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Nowadays, iPods turn out to be a famous gadget for listening music and storing pictures. An iPod is an Apple company product which works well with both Windows as well as with Mac operating system. iPod has a capacity to store a large number of files and it uses flash-based memory to store data on it. If you have unintentionally deleted some of your image files from your iPod and wondering how to get them back, then in that case, you can easily restore your lost photographs from iPod using relevant picture recovery software.
iPod uses Apple’s iTunes software to transfer files from iPod to the computer. Apple iTunes is a media application, which is used to manage all digital files along with other contents of an iPod. iPods can store a wide range of audio files, video files, image files, text files etc. There are various models of iPods such as the iPod Classic Mini, iPod Nano and iPod Shuffle, which are able to work in disk mode as a mass storage device. Apple iPods are generally less susceptible to physical failure problems as you are not using any audio cassette or CD. However, there are possibilities where iPods files get corrupted or become inaccessible due to some logical failures.
Some chief reasons for image file loss from Apple iPods are mentioned below:
So, in order to avoid the above-mentioned data loss scenarios, it is always advised to take a proper backup of all your image files in your PC, which will always allow you to retrieve the deleted files and keep you safe in terms of your important data.
In case if you end up with losing image files without any backup, then you can easily recover all deleted photographs using a reliable picture recovery software. This software recovers lost data using special inbuilt algorithms. This software can undelete pictures from the formatted multi-media storage device as it supports image recovery after format. This application also recovers deleted or lost RAW photos, audio and video files from different types of memory cards like SD, CF, MMC, xD and different models of iPods like the iPod Classic Mini, iPod Nano and iPod shuffle. In addition to this, this tool can also recover photos from digital cameras such as Canon, Sony, Fujifilm, Olympus etc. This is a user-friendly software, even a novice user can use this application to restore deleted or lost photos from an iPod. You can even download the trial version of this software and evaluate the recovery results.
Step 1: Download and Install the recovery program on your system having Windows OS. Once it gets installed, click on the desktop icon in order to launch it. As soon as the software gets launched, the main window will appear on screen with three different options such as "Recover Files", "Recover Photos", "Recover Partitions / Drives". Click on "Recover Photos" option in order to retrieve photos from your iPod as shown in Figure 1
Figure 1: Welcome Screen
Step 2: After this, you will see another window with two recovery mode options. You can either click on "Recover Deleted Photos" or you can click on "Recover Lost Photos" as per your file loss or deletion scenarios as shown in Figure 2
Figure 2: Fast recovery selection screen to select recovery option
Step 3: As soon as you click on any option, a new window will pop-up on your computer screen where you have to select the affected drive from where you have lost all your important picture files. Select the desired drive by clicking on it and then click on "Next" button in order to move on to the next level as shown in Figure 3.
Figure 3: Select the affected drive from where your files get deleted
Step 4: Once you are done with the drive selection, the software will take you to the next processing level where you will see another new window which will ask you to select the file type that you want to retrieve. You can always skip this step if you don't want to select any specific file type. But if you are selecting any specific file type then click on the "Next" button as shown in Figure 4.
Figure: Select the file type that you want to retrieve
Step 5: Lastly, a preview window will appear where you can see the recovered file in a systematic file previewing format as shown in Figure 5
Figure 5: Preview recovered file