How to Recover Deleted Videos from Memory Stick?

“I accidentally deleted some of my precious videos from Memory Stick while previewing them on computer. I have preserved these videos on Memory Stick from past two years. These videos remind me of my precious moments that I have spent with my friend during my graduation. Today morning while viewing those videos, by mistake I deleted some of them. I really don’t want to miss even single video of my graduation days. I even searched in Trash folder on the computer, but it was not there. So I request anyone to help me to regain my deleted videos from Memory Stick.”

First thing you must know is whenever you delete any videos or pictures from external storage device, the deleted files will bypass the Trash. But you need not to worry about your deleted videos; this page tells you how to get back your videos from Memory Stick. But before that, you need to know the other causes for deletion or loss of video files on Memory Stick as mentioned below:

  • Accidental deletion of video files from Memory Stick while viewing on system
  • Anti-virus application may delete your precious videos in case if they are infected by virus/malware threats
  • You may unintentionally format Memory Stick when it is connected to the computer
  • If you abruptly remove Memory Stick from card reader while transferring videos, you may end up losing those videos

Memory Stick is a type of removable flash memory card used for storing photos, videos and other files on various digital devices. But even these Memory Sticks are vulnerable to loss of data due to same situations that occurs in memory cards. If you have lost memorable videos from Memory Sticks, then don’t worry. You can regain them using a accurate video file recovery tool on Macintosh system.

Memory Sticks video recovery software:

Yodot Mac Photo Recovery is the most reliable and completely safe software to rescue videos and other media files from Memory Sticks. It is robust software and does not write anything to the source location where video files are stored; rather it extracts the contents of the video files and creates a new copy of video files. It ensures complete recovery of deleted or lost photos, videos, and audio files from formatted, re-formatted or corrupted Memory Stick. More to this, it will help to recover data after memory stick saying not formatted error when you try to access it. In addition to Memory Stick, the software supports media file recovery from memory cards, iPods, computer hard drives, external hard drives, USB drives and other storage devices on Mac OS Leopard, Snow Leopard and Lion operating systems.

Procedure to use video recovery software on Macintosh system:

  • Connect your Memory Stick to the Mac machine using card reader
  • Download and install Yodot Mac Photo Recovery application to your Mac OS X
  • Run the application to initiate recovery process and follow the instructions present on screen
  • In main screen you will find two options i.e., “Delete Photo Recovery” and “Lost Photo Recovery”
  • Since you need to recover deleted videos from Memory Stick, so select “Delete Photo Recovery” option
  • The software will scan entire computer and displays all volumes present on system including your Memory Stick
  • Choose the particular Memory Stick volume from which you need to retrieve deleted videos and click on “Next” button
  • Software scans the selected volume and displays all recovered videos from your Memory Stick in either “Data View” or “File Type View”
  • Preview your deleted video files by using “Preview” option and save them to the desired location on system

Useful Tips:

  • Regularly transfer the videos from Memory Stick to computer and keep backup of them
  • Frequently don’t use same Memory Stick on different digital cameras
  • Properly eject Memory Stick from digital device, otherwise it may get corrupt

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