How to Recover Lost Images from PC, Camera, Memory Card & USB
Photo shooting has become the most common way for keeping memories. Digital photos saved on computer, camera, memory card or USB always remind you a lot in later days, and become a treasure of happiness. However, you have no idea when a disaster would come to destroy your PC, camera, memory card or USB. The photos disappeared at some point due to different reasons:
• Accidentally delete photos/images permanently
• Photo holder devices corrupted
• Formatted the memory card, USB or hard drive
• Memory card becomes inaccessible
• Interface or file transfer errors cause image lost
Stay calm when you encounter one of the situations above. Actually, the lost photos are still here. You can't see them, but you can get them back. What you should remember is that keeping your photo holders as original, because additional operations may damage lost photos further. Then get image recovery software, which supports to recover lost images from computer, camera, memory card and USB. Here have a try with Wondershare Photo Recovery.
Here let's install and run Windows version on your computer. There are 4 options for you to recover lost images with the best way you want.
Recover images from camera: Directly connect your digital camera to PC and then run this program.
Recover images from memory card: Insert your memory card (SD Card, Memory Stick, etc.) into the built-in memory card slot of the computer and then run this program.
Recover images form USB drive: Connect your USB drive other mass storage devices to computer and then run this program.
Recover images form hard drive: Directly select the internal hard drive or connect external hard drive to run this recovery software.
Hit "Start", and then choose the drive where your lost images were located. Click "Scan".
After completing the scan, select the "Photo" folder on the left and click the file in the list to preview. If you know exactly which type of image you want to recover, you can only check the format folder or even the specific image, and then click "Recover" to save them on your computer. Do not save the recovered photos on the drive where you lost them which may overwrite the space and cause recovery more difficult.
Note: You can preview photos while the scan is processing. When you find the photo you want, you can pause the scanning and recover it at first, and then continue the scan. Additionally, this Photo Recovery also allows you to recover lost videos and audio files. If you are a Mac user, you can choose Photo Recovery for Mac.
Video tutorial of image recovery