How to Recover RAW Photos?

Have your most-loved photos got deleted from your camera? Are you looking for a way to recover RAW photos back? Well, don’t worry; here, you will get effective solutions for these kinds of problems.

It was only in the recent decades, a marginal improvement has noted in the use of digital cameras around the world. A new type of camera called, point and shoot which can be easily used by amateurs has become much popular in these years. As a result, the term RAW image has become known even to children. Sudden rise of digital era gave place to store those images in computer hard drives and several other drives. Altogether, it has become more convenient to store and retrieve photos.

Although it can be safely transfer photos from a camera to other locations, many people do not go for it unless their camera memory got full. Certain unfavourable results especially photo loss can happen due to this. From the following, you can get some reasons behind the loss of your RAW photos.

  • Deleting Vital Photos Accidentally: Say for example, you are navigating through the pictures on your camera. You may delete some unwanted photos while doing so. At the same time, there are chances in which you may erase some vital images along with this.
  • Use of a Camera Memory Card in Other Gadgets: Many people are used to do like this. Anyhow, it is not a good way to follow. Many devices have their on way to handle files on the memory card used on those devices. So, memory card which is used in a particular camera would not be suit for any other devices since it can even cause loss of files from that memory card.
  • Abrupt Use of Memory Card: If you abruptly pull out memory card while taking photos, it can lead to the loss of photos which are being captured. It is also valid while transferring photos from camera to a computer or vice versa.

Digital Picture Recovery tool would be an ideal choice if you want to recover RAW photos that got deleted or lost from your camera memory card or from your computer. This utility can be installed and use on Windows as well as Mac operating systems for restoring RAW images.

Some Relevant Features of this Recovery Tool

  • You can utilize this software for different types of memory cards including SD, SDHC, SDXC, CF, MMC, and so on to get back RAW images. Check this page to know more on how to recover photos from memory card.
  • It supports various file systems like ExFAT, FAT16, NTFS, HFS+, FAT32, VFAT, HFS, NTFS5, etc. which are used in various camera memory cards.
  • If the situation demands, you can make use of this tool to retrieve deleted pictures on Windows 10 computer.  
  • This tool has the feature “Create Disk Images” that allows you bypass bad sectors on a camera memory card.
  • You can retrieve RAW photos from almost all types of digital camera brands such as Nikon, Kodak, Samsung, Canon, etc. using this utility.
  • It is also possible to get back RAW images from other storage devices using this tool. USB drives are clear examples of this. You can even recover photos from formatted USB drive using this tool.
  • “Preview Recovered Images” feature of this tool give you an opportunity to preview photos before actually saving them.
  • This recovery tool is capable of handling not just RAW images, generic picture file types such as JPEG can also easily recovered using this tool. For any doubts on this subject, visit:

Procedure to Recover Deleted or Lost RAW Photos

Step 1:  Launch the software after the installation. Then select “Recover Photos” option from the main screen.

Recover RAW Photos- Home Screen

Figure 1: Home Screen

Step 2: From next screen, choose either "Recover Deleted Photos" or "Recover Lost Photos" option. Then, select the memory card/ drive from which images have lost.

Restoring RAW Images- Select Drive

Figure 2: Select Drive

Step 3: After scanning, a list of recovered images will be displayed. You can preview each and every image before saving.

Get Back RAW Images- Preview Recovered Files

Figure 3: Preview Recovered Pictures

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