Photo Recovery from Memory Stick

Memory Stick is an electronic removable flash storage device used for storing digital information. It has become an important part of life for storing digital data in this fast paced world. Memory Stick is smaller in size, portable, re-writeable device and has a brilliant feature of retaining data without the use of external power. There are different companies that manufacture memory stick viz. Kingston, Sony, Transcend, etc. These memory sticks allows greater maximum storage capacity and faster file transfer procedure. It can also be used in high-definition video, still cameras and camcorders etc. It is available to us in variety of sizes ranging from 128 MB to maximum theoretical size of 2 TB.

The main plus point of memory stick is it’s portability as you can carry all your important data and image files anywhere, without carrying a heavy external hard disk. But the main difference between hard drive and memory stick is that memory stick can store application but cannot be used to run system level applications. Memory Sticks are commonly used for storing important backup files or for transferring data or photographs from one system to another. Even after handling the memory stick with care, you still tend to lose image files from them, as they are inclined to data loss. In this condition to recover photos from memory card, you need an appropriate digital image recovery software that can recover photos from Memory Stick efficiently. There are many situations, which contribute to major image file loss from memory stick.

Scenarios of photo deletion from Memory Stick are as follows:

  • Accidental Deletion: It is the most common human errors. We may sometimes accidentally delete our important picture files from memory stick after selecting the Delete unknowingly. It can happen to both Windows and Mac users. But there is no need to worry as the digital picture recovery software is available for Windows as well as Mac users. You can get this software at -

  • Copy-Paste Issue: This is another common human error often performed while transferring images or documents from one device to another such as from memory stick to computer or vice versa.

  • Oversize Issues: Sometimes your Memory Stick gets filled up with all sorts of documentary, media and picture files. When Memory stick gets filled up and you still try to store some data into it, the recent data and photos may sometime overwrite the older one resulting into data and media file deletion.

  • Virus or Malware attack: This is the most dangerous reason and can prove to be disastrous as viruses may even eat up all your files not only from your system but also from your memory stick. While performing an anti-virus scan, you may have to delete some data from your Memory Sticks.

Whatever may be the reason for image loss from memory stick, you can recover all files by using relevant digital image recovery software. This software is especially designed to recover lost image files memory stick on all the latest version of Windows and Mac operating system. This program has an advanced feature as it acts as Sony Memory stick data rescue tool. It has the ability to undelete JPG files and also other different types of image formats like as JPEG, TIFF, PNG, GIF, BMP, PSD etc. This utility supports recovery of data from MMC flash memory cards and has ability to identify and recover most popular photo, audio, video and digital RAW photo formats on the basis of their unique signatures. User no more need to worry on how to fix a USB flash drive that is not recognized by their system.

Note:This advance recovery software is capable to restore deleted image files from different brands of memory cards like SanDisk, Transcend, Kingston, Sony, etc. To get more info on recovery from SanDisk devices, visit here

Necessary Steps to recover photos from memory stick:

1: Connect Memory Stick to your system then run the application, you will find three options in the main page. Select "Recover Photos" & after that you need to select either "Recover Deleted Photos" or "Recover Lost Photos"

Recover Images from Compact Flash Card - Welcome Window

Figure A: Welcome Window

2: Then the Image recovery software will ask you to choose the Memory Stick among all other available drives to recover pictures from Memory Stick.

Recover Images from Compact Flash Card- Select CF Card

Figure B: Select Drive

3:The software starts scanning to recover Memory Stick. You can view the recovered data by clicking on "Preview" option.

Recover Images from Compact Flash Card - Recovered Image Files

Figure C: Recovered Image Files

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