Restore MP4 Files from Memory Card

“When I was checking for some settings in my mobile, I have come across an option called “Format” memory card. Since I am less technically skilled, I thought of clicking on that option in order to see what will happen. After hitting on the option, all the files, photos, videos, music files and other files present on memory card got erased. I don’t care for other files, but what bothering me a lot is some of the important MP4 video files too got erased along with other files from mobile phone’s memory card. Does anyone know how to solve my problem?”

You might have read this type of queries in certain online forums while searching answer for similar questions. Many users reply for this question by saying that MP4 files from memory card can only be restored from backup. But in reality there is an alternative way to recover your lost MP4 files in case backup is not present. However prior to knowing what that way is, let us go through the situations that could results in MP4 file loss from memory card as given below:

  • Virus Interference: Files and folders present in it turns into shortcut when memory card is infected with viruses. At that moment, the folder containing MP4 files does not show any files even if it is loaded with many audio and video files
  • Formatting Error: Soon after connecting memory card to computer, you may find an error message that indicates you to format memory card. Most of the memory card users who come across this error warning for first time will think that when they click yes option, they are able to see the files present in it. But in reality, once you select yes option entire data present in it will be deleted and memory card will be totally blank
  •  Forceful Shutdown: Whenever you shutdown computer, you should make sure that all files are closed and external storage media is disconnected from it. However, if you turn off your system ignoring the message that displays during shutdown, then you may lose MP4 files from memory card that has been connected to your system at the time of shutting down
  • Accidental Deletion: Few users develop the habit of deleting unwanted MP4 files from their memory card. But while dealing with unneeded MP4 files, one may accidentally choose important one to delete

However, don’t be over scared as there is an old saying “If there is a problem, there is a solution as well”. So the appropriate solution for your problem is best MP4 file recovery software named Yodot Photo Recovery.

Get back MP4 files from memory card:

Yodot Photo Recovery is the outstanding software which can be utilized to get back MP4 files from memory card. It helps to retrieve videos and music from memory card which are in MP4 format. To save your time, it has listed all popular file types, so that you can choose only those file types and ignore rest of them. Along with MP4 files, it can retrieve other music and video file formats such as AVI, AVS, ASF, ASX, 3GP, DIVX, MOV, MPEG, MPG, M4V, WMV, XVID, AIFF, AIF, AMR, M4A, etc. Apart from music and video files, you could rescue photos, documents as well as other files saved on memory cards, USB drives, hard disks, multimedia players, iPods and other storage media. You can get back media files from memory card on Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2008 and Windows Server 2003 operating system.

Working of the software to rescue MP4 files from memory card:

  • First of all connect memory card to a computer with the help of adaptor
  • Once the memory card gets connected, download the software by clicking on “Download now” option provided above
  • Install and then run to find out the procedure involved in the recovery of MP4 files from memory card
  • Soon after running software, you will see two options which are “Deleted Photo Recovery” and “Lost Photo Recovery”
  • Choose anyone among two with respect to the situation you have come across
  • Click on the drive that indicates your memory card and let the application to scan it
  • Select MP4  file types to be recovered from the list of files and then proceed further by just hitting on “Next”
  • Snap between two view types “Data View” and “File Type View” for easy selection of files
  • Click on particular MP4 file to preview and at last save restored files in a location that you prefer

Be careful next time!!!

  • Do not try to connect memory card to too many computers especially those you are not familiar with
  • Never click on any option unless you know what will happen after choosing it
  • Double check MP4 file before deleting it from memory card