Restore Movies from Memory Card

“Hi there... I thought I have copied every file and folder stored in my memory card (8GB) before formatting the device to get rid over virus attack. Later I found that I did not taken copy of all the media files, especially my favorite movies stored in my memory card. I don’t have any other source for recollecting those movie files. Is there any solution to recover my movie files from memory card? Help me out! I wait for your reply!”

Memory cards come with high storage capacity, small size with light weight and are mostly used in various digital gadgets as secondary storage device. However, the only disappointing issue with memory card is loss or deletion of media files particularly movie files stored in it due to various reasons as discussed in above scenario. Let us discuss some of most common reasons for loss or deletion of movies from memory card:

  • Mistakenly deleting movie files from memory card while deleting some unwanted media files
  • Logical issues like RAW file system or format error due to mishandling of the memory card also contributes to loss of movies and other media files from that device
  • Memory card corruption because of malicious programs like viruses, spywares, Trojans, worms, etc may tend to loss of movie files stored in it
  • Ejecting memory card abruptly from system or any other devices while accessing its data might cause data loss along with movies

However, it is not required to bother about lost or deleted movies off memory card. Because using any appropriate media file retrieval software you can bring back missing or removed movie files from memory card in a safe and secure way. One of such suitable movie file recovery tool is Yodot Photo Recovery.

Software to rescue movies from memory card:

Yodot Photo Recovery is one of efficient media file restoration software, which can recover deleted or missing movies from memory card on Windows computer. This utility has the capability to get back movie files (MPG, MPEG, MOV, MP4, AVI, M4V, etc.) from memory card under various data loss scenarios. Including movies files, this tool can also recover photos from memory card along with music files, RAW images, etc of various file formats. Even, it can support recovery of movies and other media files from different brands (Toshiba, Transcend, SanDisk, HP, Sony, etc) and models (SD, SDHC, SDXC, XD, CF, MMC and so on) of memory cards. Along with memory card, one can also rescue movie files from internal hard disk drives, flash drives, external hard drives and other storage components on Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003 and 2008 operating systems.

Simple steps to recover movies from memory card:

  • Connect memory card via card reader to Windows desktop / laptop
  • Download and install Yodot Photo Recovery program to that PC
  • After installation, run the software by following on screen instructions
  • Main screen contains two options such as “Deleted Photo Recovery” and “Lost Photo Recovery”
  • Choose suitable option based on scenario that caused loss or deletion of movie files from memory card
  • Now you will find list of partitions or drives associated with that Windows system
  • Select the device drive which correspond to externally connected memory card
  • This utility scans selected drives and displays all the removed or lost movies from memory card
  • Mark the movie files that you what to extract back and click on “Next” option
  • Lastly save retrieved movies to your desired destination location on the computer or other storage devices, but do not save on same memory card from where you have rescued those movie files

Instructions to be considered:

  • Keep in mind that overwriting of data will lessen the possibility of recover, so stop storing new files on memory card after file loss
  • Do not use memory card in various unknown devices to prevent virus attack
  • Eject memory card all the time from host devices using suitable options