How to Recover Data from Formatted Cards?
Question from the web: I formatted my SD card by mistake. I am stuck and searching for a solution. I have tried all the usual data recovery suggestions but all came up with no result. Is it possible to recover my lost data from the formatted card?
Sure! As long as you haven't put new data onto your formatted card, there is still a big chance to get back all data from this formatted card. Below are the details to do so.
To recover data from formatted card, you need to find a data recovery program to scan and restore your formatted card. Here you can try iPubsoft Data Recovery or Data Recovery for Mac that helps me a lot in all kinds of data loss issues. With it, you are able to recover data like photos, videos, audio, documents and more from formatted or corrupted cards easily. No matter what kind of memory card you are using, iPubsoft Data Recovery is helpful.
You can download the free trial version at first to have a try:
3 Steps to Perform Formatted Card Data Recovery
Let's begin with the iPubsoft Data Recovery for Windows users. Mac users can download the Mac version and restore files from formatted card on Mac with similar operations.
Step 1: Launch the program and plug formatted card
Install and launch the data recovery on your computer. You'll see an interface as below shows. Choose "Format Recovery" and click "Next". Insert the formatted card into the computer and then it will appear in the program interface.
Step 2: Scan and preview the files you want
Select the formatted card and click the button of "Scan". After the scan, all found files in your formatted card will be displayed in categories or original paths. Preview them and check whether they are what you want to recover or not.
Step 3: Begin to restore corrupted files
In the end, select the files you want to recover and click the "Recover" button to start restoring the selected files.
You can save the recovered files to your computer. DO NOT save them back to your formatted card to prevent the files from losing again.