Retrieving Lost iPod Videos

“Hi, I updated iTunes on my iPod and as I was new to iPod I didn’t know that it will erase all files on my iPod during the process. Thus many of the favourite tracks and few important videos recorded in it were lost. Somehow, I can get back music tracks but I am worried about lost video files. Can anybody please let me know how to recover lost iPod videos without any damage?”

Videos carry valuable information especially iPod users hold favourite movies, TV shows, recorded video clips along with audios and pictures in it. Losing such videos from iPod may cause great loss when there is no backup. Just like above mentioned scenario, most common ways of losing video files from iPod can be described as:

  • Restoring iPod when it freezes frequently or hangs numerous times due to incorrect iTunes update
  • After connecting iPod to Mac computer, there arrives an option to synchronize iPod and iTunes on Mac. If iPod user is a novice then he/she may click for this option that will replaces all files on iPod with that of iTunes files from Mac system, which in turn results to loss of videos
  • When iPod is synchronized with iTunes on Mac and if video files are being transferred from iPod, abrupt ejection of iPod or misplace of cable may sometimes cause loss of iPod video files

There are various iPod users who may encounter these situations that result in video file loss. But, if right backup is maintained then one need not worry about lost videos from iPod. If not then it is time to rely on good video file recovery software like Yodot Mac Photo Recovery.

Lost iPod video file recovery:

Yodot Mac Photo Recovery is the finest software to easily get back all deleted and lost videos from iPod on Macintosh system. This software has calibre to extract AVI, MOV, MPG, MP4, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, AVS and other movie file types with much ease. Also, this tool can bring back music files, Podcasts, pictures, etc. from iPod after incorrect iTunes update, iPod restore and other disasters with no trouble. This effective software can perform recovery of files from frozen iPod models like iPod Nano, iPod Classic, iPod Shuffle and iPod Mini with utmost ease. Utilizing this tool is very simple; just download it on any Mac computer running with OS X Mavericks, Mountain Lion, Lion Leopard and Snow Leopard versions and follow onscreen instructions. Al your lost media files will be at your finger tips within minutes.

Follow these steps to get back lost videos on iPod:

  • Download Yodot Mac Photo Recovery software on a Mac computer
  • Connect your iPod from which videos are lost to this Mac computer without synchronizing it with iTunes
  • Install and run the utility according to given instructions
  • In main screen, click on ‘Deleted Photo Recovery’ option to retrieve erased video files
  • Else, click for ‘Lost Photo Recovery’ to restore lost videos from iPod
  • Proceeding next, select the drive that represents iPod from which videos are lost
  • Also, choose what type of video files you wish to restore from iPod, else click on ‘Mark All’ button and continue
  • Wait till scanning process completes and then view restored videos and other iPod files in two distinct view types namely ‘Data View’ and ‘File Type View’
  • Preview selected video file from the list and at last, save all necessary recovered files to new destination location on Mac computer, however not on iPod

Things to Remember:

  • Before updating iTunes on iPod, safe your important files in secure location
  • Be watchful while synchronizing iPod with Mac iTunes which by default overlaps files on iPod
  • Do not erase videos from iPod until you are sure about it

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