CR2 is a RAW image format used by most of the Canon digital cameras such as EOS 300D, EOS 350D, EOS 400D, and more. It provides excellent previewing performance and high-quality thumbnails. Whenever you capture images using a Canon digital camera then these all images are saved in the memory card in .cr2 file format. Many photographers prefer CR2 as the format of their output pictures to get high definition digital images. However, sometimes while previewing a bunch of amazing images in .cr2 format stored on Canon digital camera ends up mistakenly click on "Delete All" option. Have you ever faced such an embarrassing situation and lost entire CR2 files stored on Canon digital camera? In such undesirable situations, you can simply opt for Nikon Canon Photo Recovery software. This software has the ability to perform Canon CR2 file recovery within a few mouse clicks.
With the help of these advanced scanning algorithms, you can accomplish complete scanning of Canon digital camera to recover files including photo file formats like JPEG, JPG, PNG, TIFF, etc, RAW photo file formats, video file formats like AVI, MOV, MPEG etc. and audio file formats like MP3, WAV, etc. This software has the potential to get back CR2 files from the Canon camera memory card types like SD card, SDHC, SDXC, CF card, XD card, MMC, etc of various manufacturing brands such as SanDisk, Transcend, Kingston, LaCie, etc. Further, Canon Recovery software enables you to recover files from the mobile phone, card reader, tablets and other multimedia devices. In addition, this software can retrieve pictures from Nikon Coolpix camera with great ease.
Possible Causes behind CR2 File Loss from a Canon Camera:
To get rid of the above-mentioned causes behind CR2 files loss from the Canon digital camera, one should preferably maintain a proper data backup from Canon digital camera memory card to other storage devices. Most importantly, one should avoid using the Canon digital camera soon after losing CR2 file to prevent data overwriting. Although, if you are unable to follow up these precautionary measures then, preferably employ Canon Recovery toolkit to retrieve CR2 files from Canon camera within a short span of time. This software can recover CR2 files from Canon camera on all major file systems of Windows and Mac platforms. As this tool is compatible on Nikon camera, you can use this tool and easily retrieve files from the DCIM folder of Nikon Coolpix, Nikon D3300, Nikon Coolpix L26, and other cameras.
Apart from Canon digital camera, one can get back files from other professional DSLR digital camera and camcorder manufacturing brands such as Kodak, GoPro, Nikon, Panasonic, Minolta, Sony, etc. It facilitates you to preview recovered CR2 files to the desired storage location. With the help of Canon Recovery application, it’s possible to get back CR2 files from Canon digital camera running on latest versions of Windows OS 10, 8, 7, Vista, XP, 2003, 2000, etc. This software can perform photo recovery on Mac OS X Lion, Leopard, Snow Leopard, Mavericks, Yosemite, El Capitan, Sierra etc.
Things to Remember:
Requirements: Microsoft Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2003 and Windows 2008
Requirements: Mac OS X 10.5.X and above (including Sierra, El Capitan, Mavericks, Yosemite, Leopard, Snow Leopard and Lion)
Step 1: Download, and instal the free version of Nikon Canon Photo Recovery Software on your system, and launch it. Now, connect the memory card of your digital camera to the system. From the main screen, choose Recover Photos option. Then, a list of logical and physical drives available in the system are displayed. Just select the drive representing the digital memory card, and hit Scan button to initiate the scanning process.
Figure 1: Home Screen
Step 2: Now the software scans the digital camera card to find deleted and lost photo files. Wait for the scanning process to get completed, as shown in Figure 2.
Figure 2: Scanning the Camera Card to Find Deleted & Lost Photos
Step 3: Upon the completion of scanning and recovery process, a list of recovered photo files are displayed on the screen. You can view recovered photo files in Data View, and File Type View
Figure 3: Recovered Photo Files in Data View & File Type View
Step 4: Prior saving the recovered photos, the tool allows you to preview the recovered photos. Just double click or right-click on the respective photo file, and click Preview option to preview a photo file.
Figure 4: Preview Recovered Photo Files
Step 5: At last, after previewing the recovered photos, if you are satisfied with the recovery results of the software, then activate the license key of the tool, and save the recovered photos at the desired location of your choice.
Figure 5: Save Recovered Photos