How to Recover Deleted Media Files from

Sony Digital Device

Sony recoveryEver accidentally push delete or format option on your SONY digital device say Sony laptop, camera, camcorder, music player, digital voice recorder or Sony storage like SD memory card, memory stick etc? Still panic and frustrated about your fault? Don’t worry, you are sure to perform Sony data recovery as long as you believe yourself and take the right steps.


Why recovering files from Sony is possible? The reason is actually simple. When you deleted or formatted the device, this kind ‘soft’ delete option won’t be necessary to erase the real data immediately until new data occupy the previous space where those deleted files originally taken. That means as long as the deleted data is not overwritten, it is almost sure you can recover them from your Sony device.


Then what to do? Also quite simple, by relying on a third-party recovery program has been proven the most effective way. Data Recovery Software is such easy and powerful Sony file recovery tool which can do the best to recover Sony from overall data loss including:

  • Recover media files emptied from Recycle Bin of Sony laptop or computer.
  • Retrieve deleted photos from Sony digital camera such as DSC-TX100, J10, WX10, HX100 etc.
  • Restore deleted video files from Sony camcorder like HDR-TD10E, PJ50E, CX700E and more.
  • Recover accidentally wiped voice memos from Sony digital voice recorder such as PCM-D50, M10 etc.
  • Get back deleted songs from Sony music player NWZ-X1000, A840, S754, E453 etc.
  • Recover formatted Sony memory stick or SD card.
  • Rescue data from Sony memory card errors (corruption, format error, virus attack etc).
  • More data loss cases with Nokia.

How to Perform Sony Recovery – Step by Step Tutorial

Preparation: no matter you lost files on Sony digital device from any of the above situations. The first thing you should do is STOP using the device to store new data which means you’d better not take more images, videos or audio etc. Then free download (DOWNLOAD - FOR WINDOWS USERS or DOWNLOAD - FOR MAC USERS ) and install the Sony recovery tool on your computer.


Step 1 – Open the software. Then connect your Sony device to a computer. If you are using Sony computer, directly highlight the drive to go to next step. If you are using external device such as Sony digital camera or SD memory card, connect it to a computer via a USB cable or card reader.


Step 2 – And then highlight the drive and click 'Scan Now' button to continue. The program will go to scanning process. After a while, there will be a lot of files found which are all recoverable.


Step 3 – Preview the found files and click 'Recover' option if confirm they are right what you have accidentally deleted or formatted to get them recovered easily.

What if Sony memory card errors? – There are many reason that may lead to this kind of card errors. It is recommended to recover data first. So first of all use the photo recovery software to scan the error card for lost data. Then reformat the card, usually this will make the card work normally again. After that re-use the program to see if you can gain more valuable data.


Tips to increase chances of Sony photo, video, music recovery – The key success for any data recovery lies on those lost data are not fully overwritten. So in order to maximize chances of Sony file recovery, you should do your best to avoid that overwritten situation happens. As a result, DO NOT put more data to your SONY digital before recovery. DO NOT install the Sony recovery tool on the drive you want to retrieve files. DO NOT save the recovered files to the source drive.


Note: The tutorial above is only for Windows users! For more details about Sony Data Recovery Software Product and the illustration of How to Recover Lost Images or Videos from Sony Digitals, please refer to:

Photo Recovery for Windows Users

Photo Recovery for Mac OS X Users