Retrieve MP4 Files from iMac

“Is there any way for restoring missing MP4 files on iMac? I have several video files saved in MP4 file format on iMac system. But, some of those MP4 movie files are missing on my iMac computer. I don’t want to lose my favorite MP4 video files that are stored in iMac. Please anyone advice me an accurate way to retrieve missing MP4 files on iMac.”

Ever lost lovable pictures or videos from your iMac system? Don’t worry!! You can extract deleted or missing MP4 files on iMac efficiently, because those MP4 files are not deleted permanently. In reality lost or removed MP4 files are still present on iMac hard drive storage space, until it gets replaced by new data; therefore, you have to immediately stop storing new files on iMac HDD to avoid data overwriting.

Some common reasons for loss or deletion of MP4 files from iMac:

  • Formatting volume or entire iMac hard drive mistakenly will lead to removal of plenty of files including MP4 files stored in it
  • Abrupt shutdown of iMac desktop while moving MP4 files to other storage device may cause missing of those MP4 files
  • Emptying iMac Trash without checking for essential files also results in loss of MP4 files accumulated in that Trash folder
  • Software conflicts or logical errors that often occur in iMac might also contribute to loss or removal of files and folders along with MP4 files
  • Viruses, Trojan, spyware or other malicious threats attack on iMac system hard drive might render loss of MP4 files

You may lose or delete your favorite MP4 movie files on iMac due to any above listed reasons, but if you possess backup for those MP4 files it will be great. However, in the deficiency of backup, you can rescue back your deleted or lost MP4 files from iMac using media file restoration software. One of the noteworthy software that recommended by many data recovery experts is Yodot Mac Photo Recovery tool.

MP4 file recovery tool for iMac:

Yodot Mac Photo Recovery is fine media file retrieval utility, which can easily recover back erased or missing MP4 video files on iMac computer. This application supports recovery of MP4 files along with other video file formats like MP4, MOV, AVI, M4V, MPG, MPEG, XVID, etc. from iMac hard disk after various data loss scenarios within few mouse clicks. Including video files, you can even restore deleted pictures from iMac along with music files, RAW images, MS Office documents and so on. You can even bring back lost or deleted MP4 video files and other media files from pen drives, portable hard drives, memory cards, iPods, media players and many other devices. This software supports working on different version of Mac operating systems such as Leopard, Snow Leopard, Lion, Mountain Lion and Mavericks.

Steps for recovering MP4 files on iMac:

  • Download Yodot Mac Photo Recovery application and install it to your iMac system
  • Setup the installed software and follow instructions available on screen
  • From main screen select, “Deleted Photo Recovery” option to restore deleted MP4 files or choose “Lost Photo Recovery” option to extract MP4 files on iMac computer
  • Now you will find list of volumes or drives present on iMac system
  • Next select the volume or drive from where you have to recover MP4 files on iMac system
  • After through scanning of selected iMac volume, this utility can display list of rescuable MP4 files
  • Mark the desired MP4 files from the list, which you need to get back and click on "Next" button
  • At last browse for the destination location to save your recovered MP4 files on iMac; but not the same iMac volume from where MP4 files are retrieved
  • You can also save restored MP4 files on external storage device such as external hard drives, pen drives, memory cards, CDs and DVDs

Follow These Tips:

  • Take backup of your beloved MP4 files saved on iMac desktop onto external storage devices
  • Check twice before emptying iMac Trash folder essential files including MP4 files
  • Take backup before you format or reformat any volume on iMac system