How to Find SRT Files?

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file recovery after virus attack“Hi all, I had some movies in my pen drive which I had kept in it from many days as I didn’t had time to watch them. One day in leisure hours, I wanted to watch the movies and connected the flash drive to my PC; then I scanned the connected pen drive for any viruses. I deleted some files which could not be fixed. I opened a movie file to watch which was getting played normally. But I could not hear and understand the accent in the video. I tried opening SRT file for subtitles to be displayed but the file was not there. I remember that I had copied it in my pen drive and now it is missing. Please help me restore SRT files without which I cannot make out the movie. Thanks in advance...”

SRT file as mentioned above is used to add subtitles to the video. You need to open SRT file when the subtitle of video is not being displayed. You may come across above situation at times; in this case, the SRT file might have got deleted while scanning for antivirus. If you have any other copy of the deleted SRT file, then you do not bother. If not, then you start searching for a way to get back SRT files. Without SRT files, the movie doesn’t make any sense for you if you can’t figure out the audio properly. SRT files help you overcome the language barrier that checks you from understanding the video. But these files may be lost in various scenarios like below and makes you numb:

  • Format: Formatting drive deletes entries of all files along with SRT files from file system including information of memory location where files are stored
  • Shift + Delete: You might have deleted SRT files using Shift and Delete keys while deleting unneeded files
  • Transfer Error: The SRT file transfer process may get interrupted due to disconnection of drives involved in the file transfer process while files are still being moved from one storage location to another
  • Sudden system shutdown: SRT files may go missing from computer as a result of sudden system shutdown; because entries of file location on file system of computer hard drive may be erased when system shutdown suddenly

Whatever may be the situation in which SRT files are lost, you need not to worry about it. You can retrieve SRT files using Yodot File Recovery software on your PC.

SRT file recovery software:

Yodot File Recovery software is best choice for recovering files after virus attack on your PC or external storage drives; so you can get back lost SRT files after virus attack in the above described instance in the page. Along with SRT files, this file retrieval tool can find and extract MS Office documents, PDF files, compressed archives, basic media files (photos, videos, and music files) and other file formats on your computer. This application is capable of restoring SRT files from computer internal hard drive, external hard drive, memory card, pen drive, iPod, etc. You can find files and folders from various storage drives on Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008 OS on desktops or laptops.

Steps to recover SRT files:

  • Download Yodot File Recovery software and install it on your computer
  • Run the tool and select “Deleted File Recovery” or “Lost File Recovery” from main screen based on SRT file loss scenario faced by you
  • Select drive from which SRT file has to be recovered and click on “Next”
  • If you have selected “Lost File Recovery”, then you can select SRT file format from the list given on software screen or click on Mark All option to select all file types by default and “Next” to proceed further
  • Software starts scanning selected drive for SRT files and displays the result in “Data View” and “File Type View”
  • Save recovered SRT files on desired location on computer hard drive other than scanned drive using “Save” option

Suggested Tips:

  • Scan your drive using anti-virus program to  remove viruses and to keep SRT files safe from external threats
  • Before deleting SRT files, make sure you have copy of them on any storage drive

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