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I'm sure this must have cropped up on here many times before but here goes....
For the first time ever I have accidentally deleted all the images on a camera, actually my employers camera and two of the images are particularly important.....I know...I'm a donkey
I searched the internet for 'free' recovery software and downloaded two programs, both these programs successfully scanned the SD card and found all of the images I'd deleted, however when I came to restore the files, surprise surprise, I discovered you have to register and pay for the full version...fair enough I suppose but I didn't really want to spend £40 to get two photo's back...even though..get them back I must.
Question...does anybody know of an actual 'free' program that will do the job or does anybody know if somebody like PCWorld or Jessops offer a service to recover data, I know this won't be free but probably wouldn't be £40 either.
Any advice would be very welcome....thank you.
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You could try Recuva from Piriform - free and from a safe software house. You can find others that are free and have been tested here.
I use Recuva and Photorec / Testdisk from cgsecurity at work. Recuva has a good interface and undelete files. Photorec is a bit more 'geeky', the interface takes a bit more understanding.
Z A R, a freebie that is really good. Recuva found 432 pix on 5 cards, zar found 2663 on the same cards!
Brilliant, looks just the job, I'll try it at work tomorrow.....thank you all
I'll agree with BEVZED for ZAR. Good stuff at the right price.
Recuva has done the job two important images recovered!..so grateful for the advice. Thank you again.
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