Retrieve MKV Video Files on Mac OS X

What are MKV files?

MKV is a video file format of Matroska Multimedia container. This open source container holds indefinite number of audio, video, image and subtitle tracks in single file. It can support wide variety of compression formats and can play in most of the media players. This video file format is considered as a universal multimedia file format to store movies, TV shows, etc. In most of the instants you may get .mkv video files from internet, when you download any videos or movies. In case you lost any of your favorite MKV movie files downloaded by paying some amount, then it may become awkward situation you ever faced. Isn’t it?

When and how?

As computers are used to accomplish multiple tasks and to store wide variety of file formats, in some scenarios you may end up erasing or losing MKV video files preserved in it. Losing precious MKV videos might happen due to following reasons:

  • Unintentional Deletion: Many times, users tend to delete MKV video files by mistake and become victim of erasing those video files
  • Formatting: Unintentionally formatting the Mac volume containing MKV movie files will leads to huge data loss
  • Virus Attack: In some scenarios, on account of harmful viruses MKV video files may go missing without your notice
  • Technical Issues: Technical problem such as improper files system conversion, hard drive crash, storage drive corruption, etc. may cause loss of MKV files preserved on Mac system

However, some of system users may not bother about deleted MKV video files. As they may confident enough in recollecting those files; in case if they fail to get missing videos it will become depressing situation. If you met with such circumstances, then don’t worry!!! With the support of fine MKV video files recovery software like Yodot Mac Photo Recovery, one can restore deleted or missing MKV files on Mac system.

Recovery Software for MKV Files:

Yodot Mac Photo Recovery application is an appropriate resolution to bring back erased or missing MKV video files. Other than MKV video files, the software is capable enough to retrieve other formats of video files such as MOV, MP4, M4V, AVI, etc. Apart from video files, the program can rescue photo files (JPG, JPEG, PSD, GIF, TIF, etc.) and audio files (MP3, WAV, M4A, M4B, etc.) on Mac system. You can even recover media files from memory cards, pen drives, external hard drives, iPods, media players and other device on Mac system. The software works efficiently on various versions of Mac operating system such as Mac OS X 10.7 (Lion), Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard) and Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard).

Steps to restore MKV video file on Mac OS X:

  • Download and install Yodot Mac Photo recovery software to your Mac system
  • Execute the application and follow the instructions given on the screen
  • You will find two options on the main screen i.e. “Deleted Photo Recovery” and “Lost Photo Recovery”
  • Choose “Deleted Photo Recovery” option to retrieve your deleted MKV video files or use  “Lost File Recovery” option to bring back lost MKV files
  • This utility now displays all the drives present in your system. Click on the drive from where you have to restore MKV video files
  • Next this tool scans the chosen drive and displays all the rescuable MKV files
  • Select the MKV movie files and finally browse for your preferred location to the save recovered MKV video files. But not on to the same drive from where you restored MKV files

Basic Instructions:

  • Don’t be in urgency while closing MKV file when it is not responding
  • Backup your favorite MKV video files on some external storage devices
  • Always try to keep your computer free from destructive viruses using authentic anti-virus software