How to Recover Photos from a Broken SD card?

Effortlessly get back your valuable photos from broken, damaged, or inaccessible SD cards with the help of Recover My Photo software. Get the trial edition here and preview the recoverable pictures files from the broken SD card for free before activating the license of the software. Download and try now!!!




Removable storage media such as SD cards are tiny with a huge capacity to store data but they are very sensitive to any sort of improper handling and other threats. A broken or corrupt or dead SD card can cost because all the photos in the card remain inaccessible. The SD memory cards are susceptible to various threats that make you lose all the vital files saved in it. It could be file system corruption, virus attack, or other software conflicts that damage the SD card contents. Therefore, it is always recommended to maintain an updated backup of the SD card data to avoid any file loss scenarios.

Recovering broken card

It is possible to restore the photos from the broken SD card by utilizing a robust photo recovery application. But you need to keep a couple of things in your mind-

  1. Never format the memory card if you want to retain any of the photos on it
  2. Do not add or save files to the affected SD card

The excellent way to get back photos from broken SD memory card- Recover My Photo software

Recover My Photo is the best-suited utility for retrieving the inaccessible or deleted photos from the SD card. The finely designed algorithms deep scan the broken or dead SD card to extract the photos from it. This tool works in a read-only mode that ensures no modifications or damages to the original image files in the card. Other than photos, this tool is also capable to retrieve videos, songs, and documents from the memory card. The application is built to perform picture recovery from Transcend, SanDisk, Lexar, Sony, PNY, Kingston, Samsung, and various other brands.

This award-winning photo recovery tool can be installed on any edition of your Windows or Macintosh OSX. One can utilize this application to recover photos from flash drive, internal/external HDD, SSD, memory sticks, iPods, and memory cards (SDXC, SDHC, CF, MMC, xD, etc.) from various manufacturers. Recover My Photo tool also features an option to preview all the recovered image files.

Remember: You will be asked to select a destination folder for the recovered files. Make sure you choose one on your PC's hard disk and not back on to the corrupt SD card.



Steps to Recover Photos from Broken SD Card

Step 1: Download and run the Recover My Photo software.

Step 2: Connect the broken SD card to the PC and select the Recover Photos option.

Step 3: Choose the logical drive that indicates the dead memory card. Click on the Scan button.

Main Window

Fig A: Main Window

Step 4: The broken SD card will be deep scanned for recoverable media files.

Scanning in Progress

Fig B: Scanning in Progress

Step 5: All the recoverable files from the memory card will be listed in Data View and File Type View panes.

List of Restored Files

Fig C: List of Restored Files

Step 6: Right-click on the restored image file to preview.

Preview Recovered Files

Fig D: Preview Recovered Files

Step 7: Mark the required photo files and folders for saving.

Step 8: Continue to choose the target drive location to save the recovered SD card pictures and click on the Save icon.

Saving Recovered Recycle Bin Data

Fig E: Save the Recovered Data


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