Restore Video Files from Corrupted SD Card

“I am a Panasonic GH2 camera user and I recently recorded an event in near-by place; during the event there was a power failure on my camera due to which ended up with a corrupt SD card. The 30 minutes recorded video file is still on my SD card but it’s inaccessible. I've tried several video recovery tools that advertise on the net but not a single one was helpful in getting back the video present in corrupted SD card. Please help if anyone knows a way to overcome this type of problem. I'm sure it is a problem of many users, who have used cameras.”

SD cards are eventually considered as photographer’s best friend as all the media files especially the pictures and videos are saved on the SD card slot. These videos can be accessed and shared as desired by the user. But at times, uncertainties do prevail which can cause damage to the SD card and once the SD card is damaged, all the videos saved in it won’t be accessible. Before finding how to rescue video files from damaged SD card, go through the other scenarios as listed below which might be helpful in near future:

  • SD card file system corruption as a result of using it on various devices
  • Your SD can get corrupted and block access to videos once it gets infected with viruses
  • Abrupt removal of SD card during file sharing process can damage the storage media
  • Sudden system crash when user is previewing SD card videos on his system

Issues as mentioned above would create severe headache as you won’t be able to view the videos present in SD card nor will you be able to get access to the SD card. Worrying at this point of time would provide no help; hence the best option would be to make use of ultimate video recovery application called as Yodot Photo Recovery utility that can solve your issue instantly.

Corrupted SD card video recovery tool:

Yodot Photo Recovery is the best recovery utility, which can be implemented for restoring video files from corrupted SD card. Your SD card may get corrupted as a result of various scenarios that are mentioned in the above discussion. By making use of simple graphical user interface and advanced list of options included in this utility, even a novice user can complete the video recovery from corrupted SD memory card in a minimum amount of time. This media file recovery software not only supports recovery of videos from various SD cards, but also from MicroSD card, MiniSD card, SDHC card, SDXC card, CF card, xD card, MMC and other memory cards. Other than videos, users can get back music files, photos, RAW images and other files from hard drives, external hard drives, MP3 players, iPods, FireWire drives and many other devices. Users can carry out trouble free installation process of Yodot Photo Recovery tool on different versions of Windows operating systems like Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2003 and Windows 2008. Mac users can install Yodot Mac Photo Recovery tool on their Mac machines running with Mac OS Leopard, Snow Leopard, Lion, Mountain Lion and Mavericks operating systems to get back video files from corrupted SD card.

Follow the simple guidelines to recover videos from corrupted SD card:

  • Download and install Yodot Photo Recovery tool on Windows system
  • After completion of the installation process, launch the program by logging in as local system administrator
  • Run the program and from the main screen of the software click on Lost Photo Recovery
  • After selecting the option, user will be taken to next screen where selection of corrupted SD card from the list of drives shown
  • Upon selecting the SD card, in the next window you can select different file types that needs to be restored
  • At last start the scanning process; as soon as the scanning process gets completed, user can view the restored videos in Data View or File Type View
  • Select the desired type of view and proceed to save the file on known destination location
  • Also user can preview recovered video files before saving it to analyze the capability of this tool

Essential Tips:

  • Save multiple copies of important videos on separate external hard drives
  • Avoid using the SD card on different gadgets (single device will be preferable)
  • Perform through scan before using the SD card on different systems

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