How to Rescue Media Files from Contour Roam Camera?

Contour Roam is a waterproof HD action camera designed for outdoor and action enthusiasts who are interested in filming their adventures. It is equipped to shoot 1080p HD video and has an adjustable 270 degree viewing angle. Contour Roam is quite simple and easy to use action camera on the market. It records the videos in 3 different modes (i.e. Full, Tall and Action HD) plus burst photo mode.

Similar to other cameras, even this camera use SD card for storing their captured films. The videos stored in SD card are not safe; they might get deleted or lost due to diverse reasons. Some of the common causes for loss of media files from Contour Roam camera are:

  • You may accidentally delete photos or videos while viewing them on Contour Roam camera or when it is connected to Mac computer
  • You may unknowingly format the Contour Roam camera’s SD card while moving media files to the system
  • Frequently using the same SD cards on different digital cameras can erase some of your valuable media files from it
  • Connecting your Contour Roam camera to virus infected system can damage the camera and make your media files inaccessible
  • Improper handling of Contour Roam camera leads to media file loss

Many people think that, the videos or photos that are deleted from Contour Roam camera are lost forever. It’s not right; you can recover those lost videos from Contour Roam camera using efficient photo recovery application. Why because, when you delete a video, the operating system just delete video file name from the index table and mark its space as free for storing new data. The videos present on the SD card get permanently deleted only when it is overwritten with new data. Hence, before adding any data to the SD card, you can easily retrieve your precious data back by using recovery application.

Contour Roam camera recovery tool:

Yodot Mac Photo Recovery is the prominent media file recovery software used by most of the users to retrieve their lost or deleted media files from Contour Roam camera on Mac machine. It is robust software that doesn’t modify the contents of the media files while recovering from Contour Roam camera. Apart from this, it also recovers deleted or lost photos and videos from various digital camera brands such as Canon, Nikon, Kodak, Sony, Panasonic, Olympus, LG, Samsung, etc. This tool supports recovery of RAW digital image file formats like NEF, CR2, CRW, DNG, ARW, SR2, MRW, DCR, MOS, PXN, ORF, KDC, RAF, ARI, R3D, MEF and more. This recovery application has user friendly interface and can be used by every digital camera user to retrieve their media files from Contour Roam camera.

Procedure to restore media files from Contour Roam camera:

  • First connect your Contour Roam camera to the Mac system via USB port
  • Then download and install Yodot Mac Photo Recovery in your Mac OS X computer
  • Run the application and follow the recovery procedure displayed on screen
  • In main screen you will find two options i.e. “Deleted Photo Recovery” and “Lost Photo Recovery”
  • Select either of the option depending on your media file loss scenario from Contour Roam camera
  • After this the software will scan entire computer and shows all the volumes present in the system including your Leica camera
  • Select Contour Roam camera volume from which you need to restore photos and click on “Next“ option
  • The software will scan selected Contour Roam volume and displays all recovered photos in “Data View” and “File Type View”
  • You can also preview your recovered media files by using “Preview” option
  • At last save the recovered media files to the selected volume on Mac computer(Not on the same digital camera)

Useful Tips:

  • Avoid capturing photos or videos when your Contour Roam camera is running out of battery
  • Regularly backup the videos or photos captured by your Contour Roam camera, so that you can restore when data loss takes place
  • Don’t connect your Contour Roam camera to virus or malware contaminated Mac computer