How to Recover Deleted Photos from the Computer?

Effortlessly regain your vital photos deleted from the computer (Windows/Mac) by using Recover My Photo tool. You can even preview the recovered photos for free before purchasing the license of the software. So, download the trial edition and start recovering your valuable photos from the computer hard disk drive.



Upon deleting vital photo files from the system, the users assume that it is never possible to reclaim those deleted files. But this isn't really true, the files are not permanently erased even after you empty the recycle bin folder. Although the file remains invisible at the user end, the deleted photos or media files reside on the same location on the drive until they are overwritten by new files. Upon deletion, the OS just wipes the index that points to the file, but the files are not straightaway wiped. The space of the deleted files will be allocated as free space. Therefore, continuing to use the system drive could overwrite the recoverable pictures. Thereby, you need to take care of it that no files are saved to the drive from where the files got deleted or lost.

How to undelete photos from the system?

Though your files are not permanently deleted, you just cannot access them directly. You won't find any inbuilt option on your Windows or Mac machine that can restore the deleted photos from the computer. Well, you can achieve recovery of computer photos only by relying on reliable software like Recover My Photo.

Restoring photos deleted photos from the computer

The Recover My Photo program is a significant solution used for regaining photos that got lost, deleted, corrupt, or formatted from the system hard drive. It is a perfect tool to restore lost images from the system hard drive, external HDD, SSD, USB drives, memory cards, etc. This expert-recommended tool is driven by a powerful recovery engine that extracts all types of images using their unique file signatures. When the scan on the computer drive is complete, it lists all the restored images in a preview window. The tool also lets you search for a particular type of image from the scan results.

OS Support:

Windows Operating System- Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, etc.

Macintosh OSX- High Sierra, Sierra, El Capitan, Yosemite, Mavericks, Snow Leopard, Leopard, Mountain Lion, and Lion

File support:

  • It supports various photo file formats like PNG, JPG, BMP, JPEG, TIFF, TIF, PSD, WPG, WMF, GIF, and many more
  • The tool also performs the restoration of videos, songs, and document file formats

Note: Recover My Photo utility can even perform photo recovery from xD card and other memory cards

Common instances of photo loss where you can make use of the Recover My Photo app

  • Accidentally deleting a photo file from the system hard disk by using “Shift + Delete” keys
  • Unintentionally emptying the from Recycle Bin
  • Corruption of the system drive
  • Format operation and partitioning errors
  • Interrupted file transfers
  • Bad sectors on the computer lead to inaccessibility to the stored files
  • Virus and malware threats are also responsible for deletion or loss of photos

Steps to retrieve deleted photos from computer

Step 1: Install the Recover My Photo software on your PC.

Step 2: Pick the Recover Photos option that is provided on the main screen.

Step 3: Now specify the system drive partition from where the photos got deleted. Click on the Scan button.

Main Window

Fig A: Main Window

Step 4: The tool continues to scan and undelete files from the selected drive partition.

Scanning in Progress

Fig B: Scanning in Progress

Step 5: Check for the recovered photos under Data View and File Type View panes.

List of Restored Files

Fig C: List of Restored Files

Step 6: Preview the photos and mark the required file items for saving.

Preview Recovered Files

Fig D: Preview Recovered Files

Step 7: Set the output folder location to save the photos undeleted from the computer hard drive.

Saving Recovered Recycle Bin Data

Fig E: Save the Recovered Data

For Leopard (10.5) and
Snow Leopard (10.6) Users

For Lion (10.7), Mountain Lion (10.8),
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