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PhotoRescue is a totally risk free compact flash, memory stick, SD, XD and microdrive image recovery solution. PhotoRescue does not write to the card it recovers. PhotoRescue will show you an accurate and reliable preview of the recoverable pictures and photographs. Since we generate our thumbnails from actual recovered data, they are guaranteed to be recoverable as full size and fully usable pictures. PhotoRescue will recover other files as well, just as a normal data recovery program would.

PhotoRescue Expert PC:

The above image shows the result or a recovery done by PhotoRescue Expert. The recovered photos are previewed as accurate thumbnails.

(version 2.1.695 Q1 2008)

Manual (PDF - 870kb)

Other versions

PhotoRescue Wizard PC: PhotoRescue Wizard Version 3.1 is available. PhotoRescue Wizard is intended for the novice user. Please visit the PhotoRescue Version 3.1 site

PhotoRescue Advanced: PhotoRescue Advanced is the ultimate data-recovery solution for digital media. This incredible power tool allows an advanced user to virtually rebuild fragmented pictures & photos from their fragments - an evaluation version of PhotoRescue Advanced 2.1.694 and a tutorial can be found here.

PhotoRescue version 2.1

What is new in PhotoRescue Version 2.1 for PC?

  • ability to choose slow read for hard to read cards.
  • ability to specify ranges for the recovery.
  • ability to disable thumbnail rendering.
  • new RAW file formats supported.

What is new in PhotoRescue Version 2.0 for PC?

  • it is faster, up to ten times in some cases, as all recovery algorithms are now simultaneously applied.
  • it supports dozens of new RAW image file formats.
  • its ability to recover movies has been greatly enhanced.
  • it supports bigger cards and external media, with algorithms optimized for FAT32.
  • a new, simplified, Wizard version has been released.

PhotoRescue : the original digital image and data recovery software.

In 2001, PhotoRescue introduced the first affordable and fair "what you see is what you get" digital image data recovery solution. PhotoRescue will undelete, unerase and recover pictures, images and files lost on corrupted, erased or damaged compact flash, smartmedia, memory sticks, mmd, XD, multimedia or secure digital memory cards when other solutions fail. Unlike our competitors, we do guarantee our data recovery performance: once the demo previews your pic, they will be recovered or you get your money back (see our refund policy).

PhotoRescue supports the recovery of all file types but its algorithms are particularly optimized for JPG or JPEG files, TIFF files, GIFs and BMPs. It also offers a constantly updated support for CRW, NEF, ORW, MRW and many types of movie files. In some cases, we can even rebuild pictures that have suffered minor corruptions.

If your card is damaged, corrupted, or has been formatted, PhotoRescue is the best data-recovery solution you can get: it consistently beats other solutions in independent tests. PhotoRescue even deals with cases where the media is NOT visible as a drive letter anymore. We get at the pictures other recovery software does not even see. Our unique unfragmenting technology rebuilds cherished memories that would otherwise have been lost forever.