Canon Photo Recovery – How to Recover Deleted Photos from Canon Camera

Updated to File Recovery Tips by Potter on Oct 14, 2021

"Can you retrieve deleted photos from a Canon digital camera"? The other day, one friend asked the question. Actually, it is very common for people to accidentally or intentionally delete photos. If you like my friend who has a Canon camera, you should learn the way for how to perform Canon photo recovery or how to recover deleted photos from Canon camera in case you lost important photos due to following reasons:

No matter what kind of scenario you encounter for the photo lost in Canon camera, you can try the way mentioned below for how to recover deleted photos on Canon camera or how to recover data from camera memory card under Windows or Mac.

How to Perform Canon Photo Recovery

Let’s put the first thing first, it’s a tool. You need a Canon recovery software tool for help. All deleted or lost photos are still on Canon camera, but invisible and be ready to be overwritten by new data. Only with the help of a Windows or Mac data recovery program, it is able for you to recover deleted photos from Canon DSLR. Here I’d like to recommend you try iBeesoft Data Recovery. It is a best Canon camera photo recovery tool designed especially for individuals to recover lost/deleted photos from Canon camera. Here are some of its salient features.

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  • Fully compatible with photos in all formats, including .png, .jpg/jpeg, .gif, .cr2, .crw and all RAW image.
  • Supports all kinds of SD cards used for Canon camera. You never need to worry about the incompatibility issue.
  • Easy-to-use with navigated windows. You only need to follow the built-in instruction to Canon camera recover deleted photos.
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Steps to Recover Deleted Photos from Canon Camera on Windows/Mac

This Canon recovery tool supports to recover deleted photos on Mac and Windows. It can fully recover photos from hard disk/partition, digital camera, SD card, music/video player, USB due to deleted, formatted or other reasons. Let’s keep the guide for how to recover deleted photos from Canon camera simple and easy. Check the steps below.

Step 1. Install iBeesoft Data Recovery on computer

Download the professional Canon photo recovery software to have a try! Whether you’re using a Windows PC or a Mac, you can download the corresponding version for your computer. Both of them are separate version and fully compatible with the computer operating system.

Step 2. Connect Canon Camera/Card with Computer

Use a USB cable to connect your Canon digital camera with your computer or disconnect the SD card from Canon Camera, then use an e-card to connect it with your computer. When you see the Canon camera or SD card appears like an external hard drive on your computer, then move to the next step.

Step 3. Select Photos to Recover from Canon Camera

Launch the Canon photo recovery software. From the start up window, you can see all supported file types are checked, ready for the scanning process. Uncheck all of then, except "Pictures", which will save you time for the upcoming scanning process. After then, click "Start" to recover deleted photos on canon camera.

Step 4. Select Canon Camera to Scan

In the next window, select the external hard drive which stands for the Canon Camera or saves the photos, and click "Scan" to start recover deleted photos from Canon camera.

Step 5. Preview and Retrieve Deleted from Photos from Canon Camera

It only takes you a few minutes to scan for the deleted or lost photos from the Canon Camera. After then, you can see the results. Select the photos, and then you can preview them. When find the target ones, check them all and click "Recover" to save them on your computer.

If you find it doesn’t help you recover all the photos you need from Canon Camera. You can try the "Deep Scan" mode in the result window. It will scan deeper and longer for lost photos.