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#1 Iga Mikler

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Posted 19 December 2016 - 11:22 AM

Hi! I accidentally formatted a xqd card in camera on Sony fs7 and am wondering if anybody knows if I somehow can retrieve the material?

Many many thanks
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#2 Tyler Purcell

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Posted 19 December 2016 - 05:38 PM

Depending on the formatting structure of the drive and the type of reformat performed, you can generally recover data off SD and SSD drives if no new data has been added to the drive.

The utility I use is called Data Rescue X, but there are dozens of different tools that work just as good or better.

With SD cards and camera capturing (which are single large files in most cases) getting data back from a drive that's had NEW data put on it post format, is generally more difficult.
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#3 Robin R Probyn

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Posted 19 December 2016 - 10:07 PM

Dont record over it.. then its gone.. send it in to Sony.. if its really important footage.. before you try anything else that could screw that up.. they can recover it.. usually..


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#4 Chris Burke

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Posted 21 December 2016 - 08:18 AM

Photo Rec perhaps. Robyn is correct. Either sony or equivalent.
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