Recovering Files from Windows Live Movie Maker

Windows Live Movie Maker or Windows Movie Maker comes with Windows Essential software suite. This application enables users to create and edit videos of various formats such as AVI, WMV, MPG, MP3, MP4, etc on Windows system. Until Windows Live Movie Maker application is introduced in various editions, latest one is Windows Move Maker 12 that supports recording voiceovers, audio mixer and integration along with video editing. Even, one can share or upload videos from Windows Live Movie Maker to YouTube, FaceBook, Vimeo, Flicker and other social media sites.

Well, if you are a user of Windows Live Movie Maker, then you may know all its merits and demerits. Isn’t it!! Yes, along with high quality video editing, Windows Live Movie Maker users may experience unexpected loss or deletion of files created or edited in it. Most of the users might face situations like sudden crash of Windows Live Movie Maker application while editing the video file and neglect to save their work. In such events, users can get back unsaved video file from the path specified below:

C:\Users\\AppData\Local\Microsoft\Windows Live Movie Maker\Autosave.wlmp

However, certain factors like imprudently deleting files in Windows Live Movie Maker and emptying Recycle Bin, harmful virus or malware intrusion to Windows Live Movie Maker files, formatting Windows partition containing WLMM files, etc can create panic and make users to search about recovering files from Windows Live Movie Maker. In these circumstances, you can accomplish file recovery from Windows Live Movie Maker with the aid of precise media file recovery software.

Windows Live Movie Maker files recovery software:

To retrieve removed or missing files from Windows Live Movie Maker, it is suggested to use well-designed Yodot Photo Recovery tool. Using this program, you can restore back videos in different formats like MOV, MP4, m4V, AVI, MPEG, MPG, 3GP, 3G2, RM, M4V, AVS, AEPX, etc from Windows Live Movie Maker by executing unique file signatures on Windows system. This application not only extracts videos, but also recovers RAW images, generic photos, music tracks and so on. Including Windows Live Movie Maker files, you can also restore files from Windows media player, VLC media player, iTunes and other media players on Windows system. Even, you can bring back media files from desktop or laptop hard drives, USB drives, portable hard drives, flash media cards and other storage components. Windows PC users can easily operate this software on Windows 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, XP, Server 2008 and 2003 operating systems.

Rescue files from Windows Live Movie Maker by following steps:

  • Download Yodot Photo Recovery software on Windows system and install in it
  • After launching installed application follow simple on screen instructions
  • From first screen select “Deleted Photo Recovery” or “Lost Photo Recovery” option to get back erased or missing files from Windows Live Movie Maker
  • Subsequently you will get list of partition associated with Windows PC
  • Select the drive or partition from where Windows Live Movie Maker files has to be recovered and click on “Next” button
  • After scanning selected partition, this program will displays all the removed or lost files from Windows Live Movie Maker
  • Select video files, which you need to regain
  • Finally browse for destination location to save rescued Windows Live Movie Maker files on system

Precautionary Tips:

  • Backup your valuable Windows Live Movie Maker files on external storage devices
  • Handle Windows Live Movie Maker application smoothly while editing videos to avoid its unforeseen malfunctions