How to Recover Formatted Lost Pictures from Canon PowerShot SX200 IS

Published: 18th February 2010
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A Canon digital camera "Canon PowerShot SX200 IS" is a 12.1 mega camera, with a 12x optical zoom lens. The movies or pictures captured from the camera can be saved in various types of memory cards, including SD, SDHC, MMC, MMCplus, and HC MMCplus. Corruption in any of these memory cards can occur due to virus attack, human errors, interrupted read or write operation, and more similar reasons. Inaccessibility of all the files saved in the memory card is one major hazard that the photographers encounter after the memory card gets corrupted. For viewing or using all the files, an ideal way is to restore them from an updated backup. But, inaccessibility or corruption of a backup file does not leaves any option, but to use advanced Digital Photo Recovery software Visit here to free download photo recovery software

Consider a practical case, where you receive the below error message when you attempt to view any multimedia file on the memory card, inserted in Canon PowerShot SX200 IS camera:

"Memory Card Error"

After the above error message pops up, you are neither able to view any multimedia file nor store any new audio or video on the memory card.


The root cause for the above error message is the communication problem between the camera and the digital camera. The problem primarily occurs when the memory card gets corrupted or damaged.


Various steps that enable you to overcome the above error message are discussed below:

Try using the memory card in some other camera.

Insert the card into a card reader and access your data.

However, if both the steps fail to succeed, then format the memory card. This will allow you to save new pictures in the memory card.

In case, the formatted files are important (in most of the cases, they are), you will need to search for an advanced third-party Picture Recovery software to recover the files. These Photo Recovery software are self-explicable and serve as non-destructive applications. These tools use advanced recovery procedures to recover and restore data on your desired location.

Stellar Phoenix Photo Recovery provides complete surety of recovering formatted files from all types of memory cards, including SD, SDHC, XD, and MMC. The Mac Photo Recovery tool is built with highly graphical user interface and comes with a highly interactive user-documentation. It supports both Mac OS X and Windows OS.

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