Uses of FAT file system: FAT file systems are the default file system for removable media. It is commonly found on floppy disks, memory cards, USB flash drives and are also supported by many portable devices such as PDAs, digital cameras, camcorders, media players or mobile phones.
If you unfortunately lose your precious data from any FAT file system based storage device, you can download Jihosoft File Recovery, an exceptional FAT Data Recovery, which can efficiently recover all your photos, music, video, documents, zip, etc files that has been deleted, formatted or damaged from any FAT file system based volumes.
Main features of FAT Data Recovery
－Recover deleted/formatted/damaged data files from FAT16 and FAT32 system drive
－Support to restore multiple file types including photos, music, video, documents, zip, etc
－Recover files from any FAT file system based internal hard drive or external storage media
－Two powerful scanning methods: Normal Scan and Deep Scan
－Narrow scan results with file search tool to search by file type, created or modified time
－Enable users to preview all recoverable files before actual recovery
How to Recover Deleted/Formatted Data from FAT File System?
Note: Jihosoft has published both File Recovery and File Recovery for Mac to recover data from FAT file system respectively on Windows or Mac, here we will take the Windows version to complete the recovery process.
Step one: Connect FAT based storage device to the computer
When connected, FAT file system based storage media should mount as a drive letter in “Computer”.
Step two: Specify scan partition and mode
Start Jihosoft File Recovery, select the partition that you want to recover in the program left pane. In the left-bottom, check “Deep Scan” mode to scan for files lost due to formatting. Then start the scanning process by clicking right-bottom “Start Scan” button.
Step three: Preview scan results
After the scan, the program will list all the recoverable files in the left pane by folders. You can use the file search option to search for a specific file. The file preview tool helps you find the file you hope to restore.
Step four: Recover Data from FAT drive
Click the right-bottom “Recover” icon to recover lost files from FAT Drive.