CF Card Recovery

Storing data on a memory card is very common now-a-days due to its portability & easy to use nature. But with these positives, memory card is also prone to damage & corruptions. So, if you are a memory card user you should have a software to recover memory card files. This will ensure that you never lose your precious moments.

A CF Card (Compact Flash Card) is a popular flash memory card format used in a variety of portable electronic equipments, such as cameras, camcorders, DSLRs, game devices, music players, etc. to store photos, videos, audio files and other multimedia files safely and to make their portability easier. The capacities are usually from 128 MB to 64 GB. The CF card has a larger size compared to other memory card types such as SD, SmartMedia, Memory Stick, and xD Picture Card. But because of its low cost and high speed, it is still widely used by digital cameras. There are many CompactFlash card brands including SanDisk, Kingston, KingMax, Samsung, Canon etc.

Due to accidental deletion, pressing the format button in camera, or various reasons of damage (e.g. low battery power, turning off on writing/reading), you may have lost your valuable pictures from a CF Card. No need to worry! In most cases, they are still recoverable. CF Card Recovery Software is used to retrieve lost data from memory card, deleted files, formatted/reformatted and damaged photos, movies & other files from Compact Flash Cards and all other types of memory cards.

This tool efficiently restore files from corrupted memory stick and formatted, damaged, unreadable or defective storage media devices. CF Card Recovery will be very useful for any owner of a digital camera, because the problem of accidentally or intentionally deleted pictures or video is a common problem with everyone of you. Moreover, the utility is a perfect tool for both novice and professional photographers due to its simple and user-friendly interface. Check out the site to get more knowlegde about SD card recovery on phone after you lost files from it due to various reasons. This software will help you to find all missing files of different types with utmost ease.

You can use CF Card Recovery in following situations –

  • Accidental Deletion of the files
  • Pressed Reformat button on the camera
  • Card damaged due to turning off the camera while reading/writing is going on, or camera switched off automatically due to low battery
  • Bad blocks on the CF card
  • Loss of data if device containing the flash card is not removed properly from the system i.e. without using “Safely Remove Hardware” option.
  • Files deleted or lost due to a virus infection

Steps to undelete data from a Compact Flash Card –

1. Download & install Memory card recovery software to perform Compact Flash card recovery. After running it select “Recover Photos” from the welcome screen.

CF Card Recovery - Main Screen

2. Click “Recover Deleted Photos” from the next screen.

CF Card Recovery - Recover Deleted Photos

3. Select the drive containing the CF card.

CF Card Recovery - Select Drive

4. Preview & save the recovered files.

CF Card Recovery - Save Recovered Files

Recovery Tip –

For a damaged or file system corrupted CF Card, Windows may prompt you to format the CF Card when it attempts to read and access the card. Please ignore that message and do not format it before you recover the lost photos.

For Mac users, see memory card file recovery on Mac to get back files from memory card on Mac

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