Photo and Video Recovery Software: Recover Photos and Videos from Cameras

Daisy updated on Nov 25, 2019 to Resource | How-to Articles


Accidental deletion of photos and videos from cameras occurs frequently. Luckily, you can perform photo and video recovery easily with the help of EaseUS data recovery software. EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard enables you to recover deleted photos, videos, and more from cameras, camcorders, or other storage devices. Download the software right now and apply it to recover your lost or deleted photos, videos, or other files within minutes.

Also Applies To: Photo and video recovery from devices like camcorders, hard drives, USB flash drives, memory cards, and other conventional storage media

Photo and Video Loss on Cameras

Digital cameras are widely popular and can be used for work, interest or recreation. Cameras, be it from Canon, Nikon, Sony, Olympus, Casio, Panasonic, or other brands, stores the photos on SD cards, SDHC cards, or SDXC cards (all grouped as SD cards). Since data loss occurs on all kinds of storage media and on various devices, cameras are no exception. There are several reasons why you lose photos and videos from a camera:

  • You delete the photos or videos accidentally from the Camera
  • You format the camera unintentionally or because the camera shows "Drive not formatted. Do you want to format it now?"
  • The camera SD card is corrupted and you lose the photos and videos
  • The camera is infected by a virus or suffers from a system failure and thus you lose files

The photos and videos that a camera takes always carry precious memories or important information. That's why you need to perform photo and video recovery. Fortunately, with the help of the photo and video recovery software, you can get it done effortlessly.

Photo and Video Recovery Software - EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard

The hard drive recovery software - EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard can not only recover lost data from computers, external hard drives, USB flash drives but also work as photo and video recovery software to recover images and videos from devices like digital cameras and camcorders. For your information, EaseUS camera data recovery software will:

  • Recover photos and videos that are deleted, formatted, or corrupted
  • Recover pictures and videos on Cameras from Canon, Nikon, Sony, Olympus, Casio, and many other brands
  • Recover pictures in all kinds of formats, including JPG/JPEG, TIFF/TIF, PNG, BMP, GIF, PSD, CRW, CR2, NEF, ORF, SR2, MRW, DCR, WMF, RAW, SWF, SVG, RAF, DNG, and more
  • Recover videos in formats like AVI, MOV, MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, MKV, ASF, FLV, SWF, MPG, RM/RMVB, MPEG, etc.

Recover Photos and Videos from Cameras

When data loss occurs, stop using the device to avoid data overwriting and perform camera data recovery as soon as possible. Now, follow the steps below to retrieve your photos and videos immediately. Besides, if the camera asks you to format the device because the SD card has a RAW file system, don't format it directly. Instead, rescue the data first and then fix the corrupted device.

Steps to recover lost photos and videos from a camera:

Step 1. Connect the SD card and start scanning.

Take out the SD card from the camera and connect it to the computer via a card reader. Then launch EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard, hover on the SD card, and click "Scan".

select a location and click scan

Step 2. Select the photos you want to recover.

Wait until the scanning completes. Afterward, choose the photos you want to recover. To check the picture, double-click the item to preview its content.

Choose files to recover

Step 3. Recover photos.

Click "Recover" and choose a location, not on the SD card, to save the photos.

Recover lost data

Except for photo and video recovery, EaseUS Data Recovery is also able to perform photo and video repair. During the recovery process of the camera photos and videos, EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard will repair corrupted items (photos in JPG/JPEG formats and videos in MOV/MP4 formats) automatically. Thus, it won't happen that you can't open the recovered photos and videos since they are corrupted.

Other than the features listed above, EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard also can:

  • Recover audio files, documents, emails, and more
  • Recover data from an HDD, SSD, music player, video player, RAID...
  • Recover lost, delete, or formatted files, partitions, and disks
  • Recover files from FAT(FAT12,FAT16,FAT32), exFAT, NTFS/NTFS5, ext2/ext3, HFS+, and ReFS

As one of the best data recovery software for Windows, EaseUS data recovery software will help you retrieve your precious files in various real-life data loss situations. Don't hesitate to have a try.

Extra Tip: Photo and Video Recovery on Android Phones

In addition to digital cameras, photo and video loss on Andriod phones happens a lot. Compared with cameras, Android phones are handier and are the choices for most of the users to take photos and videos. Thus, it's common that you may get the photos, videos, or other files lost from an Android device. There are two ways to get back photos, videos, or other files from an Android phone:

If the lost data are stored in the SD card instead of the internal storage, you can recover the files from the SD card using EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard introduced above.

If you lost data from the Android internal storage, you need the professional Android data recovery software to get it back.

How to Avoid Data Loss

It's common that you deleted a file and then realized you need it later. That's when data recovery is always in a need. Although data recovery can be successful in most of the cases, it also happens that the lost data is gone forever. To prevent complete data loss, it's necessary to grow a good habit of backing up important files regularly. Whether you prefer manually copying files, using free backup software, or syncing files to cloud storage, the point is that you need to take action. Don't regret after the disaster occurs.

The Bottom Line

Photo and video recovery, whether on cameras, Android phones, or other devices, is possible as long as the lost items are not overwritten by new content. Therefore, it's necessary to stress again that don't use the storage device from which you have lost data since minor operations may overwrite the content. With photo and video recovery software like EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard, you can easily get your precious files back. 


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Frequently Asked Questions

1. Why choose EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard?

"EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard is the best we've seen. It's far from perfect, partly because today's advanced disk technology makes data-recovery more difficult than it was with the simpler technology of the past, but it's fast and efficient..."PCMag

"The first thing you'll notice about EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Pro is that its interface is very clear and uncluttered, with only a small collection of self-explanatory controls. You won't find lots of extra options hidden in a system of hidden menus, either; what you see really is what you get."techradar

"Recover lost files, even after deleting a partition or formatting your drive."Macworld

2. Why cannot I recover 2GB data for free?

It is recommended to check the version installed is Free or Trial because they are different versions.

Trial has data preview function but cannot save any files, while the Free version enables to recover 2 GB files. The default free space is 500 MB and you may share the product on social media to get another 1.5 GB.

3. Why cannot the recovered files be opened?

A file is saved as 2 parts on the storage device: directory info (which is comprised by file name, time stamp and size info, etc.) and data content.

If the files with original file names and folder structures cannot be opened, one possible reason is the corrupted directory info. There is still a chance to recover the data content with the RAW Recovery method in our software.

4. Why isn't it suggested to recover the files back to the original drive?

The storage structure of the lost files would be altered or damaged by any changes on the drive. If you save the recovered files back to the same drive, the original data structures and data content would be corrupted or overwritten, which causes permanent data loss. So you should prepare another disk to save the files.

5. How can I check whether my data is recoverable or not before purchase?

The Free version helps you save 2GB files to better verify the recovery quality of our product before purchase.

6. How long does it take to scan the drive?

It strongly depends on the capacity of your hard drive and the performance of your computer. As reference,most drive recoveries can be completed in around 10 to 12 hours for a 1-TB healthy hard drive in general conditions.

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