Bonus software for Sony memory media ownersMemory Card File Rescue Version 3.4

Sony's "Memory Card File Rescue" helps safeguard your most precious photos and videos.
Memory Card File Rescue is leading-edge software that supports the latest file formats,
helps recover data from your Sony memory media that may have been accidentally damaged or deleted

What's New!

  • Memory Card File Rescue for macOS is newly available. Memory Card File Rescue supports Canon CR3 raw format files.
    For information about the operating environment, click here (July, 2019)

Supported Products:

  • Sony brand 【XQD Memory Cards, CFast Memory Card, SD Memory Cards, Memory Stick™, and USB Flash Drives】
    For more information, click here


Supports Recovery of RAW, XAVC S, and Other Various Data Types for Professional Use

XAVCS AVCHD 3D/Progressive

This software supports recovery of still pictures (such as JPEG and RAW) and 4K/HD movies (such as MOV, MP4, and XAVC) recorded by Digital cameras as much as possible. Sony's unique algorithm increases the chance of restoring files. For RAW images, it supports Sony, Nikon, and Canon RAW formats, including Canon CR3.

Supported file types for recovery

Photo JPEG (DCF), RAW photo (Sony ARW, Nikon NEF. Canon CR2 and CR3), 3D photo (MPO)
Movie MPEG-1, MP4 (MPEG-4, MPEG-4 AVC, XAVC S), AVCHD (ver.2.0) file, AVCHD 3D file, MOV movie, MXF movie (XAVC Intra, XAVC Long)
Other Other types of file
  • * Game data, and content-protected music and movies are not supported
  • * Supports recovery of files stored in Sony's memory media products
  • * Recovered files will be stored in PC
  • * Some recovered files may not be played back by cameras or other devices, depending on the recorded conditions.

Note: We do not guarantee a recovery of all data. Some file may not be recoverable due to its data status.
Defect or damage of a memory card itself cannot be recovered.

Sony's Unique algorithm Enables Extremely High Recovery Rate

Recovery Rate Comparison

Recovery software provided free of charge to users who purchase memory cards Memory Card File Rescue Software A Software B
Recovery of files that were deleted with a camera 100% 50.0% 7.8%
Recovery of files whose file system information was deleted 100% 51.0% 7.8%

* Sony internal testing. 102 files (JPEG and ARW) shot by a Digital cameras were tested. This comparison test does not guarantee these recovery rates.

What type of Sony memory media can be used with this software?

This software can be used on all Sony branded XQD Memory Cards, CFast Memory Cards, SD Memory Cards, Memory Stick™ and USB Flash Drives* except:

  • -Non-Sony brand Memory Stick™, SD Memory Card and USB Flash Drive
  • -Sony brand Memory Stick™ Classic series (capacity up to 128MB)
  • -Memory Stick™ for AIBO® Robot
  • -Memory Stick ROM™ for electronic dictionaries or e-Book readers
  • -Sony Brand microSD Memory Card for IP Security Camera
  • -PSP® brand Memory Stick™ (Memory Stick PRO Duo™ or Memory Stick Micro™)
  • -USM-SA3 series, USM-SA2 series, USM-SA1 series, USM-V series, USM-J series, USM-JX series, USM-H series, USM-EX-Turbo series, USD series, USM-FL series, USM-F series, USM-E Plus series, USM-E series, USM-D Plus series, USM-D series, USM-U2 series, USM-S(A)series, USM-S series, USM-C series, USM-B series, USM series

For information about the operating environment, see the Download page.


Bonus software for owners of above Sony memory media can be downloaded here.