The RAW photo is a camera file type that records the original information of a digital camera sensor and records some metadata ( such as ISO settings, shutter speed, aperture value, white balance, etc.) generated by the camera. Different RAW image formats used by different camera manufacturers, such as Pentax (.PTX, .PEF), Canon (.CR2, .CRW), and Nikon (.NEF), .NRW), Sony (.ARW, .SRF, .SR2) etc. So, common image viewing and editing tools do not support previewing them directly. It is different from jpeg recovery, can preview them after the scan is complete. But don't worry, we are still a chance to recover RAW photos after deleted, formatted drives and more.
No matter, RAW photos lost due to deleting, formatting, card corruption or other unknown reasons. If you want to recover RAW photos from digital cameras or other drives on Mac/Windows. iBeesoft Data Recovery a good choice. It is a professional and easy RAW image recovery tool. , iIt supports almost all digital image formats. The best Windows or Mac data recovery software offers two recovery modes that can better help you recover deleted, formatted or lost RAW images from the digital camera, hard disk, SD card etc.
Step 1. Run this RAW photo recovery Mac or Windows tool, only keep "Pictures" are selected and click the "start" button. If you lost it from the camera or other external drives, please connect your drives to computer.
Step 2. Select the digital camera SD memory card or other drive and click the "Scan" button to recover deleted photos on Mac or Windows PC.
Step 3. When the scan is complete, Choose the RAW images and click "Recover" button to recover RAW photos.