How to Recover Deleted Photos from Nikon d5100?

There are many DSLR (digital single lens reflex) digital cameras available now, and one of which Nikon provides is D5100 that provides high quality pictures, excellent video, and other features. Nikon creates its RAW photos as NEF files which stands for Nikon Electronic File and creates .jpg files. Generally, SDHC and SD cards are used to store photos and videos on Nikon dslr. Any type of deletion or loss of photos from a Nikon digital camera can be retrieved from Nikon d5100 deleted photo recovery software. It also restores pictures when they are lost from the memory card. This software supports recovery of the most popular file formats created using Nikon 1, Nikon CoolPix, and Nikon D - DSLR cameras and efficiently retrieves Music, video and RAW image files. In addition, this software supports file types like JPG, BMP, TIFF, JPEG, GIF etc.  Moreover, with the help of this software you can easily restore deleted images from memory card with utmost ease.

Photos can be deleted or lost from the memory card or from the camera due to:

• Accidental deletion of photos or accidental format of the memory card.
• Due to file system corruption
• Memory card slot in the camera is damaged
• Pulling out the memory card without switching off the camera
• Because of read or write error
• Due to virus or firmware failure
• When the camera is switched off while transferring data from camera to any other device or system
• Damage of the storage device
• Capturing photos when camera is low on battery
• Due to software malfunctioning
• Improper handling of the memory card might lead to physical damage of the card
• By installing unknown softwares or application which might corrupt the existing files on your system


• Recover deleted photos from hard disk drives, SD Cards, CF Cards, Memory Sticks and USB drives.
• Supports almost all photo file formats used by popular digital cameras including JPG, TIF, TIFF, PNG, JPEG, GIF etc
• Retrieves raw images from digital cameras like NIKON (NEF), CANON (CRW, CR2), OLYMPUS (ORF), MINOLTA (MRW), SONY (SR2, SRF)
• Supports picture recovery from Windows 2000, XP, VISTA , 2003 Operating Systems
• Restores photos from file systems FAT, FAT16, FAT32, NTFS, NTFS5
• Supports picture recovery from Mac OS X 10.5.x and above including Lion, Leopard, and Snow Leopard.
• Recovers data in compressed form
• Preview images before recovery and RAW photos can also be preview.

Do not try to open the files from your memory card on the infected system. Detach the memory card properly from the computer or from the camera. Handle the memory card with care any damage to the memory card might lead to loss of data. You can use this picture recovery utility to retrieve the pictures from the digital camera. This software is also available in a trial version, which will help you search for the lost and deleted photos from the camera or memory card. You can preview the files that are found and when you purchase this tool, you can recover it completely. Its also easy to get back deleted digital photos from Olympus camera by using this tool. Visit to have more info about recovery process.

Follow these steps:

Step 1: Download and install this software, when you run it you get a Main Screen  with options to Recover FilesRecover Photos and Recover Partitions/Drives. Select Recover Photos and in the Recovery Option Screen as shown below and then select Recover Deleted Photos.

Select option

Select Recovery Option

Step 2: Select the drive / partition or storage device from which the data needs to be recovered.

Select SD card

Select Nikon D1500

Step 3: Select the appropriate scan option to recover deleted / lost photos, audio and video files. You can also type manually the file type which has to recovered on the top-right space provided.

Select video file types

Select File Type

Step 4: Once scanning process is done you can view the files recovered. you can view the files in Data View or File Type View which is in the top-left of the screen.

View recovered videos

Data View /File Type View

Step 5: Preview recovered photos prior to recovery, to evaluate the chances of recovery.

Save video files

Preview Recovered Files

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