Join Derrick Story for an in-depth discussion in this video Recovering photos using a Windows computer, part of Recovering Photos from Memory Cards.
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…We tested a few different applications…for the Windows Platform for recovering photos.…I'm going to start with Image Rescue 4 right now,…just to give you a feel of how that works.…So, when you first load the software and you have your card in, you have…the opportunity to start the scan, which I did, and it puttered along pretty well.…It started scanning the card and finding files.…Now it took a little bit longer than some of the other software that we…tested, but it seemed quite reliable, it did a good job, it worked nice and steady.…
About the ten minute mark we were close to 80% and it had found 696 files.…If you watch the movie where we did photo recovery…on the Mac, we were using the same card there.…So I thought it was interesting that Image Rescue for Windows found a few more files…than it did on the Mac and when it was all said and done, it found 793.…And I browsed through the different files here, taking a…look at what was there and it did look very similar.…
And when it was time to try to recover one or two, I got the message that…
When bad things happen, this course can help. Photographer and author Derrick Story details a variety of disaster scenarios and provides practical advice for surviving them. Learn how to recover accidentally deleted photos, retrieve photos from a memory card that's generating errors, and work with cards that have been physically damaged.
Derrick demonstrates a variety of photo-recovering software for the Macintosh and Windows PC, and concludes with advice on keeping your memory cards—and the photos and video they contain—healthy. The techniques in this course apply to SD, microSD, and CF cards, as well as memory sticks.