Have you ever deleted any valuable photos from digital camera by mistake or carelessly formatted its memory card and lost all your important photos? We might make mistakes. Due to various mistakes, we lost our precious photos or videos on our camera, no matter they are accidental removal, unexpected SD card format, device reset, software crash, or other wrong operation. If you had this problem, how can you get back the lost or deleted photos and videos from your camera? In this article, we will be using a professional Photo recovery software, Canon digital camera and Canon camcorders in the demo to show how you can recover deleted photo and videos from Canon and other cameras.
How does Canon Photo Recovery work?
Canon Photo Recovery is a desktop software for Windows OS or Mac OS X. You need to download and install it on your PC or Mac. Then use it to scan your Canon cameras for the deleted pictures and videos. Other than Canon cameras, you can also use it to recover photos from Sony, Samsung, Panasonic, Fuji, Nikon and more brands. Your photos on the camera will be stored on its memory card, like SD card, Micro SD card, SDHC card, CF Card, MMC card, etc. When you delete the photos from your Canon camera, these photos will not be removed or cleared from your camera completely. Instead the deleted photos will become invisible but still saved somewhere in the memory card of your camera. They will release the space they take and disappear forever until they are overwritten by new data. So Canon users would still have a chance, the last chance to restore the photos or videos deleted or formatted. When you find some photos deleted or lost unexpected, the first thing you can do is to stop using your Canon. Do not take any photos or videos and use the photo recovery software for your camera to scan your camera for the lost photos and retrieve them back to your computer.
How to recover deleted photos from Canon camera?
There are mainly three steps to recover deleted or lost pictures from your Canon camera, connect your camera to computer, explore your camera for lost files and data, preview and restore photos and videos from your Canon camera to your PC or Mac.
1. Connect Canon camera to computer
You can directly connect your camera to computer or take its memory card out of the Canon camera then connect the memory card to computer via a card reader, see how to recover data from SD card here.
2. Search for lost photos and pictures on camera
Launch photo recovery program on your PC or Mac, select your Canon camera or its memory card in the recovery application to search from the deleted or formatted pictures on them.
3. Recover deleted photos from Canon camera to computer
Once the scanning of your device completes, all found photos and videos will be displayed in the results page. They will be categorized into different menu or folders so you can easily find and recover any specific file or file types. There will also be a photo preview window where you can click to preview an image file before exporting it from your Canon camera to PC or Mac computer.
Recovery Photos and Videos from Various Canon Cameras
Photo recovery for Windows and Mac are such great tools and solutions you can use to undelete or retrieve lost photos and videos from Canon cameras. They works with most Canon digital compact cameras, DSLR cameras, and digital camcorders, such as Canon EOS 50D/60D/5D/7D/Rebel T3/Rebel T3i, IXUS 220/230/1100, Powershot A400 IS, S110, SX150 IS, SX50 HS, SX260 HS, D10, D20, G15, Canon IXUS 140, Canon IXUS 132/220/230/1100 and more.