How to Recover Photos from Canon PowerShot?

Whether you own digital camera for the first time or an advanced hobbyist or a fulltime professional, the Canon Powershot camera comes with a set of powerful creative features to suit all your needs. You can click quick snaps to underwater pictures, action shots and more using Canon digital camera as it comes with in different models for every user. Canon Powershot camera comes with versatile features of a professional camera but there instances of image file loss due to some reasons like accidental deletion or by pressing "Delete All" button. Well, you would fuss over the loss of precious photographs, considering that you have lost those moments forever. But that's not the case. You can recover deleted photos from Canon Powershot camera by using efficient recovery software which can retrieve deleted photos.

Canon Powershot camera offers digital photography, such as instant image review and advanced features such as interchangeable lenses. One of its main features is the ability to shoot RAW image files, which is extremely useful in processing captured photos. RAW files are image data files clicked directly from the Canon Powershot camera without compression (like JPEG file). Although Canon camera is a high quality professional camera, many of us have issues with losing photos. The RAW images clicked by Canon Powershot are stored on the memory card, which can be corrupted due to virus attack, overusing of the same memory card, etc.

Some common scenarios leading to deletion of image file from Canon Powershot camera are as follows:

  • While deleting unwanted pictures from flash card of your Canon Powershot camera you might accidentally delete some important photos by pressing “Delete All” button.
  • You might accidentally format your memory card of your Canon Powershot camera without checking the contents. If the formatted card had some of your favorite photos, then you will lose them.
  • While copying images from your Canon Powershot camera memory card to computer or vice-versa, if you disconnect the device in between without using “Eject” or “Safely Remove Hardware” option, there are chances of losing photos.
  • Capturing photo when the camera is on low battery and usage of same memory card in different digital devices can also be the cause of image loss.

All the reasons mentioned above contribute to photo loss from Canon Powershot cameras. To avoid photo loss you need to have an up to date backup. If you fail to maintain a backup then you need to opt for reliable image recovery software to recover deleted photos from Canon Powershot camera.

Photo recovery software helps you to restore all deleted, lost or corrupted image files from Canon Powershot camera. It is an effective recovery software, which helps you to restore lost or deleted photos from CF card and other different types of memory cards such as SD, CF, MMC and XD cards. Apart from Canon, this application supports photo recovery from all major brands of digital cameras like Olympus, Fujifilm, Sony, Casio, Nikon etc. The software helps you to restore multimedia files efficintly. Go to this page to learn more about recovery of files from Multimedia card. This utility restore pictures, audio, and video files of almost all formats including JPG, JPEG, TIFF, GIF, RAF, NEF, CRW, CR2, etc. It works well in all major photo loss scenarios like to recover lost PNG files due to improper ejection of CF card, restore deleted pictures from SD card and many more. This application provides you interactive interface plus a rich set of features to enhance the results. Trial version of this software is also available, which you can easily download and install in your system to evaluate the chances of recovery. If you are happy with the result obtained from demo version then you can purchase the full version of the software.

Follow the steps given below to restore Canon Powershot Images:

1: Plug-in your Canon PowerShot memory card to computer and launch the installed demo version of picture recovery tool. Welcome window appears with different recovery options as depicted in Figure 1. Select "Recover Photos" options and then choose "Recover Deleted Photos".

Recover Deleted Photos from Canon Powershot - Welcome Window

Figure 1: Welcome Window

2: You will be asked to choose the drive for recovering deleted pictures as depicted in Figure 2. Select your Canon Powershot memory card and then click on "Next" button.

Recover Deleted Photos from Canon Powershot - Select CF Card

Figure 2: Select Memory Card

3: Memory card scan will be initiated to identify and recover deleted pictures. Upon completion, you will get list of retrieved pictures as depicted in Figure 3.

Recover Deleted Photos from Canon Powershot - Retrieved Pictures

Figure 3: Retrieved Pictures

4: Pick any image from recovered list and preview it. If you are happy with results obtained using trial version, buy the full version and save recovered pictures to desired location.

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