Summary: When it comes to professional cameras, Canon EOS 5D Mark IV is one of the top devices on the list. But what to do when you lose your favourite photos from Mark-IV memory card? See how Stellar Photo Recovery software can help recover the photos from all types of camera memory cards.
Canon EOS 5D Mark IV is a bestselling full frame professional camera integrated with gapless microlens technology. The images captured with the latest camera display high precision and image quality as gapless microlens ensures that the light reaches the sensor and then directs it to the pixel(s). With advancement in technology, the latest camera has a lot to offer to new and professional photographers.
Undoubtedly, the new technology increases the joy of photography, but cannot prevent the images against accidental deletion, virus attacks, malicious codes, etc. Thus, if the images are lost or deleted, only a third-party Photo Recovery tool can be employed to recover deleted photos back on the storage device. Since Canon EOS 5D Mark IV camera stores images in SD card, it is important to employ a tool that supports memory cards for recovery.
Sometimes, examining the actual cause of photo loss leads to faster recovery. Although there are numerous reasons responsible for the cause, some of the common reasons are accidental deletion of data, unintentional SD Card format, inappropriate handling of SD Card, incomplete knowledge of Canon EOS 5D Mark IV operational procedure, and much more.
It is also important to search and employ a tool that can recover images from corrupt or damaged SD card, regardless of the reason responsible for the state of corruption.
Stellar Photo Recovery software is a proficient tool that recovers deleted photos from SD cards, USB sticks, and other internal and external storage devices. The tool recovers image files efficiently and restores it into original format and structure on the storage media. The working procedure of the tool is quite simple and has been defined in the upcoming section.
Step 1: Connect the SD Card to Computer/ Laptop
The very first step is to connect the Canon EOS 5D Mark IV SD Card to the computer via a card reader. Once you connect the device, make sure that it is readable, visible in the PC and is assigned a drive letter.
Step 2: Select the SD Card
Run Stellar Photo Recovery software on the computer or laptop. On the home screen of the software – ‘Select What to Recover’. Click Next. The tool will then display all physical drives attached to the computer. Select the drive letter assigned to Canon EOS 5D Mark IV SD Card. Make sure that checkbox associated with Photo is tick- marked in the Scan For section.
Step 3: Specify Advanced Settings & Scan
Next, click on Advanced Settings option and it will take you to the Advanced Settings dialog box. Select Photo File Format under Supported File Format tab and select the checkboxes corresponding to appropriate file formats that you need to recover. Also, if you are working with RAW format, make sure to select the RAW file format for Canon i.e. CRW and CR2.
After specifying all desirable settings for SD Card Recovery, click on Close button to close the dialog box.
Click on Scan button to initiate the scanning process.
Step 4: Select Files for Recovery
After the scan is completed, Stellar Photo Recovery will display all the recoverable photos for the corresponding file formats (selected in Advanced Settings dialog box) in the tool window. You can select a particular folder from the right pane and view its incorporated image files in the left pane of the tool. When you click on any image, its preview will be displayed in the upper pane of the tool. This way you can view all the files that you need to recover and restore.
Select the files by clicking the corresponding check boxes and then click on Recover button. Make sure to check all the files stored in each individual folders carefully for a quick recovery. Else, you will need to repeat the entire procedure if you miss on any important file.
Step 5: Specify Storage Location
Once you click on the Recover button, the tool will initiate the recovery process. The time that the tool takes to accomplish the task depends upon the number of files being selected for recovery. The tool will then prompt for saving location. Specify accurate path where you need to save the recovered image files on the storage media.
The Way Forward!
The process to recover deleted photos, even from corrupt or formatted Canon EOS 5D Mark IV memory card can be executed successfully by following the steps mentioned in the above section. You can go through the instructions to get a deeper understanding on how to download, install, or activate the Photo Recovery tool. You can test the functions and features of the tool by installing its freeware edition and if the tool meets your expectations, you can go ahead to purchase the software.
However, it is important to handle the SD Card as well as the camera carefully to prevent the instance of data loss. Sometimes, capturing images continuously can lead to SD card corruption In addition, never interfere with the memory card during image upload, copy, or when download operation is in process. By considering a few important points, we can prevent the chances of data loss in future!