Konica Minolta Camera Data Recovery

Have you accidentally deleted a great shot? Have you formatted an Konica Minolta camera memory card? Are your photos suddenly inaccessible after a camera error?

Konica Minolta Camera Data Recovery

Recovering Photos From a Konica Minolta Camera

Konica Minolta Camera Data Recovery

Incorrect use of a camera or a memory card inside it, as well as other unintended actions can make pictures in the memory card to become damaged or lost.

Why photos may disappear from a Konica Minolta Camera

How can photographs from a digital camera be lost?

  • Deleting by mistake. This is the most widespread reason why RAW photos or other images are lost.

  • Formatting or format operation errors. In most cases, photos need to be recovered after formatting a memory card. It happens not only because the photographer formats the card. Sometimes, users see the warning “You need to format the disk” when connecting the camera to a computer.

  • Mishandled memory card or damaged file system. The file system of an information medium like a memory card can be damaged when it is taken out of the camera or when it is ejected while saving or copying data, and sometimes it can even be damaged by a virus. As a result, you can’t use the memory card or USB drive without formatting it first.

  • Errors when copying or transferring data from the camera to the computer. Photos can be lost or deleted as a result of a power failure when copying or transferring data from the camera to a computer or laptop.

Recovering photos deleted from a digital camera

How can you recover the lost photos?

Photos lost or deleted from a camera can be recovered until they are overwritten with other files.

In order to recover the lost photos:

  1. Connect the camera to the computer with the help of the interface intended for this purpose (USB, micro USB or other).

  2. Run Hetman Photo Recovery and select your memory card.

    The program for quickly recovering photos after formatting or accidental deletion.

    If you connect a memory card to the computer while it is still inside the camera, and the program cannot see it, extract the card and try connecting it with the help of a card reader.

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  3. Double-click on the selected card. “Fast scan” will be a better option if you have deleted the file accidentally. If there are problems with the file system, or after formatting the memory card, “Full analysis” should be the weapon of choice.

    Hetman Photo Recovery
  4. Specify criteria for file search. In addition to standard settings like file size and date, the utility will offer you to choose file types for searching. There is a special section for RAW files. After all, Hetman Photo Recovery is meant to deal with photo formats, including most of the RAW types.

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  5. Select the preferred file format to search for, or choose all formats. Click “Next.” It will start the analysis for your memory card (or any other media). Wait until it is over.

    When the analysis is complete, Hetman Photo Recovery will show all image files it has found. Click on a file to see its contents in the preview window. You can also have a look in the properties window to see its size, date when it was created and when it was lost or deleted.

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  6. If you are happy with the scan results, go on to saving the files. However, if you are busy recovering RAW files, here is the point to keep in mind. A RAW file is a large and complicated file containing the maximal amount of data about an image. That is why if the quality of the recovered file is not good enough or it is recovered but it is damaged, sometimes it makes sense to scan the data carrier again. This time, with “All Files” option enabled. As a result, Hetman Photo Recovery may find this photo in JPG or TIFF formats instead of the RAW format, which is absolutely OK. If the medium or images are too damaged, the utility will try to restore their data with signature analysis. It can change the format of a specific photograph, Yet the quality will be good enough when compared to the original file.

  7. Select the image files you need to recover and click “Next.”

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  8. Choose a method to save the files. We strongly recommend against saving them to the same medium you are recovering them from, as It can get them overwritten.

  9. Specify the folder to save the recovered files to and click “Recovery.”

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Series Camera Konica Minolta:

Konica KD-200, KD-300, KD-400, KD-500, KD-510 Zoom

  • Konica KD-200 Zoom;
  • Konica KD-300 Zoom;
  • Konica KD-400 Zoom;
  • Konica KD-500 Zoom;
  • Konica KD-510 Zoom.

Konica Minolta DiMAGE A2, A200, G600, X1, X31, X50

  • Konica Minolta DiMAGE A2;
  • Konica Minolta DiMAGE A200;
  • Konica Minolta DiMAGE G600;
  • Konica Minolta DiMAGE X1;
  • Konica Minolta DiMAGE X31;
  • Konica Minolta DiMAGE X50.

