How to Recover SDXC Card Data?

SDXC- Secure Digital eXtended Capacity

SDXC is the latest type of memory card released in 2010 which meets the demands of FULL HD recording in terms of capacity and speed. The SDXC card has the same dimensions of a SD and SDHC card, but is ONLY compatible with SDXC devices.sdxc card recovery

SDXC cards begin at 64GB with speeds up to 104MB/s and have a road map to 2TB with speed up to 300MB/s.

SDXC uses the exFAT file system to handle large data volumes and files sizes over 4GB. A micro SDXC version is now also available.

What might Cause loss of data from SDXC!
SDXC cards are mainly used in camcorders to capture high definition video, but that doesn`t always guarantee of data security. Common symptoms of SDXC failure like format error, couldn`t recognize the card indicates one or more problems. It could be a bad sector or wrongly configured driver software. Apart from this some common problems are as follows:

  • Abrupt removal of SDXC USB flash drive while Drive is in use may cause severe data loss
  • Sudden power surge might cause data loss from SDXC card.
  • Other reasons may include accidental deletion, unintentional formatting, improper handling etc.

Data loss scenarios can be categorized in two ways-

  1. SDXC Card will refuse to function that is it will not mount on PC.
  2. Or simply your captured, stored files get lost or deleted and card is still functioning.

Whatever reasons may be these impacts on the drive in two ways- either drive will not be function any more or it will function but data will be deleted.

If you want to execute SDXC Card recovery then understanding these two concepts might help you.

For functional memory cards and flash drives:
If your SDXC Card is still functional, you can try using a data recovery program. There is a high probability that your data can be recovered after accidentally format it or delete files while using the card,.

Try using SDXC recovery tool. You can download a demo version.

Demo versions will show you what files can be recovered and provide a preview of the recover SDXC Card for some common picture file types. This is an excellent way to see if the program will work before you purchase if you are satisfied of Demo version then go for the paid one and get save option available.

Promising features of SDXC recovery tool.

Highly compatible with all major versions of Windows operating system like Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, etc.

Includes highly advanced USB data recovery algorithms, that perform rigorous scanning of entire drive to recover all photos, audios and other important data

The user-friendly graphic interface makes it easy to recover your files with just a few mouse clicks

Secure media wiping is included for permanent deletion of data on your Digital Media

Imaging utility that will allow you to create an image of your media for recovery at a later time

Supports high-end Digital Backs for SLR cameras

Automatically saves the data as it is being scanned.

Images, Videos, Sounds, Music, Databases, Spreadsheets, Archives, Presentations, Mailboxes, Address books, Windows CE and Palm files and other formats.

Supports SD/ SDHC/ SDXC, Compact Flash, Smart Media, MMC, Memory Stick, XD Cards,


To preserve the drive with the deleted files, all recovered files should be saved to another storage device or another drive in the PC. Do not download the software to the drive that you want to recover.
For Non-functional memory cards and flash drives
If your memory SDXC Card is not functional any more or cannot be accessed by your computer, then you will need to send it to a data recovery company. They will attempt to recover SDXC Card data.