How to recover deleted photos from Canon EOS Rebel T3i/T4i/T5i
By Vito Johnson
Canon EOS Rebel T3i is a capable camera that delivers excellent image and video quality. it captures photos in raw and jpeg, videos are recorded in h.264 mov format. If you accidentally deleted some of these files from your Canon EOS Rebel T3i, don’t worry, they can be easily recovered with proper photo/video recovery tool for canon EOS t3i.
The deleted mov video or raw/jpeg images are stored on the flash memory card, which works like a computer’s hard drive, when files got deleted, the OS flags the area where the deleted images/videos stored on as blank memory block but leave the actual data files unharmed. If you use the photo recovery software for Canon EOS Rebel T3i to scan the memory card, you will find deleted files are only recognizable for their file type or file extension, but without file names or descriptions. That’s because the delete command removed the pointer to the files from the file allocation table. still, actual data files stay no harm and remain perfectly recoverable.
You should avoid taking photos or videos with Canon EOS Rebel T3i before the photo recovery is done. That is for preventing the deleted files we are about to rescue from being overwritten and beyond retrieval.
The instruction to recover deleted photos from Canon EOS Rebel T3i
The instruction can also be applied to canon EOS rebel t2i or canon kiss x4/x5
Download photo recovery for Canon EOS Rebel T3i
Connect the camera with computer, launch the software
Select drive, click “removable drive” and scan
The photo recovery software will then scan the storage and find all the files deleted from Canon EOS Rebel T3i
Locate images or videos by specific file extension, Canon EOS Rebel T3i can take photos in jpeg and raw mode and videos in mov format.
Recover deleted photos from Canon EOS Rebel T3i.
Don’t forget to back up the recovered files
Frequently asked questions
How to sort out the jumbled recovered files?
The photo recovery software doesn’t discriminate whether the photos were mistakenly or intentionally deleted, it will just round up all the files that are ever existed on the memory and in an acceptable recovery status. If your canon t5 has been properly utilized, no doubt you will be greeted with a recovery result of massive amount of jumbled files, here’s a few tips to hunt down the files you actually want.
First, forget about the built-in file type filter, just save all the files to a place on your hard drive, the Windows file explorer or mac’s finder will be much more efficient.
Let’s use the size and file extension parameter to sort out the wanted files, Canon EOS Rebel t3, t3i, t4, t5 generally produce photos in jpeg file format with the file extension of jpg, the file size should be in the range of 1M to 3M, the raw image should be about 20M. In put these parameters in the search box of the file explorer window, this should narrow down the file selection considerably.