How to Recover Corrupted Memory Card

This article we'll introduce the best Memory Card software to help you recover data and files from corrupted memory card.

Oct 31,2019 • Filed to: SD Card Solutions • Proven solutions

Q: "How can I recover data from corrupted Memory card?"
A: "If the corrupted SD memory card can be detected when connect it to the computer, you can get a reliable memory card data recovery program to help you recover corrupted memory card."

The SD memory card storage media most used for some devices like Android phone, digital camera, camcorder and tablet, etc. A corrupted memory card will be caused by some reasons like devices corrupted or damaged and the memory cards limited lifespan. The next we will list some symptoms when your SD memory card got corrupted:

  • You are unable to copy, save or delete the data files in your SD memory card.
  • Most of the data files like photos and video on your memory card are missing.
  • The error message 'Write-protected' occurs when you try to copy some contents.
  • The message 'SD card is not formatted. Do you want to format it now?'.
  • The error messages reading 'memory card error' or 'corrupt memory card' while trying to access your data on the card.
  • The error message 'SD card is not accessible. The file or directory is corrupted and unreadable.'
  • The error messages - 'Read / Write error on SD card' while you try to read the memory card through a system.

Determine the damage of your SD memory card: physical damage or logical error. If you got a logical error like data lost from memory card, formatted SD card and inaccessible. You can still get your data files back with a data recovery program. The following guide we will introduce the best SD card data recovery software to help you recover data from corrupted memory card in easily and effectively.

Part 1. The Best SD Memory Card Recovery Software

Recoverit Data Recovery Software is a powerful memory card recovery program, it can easily to help you recover deleted or lost data from corrupted SD memory card.

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Recoverit Data Recovery - The Best Memory Card Recovery

  • Recover data from corrupted memory card easily, effectively, safely and completely.
  • Recover lost data and files from SD memory card which inaccessible.
  • Recover data from formatted memory card with high success rate.
  • Supported OS: Windows 10/8/7/XP/Vista, Mac OS 10.13, macOS 10.12, OS X 10.11, 10.10, 10.9, 10.8, 10.7, 10.6.

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Part 2. How to Recover Data from a Corrupted Memory Card

Free download and install Recoverit Data Recovery on your computer, connect your corrupted SD memory card and detected by the computer. This guide we will focus on how to recover data from memory card on Windows computer. If you are using Mac, you can follow this guide - how to recover data from SD memory card on Mac.

Step 1: Select a Data Recovery Mode

Launch Recoverit Data Recovery on your computer. To recover data from corrupted memory card, please select the option of "External Devices Recovery" mode to get started.

select external devices recovery mode

Step 2: Select your SD Memory Card

Make sure the corrupted memory card detected by the computer. Select it and click "Start" button to process.

select corrupted memory card

Step 3: Scan the Corrupted memory card

Recoverit Memory Recovery Software will start a quick scan. If the quick scan can't find your lost files, you can go to scan again with "All-around Recovery" mode which can help you search more files from memory card.

scan corrupted memory card

Step 4: Preview and Recover Data from Corrupted Memory Card

Once the scan ends, you can preview the recoverable photos. Go to select your data and files, click the "Recover" button to save the recovered data on your computer hard drive. Note: Don't save the recovered data on your corrupted memory card, in case of data loss again.

corrupted memory card recovery

To restore data from an SD memory card, make sure the card is not physically damaged, or you can follow the above-mentioned steps to perform corrupted memory card recovery. Download Recoverit Data Recovery to help you solve the data loss issue.

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