How to Recover Deleted Videos from SD Card

“I have a Transcend SD card on which I’ve stored all my important and informative videos. Last night my friend accidentally deleted a few of the video files from my SD card, which were very important to me. I heard that there are many recovery tools available to recover deleted videos from SD card. I don’t know which software to use, can anyone suggest me a proper method or photo recovery tool to restore my video files from SD card?”

Almost all the cameras and certain smartphones store videos directly on the SD card. The stored videos in the device can be lost due to accidental deletion, SD card corruption, virus infection or any other reasons. If you have lost videos from SD card, kindly refrain from using the storage drive any further. By doing so you can increase the chances to recover deleted videos from SD card. Read the complete information provided to accomplish a successful SD card video recovery

“Is it possible to recover deleted videos from SD card?”

This is the first question any SD card user asks after the accidental deletion of videos from the SD card. And, of course, you can recover deleted videos from SD card! Because the videos which you deleted are not permanently gone. Deleted videos are still present on your SD card, but they are not displayed to the user. This is because, only the video file information such as data, size and saved location would be erased from the computer after deletion.

So, until and unless those deleted videos from SD card are not overwritten by any new files, you can successfully restore deleted videos from SD card. But, the only way to recover deleted videos from SD card is by using a professional SD card video recovery software like Yodot.

Yodot Video recovery software is a specially designed tool to recover deleted videos from SD card. The powerful algorithms in the software make the tool highly compatible to recover videos across many SD card brands including Transcend, Kingston, SanDisk, HP, Sony and many more.  The tool also recovers various video file formats such as MP4, MOV, AVI, etc. Download and Try the software for free now.

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How to Recover Deleted Videos from SD Card?

Step 1: Connect your SD card to a working computer using the card reader, launch the Yodot Photo Recovery tool and click on the Deleted Photo Recovery button to recover deleted videos from SD card.

Select Deleted File Recovery option

Step 2: Select the SD card drive for restoring deleted videos and hit Next.

Select SD card to recover deleted video files

Step 3:  Choose Music and Video as file types to recover video files from the SD card and click Next. The tool deep scans the selected SD card and shows all recovered video files from it.

Select Videos and Pictures option

Step 4: Preview and verify recovered videos from SD card. Select your required video files and Save them onto the computer hard drive.

View recovered videos from SD card

Note: Don’t save restored video files on to the same SD card from where you recovered files.

Why use Yodot to Recover Deleted Videos from SD Card?

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Yodot Photo Recovery software is especially designed to recover deleted media files from various storage devices on Windows and Mac operating systems. So, you can restore all formats of video files from SD card in a hassle-free manner. You can extract AVI, MOV, MP4, MPEG, MPG, M4V, 3G2, 3GP, RM and other video file formats from SD card. The software can recover deleted files from SD card, memory card, SDHC card, SDXC card, CF card, XD card, MMC, micro SD cards, and Memory Sticks. This utility is built to restore all media files like photos, lost music, RAW images, and videos.

Furthermore, the tool aids you efficiently in retrieving files when deleted from an external hard drive, computer hard disk, digital cameras, iPods, USB drives, etc. on Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, XP, Vista, Server 2003 and 2008 operating systems.

Not just recovering your deleted or lost files, even when you are stuck with error messages like micro SD card needs to be formatted, the card is unreadable, the drive is RAW, etc. the tool helps you in safeguarding your important data from being lost.

How Video Files Get Deleted from SD Card?

Yodot SD card video recovery software gives you 100% assurance to recover deleted videos from SD card.  However, it’s good to know the possible reasons behind the deletion or loss of video files from memory card.

  • Accidental Deletion: Accidentally deleting videos from SD card is one of the main reasons for video file deletion since you cannot find deleted videos from SD card in Recycle Bin alike computer.
  • Improper Removal: Ejecting/removing SD card abruptly or interruptions when transferring videos from SD card to computer/vice versa may result in video files deletion from the SD card.
  • Malware Attack: Malware/virus attack on SD card leads to file system corruption and sometimes virus deletes infected video files from SD card. Usually, viruses infect SD cards while transferring files using Bluetooth feature or when you download videos to SD cards from the internet.
  • Wrong Usage: Frequently removing your SD card and using the same card on different electronic gadgets or operating systems can lead to video file deletion.


The information provided above is will definitely help you to recover deleted videos from the SD card. Follow these recommended suggestions to avoid video loss from SD cards in the future.

  • It is highly recommended not to use your SD card after loss or deletion of videos
  • Avoid ejecting your SD card during the video files transfer process and don’t use the same SD card on different operating systems
  • Often scan your SD card to remove virus or malware threats from it

Despite taking the preventive measures if you lose video from SD card, Download and use the Yodot video recovery software to safely recover deleted videos from SD card.

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