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How to Recover Lost CR2 Photos

Canon is one of the most popular digital cameras with friendly comfortable, stylish and high capable features, and it is also considered as a safe storage medium to keep the photos taken by Canon camera. But it is highly possible that your photos in Canon digital cameras might get corrupted or inaccessible one day, so you'd better to backup the important photos. The data loss is a very serious problem and if you loss photos in CR2 raw file format from Cannon cameras, and then you need to do CR2 photo recovery.

You may loss CR2 photos due to accidentally deleting, formatting, corrupted memory card or any other human errors. But don't get frustrated as you can easily do CR2 photo recovery with one program. This photo recovery software gives you the chances to recover the CR2 files easily and efficiently. According to your different operating system, choose the right version of photo recovery software. Here we show you how to recover CR2 files in Windows, and the steps to do it in Mac are similar.

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How to do CR2 photo recovery?

Firstly install and launch the CR2 photo recovery software. Here select the storage mediums that have the deleted, formatted, lost or inaccessible CR2 photos, including digital camera, memory card, USB driver or other mass storage devices and the internal hard driver.

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Step 1: Select the partition where you loss CR2 files

From the list of logic drives here, choose the one partition from which your lost CR2 files locate, and then click the "Scan" button to start scanning.

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Note: If you remember the specific formats for your lost files, here you can use the "Filter Options" to select one or more file formats, this function helps you to decrease the scanning time and efficiently find the lost files. For example, here we choose the CR2 files and click the "Scan" button.

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Step 2: Preview and find the lost CR2 files

When the scan is over, the lost CR2 files list here for you to choose. You are able to preview and pick up what you want to recover and click the "Recover" button.

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1. Type the file name or filter the search results to precisely find your lost files in a short time.

2. You can "pause" or "stop" in the process of scanning when you find the lost files and want to recover it immediately. Then continue to scan the other files if needed.

3. Click "Save Scan" button to save the scanning result so that you are able to continue photo recovery at any time as you like.

Step 3: Specify the output folder to save the CR2 files after recovering

Select a destination where you want to save the recoverable CR2 files, and then click the "Recover" button. Here we highly recommend you to select other locations from your source partitions where you loss the CR2 files.

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Here it is, finally your lost CR2 files go back together again!

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