PNY Recovery Tool: Free Recover Data from 4/8/16/32/64GB PNY SD Card

Jean updated on Dec 28, 2018 to Resource | How-to Articles


No matter your data lost due to deletion, formatted or the PNY SD card got corrupted, damaged, raw or inaccessible, download the best free PNY micro SD card recovery tool to recover data from 4/8/16/32/64GB PNY memory card & flash drive.

Causes of Data Loss on PNY Micro SD Card

PNY microSD/SDHC/SDXC cards, memory cards, and USB flash drives are very familiar to people all over the world, and the customer group is very huge accordingly. So, it's significant to introduce a piece of PNY SD card data recovery freeware in order to save people out of data loss trouble on 1GB, 2GB, 4GB, 8GB, 16GB, 32GB, 64GB, and 128GB memory SD card.

Data loss on PNY micro SD card.

How did users lose pictures, photos, image files, documents, music files, and other media files usually? Here is a list of causes to data loss on PNY micro SD card, about how users lost data while using the card in a camera or a smartphone:

  • Accidental deletion while viewing files on a phone, camera or a Windows computer or a Mac.
  • Format PNY SD card without a backup.
  • Camera low battery and dead.
  • PNY card error: raw file system, file system corrupted, SD card data inaccessible.
  • Other damage like dropping onto hard ground, water drowning...

Before you start restoring the lost data from PNY SD card, it's also necessary to find out what kind of errors (Logical or Physical) that has caused data loss on your SD card.

Logical Error: Mostly when the SD card becomes inaccessible, corrupted or formatted, it's is a logical error which can be fixed with ease. And data can be restored.
Physical Error: When your SD card, USB flash drive is damaged (broken or drown), you can take the device to a local manual data recovery center for help.

Free PNY Recovery Tool (For Windows and Mac)

After finding the exact problems on your PNY SD card, you may want to know how to restore lost files from the card. We'll show you how to perform SD card data recovery on both Windows computers and OS X machines with EaseUS SD card recovery software

To do so, it will require a card reader to connect the PNY card correctly to your computer as shown below so to make the card readable by Windows and Mac:

Card connector with PNY SD card.

PNY SD Card Recovery in Windows (latest Windows 10 is supported)

Stop using your SD card immediately once you lost files on it. Continuing using the card would hugely increase the chance of data overwriting, which makes data unrecoverable.

Step 1: Connect the SD card to PC

Insert the SD card to a card reader, and connect the card reader with your SD card to a healthy computer.

Step 2: Run SD card recovery software and scan the card.

  • Launch EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard on your PC and select your SD card under the External Devices column.
  • Then click Scan to start finding lost data on your SD card now.
Run SD card recovery software.

Step 3: Check found SD card data.

After the scanning process, you can preview and find your lost SD card files from below listed tabs:

  • Deleted Files: List your deleted files there.
  • Drive X: All lost files can be found here.
  • Lost Partition Files: Check first if it's for formatted recovery.
  • Extra Files: Finds files that lost names or paths.

And you can use Filter and Search to quickly find your files.

Find lost SD card files.

Step 4: Restore SD card data.

  • You can check and preview found files by double-clicking each one of them.
  • Then click Recover to save found SD card files to a secure location on your PC or an external storage.
Restore lost SD card files.

If you are a Mac user, please refer to how to recover files from SD card on Mac for help and see how to recover lost data from PNY SD card on your own.

Useful Tips:

1. EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Free for Windows and Mac versions support up to 2GB file recovery. If your lost data exceeds the limit, please upgrade the free version to EaseUS Data Recovery for Windows Pro and EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard for Mac Pro with unlimited data recovery capacity.

2. Wait patiently during the scanning process, which will thoroughly scan all lost files for you.

3. In the case of data overwriting, do not save the files to the original place where it lost.


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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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