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How to Recover Canon CR2 Files

Updated on Nov 02, 2018 by Abby Haines to Storage Media Recovery


Canon camera users who have lost or deleted their precious photos of CR2 format can learn how to recover Canon CR2 files with EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard. Hope the Canon CR2 files recovery is no longer a headache or a big cost for you.

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"Last weekend, one of my friends deleted some pictures on my Canon camera when she attempted to take photos. By the way, the deleted Canon camera pictures are CR2 files. She accidentally pressed the delete button because she is not so familiar with the camera. Now I want to recover lost photos but don't know how to do it. I have never encountered such a problem before. It seems so difficult. Does anyone have a reliable solution to recover Canon CR2 files?"

As we all know, Canon camera is one of the most popular digital cameras in the market. It has received enormous praise from users for its coziness, fashion and high performance, etc. The majority photos of Canon digital camera is CR2 files. Sometimes, those CR2 files on the Canon camera may get lost due to human errors like accidental formatting, deletion, virus attack, or some severe forms of corruption. So in this page, we introduce EaseUS data recovery software - EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard and hope that Canon CR2 files recovery is no longer a headache or a big cost for you.

How to recover Canon CR2 files with EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard

EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard is a professional file recovery software that you can rely on to recover Canon CR2 files. This program is capable of recovering whatever you want, for example, pictures, videos, documents, audios, emails and other data from all kinds of storage media such as hard drives, USB drives, SD cards, digital cameras. With an intuitive interface, this program is very easy-to-use. It allows you to recover Canon CR2 files with simple clicks.

First, only lost photos in the camera SD card can be restored. You should understand that you can only recover photos from the SD card in your camera, not from the camera itself. So, take out the SD card and connect it to your computer. Use a card reader if necessary.

Second, follow a detailed guide for the camera photo recovery. 

Step 1. Choose the camera card: On EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard, choose the SD card you connected just down under "External Devices" and click the Scan button. 

select the camera sd card and click scan

Step 2. Scan all lost data: It won't take long for EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard to find all lost data on the SD card. Soon, the "Deleted files" result comes out. After the scan is over, there are many scan results showing up under different categories.

scan the camera sd card

Step 3. Filter pictures and recover: Check as more results as possible. Use the Filter feature to quickly filter picture files from the results. Also, search for a file name and file type in the Search bar. In the end, select the wanted pictures and click the Recover button.

select pictures and recover