Quite often photos captured using Olympus xD picture card disappears due to technical fault or human blunder. And for few users losing valuable photos from picture card is an awful experience. Unlike other files, it is impossible to recreate the lost picture. Hence people decide that lost image file is permanently stolen away from them. That’s not true. Until deleted or lost photo file is not overwritten with new data, you have fair recovery chances. Image file is just invisible for you, but very much sure that it is kicking alive in some corner of xD picture card. You can recover such pictures at your own. Manually it is impossible, but with the help of reliable restoration software for xD picture card, it is very simple.
Olympus xD picture card, a squashed and resilient storage device specially designed for digital media devices like digital cameras and camcorders to hold the captured photos and videos. Type M and Type M+ xD picture cards are highly secure and simple to use. Certain unpredictable situations made users to lose their priceless files from xD picture too. Whenever you caught in such an instance, remember, recover software for memory card is there for you. Instead of simply blaming the picture card, fire up the software and admit it to scan the card. Soon after completion of scanning process, lost files will be waiting to be previewed. With this software, you can effortlessly recover corrupted CF card on Mac OS X and picture card files on Windows computer.
So far we learnt how to recover lost files from Olympus xD picture card on Windows or Mac machine, but the reasons behind losing valuable files cannot be deserted. Have a look at the few common factors responsible for losing files from xD picture card.
- Accidental deletion of files while clearing unwanted data
- Unintentional formatting of xD picture card
- Corruption of Olympus xD picture card file system
- Errors while syncing files between picture card and computer
- Abrupt removal of xD card from camera or camcorder
- Capturing photos when camera is on low battery
Now let us see how to recover lost files from xD picture card using recovery software for memory card. Just run the software and follow simple onscreen instructions. It is quite simple; all you need to do is few simple mouse clicks. Simple user interface of the software will never let you face difficulties at recovery. With this software, you can even restore files from flash memory card of phone with ease. Instead of thinking much, go ahead and download the demo version, with which you can estimate the odds of recovery prior to purchase.
Steps to recover Olympus xD picture card data:
1: Launch the installed trial version of recovery software for memory card to explore home screen as shown in Fig 1. Since xD picture card always deal with media files, select "Recover Photos" for media edition and then "Recover Lost Photos". If you want to recover your SanDisk or other brands card files then hit here.
Fig 1: Home Screen
2: Software displays the list of storage drives from which it can recover files as shown in Fig 2. Select Olympus xD picture card and click on "Next" button.
Fig 2: Select xD Picture Card
3: Scanning process will be initiated. Once it completes, you will get list of retrieved files as shown in Fig 3.
Fig 3: Recovered Data
4: Pick any file from recovered list and preview it. If you are well satisfied with results, buy the full version and save recovered files.