Tag Archives: corrupt jpeg

Corrupt JPEG Files

First things first, what is repair and what is recovery? Corrupt JPEG file Repair and JPEG File Recovery are often mixed up. Recovery: Meaning getting lost or deleted files back from for example a memory card. Maybe the card itself (the file system) is corrupt or the card was accidentally formatted. Repair: Repair existing JPEG files that… Read More »

JPEG File Repair Software

JPEG Repair software from Stellar is the one of the few JPEG recovery tools to repair corrupted or damaged photos, images and picture files, having JPEG file extension. There are a few more at which I will look in the future. JPG files can become corrupt for a variety of reasons and are unfortunately quite common. As… Read More »

Photo recovery software: Intact previews, but corrupt photos

An often heard complaint after using photo recovery software, is that it shows intact previews, but recovers corrupt photos. How does this happen? The preview is not the actual image data To understand how this can happen we need to have closer look at the internal structures of popular image formats. The most common image formats used… Read More »

Examine corrupt JPG files before ordering JPEG Repair Service

It’s a good idea to examine corrupt or damaged JPG files before submitting them for repair to our JPEG Repair Service. Every now and then I am offered corrupt JPEGs that are beyond repair. I can not repair them and I am pretty confident no one else can either. There are times when JPEGs are simply… Read More »

JPEG Repair after bad sector damage

JPEG Repair after it was damaged by a bad sector. The following example represents JPEG Repair after bad sector damage (512 bytes) right in the middle of compressed image data. Using a binary editor this data is zeroed. JPEG repair is performed on this image file. File affected by one or more bad sectors typically show… Read More »