Recovering pictures of SD card after formatting?

My sister was messing around with my camera (it's a Canon PowerShot SD960 if that helps?) and I'm pretty sure she accidentally formatted the SD card through the camera's settings menu thinking she was editing the pictures. Now the camera says the SD card is empty and all the photos are lost.

I've tried 5 different data recovery programs (Remo, EaseUS, Paretologic Data Recovery Pro) and nothing works -- they all take about an hour to scan the card, and then come up empty other than a few test pictures i stuck on it.

Is there anything else I can do? There were a lot of pictures on the card that I lost.


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Start with RECUVA on your PC.
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Doesn't Work

Tried this, it finds nothing on the card. Thanks though. Any other solutions besides programs maybe?

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The forum link I gave has many titles to try.

But let's say you don't want to try other recovery apps. Go to and ask how much.

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