The photos, videos and other data on your Compact Flash card may easily get deleted for various reasons. This post starts from describing what is Compact Flash card or CF card and then tells you how to recover data from Compact Flash card?
CompactFlash (CF) is a mass storage device format used in portable electronic devices. The format was first specified and produced by SanDisk in 1994. It is now used for a variety of devices; most contain flash memory but some, such as the Micro drive, contain a hard disk.
CompactFlash is supported not only in many high end consumer devices, but also in some professional applications. Canon and Nikon have being using CompactFlash as storage medium for their flagship digital still cameras. Canon also chose CompactFlash as the recording medium for its professional high-definition tapeless video cameras.
Your data may be wiped off from Compact Flash for many reasons like:
To recover deleted, formatted, damaged, or corrupt data from CF card, you'd better get a CF card data recovery software tool to help. If you don't get one in mind, you can try Card Data Recovery . It supports to recover data from all kinds of CF card including that from Transcend, SanDisk, Kingston, Song and other brands. Download the free trial version to your computer and follow the guide below.
If you're running on Mac OS X and want to recover data from CF card on Mac, all you need is Card Data Recovery for Mac, the Mac edition of the CF card data recovery software. Steps to use Card Data Recovery for Mac are much the same with the above.