How to Recover Deleted Videos from PC/Laptop

Updated to File Recovery Tips by Potter on Nov 12, 2021

"Can anyone recommend me a deleted video recovery software for PC or let me know how to recover deleted videos from PC? The other day, my son just deleted the whole folder of videos on my computer while he played them. All them are the family videos. I need to restore deleted video files from computer urgently."

David is not the only one who needs to recover videos. Have you ever lost the video files on your PC or other drives but don't know how to restore deleted videos? There are many reasons cause the video deletion:

In fact, whether you have deleted the videos on PC accidentally or intentionally, you can retrieve the video files on PC/laptop. if you do the deleted video recovery in time by using the right method. Here in the following, 2 most widely used ways to recover deleted videos from PC are covered. Try the way that’s right for you.

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Method #1. How to Restore Videos from the Recycle Bin
Method #2. How to Recover Permanently Deleted Videos from PC

Method #1. How to Restore Videos from PC from the Recycle Bin

Almost all Windows PC users should know that if they delete the videos manually, all the videos will be put into the recycle bin. It is the place for people to put the unwanted files. You can restore deleted videos from recycle bin: Go to the Recycle Bin to check if the deleted videos are still there. If there are multiple files there, you can try to search for the names of videos respectively. When finding a target files\, select it and click "Restore" to recover videos.

This way works only when you can find the deleted videos in recycle bin. If you have already emptied the recycle bin or deleted the video files by using the Shift + Delete on PC, then please try the below way for how to recover deleted videos.

How to Recover Permanently Deleted Videos from PC

As I have mentioned above, if you can’t see the deleted videos on your computer, then how can you recover deleted videos from Mac or Windows PC. However, you can’t seem them doesn’t mean they are not on your computer at all. By default, all deleted videos are marked as useless files and hidden on PC, waiting to be overwritten by new data. In this case, you need a professional deleted video recovery PC tool. And the sooner the better. If you can’t recover deleted videos on PC at the first place, then they might disappear permanently.

What kind of tools are needed to recover videos on PC?

You can find such kind of program for recover deleted videos on the internet and iBeesoft Data Recovery is one of them you can fully depend on. It supports multiple video formats and compatible with all the Windows or Mac OS X operating system. The data recovery tool is built to recover permanently deleted files from PC, Laptop or other removable storage media. And it is one of the simplest video recovery tool, letting you get back video, photo, audio, document, archive and other files.

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Guide to Recover Deleted Videos

Step 1. Select Videos to Scan

This three-step to help you recover videos on PC/Laptop. First, please download the video recovery software on your Windows PC or Mac. Double-click the .exe/.dmg file to install it on your computer. Launch the restore deleted videos PC program.

Step 2. Select Drive to Scan

All drives on your computer will be displayed in the next window. You need to select the one where you have deleted the video files and click "Scan", letting the deleted video recovery PC software scanning the drive for the lost files. If you’re recovering video files from external hard drive, please connect the drive to a computer.

Step 3. Preview and Recover Deleted Videos from PC

It will only take a few minutes for the video recovery software to finish the scanning process. After then, you can see all the found video files are displayed in the window. You can preview them to find the target videos you want to recover. When find the target videos, select them and click "Recover" save it.