Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Easy and Simple tips to recover images, audios and videos from corrupted MMC Card

The Multimedia Card (MMC) is a flash memory device that is heavily used with Digital Camera and Mobiles. It can store images, audios and videos upto 32 GB. It is a favorite choice of Camera users due to its small size and high storage capacity.

Most of the users do a blunder mistake of not taking backup frequently. On many occasions, they suffer loss of data due to corruption of memory card and be panic to recover those data at any how. Thanks God! They can be easily recovered with the help of Stellar Photo Recovery Software.

MultiMedia Card or MMC Card is a flash memory card standard that is used as storage media for several portable devices like digital camera, mobiles, ipod, pocket pcs, mp3 players, mobile communicators, PDAs, handheld computers etc. MMC Card can be used in any device that supports it. For example, the MMC Card is used in a digital camera to store image files, audio files and video files. Then, by using an MMC reader, the stored images can be copied or transferred to a personal computer.
3 Easy steps to Recover images, audios and Videos from corrupted MMC card:
  1. Connect it with MMC reader and try to access the images, audios and videos from it.
  2. If you are unable to access the stored contents then Download Stellar Phoenix Photo Recovery Software.
  3. Now, Run the software and specify the drive you want to recover. It will scan the whole drive and show you an images of the files that can be recovered. If you have full access of Stellar Phoenix Photo Recovery then continue to recover otherwise you need to purchase a full version of it.
It is a read-only software that will allow you to recover various formats of images, audios and videos such as jpg, jpeg, tif, gif, riff, tiff, avi, png, bmp, 3gp, mov, midi, quicktime, mpeg, and wav files among others. It works on three simple steps: 'Select', 'Scan' and 'Save'. It supports not only Windows OS but also Mac OS.

Card Lock Error” in Canon IXUS 960

Canon IXUS 960 is a 12 megapixels camera having 3.7x optical zoom lens. The other features of Canon IXUZ 960 are 3264x2448 pixels of Image Size, monitor of 2.5in P-Si TFT, 230000 pixels, supported storage device SD/SDHC/MMC, 32MB card supplied etc.

Although, Canon IXUS 960 uses SD/SDHC/MMC very reliable storage device, But on many occasion SD/SDHC/MMC also gets corrupted and the video and images stored in it becomes inaccessible.

Take a Scenario: You have come back from holiday with more than 1000 images and videos. When you connect memory card to computer in order to see the images and videos you encounter an error message:

“Card Locked”

In order to get rid of the error you insert the card again and again but get the same error message.


The memory card may have got corrupted due to interruption in Read/Write Process, virus infection or capturing the photos when the battery is too low.


When you get the above error message then first of all, stop using and overwriting with new data. Because overwriting of data will make you helpless to recover the videos and images. Look for a good Card Recovery Software which is user-friendly and compatible with any Operating System.

I have searched a very efficient Card Recovery Software the name is Stellar Card Recovery Software. It is powerful enough to recover images, audios and videos from any storage media. Supports both OS, windows and Mac. 

Thursday, January 24, 2013

How to resolve “Memory Card Error” in Panasonic fz35?

Panasonic fz35 is an advanced version of camera Panasonic fz28. It has all the features of Panasonic fz28, besides, some of added features are good for Camera Lover. Panasonic fz35 is a 12.1 mega pixel camera with in-built SD(Secured Digital) memory of 40MB. The camera has 3-hours of continuous recording capacity that makes it popular among camera users. Although, SD (Secure Digital) memory card is safe and secured to save Images and Videos, SD card also get corrupted due to Physical or Logical Error. In most cases, When SD card is corrupted then user sees a pop up message of error:

Memory Card Error”

The above error will pop up each time you try to see the Images and videos stored in SD card.

Formatting the Memory card resolves this error. Formatting will erase all the stored images and videos. If there is a backup of data, there is no need to worry. Just format memory card and store the backup copy. In case, you have not taken backup and the data stored in Memory card has major importance then you should download a reliable and powerful Image Recovery Software.

The above error message appeared due to some of the possible reasons:
  • Virus infection
  • Read/Write Error
  • Memory is full and continue to capture images and videos
  • Battery are too low and continue to capture images and videos
You need to follow these steps in order to overcome the above error:
1. Format the SD card in Camera itself. And Restore the updated backup copy.
  1. If there is no backup copy then opt for a good Image Recovery tool which will guide you step to step for the process of Recovery.
I searched on Internet a good Image Recovery Software named Stellar Phoenix Image Recovery Software. It recovers all file format from SD, SDHC and CF memory Card. It saves the recovered data user-specified location. It is not only compatible with Windows but also with Mac O/S. With the help of this Image Recovery software even a non computer professional can recover images and videos from any memory card.
You can download it by clicking on Download Now for accessing the trial version. Later if you intend to continue then buy it by clicking on Buy Now. This is wonderful software in the field of Data Recovery.

How to recover “Card Requires Formatting” error from Canon 550D DSLR Camera

Canon 550D is an entry level DSLR Camera model with HD Video technology and various cutting-edge featues. It has all the features that make it a good choice for Beginners Photographer. It features: APS-C CMOS (22.3x14.9mm), 18-55mm Zoom 18-megapixels Resolutions, 3” LCD Screen, anti-shake etc. It supports SD/SDHC/SDXC memory card.

