Formatting  storage device means complete removal of  files that were present in it. Losing image files  due to formatting unintentionally is a common issue. Most of the people often format their storage device like hard disk, memory card, USB drive or any other removable storage devices & end up losing the entire collection of pictures from it. Now one question that crawls up your mind is,‘Can photos be recovered after formatting?’. The answer is ‘Yes’ Some people have a wrong conception that formatting will cause permanent deletion of all files including pictures present in it. The fact is that when you format a storage device then a new file system is created & it erases all the entries related to that stored picture. It indicates the Operating System that memory space is free & new files can be added. So it is advised not to store new pictures or any kind of files on your formatted storage device, because once overwritten it will be difficult to recover those files.


Some common reasons when user lose their photos from the storage device due to formatting:

The JPEG recovery tool is designed to provide effective & prominent recovery of pictures from all types of storage device.  This software is also capable of recovering photos from USB Drives, FireWire Drives, external HDD, flash memory cards, etc. Follow this link to know how the utility enables you to recover pictures from iPod Nano after sync error & also retrieves images from other models of iPod devices.  This application is also able to restore JPEG  files from Nikon Coolpix L120 & also other brands of cameras  such as Kodak, Samsung, Fujifilm, Canon, etc. It can also find missing video files, audio  files & documents from SATA, ATA, PATA, IDE, SCSI, etc. It restores all types of files without any modification & in a healthy state. It helps to restore JPEG files in Windows 7 & other versions of Windows Operating System within a few clicks.

Canon camera is the world's most leading brand of camera's. Most of the professional photographers use this camera to take pictures. Those photos that are taken from the camera are saved in the XD card and are accessed by the user as an when desired. Due to some faults while copying the photos from the device into the system there will be loss of photos. No matter what you do you cant get access to them. Don't get upset! Take on this link and proceed to restore the photos securely.

You can take some tips to prevent your images  from loss:


Simple steps to recover lost JPEG images:

Step-1: Select “Recover Photos” from the main screen. Then on the next screen two options will appear you need to select "Recover Lost Photos"

Can Photos be Recovered after Formatting? - Main Screen

Figure A. Main Screen

Step-2: After that select the storage device from list of logical drives to restore pictures & then click "Next" to start the recovery process.

Can Photos be Recovered after Formatting - Select Memory Card

Figure B. Select Memory Card

Step-3: Once the process is over you can view the recovered files.


Can Photos be Recovered after Formatting - Recovered Files

Figure C. Recovered Files

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