There are many reasons like accidental deletion, formatting, corruption that will cause SDHC card data loss. Once you find your data is lost, stop adding any new files to the SDHC card to avoid data being overwritten. Then you can try following ways to recover data from SDHC card by using a piece of professional SDHC card recovery software, here are 6 best SDHC recovery tools provided for Mac or Windows users.
SDHC, its full name is Secure Digital High Capacity, is based on SD specification V2.0 to support SD cards with capacities range from 4GB to 32GB.
That’s to say, SDHC is exactly the same as standard capacity SD cards in terms of physical and electrical property, but uses 2.0 SD specification and supports larger capacity.
Yes, it can be recovered, but not all data can be recovered successfully, it depends on if your data is replaced by newly added data, how good is the recovery performance of your installed SDHC data recovery tool, if your data is damaged or not…
Generally speaking, if you stop writing to SDHC immediately after the data loss, it is much likely you will get the data back, as time goes by, new data will replace the lost data and permanently push out them.
Also, it will be easier to recover deleted or formatted data from SDHC than that to restore corrupted data on SDHC. It requires advanced technology to repair and restore the damaged data.
There are open source SDHC data recovery tools for free, but only 1 or 2 works to recover data successfully.
The truth is 99% SDHC data recovery software requires a paid license code, though most of them offer free trial to find the lost data on your device for evaluation purpose, you need to activate those apps with a license code to recover the lost data detected by the program.
To get all lost data back from SDHC card on Mac, you need a piece of Mac SDHC card recovery software like Cisdem Data Recovery. It can recover deleted and lost files from almost all memory card types including SD Card, MicroSD, SDHC, CF (Compact Flash) Card, Memory Stick, etc. This SDHC card recovery software also recovers photos, documents, videos, audios, archives and other files from Mac hard drives and other external devices.
So far, PhotoRec is the only one that 100% free to scan and recover data from SDHC card. It is an open source data recovery tool designed for Mac users, helping users to recover audio, video, photo, archive, document, more than 400 types of files. It supports restoring data from both internal and external hard drive, including SDHC.
If you need advanced SDHC card recovery software with more features to restore, backup, protect or organize your data, DiskDrill for Mac is recommended. It supports recovering audios, videos, photos or others in 400+ formats from laptops, iPhone, android devices, SD cards, diginal camera, flash drive and so on. Additionally, it offers tools to monitor disk heath, cleanup your mac, find and remove duplicate files, create bootable USB drive, protect and even backup your data on Mac.
Wise Data Recovery is a Windows program to recover up to 1000 types of files, including documents, graphics, videos, audios, emails, archives and others. The recovery can be performed on your Windows, external hard drive, USB, SDHC and other memory cards, even your mobile devices.
Piriform Recuva is a free data recovery tool for Windows users. Actually, it has 2 versions, the Free version and Pro version, the main difference is that the Pro version gives a higher recovery rate. But Recuva free is still worth a try. It can recover files from SDHC cards, hard drives, memory cards, USB flash drives, MP4 player, etc. However, the free version doesn’t allow preview files.
Sometimes, our files on the SDHC card just get corrupted and we cannot open them anymore, in this case, an advanced SDHC card recovery tool with the capability to restore corrupted files will be your life savior.
SysTools Windows Data Recovery Software can recover permanently deleted, formatted and even corrupted files from both internal and external hard drive, including memory cards like SDHC. Also, it offers tools to improve user experience, for example, highlight permanently deleted file in red color, provide category filter…
By using any one of above listed SDHC data recovery tools, you can easily and quickly recover deleted files from your SDHC card. However, for successful recovery, you are always recommended to try a professional and paid data recovery program.
Jose has been a member of Cisdem since 2012. He specializes in reviews, how-to guides, top lists, etc. on PDF, data recovery and multi-media. On his spare time, he likes to travel or challenge some extreme sports.