Recover Videos Deleted from Formatted Memory Card

“Hello guys, I need quick help. I just formatted my memory card in which all recorded video files were saved. As I don’t posses any backup of deleted videos from formatted memory card, it is very necessary to somehow retrieve all those files. Can someone suggest me correct procedure for recovering deleted videos from formatted memory card? Please help.”

Memory card is the tiny storage device widely used as extended memory on varieties of gadgets. In spite of its compact size, memory card has huge storage capacities in the following ranges – 512MB, 2GB, 4GB, 8GB, 16GB, 32GB, 64GB and 128GB. Memory card is manufactured by number of brands like SanDisk, Transcend, Kingston, Lexar, Nikon, Sony, Samsung and others. Most frequently memory cards are used to store pictures, videos and other media data captured on cameras and camcorders. As users are fond of recording videos in various occasions, they make use of flash memory card on their gadgets to save the recorded videos. These video files in memory card can be lost under vivid circumstances; for instance, due to formatting.

Formatting memory card can become necessary at crucial times in scenarios like:

  • Using memory card for the first time after its purchase without formatting it. This can halt the working ability of memory card by showing ‘Card Not formatted’ error after which format is a must
  • Corruption of memory card file system due to virus infection or improperly placing on gadget will render Format error; to resolve this error one has to format the memory card
  • Memory card shows 0bytes data error. This error usually gets triggered when memory card is severely corrupt as a result of wrong usage, abrupt removal of card from system or gadget during data read/write process, etc.

Other than formatting, video files from memory card can become out of reach due to unintentional deletion, antivirus scan, influence by third party utilities, etc. When videos and other data from memory card is deleted due to formatting, user need not worry because formatted data can be recovered with the help of best video retrieval tool only if the memory card is not saved with any new data after formatting.

Formatted memory card recovery software:

Yodot Photo Recoveryis the ultimate solution if you are thinking how to recover deleted videos from formatted memory card. It can easily restore movie files with AVI, MP4, MOV, MPEG, DIVX, XviD, 3GP, M4V, ALE, BIK, 3G2 and other video file extensions. This software is developed from group of data recovery experts with high-tech modules to retrieve media files like photos, videos, music files and RAW images on Windows systems. It can retrieve deleted videos from SD, SDHC, SDXC, CF, MicroSD, MMC, XQD and various flash memory cards. In addition to this, user can recover all media files lost or erased from system hard drives, portable hard drives, USB pen drives, FireWire drives and storage devices. This program can be employed on Windows 8, Windows XP, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2008 and 2003 OS based computers and laptops. Yodot Mac Photo Recovery tool helps users to get video files from formatted memory card on Mac OS X Leopard, Snow Leopard, Lion, Mountain Lion and Mavericks system.

Retrieve deleted videos from formatted memory card using these simple steps:

  • Download the application on a Windows OS based computer
  • Connect your formatted memory card to this system through card reader
  • Install the program and launch it
  • When main screen gets displayed, click on ‘Deleted Photo Recovery’ option as you need to restore deleted videos
  • Next, choose the drive representing formatted memory card from the list of drives associated with the system
  • Further, select video file types that you wish to restore from memory card or if you wish to recover all files from it, then click for Mark All option
  • Program starts to scan the selected card to rescue deleted files, whose status will be shown in Progress bar
  • After completion of scanning process, view your restored files in Data View or File Type view list
  • Then, preview required video file from the list and proceed to save it to desired target location on system drive; but do not save recovered files to same formatted memory card

Key points to be noted:

  • Avoid mishandling memory card while using it on gadget or system as it might corrupt the card
  • During file transfer process from / to memory card never remove it abruptly
  • Maintain regular back of essential files from memory card to avoid data disasters

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