Get Back Deleted Pictures and Videos from iPod on OS X

“Hi, recently while trying to sync my iPod with iTunes on Mac, I accidentally erased few pictures and videos from iPod list. These files have vital information and I need to extract them somehow. Can anyone please suggest me with proper method to recover deleted photos and videos from iPod? Thanks in advance.”

iPod is the best gadget for music lovers to save thousands of songs, movies and memorable pictures. Its compact size, portable nature and designed look attract users’ towards it. There are series of iPod generations with advanced technologies like iPod Shuffle, iPod Nano, iPod Classic, iPod Touch and iPod Mini. While using iPod on Mac computers, many unknown circumstances may result in loss of media files from iPod. One such instance is mentioned above wherein user accidentally erases necessary images and video clips from the iPod. Below listed are commonly seen scenarios for deletion of photos and videos from iPod:

  • Selecting wrong files while deleting not-required files will end up in deletion of essential photos and videos from iPod
  • Resetting iPod without backing up required files on it will cause complete deletion of entire iPod data including videos and images
  • When you connect iPod to Mac system, synchronization of iPod with iTunes on the system will replace all the files present on iPod with the ones present in iTunes. This will lead to deletion of iPod video files and photo files

When you intentionally / mistakenly erase media files like images and movies on iPod then it cannot be restored manually unless you have proper backup. With the absence of backup, erased files can only be recovered by employing good iPod recovery tool. But, before performing iPod file recovery make sure that no new data is been saved on iPod after deletion of files.

Program to extract deleted photos and videos on iPod:

Yodot Mac Photo Recovery is the best tool to restore erased images and videos from iPod on Mac system. Embedded with excellent scanning techniques, this tool will completely scan the memory of iPod to find deleted as well as lost media files on it. This is the best utility to recover deleted photos and videos from iPods like iPod Classic, iPod Nano, iPod Mini and iPod Shuffle on Macintosh machines. The program is compatible to bring back all types of media files such as RAW images, photos, movies, songs, podcasts, etc. on OS X computers running on Snow Leopard, Leopard, Lion and Mountain Lion operating systems.

Guidelines to bring back erased pictures and videos from iPod:

  • Download Yodot Mac Photo Recovery tool on your Mac OS X system
  • Then connect the iPod from which files were erased to this Mac system
  • After performing complete installation, run the program
  • In the main screen, you will see two options: “Deleted Photo Recovery” and “Lost Photo Recovery”
  • Select Deleted Photo Recovery option and proceed
  • Now, from the given list of drives, select the drive associated with iPod and click next
  • Software performs rigorous scanning on the selected drive and retrieves all possible files
  • Upcoming window displays all recovered picture and video files in Data View / File Type view
  • Go through the files and select required files to save
  • Then specify a destination location on system drive and save the recovered photos and videos

Tips to be consider:

  • Confirm twice before deleting unnecessary photos and videos from iPod
  • Be attentive while performing format operation in iPod
  • Stay away from storing new data on iPod after data loss

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