corrupted SD card. Run the tool and from main screen, select “Lost Photo Recovery” or “Deleted Photo Recovery”. From next screen, select SD card drive and click on “Next”. You will get the list of file types from next screen. Select the file types which you want to restore and click on “Next”. The software scans the corrupted SD card and displays the result in few minutes. Save them using “Save” option on your system.