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Freeware Card Recovery Program for Photos

Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by Chris_M, Apr 9, 2012.

  1. Chris_M

    Chris_M Active Member

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    I just thought in case anyone found it useful, I'd post this.

    For a friend of the family, I had reason today to try to recover files that vanished from her camera's SD card.

    When I got the card home, and put it in my reader, there were only 32 images visible in explorer on the card in Windows.
    I looked for a card recovery program, thinking if she wanted the photos badly, perhaps a cheap one was available,
    and found one called Digicam Photo Recovery, which did the job rather well, and rather quickly.

    The program is FREEWARE, and available here: http://www.aliensign.com/

    I was able to recover 127 images from the card, including the 32 that were still visible,
    one of which dated back as far as 2006, which I am assured is the correct date for that photo!
     
  2. Victoria Bampton

    Victoria Bampton Lightroom Queen / Owner Staff Member Administrator Moderator Lightroom Guru

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    That's handy to remember, thanks for posting that Chris.
     
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    Always useful to have something like that available, just in case. Thanks Chris.
     
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    I'm having trouble with their link. Google does have a cache for their page, but it is not coming up in either of my browsers. Anybody else having trouble with their URL?

    --Ken
     
  6. Chris_M

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    Thanks for checking, and for the new link, Chris!

    --Ken
     

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