How to Get Back QTM Files?

QTM is expanded as QuickTime Movie file. It is a type of video file and movie play back application developed by Apple Inc. It can handle different formats of digital video files, sounds, etc. The media player is bundled with Mac and for Windows it should be downloaded from internet. This QuickTime Movie file format is compatible on various players such as MOV, AVI, QTFF, 3GP, PCM, WAV, 3G2 and so on. However, these QTM files go missing due to various reasons in different instance.

Let us consider a situation where your computer hard drive is infected by virus. So you decided to scan the HDD; while scanning the drive, antivirus program removed all virus infected files without any notification. Among wiped out files, most of them are QTM files that you had recently copied from my friend's desktop. Here you will be in a dilemma thinking how to deal with the scenario.

Few other situations that lead to deletion or loss of QTM files are:

  • Unintentionally deleting QuickTime Movie files from the storage drive is most common reason
  • Improper termination of Windows system while QTM files are running can lead to data loss
  • Interruptions like power surge while copying important QuickTime Movies from desktop to any portable storage device result in file loss
  • Emptying Recycle Bin without checking for QTM file leads to complete removal of files from system hard disk
  • Other reasons for loss of QuickTime Movie files are application freezing, malfunction of OS, Corruption of file system, etc.

Above scenarios could be avoided if you possess backup otherwise it is recommended to use good movie file recovery utility, one such program is Yodot Photo Recovery.

Tool to retrieve QTM file:

Yodot Photo Recovery is amazing program to bring back lost or erased QTM files from various versions of Windows operating system. By performing reliable file signature scan, user can retrieve files of required types successfully. User could get back shift deleted video files on PC, laptop or from portable hard drive, memory card, pen drive, SSD, internal drives and many more. User can use this application to retrieve QTM files from formatted drives with FAT16, FAT32, NTFS, NTFS5 and ExFAT file system. The advantageous feature of this program is that you can save recovery process at any time and resume it at later stage without rescanning the entire drive again. Not only QTM video files, it helps to retrieve pictures, music, documents, archives and other 300 types of files with ease. It works well on all popular Windows operating systems such as Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008. Moreover, it is 100% virus free and do not change any content of files during recovery process.

Steps to restore QTM file:

  • Download Yodot Photo Recovery utility and install it on your computer
  • After completion of installation, run 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 for either of the option to rescue QTM file from HDD
  • The software will now show all available drives associated with computer
  • Select drive that represents which holds QuickTime Movie files and click next
  • Later, software scans selected drive and displays all retrieved data
  • You can easily choose files with two different views such as 'File Type View' and 'Data View'
  • Select preferred files from the given list and click 'Next'
  • At last preview and browse for desired destination location to save restored QTM files

Points to Remember:

  • Scan hard disk often using reliable antivirus tool to avoid loss of QTM file
  • Avoid accidental deletion of QTM files on any device
  • Backup all essential files on reliable drive to avoid permanent loss

Related Articles