Recover Data from Sony SXS Card

“My Sony SXS memory card is not working well on my Sony camcorder. This card has all my precious files for which I do not posses any backup. It all happened when I saved some downloaded files from internet to this card when it was connected to system. How can I get back data from Sony SXS card that is not showing its files?”

The memory card which is been created with both Sony and SanDisk standards is SXS card i.e. S-by-S. This card has high transfer speeds to when compared to Sony and SanDisk flash memory cards. It can even be used on Windows and Mac Notebooks just by directly connecting it through ExpressCard Slot. However, users might lose valuable data from SxS flash memory card when it turns corrupted or damaged.

Some of the possible scenarios behind data loss from SXS flash card are:

  • Frequently using SXS card on multiple operating systems can sometimes corrupt the card making all its data inaccessible
  • Severe virus infection to SXS memory card by downloading suspicious files or by connecting it to a virus infected system can lead to its complete corruption
  • Using SXS card on gadgets that are running out of battery, formatting the card unintentionally, file system corruption on card causing Card not formatted error, etc. will also result in data inaccessibility on the card
  • Accidental deletion, forceful termination of file transfer process from the card can also cause loss of useful data from SXS card

When data is lost or erased from SXS card user might suffer for data loss and wonder how to recover data from Sony SXS card? Before knowing about Sony SXS card data recovery, let us go through few factors that are very important in finding lost data. Once, data is lost or erased from SXS card, user should not add new data to it in order to avoid data overwriting. Very next, user should employ good recovery tool like Yodot Photo recovery to get back all media data from this SXS flash card. This excellent recovery tool can easily retrieve all file types like photos, videos, music and RAW images from various storage devices. It can bring back media files from flash memory cards like SDXC, SDHC, mini SD, micro SD, CF, MMC etc. This utility can be used on Windows PC operating with Windows 7, 8, Vista, XP, Server 2008 and 2003. Mac users can employ Yodot Mac Photo Recovery tool to extract media files from SXS card.

Working procedure of Sony SXS card recovery tool:

Press here to download the software on to your Windows PC. Connect Sony SXS card to this Windows system and run the program. In main screen, click on Deleted Photo Recovery or Lost Photo Recovery according to file loss situation. Then from the list of drives present on screen click on the drive that represents Sony SXS card from which files have to be retrieved. Next, if necessary select file types to recover or else, click on Mark All / Skip button. Software then starts scanning of that Sony SXS card and after few minutes comes up with list of recovered files. Preview the files that are required and save it to new destination location on host computer drive.