Konica Minolta DiMAGE X60, Xg, Z2, Z3, Z5, Z6, Z10, Z20

  • Konica Minolta DiMAGE X60;
  • Konica Minolta DiMAGE Xg;
  • Konica Minolta DiMAGE Z2;
  • Konica Minolta DiMAGE Z3;
  • Konica Minolta DiMAGE Z5;
  • Konica Minolta DiMAGE Z6;
  • Konica Minolta DiMAGE Z10;
  • Konica Minolta DiMAGE Z20.

Konica Minolta Maxxum 5D (Dynax 5D), 7D (Dynax 7D / Alpha-7 Digital)

  • Konica Minolta Maxxum 5D (Dynax 5D);
  • Konica Minolta Maxxum 7D (Dynax 7D / Alpha-7 Digital).

Konica e-mini, e-mini D, e-mini M, Minolta RD-3000

  • Konica e-mini;
  • Konica e-mini D;
  • Konica e-mini M;
  • Minolta RD-3000.

Minolta DiMAGE 5, 7, 7Hi, 7i, 2300, 2330, A1

  • Minolta DiMAGE 5;
  • Minolta DiMAGE 7;
  • Minolta DiMAGE 7Hi;
  • Minolta DiMAGE 7i;
  • Minolta DiMAGE 2300;
  • Minolta DiMAGE 2330;
  • Minolta DiMAGE A1.

Minolta DiMAGE E201, E203, E223, E323

  • Minolta DiMAGE E201;
  • Minolta DiMAGE E203;
  • Minolta DiMAGE E223;
  • Minolta DiMAGE E323.

Minolta DiMAGE EX 1500 Wide, EX 1500 Zoom

  • Minolta DiMAGE EX 1500 Wide;
  • Minolta DiMAGE EX 1500 Zoom.

Minolta DiMAGE F100, F200, F300, G400, G500, S304

  • Minolta DiMAGE F100;
  • Minolta DiMAGE F200;
  • Minolta DiMAGE F300;
  • Minolta DiMAGE G400;
  • Minolta DiMAGE G500;
  • Minolta DiMAGE S304.

Minolta DiMAGE S404, S414, X, X20, Xi, Xt, Z1

  • Minolta DiMAGE S404;
  • Minolta DiMAGE S414;
  • Minolta DiMAGE X;
  • Minolta DiMAGE X20;
  • Minolta DiMAGE Xi;
  • Minolta DiMAGE Xt;
  • Minolta DiMAGE Z1.


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    Leave a comment if you have any questions about Recovering data from an Konica Minolta Camera after deletion, formatting or crash, from the device’s internal or external memory!
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Vladimir Artiukh

Author: Vladimir Artiukh, Technical Writer

Vladimir Artiukh is a technical writer for Hetman Software, as well as the voice and face of their English-speaking YouTube channel, Hetman Software: Data Recovery for Windows. He handles tutorials, how-tos, and detailed reviews on how the company’s tools work with all kinds of data storage devices.

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Editor: Oleg Afonin, Technical Writer

Oleg Afonin is an expert in mobile forensics, data recovery and computer systems. He often attends large data security conferences, and writes several blogs for such resources as xaker.ru, Elcomsoft and Habr. In addition to his online activities, Oleg’s articles are also published in professional magazines. Also, Oleg Afonin is the co-author of a well-known book, Mobile Forensics - Advanced Investigative Strategies.


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    If it is an external drive, memory card or flash drive, then connect it to the PC and analyze them using our program.

    If the data is deleted as a result of formatting the system disk, resetting the operating system or reinstalling Windows, then stop further installation of the operating system and programs. Connect the drive to another computer and perform recovery operations.

    Recovered files must be saved to a different drive.

  • ⏱️ How long does it take to recover my data?

    Data recovery can take a long time if you work with a disk larger than 1 terabyte. Faulty drives can also be scanned for a long time. However, in most cases, recovery takes less than 30 minutes.

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