How to Restore GoPro MP4 Files?

GoPro is well-known brand that offers a line of action camcorders which captures immersive video footages even when you are moving in different directions. It encapsulates recorded video and audio streams in MP4 file format to deliver high quality video footages. Same as other camcorders, GoPro also uses external storage card to save captured MP4 videos and images that makes your precious video files highly exposed to the data loss accidents.

Often we need to share or copy GoPro MP4 files or pictures from memory card to different devices and during the operation chances of MP4 file loss gets increased. Most of the people lose their favorite MP4 files from GoPro camera under any of following listed factors:

  • If the file system of the GoPro camera memory card is damaged, it becomes inaccessible and you lose your MP4 files
  • Abruptly pulling out the camera or it’s card when transferring MP4 videos to the computer may cause some files missing
  • If the GoPro camera is infected with the viruses, some of MP4 files may get hidden or erased by these destructive programs
  • Often users lose their GoPro MP4 files after formatting the camera card accidentally due to the format error or any other factor
  • Sometimes, GoPro video files goes missing due to the software malfunction when editing videos

GoPro MP4 file recovery software:

Yodot Mac Photo Recovery application by is an extensively used program for MP4 files recovery from GoPro camcorder. It is the most trusted software that comes with an easy to use graphical user interface and automated scanning modules to perform quick and safe retrieval of deleted or lost MP4 video footages from GoPro camera memory cards. It can recover files from GoPro Hero 3, GoPro Hero 4 and GoPro Hero 2 camcorder models. Other than GoPro, users can get back photos, RAW images, videos and audio files from other professional digital cameras and camcorders produces by Sony, Canon, Nikon, Samsung, Panasonic, Fujifilm, Casio, Pentax, Leica, etc. With this tool, you can restore video files after accidental deletion, virus attack, formatting and other data loss mishaps that occur with your camera memory card, USB pen drive, external HDD, iPods, Mac internal hard drive, SSD and other storage media. This utility can retrieve different video file formats including MP4, MOV, M4V, AVI, FLV, DIVX, XVID etc; photos in DNG, TIFF, PNG, BMP, GIF, NEF, JPEG, RAW, PEF and other file formats generated from various cameras. This software performs fastest MP4 video recovery from GoPro on all commonly used Macintosh computers.

Procedure for retrieving GoPro MP4 video files!

  • Connect your GoPro digital camera or its external memory card to a healthy Mac computer
  • Now, download Yodot Mac Photo Recovery software on your computer and execute the setup to install it
  • Launch the application and look at the main screen to get instructions
  • Upcoming window holds two smart options, “Deleted Photo Recovery” and “Lost Photo Recovery”
  • Select suitable option in order to retrieve deleted or lost MP4 files from GoPro camera and click next
  • Now, software scans the computer hard drive and presents a list of all logical and externally connected drives
  • Select the drive which stands for your GoPro camera memory card and proceed further
  • Now the utility scans the selected drive thoroughly and displays all recoverable MP4 files
  • Toggle between “File Type” and “Data Type” view options to visit the list of retrieved MP4 videos
  • Using the Preview option, you judge the accuracy of recovered GoPro MP4 video files
  • Then use ‘Browse’ option to set destination location on your computer and save recovered GoPro MP4 files

Helpful Tips!

  • Save your GoPro recorded MP4 files on your computer hard drive and external hard disk for backup
  • Scan your GoPro camera storage drive regularly with an effective anti-virus tool
  • Avoid using any untrusted video editing tool to edit GoPro MP4 files
  • Don’t pull out your GoPro camera from computer while transferring MP4 files