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Recover deleted files and photos from memory card and USB sticks

by Digital Marketing E. Online Marketing Professional

Best free programs to recover files after deleting them from devices such as USB sticks, memory cards, cameras

If we wanted to recover data from a memory card, from a memory card (SD or microSD) or from a USB stick?

In this guide we will see the best tools and programs to be used to recover files from a USB stick or memory card .

Using these programs we can, for example, recover photos deleted by mistake from a memory card of a camera or the precious documents stored in a USB stick or from an external hard drive formatted or deleted by mistake, so as to get back the files before they are lost forever (the more we reuse the key after formatting, the less chance we have of recovering all the data).

How to recover deleted files and photos from memory card and USB sticks

We have tested only the best programs to recover any type of file deleted by mistake, we will not have to do anything but try them all with the key or the memory card inserted inside the PC. 

1) PhotoRec: One of the best programs to recover files from USB sticks, memory cards, memory cards but also CD DVDs and hard drives is PhotoRec .

It looks like an excellent recovery software that allows you to read and see the photos lost not onlyfrom any photographic memory medium but also from USB keys, hard disks, CDs and DVDs . PhotoRec is installed on all operating systems, is open source and is very easy to use.

To use the program simply select the disk or memory card among those available within the program, indicate the type of file system and the method of recovery of the files, then indicate a folder where to recover the files deleted from the program ( Browse button ) and when we are ready click on Search .

It may take hours, depending on the size of the media to be recovered and the speed of reading, but in the end we will see the photos, images and documents saved in the indicated path.

This program works with any type of file: Office files, .doc .xls .ppt, video files like .avi .mp4, audio files .mp3 .wma and in particular .jpg, .png and .gif image files.

PhotoRec is able to operate on the memory card file system even when it is damaged, since it searches directly the header files of all the photo archive formats.

2) Recuva: One of the most used programs to recover deleted files from a disk or from a memory card is Recuva.

To use the program, simply start it and follow the steps of the wizard wizard: select the types of files to be recovered, the disk or removable memory from which to act and start the search (even in-depth to find more files).

We await the long search and at the end we will have all the files deleted and recoverable: those without damage are marked in green, while those reported in yellow, orange or red may no longer be recoverable.

We select the files to be recovered and save them on our PC.

3) Digicam Photo Recovery: Another program that we can use to recover deleted photos by mistake is Digicam Photo Recovery, which can be downloaded for free here -> Digicam Photo Recovery .

It takes just two clicks to recover deleted photos, so you can save them in a safer place.

Select the disk or external memory from those available in the drop-down menu, then click on Find any Pictures to start searching for deleted photos.

The time required obviously depends on the read speed of the disk and the size of the file system to be analyzed.

A complete guide to this free program can be found here -> Recover deleted photos from mobile phones and digital cameras.

 4) DiskDigger: If we want to use a complete program to recover any file deleted by mistake we can try DiskDigger.

This program is presented as a portable application that allows you to recover all your lost or deleted files by mistake from removable disks, external hard drives, memory cards and memory cards. (Images, documents, video, music, data, etc.).

The its operation is very simple : select the disk whose files you want to find lost or accidentally deleted and click on Next. Now we select the type of file you want to search; you can only select image files instead of selecting all file types, this speeds up the recovery process (which can be very long).

5) EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard

Another program to try to recover any type of file deleted by mistake is EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard. Even this program is very simple to use: you select the disk, the USB stick or the external memory from which to recover the deleted data and start the recovery process.

The deleted and recoverable files will all be visible in the right part of the program, we will not have to do is click on Recover to save them in another folder.

6) Wise Data Recovery

Among the many tools we can use to try to recover deleted files we can also try Wise Data Recovery.

With this program it will be really easy to try recovery on external disks and USB sticks.

We select the unit from which to perform the recovery on the top left and then click on Scan .

After a thorough scan (it may take hours) we will see all the recoverable files indicated with the green icon, while for those yellow and red difficult to predict their recovery.

We select the files to be recovered and then we click on the bottom right of Recover to start the recovery and saving to another folder or location.

Other programs for recovering deleted or lost files can be found at urban clap Data Recovery program.


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