Get Photos Back from Corrupted Compact Flash Card

“I inserted 1GB Compact Flash Card which contained many files such as, pictures, videos, audio etc. on it into the camera to take pictures and it worked fine till I shot the last picture. But, soon after this suddenly an error message “Card Error” is displayed by the camera screen. I was surprised to see that and immediately dragged the card to connect it to the computer via a card reader but, found that no access is available. With a thought on my mind that, my card is corrupt I am worried about how to restore photos from corrupted Compact Flash Card? Can anyone help?”

Don’t worry! You can recover photos from corrupted Compact Flash Card using efficient Photo Recovery Software.

Compact Flash Card shortened, as CF Card is a compact storage device which is often used as a backup memory or the main storage component in DSLR Camera, Camcorders, and music players etc. and in many other portable electronic devices. It was first identified and launched by SanDisk in the year 1994. The major benefit of Compact Flash Card is relatively huge storage capacity, greater speed as compared to other memory cards with lower cost per MB. You can store data such as songs, videos, applications and high quality pictures on your Compact Flash Card. Its capacity generally ranges from 128 MB to 64 GB. Not only SanDisk but, other popular brands like Kingston, Transcend, Lexar, Micro Disk, Alcotek, A-DATA etc, also manufacture Compact Flash Card. Apart from all these outstanding features, there are situations that lead to corruption of Compact Flash Card which in turn lead to deletion or loss of your valuable pictures as well as other data from it. Don’t strain your mind thinking about how to retrieve photos from corrupted Compact Flash Card? You can get photos back from corrupted Compact Flash Card using Photo Recovery Software. This advanced recovery software can also be used to recover Samsung galaxy note 3 data in a short span of time.

Scenarios that lead to corruption of Compact Flash Card:

  • When you carry out read or write process on Compact Flash Card if there is a sudden loss of power then, it may lead to corruption of Compact Flash Card. Hence, maintain proper backup to avoid abrupt system shut down. If backup is not available then, no need to worry! you can retrieve photos from corrupted Compact Flash Card using reliable recovery software  
  • While performing formatting process of the Compact Flash Card if there is any kind of interruption to it then, it results in corruption of the file system. This in turn blocks access to photos as well as other data stored in it. Therefore, keep backup of your pictures before, formatting the Compact Flash Card
  • Your Compact Flash Card may get infected by virus if it is used on computer which is already virus infected. Therefore, a proper anti-virus protection should be installed on your computer to avoid virus/malware attacks on computer as well as other external storage devices
  • Now, retrieving images from a corrupted Compact Flash Card is easily possible due to any of the situations mentioned above using Photo Recovery Software. This software is built with powerful algorithms to recover all types of image files in minimum amount of time. It has a simple graphical user interface by using which even a user with less technical knowledge can easily recover photos from corrupted Compact Flash Card. Apart from recovering pictures from corrupted Compact Flash Card, this software can also recover other files such as, audio, videos, documents etc. from it. It also helps you to recover photos from Samsung SD Card as well as from other different flash memory Cards used. It not only retrieves photos from corrupted Compact Flash Card but, also helps you to recover pictures as well as other files from other different storage devices such as, hard drives, external hard drives, flash drives, FireWire drives, iPods etc. It is compatible to recover photos from corrupted Compact Flash Card on all the latest versions of Windows as well as Mac operating systems. Hence, it is one of the best software to recover photos from corrupted Compact Flash Card. You can even use this software to get back deleted or lost RAW images with ease. Make use of the demo version of the software in order to try the greater chances to get photos back from corrupted compact flash card.

    You may have already come to know that CF card recovery is just one among the various application of this tool. This software can be used as a general purpose recovery solution to recover pictures from corrupted memory card of various types like SD, MMC, xD, etc.

    Steps to retrieve photos from corrupted Compact Flash Card using Photo Recovery Software:

    Step 1: Connect CF Card to your computer using a card reader or USB cable. Download and Install the demo version of the software and Run the software. From the main screen select “Recover Photos” option to recover photos from corrupted Compact Flash Card.

    Get Photos Back from Corrupted Compact Flash Card - Main Screen

    Fig 1 : Main Screen

    Step 2: Now, the software scans and displays a list of logical drives including your Compact Flash Card choose the particular Compact Flash Card drive from which you need to recover photos and click on “Next” button.

    Get Photos Back from Corrupted Compact Flash Card - Select Drive

    Fig 2 : Select Logical Drive

    Step 3: Once the scanning process is completed, you can view the recovered photos in two different views i.e. “Data Type View” or “File Type View” using “Preview” option.

    Get Photos Back from Corrupted Compact Flash Card - Preview Screen

    Fig 3 : Preview Screen

    Step 3: Now, using “Save” option Save the recovered pictures to your desired location on computer.

    Get Photos Back from Corrupted Compact Flash Card - Save Screen

    Fig 4 : Save Screen