These cards are very secured storage media. But, On many occasion, User lose their important images, audios and videos due to corruption of memory card. When a card is corrupted, the data written on it becomes inaccessible. It is always good to take back up on daily basis. To fight with such situation you should have updated backup. So that you can restore it post formatting of memory card. But in absence of updated backup, only a Photo Recovery Software can help you to get back your important Photos and videos.
Suppose: You have captured many Photos and videos on the occasion of your baby's birthday with you Canon 550D DSLR camera. But when tried to see those files, it showed following error:
Card Requires Formatting”

The above error indicates that there is something wrong with the memory card inserted in Canon 550D. It may be due to below reasons:
  1. Virus Manifestation
  2. pulling out of memory card when a file is being written on it
  3. Taking out of memory card when a file is being transferred to a computer system
  4. Low battery while capturing or transferring a file to computer
  5. Switching off a Camera too frequently while capturing a photo or Video etc.
Formatting of the memory card can help you to root out the above error. But, all the images and videos will be erased. If they are very important then Searching of an efficient and read-only Photo Recovery Software is mandatory.
I have searched a very good Photo Recovery tool named Stellar Photo Recovery Software. It is an efficient Photo Recovery utility and can recovers audios, videos and image file formats including MOV, AVI, ASF, WMV, MP4, MIDI, M4A, M4P, and WMA. It is compatible with both, Windows and Mac OS.

How to Recover Lost Digital Images From Sony Digital Cameras?

Sony Corporation (generally known as Sony) is a Japanese manufacturer of digital cameras, computers, and other electronic devices. Sony develops powerful and easy to use digital cameras for professional photographers as well as individual users. You can use memory cards and memory sticks to store digital images in Sony digital cameras. The cameras also have internal memory to store files. In some situations, you may lose your precious digital images from Sony digital camera or its memory card/memory stick. In such situations, you need a complete backup to restore data from. However, if the backup is not available, you are required to opt for advanced Digital Image Recovery solutions.
The photo loss may occur due to problems with digital camera or its memory card/memory stick. In case of any problem with the digital camera, you can not use the camera any more. When you try to access digital images from the camera memory or take a new photo, you may encounter the below error message:
A malfunction that you cannot service has occurred. Contact your Sony dealer or local authorized Sony service facility and inform them of the 5-digital code.”
In case of damage to the memory stick, you may encounter the below error message, while accessing data from memory stick:
Memory stick error”
On the other hand, when you access data from your memory card that is inserted in the digital camera or in the card reader that is itself connected to your computer, you may encounter:
Disk is not formatted”
If you face any of the above problems, your valuable digital images become inaccessible. The problem occurs generally due to corruption of the file system of the memory card or missing system files of memory stick.
Irrespective of the cause of this problem, you lose all your memorable images. However, you should keep in mind that your precious files are not lost and are recoverable until they are overwritten by other files. You can recover lost files from memory card, memory stick, and digital camera using Digital Image Recovery Software in an effective and quick way.
The Digital Photo Recovery Software use a set of advanced algorithms to scan the damaged device and retrieve lost files. The applications come equipped with interactive and self-explanatory graphical user interface to provide easy Image Recovery.
Stellar Phoenix Photo Recovery software recovers lost, missing, and inaccessible digital images from digital cameras, memory cards, memory sticks, and hard drives. It is a non-destructive utility that is available for both Microsoft Windows (7, Vista, 2003, XP, 2000, and NT) and Mac OS X (10.6 Snow Leopard, 10.5 Leopard, 10.4 Tiger, and 10.3.9 Panther).

How to Recover images from Mamiya DM40

Mamiya DM40 is the fastest large-sensor DSLR Camera. Its features include 40 mega-pixels camera, capture rate of .8 seconds per frame and a sustained capture rate of 60 frames per minute, 3.5" (6 x 7cm) LCD Touch screen, supports CF Card (Portable Mode) and FireWire 800 (Tethered Mode).

Although, CF Card and FireWire 800 are well known and considered as a safe and secured medium to store a large number of images, they cannot be fully trusted. There can be some occasions which may make these memory cards corrupt and render data inaccessible. In such situations, you need a backup copy to recover lost digital images. In absence of clean backup, you should switch to efficient image recovery software


Consider a scenario: wherein, you are busy capturing the images of world famous Taj-Mahal with your Mamiya DM40 camera, too rapidly. But, when you try to see those photos, you may receive the following error message:
"Memory card error"
You are unable to see the images taken by you due to above error. Moreover, It also indicates that there is something wrong with the memory card of Mamiya DM40 Camera.
The above error arises when the memory card of a Camera gets corrupted. It may arise due to several interruptions in read/write process like clicking images rapidly, virus attack and clicking images on low batteries etc.
To overcome such situations, you can restore a backup copy. But, in absence of backup copy, You need to download an Image Recovery Software. Make sure, you select a read-only utility. It may require or may not require formatting of memory card.
I have personally experienced an Image Recovery Software that is Stellar Phoenix Photo Recovery Software. It Scans and recovers lost images from a formatted memory card in an efficient manner.
It is a user-friendly image recovery software which recovers lost or deleted images, audios and videos from various digital camera brands. Available for both Windows and Mac.