Sep 062013

It is not cool to see the photos you shoot in RAW just disappeared from your camera or card. What if it really happens? What if your RAW files were deleted by accident, for your camera or memory card (SD card, CF card and such) that is used to store the files were formatted? How to recover the files? This article will tell you how to complete a RAW files recovery.


RAW image, an image that contains unprocessed or undeveloped data, has been favored by many photographers, both professionals and enthusiasts. Working with RAW files allows you take full control over the image, letting you to determine how the final images should look like. However, RAW images must be post-processed, with the raw conversion software that come with your camera or other digital darkroom software.


So it is definitely a disaster if you have lost the RAW files you took, and you will find that most of the RAW file recovery program you could find is running under Windows. How could you recover the RAW file from your camera or formatted card on Mac? Here is the solution, use Card Data Recovery for Mac. A powerful yet very easy to use tool, that will work wonders on the recovery of your RAW files on Mac.

Recover RAW Files with Card Data Recovery for Mac

1. Connect your CF card, SD card, or hard drive, whichever you have lost files from, and run Data Recovery for Mac. Then choose a data recovery mode. there are two modes to choose from:

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2. Then select your target device, and click “Scan”.

3. After scanning you will be able to see all the files it has scanned. Highlight the file by clicking on it to preview, if you want to restore the files, hit “Recover”.

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4. Then select a location to save the files to be recovered, and please don’t save the files directly onto your card. After it’s done, you will be able to see the recovered files and transfer them to wherever you want.

Plus, if you are a Windows user, here is a windows version of Card Data Recovery for you to recover RAW files from camera or memory card.


Dec 262011

The Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX9 is Sony’s latest offering in its high-performance WX series cameras which contain various significant features like 16.1 Megapixel Back-illuminated “Exmor R” CMOS Image Sensor, 3D still image and panorama , Optical SteadyShot image stabilization, Background Defocus, Anti-Motion Blur Mode, etc. It not only takes 4608 x 3456 pixel photos, but also full HD AVCHD videos. The high quality stills and videos make it stand out from all cameras with the similar price range and become the new pet for photograph lovers.

Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX9 supports capturing photos or video to SD/SDHC/SDXC or Pro Duo memory cards. Although it owns so many advanced features, like other digital camera, you may find yourself often trap in the trouble of losing photos or video. The following are some typical cases:

  1. memory card error: in the process of using the camera, you may come across the message like “media is not formatted, would you like to format now?” or “Media Card is not valid” Such type of error may result in losing all photos and video in the storage media. You have to rely on digtal photo recovery program to help you recover lost photos.
  2. Shut down camera due to low battery or eject the memory card while the photos are not saved yet
  3. The camera was attacked by virus in the process of uploading photos to PC.

Once find losing pictures, you can remove the memory card and insert it again to see whether the photos are there nor not, if not, connect the memory card to PC via card reader, and use Sony Cyber-shot DSC-WX9 photo recovery software to help you get them back.

Card Data Recovery is the professional digital photo recovery software specialized in recovering images and video from SD/SDHC/SDXC or Pro Duo memory cards. It supports the general image formats like GIF, TIF, PNG, WMF, RAF, JPG, BMP, PSD, WMF, PG, etc. as well as video and audio formats like AVI, MOV, MP4, 3GP, SWF, WMV, MPEG, WAV, MP3, WMA, OGG, RM, etc. It has two versions that can be compatible with both Windows and Mac OS X. You can choose the proper one according to your requirements.