The most simple way to retrieve the RAW photos from the CF card.
How to recover deleted RAW images from CF card ?
Sometimes we lose our information from our CompactFlash (CF) Card and we need to recover our raw image files deleted by mistake or by accident. A raw file is a format used by many digital cameras. It is a format used to modify the picture without modifying it like the jpg, jpge does.
The answer to this question is the SD Card Recovery.
It is a pretty cool tool who can save us to recover data from CF Card. and supports for most digital camera's RAW image formats: CR2, NEF, ORF, RAW, RAF, CRW, MRW, and so on.
You can find the product and download from the following links:
Download SD Card Recovery for Windows
Download SD Card Recovery for Mac
This product is available for Mac (OS X 10.4 or later) and Windows (XP, Vista, 7, 8, 2003) computers. Works exactly the same on PC or Mac.
Below are detailed steps to recover deleted RAW images from CF card on Windows:
Step 1: To recover the files, just plug in CF card to your computer and launch the utility；
The AppleXsoft software looks like this:
In options you can specify the path where you want to save the restored RAW images.
The Save restored files in the path that you can modify or keep to recover the files.
Step 2: As you can see, it recognized all media on my machine, including the media card reader. To verify and to recover the information. Select the CF card drive required.
Step 3: Select the Start Scan option to scan for deleted RAW images to recover.
Now the software will begin to show recoverable images. Once the scan is complete, all recoverable RAW images will automatically be saved in the location specified previously.
As you can see, recovering RAW image files is pretty easy with SD Card Recovery and this software is available in several languages. It helps you retrieve RAW images from CF card either in deletion or loss scenarios.