JPG Recovery: How to Recover Deleted or Lost JPG/JPEG Files

Your JPG file may get deleted, formatted, or lost due to many possible reasons. Fortunately, with the photo recovery software - EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard, you can not only recover the JPG/JPEG/PNG files and but also repair the corrupted JPG/JPEG files during the recovery. Get the software to perform JPG recovery right now.

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JPG or JPEG, short for Joint Photographic Experts Group, is a compression standard form digital images. JPG/JPEG has the benefits of high resolution, small file size, and adjustable compression. It is one of the most popular digital photo formats that is widely used on digital cameras, mobile phones, and the internet. When you take photos using a digital camera or mobile device, the images will be saved with the .jpg or .jpeg file extension by default or you can set it to save the pictures as JPG/JPEG files. Besides, as the commonest format for photos, JPG/JPEG files are compatible with most of the sites and services.

Overview of JPG Recovery

Speaking of JPG recovery, what users care about most is how can I recover JPG/JPEG files? The key to recovering JPG files is whether there is data overwriting after deleting the photos. If there's not, you can get back the lost files from the recycle bin or take advantage of data recovery software. If data overwriting occurs, the possibility of recovering your lost data is pretty low.

What Causes The Loss of JPG/JPEG Files

Given the widespread application of JPG/JPEG, the loss of JPG or JPEG files is almost inevitable. Whether your JPG/JPEG files are stored on digital cameras, mobile phones, and other devices, or on storage media such as computer hard drives, USB, and memory cards, these photos may be lost due to the following reasons:

  • Accidental deletion
  • Storage device formating
  • Virus attacks or malware infection
  • Other accidents like a power failure or system crash

The good news is that you can perform JPG/JPEG recovery with the hard drive recovery software - EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard.

How to Recover JPG or JPEG Files

Whether you want to recover photos from cameras, computer hard drives, or external storage devices, you can use EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard to retrieve the lost JPG/JPEG files. In addition to JPG/PNG, the EaseUS JPG recovery tool also helps to recover photos in other formats, including PNG, BMP, GIF, MRW, DCR, WMF, RAW, SWF, SVG, DNG, etc. It also supports users to repair corrupted photos, the corrupted JPG/JPEG files will be repaired automatically during the recovery process. 

EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard is a powerful tool that can do much more than JPG recovery. It can:

  • Recover almost all existing file types, including photos, videos, audio files, documents, Adobe files, etc.
  • Recover lost data from computer hard drives, external hard drives, USBs, memory cards, camcorders, digital cameras, video players...
  • Recover files after deletion, formatting, emptying Recycle Bin, partition loss, hard disk damage, and other tough data loss situations

Now please download the software on your computer and follow the detailed guide below to start.

Step 1. Choose the location and start scanning.

Launch EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard, hover on partition or storage device where you deleted pictures, then click "Scan".

select a location and click scan

Step 2. Select the pictures you want to recover.

Wait until the scanning completes, then select the deleted pictures you want to recover. To locate the target photos faster, click "Filter" > "Pictures".

Choose files to recover

Step 3. Recover the deleted pictures.

Click "Recover" and choose a location on another hard drive to save the desired pictures.

Recover lost data

Recover JPG/JPEG from Recycle Bin

If you lost the JPG files on your computer due to accidental deletion, and you don't empty the recycle bin after deleting, you can get back your photos from the recycle bin. Here are the detailed steps:

Step 1. Enter the recycle bin on your computer.

Step 2. Find the picture that you want to recover.

Step 3. Right-click the picture and choose "Restore".

Recover Pictures from Recycle Bin

The Bottom Line

When unexpected photo loss happens, what you should do first is stop using the storage device to avoid data overwriting and apply data recovery software to perform JPG/JPEG/PNG recovery immediately, which ensures a high success rate. It's worth mentioning that EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard can also help to restore corrupted JPG/JPEG files during the recovery. It works unnoticedly but helps you greatly. Get the software and retrieve your photos within minutes.

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