Extract MP4 Files from SD Card

SD (Secure Digital) card, is most popular flash memory card for portable devices like cameras, camcorders, digital cameras, Smartphone, etc. for storing data. It is designed with advantageous data speed, reliability to offer high capacity memory in small chip. User can save captured high resolution photos and HD videos in it. MP4 is a digital multimedia container format with combination of audio, video, still pictures and subtitles held in single file. MP4 files allow streaming over internet with modern container format. However, with advanced and convenient feature, MP4 files from SD card are not as safe as we think. Many a time, it is possible to accidentally delete or lose MP4 files from SD card due to numerous reasons.

Scenarios that lead to deletion or loss of MP4 files from SD card are given below:

  • You may unknowingly cancel file transfer process which stops transfer of MP4 files from SD card to system, which lead to files loss from it
  • Unfortunately formatting SD card thinking that it is logical drive on desktop can entirely lose valuable data saved in SD card
  • Utilizing same SD card on multiple devices can corrupt SD card, due to which MP4 files in it becomes inaccessible
  • Malware infection is a common reason due to which SD card gets corrupt and loss data and other essential MP4 files stored on it
  • While sharing files from SD card to computer, sometimes it results an error which in turn blocks access to files. Therefore, to remove such error you must format your SD card

From above mentioned scenarios, losing or deleting MP4 files from SD card is not permanently removed. It is just invisible and placed in device. There is no need to hassle about this kind of issue because those MP4 files can be easily brought back by using effective utility.

Tool to recover MP4 files from SD card:

Yodot Photo Recovery is well known software to retrieve MP4 files from SD card on Windows desktop. It is read-only program which will not damage your original source SD card data. It is built with advanced scanning technique to restore MP4 files from SD card and other memory cards including xD card, CF card, MMC, memory stick, etc. Other than memory card, it can recover media files from external hard drive, pen drive, FireWire drives, SSD drives, hard drive partitions and other storage devices on computer. Along with lost and deleted, it can retrieve movies from formatted SD card if there is no data overwriting. Try the demo version of Photo Recovery utility to verify chances in restoring lost or erased MP4 files from SD card. If you are satisfied with output, then you can buy the software and activate 'Save Recovery Session' to save your recovered files. This program is supports recovery of files from SD card on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008 operating systems.

Steps to recover MP4 files from SD card:

  • Connect your SD card to your system through card reader
  • Download Yodot Photo Recovery utility and install it on your computer
  • After completion of installation, launch the program to start recovery process
  • You will get two options on main screen that is 'Deleted Photo Recovery' and 'Lost Photo Recovery'
  • In that opt either of the option to rescue MP4 files from SD card
  • The utility will now show all drives associated with computer
  • Select drive that symbolize your SD card and click next
  • Later, software scans selected drive and displays all retrieval files
  • You can easily choose files with two different views such as 'File Type View' and 'Data View'
  • Select preferred files from the list that shown and click 'Next'
  • At last preview and browse for desired destination location to save restored media files

Tips to Remember:

  • Always eject SD card from Windows computer with proper instructions
  • Maintain proper back up of vital MP4 files on prominent storage drive

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