Recovery of Deleted Footage on Camera

“Please help!! I mistakenly deleted video footages on my digital camera when trying to move them to computer hard drive. I didn’t think this would happen in my dreams either. If anyone can help me to recover deleted camera footage then it will be of great help. All suggestions regarding recovery are welcome.”

This kind of situation may occur to any digital camera and camcorder user when he / she delete video footage unintentionally. There are different manufacturers such as Sony, Nikon, Canon, Fujifilm, Panasonic, etc. producing varieties of digital cameras and handycams. The amazing options in these gadgets help to record full HD quality videos that can be cherished for long time. However, users may lose such memorable video footage from devices due to various factors.

Common scenarios in which video footage can get deleted are:

  • Formatting memory card from digital device without backing up essential video files from it
  • Use of Shift+Del keys or command prompt to erase video footages present on system hard drive will make those files to bypass Recycle Bin
  • Accidentally deleting required video footage from digital device when connected to system
  • Malware attack to the storage device holding video footages from camera or use of unauthentic antivirus software to scan viruses may sometimes erase video files without user notice

As camera footages get deleted from the storage media user will think that videos are erased permanently. But the fact is deleted footages from camera are never erased permanently until new files are added to the storage media. With the use of excellent video recovery tool, it is now possible to get back deleted camera footages.

Camera footages recovery utility:

By employing Yodot Photo Recovery software it is very simple to retrieve deleted camera footages on Windows computer. This tool is built with amazing modules that are capable of recovering videos like MPEG, MPG, MOV, AVI, 3GP, AVCHD, MP4, M4V, AVP, BIK, ALE, RM and many more file types. It can restore deleted files from video cameras like Kodak EasyShare, Nikon CoolPix, Sony Cybershot, Toshiba Camileo and other popular brands. Apart from video footages, this tool can bring back pictures, music and other documentation files from system hard drive, USB flash drive, memory cards, portable hard drive, SSD, etc. storage devices. It supports media recovery of storage devices that have FAT32, FAT16, ExFAT, NTFS, NTFS5 and ReFS file systems. One can excellently make use of this tool on Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows Server 2008 and 2003 operating computers.

Steps to retrieve deleted video footages from camera:

  • Download the software on a Windows computer and onnect the camera or its storage media from which footages are deleted to this system
  • Next, install and run the utility effortlessly with the help of onscreen instructions
  • When main screen appears, click on ‘Deleted Photo Recovery’ option
  • After clicking on ‘Next’ select the drive from where deleted video footages are to be recovered and proceed next
  • Now, choose the file types that you wish to restore or simply click on ‘Mark All’ option
  • By clicking next, software will start to scan selected storage drive to get back all deleted files from it
  • Once scanning completes, list of retrieved video footages and other files will get displayed in‘Data View’ or ‘File Type View’
  • Glance at rescued files and view the details of selected files using ‘Preview’ option
  • Then, save all necessary recovered files to new destination location on Windows computer drive

Points to Remember!!

  • Think twice before deleting any video footage from camera
  • Backup essential video footages from camera on multiple storage devices

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