Find Deleted or Lost Camtasia Recording Files

“Hi everyone, I want to share my story here. It is my habit to record different levels of games and upload it on Google Server. My friends like the way I play which made me to take up interest in this activity. Likewise I made a screen recording of a game on my Mac OS X using Camtasia recorder, but the file is not at the saved location now. I could clear the level by my luck with so much of difficulty. I need the video recording back on my Mac machine. Please suggest a way to come out of my problem.”

If the above is similar story of yours then do not worry. You can get the recording from Camtasia by scanning the hard drive of Mac system. Any data retrieval software will do that for you. Camtasia for Mac is a recording and editing software suite. You can record all activities that you perform on your computer including cursor effects. This tool helps you even to edit videos on the computer and share them online. The recorded videos can be transferred to Windows computers also. With lots of such smart features, it is the best software for recoding and uploading any informative videos. The video recordings of Camtasia get saved in “Movies” folder on your Mac system. Some situations for loss of Camtasia video recordings are as listed below:

  • Formatting Mac hard drive erases information of all files saved on it like memory space where files are saved, actions that can be performed on files like copy, delete or write. In such situation, you will lose access to all files from formatted Mac volume along with Camtasia recordings
  • When you are deleting files and emptying Mac Trash bin in a hurry, Camtasia recordings may get delete accidentally and make you lose important videos
  • If you proceed with OS reinstallation process without backing up Mac system data, then file system of volumes present on Mac computer is changed and all files including video recordings of Camtasia will be lost

Apart from above mentioned scenarios, you will lose Camtasia recordings in many ways such as, sudden system shutdown, file transfer interruption, etc. However, there is no need to worry as Yodot Mac Photo Recovery software helps you to get back Camtasia recordings.

Camtasia Recording Recovery Software:

CAMREC or CAMPROJ files recorded from Camtasia for Mac software can be recovered easily using Yodot Yodot Mac Photo Recovery. It can scan the storage drives of Mac system in very short duration of time and exhibits the recovered files on software wizard. You can evaluate the video quality before you purchase the tool, using demo version. Not only recorded Camtasia files, you can also retrieve edited files on Camtasia, photo files, music files, RAW images and other media files from Macintosh machine as well as other storage drives using this application. The program supports Camtasia recording file recovery on Macintosh systems installed with Mac OS X Leopard, Snow Leopard, Lion, Mountain Lion and Mavericks operating systems.

Step by step process for recovering Camtasia recordings:

  • Download Yodot Mac Photo Recovery on your Mac system and install it
  • Run the tool and you will get the main screen with “Lost Photo Recovery” and “Deleted Photo Recovery” options. Select the appropriate option
  • Next you will find a screen with list of volumes present in that Mac system
  • Select the icon of Mac hard drive or volume from which Camtasia recording is deleted and click on “Next”
  • Choose “Skip” option from next screen; Software starts scanning for Camtasia recorded videos and displays the result
  • View the recovered files in “Data View” and “File Type View”
  • Select a file and click on “Preview” option to view Camtasia recorded video
  • Browse a location on computer drive other than scanned one and save them using “Save” option


  • Save the recorded Camtasia files properly and do not exit the tool without save confirmation
  • Make sure that you are using UPS to avoid sudden power failure while file transfer is in progress