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

Daisy updated on Dec 02, 2019 to Resource | How-to Articles


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.

JPG or JPEG, the short for Joint Photographic Experts Group, is a compression standard form digital images. JPG/JPEG has the benefits of high resolution, smaller file size, and adjustable compression and is one of the most popular digital photo formats that is widely used on digital cameras, mobile phones, and the World Wide Web. 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 to save the pictures as JPG/JPEG files. Besides, for better compatibility with some sites or services, you may need to convert a photo in other formats to JPG or JPEG, the commonest format for photos.

Loss of JPG/JPEG Files

Given the widespread application of JPG/JPEG, the loss of JPG or JPEG files is almost inevitable. Whether you store a JPG/JPEG file on a device like a digital camera, mobile phone or a storage medium like computer hard drive, USB, and memory card. Your photos are at risk of being 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.

Overview of JPG/JPEG Recovery

Whether you want to recover photos from cameras, computer hard drives, or external storage devices, you can use EaseUS data recovery software to retrieve the deleted, formatted or lost JPG/JPEG files. In addition to JPG/PNG, EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard also helps to recover photos in other formats, including PNG, BMP, GIF, PSD, CRW, CR2, NEF, ORF, SR2, MRW, DCR, WMF, RAW, SWF, SVG, RAF, DNG, etc.

Besides, compared with its equivalents, data recovery software from EaseUS has a remarkable advantage, which is to repair the corrupted JPG or JPEG during the recovery process. As you may have experienced, you might fail to open a recovered photo since it is corrupted or damaged. With EaseUS photo recovery software, the corrupted JPG/JPEG files will be repaired automatically during the recovery process. Given that, isn't it a wise choice for JPG/PNG recovery?

Download the software and let's get started.

Recover JPG or JPEG Files

Step 1. Choose the location and start scanning.

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

select a location and click scan

Step 2. Select the photos you want to recover.

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

Choose files to recover

Step 3. Recover the deleted photos.

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

Recover lost data

Other Features of the Photo Recovery Software

EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard is a powerful data recovery tool that can do much more than photo 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

In the days that data loss occurs on a daily basis, backing up important files elsewhere and simultaneously equipping the computer with data recovery software are necessary to avoid complete data loss.

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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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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