How to Transfer Save File from Switch SD Card to PC

I want to save my data from my Switch to my computer so I can use it in an emulator on my computer. Is there a safest and fastest way to do this? I would appreciate any help whatsoever. Thanks!

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Cici· Answered on Dec 25, 2023

If your game archive is on an SD card, connect your Switch's SD card to your computer via an SD card reader and transfer large files by copying and pasting manually or using a professional data transfer tool - EaseUS Todo PCTrans Professional.

The tool is highly compatible and supports any SD card format and game type. You can use its backup and restore options to quickly transfer games from an SD card to a PC without losing data.

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The tool is especially suitable for large numbers of files and large file sizes. You can easily and quickly transfer files on an SD card. Below is the simple step-by-step guide:

Step 1. Connect Switch SD card to PC via SD card reader.

Step 2. Launch EaseUS Todo PCTrans, navigate to "Backup and Recovery" mode, and click "Start."

Step 3. Under the "Data Backup" option, click Next to confirm or customize the file name and path.

Step 4. Select the items on the Switch SD card and click Backup.

Step 5. Launch EaseUS Todo PCTrans, select "Data Recovery," and click Next.

Step 6. Recover Save files from the SD card to the target drive on the target computer.

EaseUS Todo PCTrans also allows you to perform more intelligent operations in this process. You can click the link below to learn more details on how to transfer games from a PC to an SD card.

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