Requirements: Microsoft Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2003 and Windows 2008

Requirements: Mac OS X 10.5.x and above (including Leopard, Snow Leopard and Lion)

Restore Deleted Files from Compact Flash Card

Compact flash card is one of the popular flash digital memory card used in portable electronic devices like digital cameras, camcorders, cellphones, MP3 players etc. Compact flash cards have high data storage capacity and high data access speed when compared to other memory cards. Memory capacity of compact flash card ranges from several MB’s to GB’s. They use FAT file system to be able to access in all operating systems. They have low battery consumption and high data transfer rate when compared to other flash cards so they are widely used in many portable devices. However with so many advanced features there is always a chance for the things to go wrong usually in the form of deletion. In such critical situations don’t be panic and make use of file recovery application to restore files from flash card with simple mouse clicks.


There are many reasons responsible for deletion of files from CF card. Human errors are the obvious reason behind file deletion. As the CF card has limited data storage capacity, all most all the users tend to delete some unwanted files from the CF card in order to make room for storing new files. But under some circumstances while deleting some unwanted files users might accidentally delete important file leading to loss of precious files from CF card. Nowadays many media devices for instance Camera is provided with dangerous “Delete All” button in them. Accidentally clicking on “Delete All” button, while previewing the photos results in deletion of all the data at one stretch.


Virus attack severely corrupts the data stored on CF cards and makes it inaccessible. To get rid of virus many people opt for anti virus application. But during scanning if the anti virus application finds that the file is severely infected by virus beyond repair, it just deletes the file from the CF card. Many people format the CF card to get rid of viruses but formatting removes the virus along with data leading to loss of the data stored on the card. If you have deleted some files from CF card on Windows OS then you cannot get back them without file recovery application, since Windows OS does not provide Recycle Bin for deleted files.


Generally simple deletion of file from CF card will never wipe the file permanently. When a file is deleted only the file pointer pointing to that storage location will be deleted and the space will be flagged as “Free” to save new files. Actual user data remains unharmed until the deleted file gets overwritten with new data. In such situations flash card recovery application works as a boon to retrieve files from flash card with utmost ease.


This outstanding application helps you to get back deleted data irrespective of the reason behind deletion. It performs through scanning of the CF card sector by sector to scoop out the files which lie too deep. You can make use of this out standing application to carry out CF card recovery in order to retrieve different types of files like video files, audio files, text files, images based on their unique signatures. It facilitates you to add or edit the signatures to non listed files.You will be able to restore AVI files from flash cards of different types namely CF card, SD card, XD and MMC card on Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, Windows 2003 and 2008 OS. It provides recovery of files from compact flash cards manufactured by different manufacturers like Sony, Lexar, Kingston and SanDisk etc. By using this software you can sort recovered files based on their creation date, file size, name, file type and it provides the preview of the files prior to restoration. If you are satisfied with the recovery infprmation then go ahead and buy the complete version of the tool and save the recovered files to secured location.


Steps to Restore Deleted Files from Compact Flash Cards:


Step i: Download and install the demo veresion of the tool on your PC. After launching the tool select "Recover Files" option from thr main screen as shown in Fig 1. From the next screen select "Deleted File Recovery" option in order to restore deleted files from Cf card.

Restore Files from CF Card - Recover Files


Fig i: Select Recover Files


Requirements: Microsoft Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2003 and Windows 2008

Requirements: Mac OS X 10.5.x and above (including Leopard, Snow Leopard and Lion)

Step ii: Now select your CF card from a list of drives, as shown in Fig ii, and click "Next" option to initiate recovery process.

Restore Files from CF Card - Select your Compact Flash Card


Fig ii: Select Compact Flash Card


Step iii: Immediately after the completion of recovery process you can preview the files either by "File Type View" or "Data View" as shown in Fig iv. If satisified with the results, purchase the full version of the software.

Restore Files from CF Card - List of Recovered Data


Fig iii: Retrieved Files List

Requirements: Microsoft Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2003 and Windows 2008

Requirements: Mac OS X 10.5.x and above (including Leopard, Snow Leopard and Lion)


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