I took pictures on my Samsung Camera and for some strange reason, all the files are now corrupted. I am trying to fix them but struggling at the moment. I've tried opening them in photoshop CS5, paint and tried using Format Factory to convert the picture to see if that will work but no joy at the moment.
Does anyone have any ideas or a few suggestions on how to fix them, these pictures really means alot to me, I just propose to my mrs and the pics are on there and really want them.
Device(s): Galaxy S3 (Verizon)
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Well, it sounds like the file is corrupted, instead of just the headers. If it was the headers, you could easily fix that. But the file is messed up, so that won't work. The only suggestion I have would be to do the following.
You're going to want to back up your sd card before this.
dd if=/path/to/sdcard of=image.dd
then you'll want to run scalpel on that file (image.dd)
Scalpel preforms automatic file carving / recovery. If the files still exist on the device, then it should be able to get them. As long as they haven't been over written.
Hi Everyone, sorry I've been away for a little bit.
Ok, Yes I am on Windows 7. What happened was I took photos on my samsung cam and I viewed them and worked, the following day, I went to view them and it said on the camera screen "File Error", I thought WTF, so I got out of the picture viewer and turnt off my cam, turnt it back on and still had the same issue.
I've got home and tried opening it in photoshop CS4 & 5 (apparently it does the trick but sadly not for me), MS paint, infranview, internet explorer and google chrome (drag and drop style).
I have used the Stella Phoenix Jpeg Repair, jpeg recovery pro, Convar & smart flash recovery (Im sure there was another 2 more programmes), all to no joy.
I hate to admit defeat as these photos are priceless, I can go again and take the photos but meant more than just a photo.