“Hi guys, I stupidly formatted a SXS card after shooting some very nice footage. I don’t suppose there is a way to retrieve, I heard that these cards don’t actually delete data until they are recorded on again? Any help would be appreciated!”
What is SxS Memory Card?
SxS (S-by-S) is a flash memory standard compliant to the Sony and SanDisk-created ExpressCard standard. According to Sandisk and Sony, the cards have transfer rates of 800 Mbit/s and burst transfer rate of up to 2.5 Gbit/s. Sony uses these cards as the storage medium for their XDCAM EX line of professional video cameras.
SxS card can be inserted directly into an ExpressCard slot, available on many notebooks. However, it will only work in Windows and Mac OS X, and only with a Sony device drive installed on the machine. The only universal connectivity for SxS card is the Sony SBAC-US10 external USB adapter, which makes the cards visible to any system as an external USB hard drive.
UFUSoft Sony SxS memory card Photo Recovery is must-have application if you lost important media files from Sony SxS memory card. XDCAM EX camcorders record movie to Sony SxS solid-state ExpressCard/34 media. If your precious video files missing due to deletion, lost, or formatting, turn to SxS card Recovery for help. Free to try UFUSoft Sony SxS memory card Photo Recovery for Windows or Mac OS X. SxS Card Recoverysupports files retrieval from Sony NEXFS100, NEXFS700, PMW-F3, PMW-EX3, Sony EX1, PMW-350, etc.
How to Recover Deleted Videos from Sony SxS memory card?
Step1: Connect Sony SxS memory card to Computer
Get your Sony SxS memory card and then connect it with a card reader. When connected successfully, your Sony SxS memory card should be shown as a removable drive on computer and you can read data on it.
Step2: Run Sony SxS memory card Recovery Software
Get the UFUSoft Sony SxS memory card recovery tool downloaded and installed on computer. After you run it, you will see its interface. Click “Recover Photo, Audio & Video” to proceed.
Step3: Select the Target Storage Medium to Scan
The software will detect any storage devices that are connected to your computer. From the detected drive list, choose the one represents your Sony SxS memory card and click “Scan Now” to allow the tool search for lost videos on it.
Step4: Recover Deleted Videos from Sony SxS memory card
Preview the recoverable files when the scanning is finished. Select the ones you want to bring back and click the “Recover” button to retrieve deleted videos from Sony SxS memory card on one click.