Formatted xD Card Data Recovery Tool

xD-Picture Card or eXtreme Digital card is a well-known removable flash memory card designed to use in the professional digital camera manufacturers like FujiFilm and Olympus. Further, it is ultra-compact having a size of 20mm x 25mm x 1.7mm with storage capacity that ranges from 16MB to 8GB. In the meanwhile, at certain occasions, you might have accidentally format the xD card and lost the entire data in no time.

What are the causes behind data loss from the formatted xD card?

  • Virus Attacks: Viruses are the major threats that can result in severe data loss. Whenever the xD card gets severely infected by the virus or malware then it results in errors due to the corruption of the file system. In order to overcome these errors, you may end up formatting xD card leads to data loss
  • Improper Removal of the xD Card: A forceful ejection of the xD card while it is in use can make the files inaccessible and also pop-up unexpected errors
  • User Mistakes: Sometimes, when you connect your xD card to the computer it asks you to format it. You might unintendedly format the xD-picture card and lose the complete data

After formatting the xD card, if you want to unformat the xD card then you should keep certain things in mind. That is, you should immediately stop using the xD card to prevent data overwriting of the files that you want to restore. It is because once the xD card gets overwritten by reformatting or adding new files, it would be never possible to restore the data. Well, now as long as the xD picture card is not overwritten, you can easily retrieve data using reliable xD card data recovery software.

xD card restoration using the Recover Formatted software

It is now very simple to unformat the xD-picture card media with the help of Recover Formatted software. Recover Formatted is a multifunctional utility especially used to restore deleted or lost data from formatted xD card used in even other professional DSLR digital camera and camcorder manufacturers such as Kodak, Nikon, Canon, Panasonic, Minolta, Sony, etc. The program is built with the rigorous scan engine that deep scans the xD card and extracts all files from it in no time. When the scan operation is complete, it displays all the regained file items for a preview. This option to preview the recovered file items is also enabled in the demo version. One can employ this program on any edition of Windows and Macintosh machines. You can also check how to perform file recovery from Windows 7 system here.

Note: Visit this URL- to restore data from formatted Mac volumes.

Recover Formatted software also serves useful in retrieving files from all other types of memory cards (SD, SDHC, SDXC, CF, MMC, etc), hard drives, SSD, USB drives, and others. Simply click here to restore data from a formatted USB flash drive. Nonetheless, the program is capable to recover more than 300+ file types including photo file formats like GIF, BMP, JPEG, JPG, PNG, etc. video file formats such as AVI, MOV, MPEG, etc. and music file formats such as MP3, WAV, etc. In addition,

Read further- See how to get back data from formatted NTFS partition with great ease.


Steps to Recover Data from a Formatted xD Card

Step 1: Connect formatted xD card to the system where the Recover Formatted software is installed.

Step 2: Click on the Recover Files option. Locate the xD card from the list of attached storage drives.

Step 3: To initiate the recovery process, hit on the Scan icon.

Main Window

Fig A: Main Window

Step 4: The xD card will be now deep scanned for files and folders that got erased with formatting.

Scanning in Progress

Fig B: Scanning in Progress

Step 5: Check the scan results displayed under Data View and File Type View.

List of Restored Files

Fig C: List of Restored Files

Step 6: Simply right-click on the file item to preview. Then proceed to mark the files for saving.

Preview Recovered Data

Fig D: Preview Recovered Files

Step 7: Specify the desired drive location to save the regained files and press on the Save button.

Saving Recovered Data

Fig E: Save the Recovered Data

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