How to Get Videos from Camcorder?

“Need help!! I accidentally ejected my handy-cam from desktop before completion of file transfer process. This has resulted in missing of few videos from my camcorder. Those videos were captured with high difficulty and I need them at any cost. It will be very helpful if anyone can let me know how to recover lost videos from camcorder?”.

The ultimate electronic gadget that can easily capture beautiful events and stores it as digital data on storage devices is handy-cam or camcorder. It captures images with motion and corresponding sound with it to produce high definition video. There are multiple manufacturers of camcorder such as Sony, Canon, Panasonic, Samsung and many popular brands. Even though digital cameras and mobile phones support video recording on them camcorder is preferred most for this purpose, because of the features. Hence losing such HD quality videos from camcorders is completely unfair as it comprise of very crucial/essential information.

There are many causes behind loss of video files from camcorder such as:

  • Memory card corruption: Camcorder stores the recorded videos in memory card mounted on it. Thus any damage to the memory card due to wrong handling file system corruption usage on multiple gadgets etc. can cause inaccessibility of valuable videos preserved in it
  • Unintended deletion process: While trying to remove unwanted videos from camcorder chances of deleting essential video file are more. Apart from this, when camcorder is connected to system one might accidentally press Del key on a selected video file which leads to complete deletion
  • Other factors: Making use of camcorder when its battery is draining, malware attack, occurrence of errors or interruptions during video file transfer from camcorder to other devices and various logical errors can also lead to loss of videos from camcorder

In the above mentioned scenarios, one might lose priceless video files from camcorder. But not anymore as there are alternative video recovery tools to perform camcorder video recovery successfully. But before employing any convenient video file restoration software it is important not to use the camcorder and its memory card for further storage of new video files as it will result to data overwriting.

Camcorder video recovery software:

With the help of Yodot Photo Recovery tool, one can easily get back lost video files from camcorder. This software is well matched to restore media files like videos, pictures, RAW images and audio tracks with safe and secure way. This utility can regain video files of formats AVI, MPG, MOV, DIVX, XVID, 3GP, MPEG, MP4, ALE, AVS, BIK, M4V and many other popular types. It can easily retrieve video files recorded on various camcorder models like Canon, Sony, Panasonic, JVC, Nikon, Samsung, etc. Also all media files from memory cards, USB flash drives, external hard drive and FireWire drives can be restored by using this tool. The application is compatible on Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows 8, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003 and Server 2004 OS based computers..

Steps to regain videos from camcorder:

  • Connect your camcorder along with memory card to a healthy Windows computer
  • Download Yodot Photo Recovery tool onto that system and set up the installation
  • Later launch the software and stick to the main screen
  • Here two options get displayed namely “Deleted Photo Recovery” and “Lost Photo Recovery”
  • Click on appropriate option based on video file loss scenario from camcorder
  • Next screen shows list of drives present on the system choose the drive representing storage memory of camcorder from where video files are lost
  • Further mention the video file types that you wish to retrieve from camcorder or override this step
  • Clicking next software performs a quick scan of camcorder storage memory and comes up with list of restorable video files
  • Choose required video files from the list under Data view and File Type view
  • Examine the description of any restored video file by clicking on Preview button
  • Save these rescued videos to desired destination location on host system drive by pressing Save button (Never save recovered files to the same memory device of camcorder from which videos were recovered)

Safety Measures:

  • Posses accurate backup of essential videos files from camcorder without fail
  • Do not erase any video file from camcorder when connected to system
  • Avoid using the camcorder when there isn’t sufficient power supply

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