Free Recover Videos from Memory Card Software Download for 2023

Updated to Windows File Recovery Tips by Nancy on Dec 31, 2022 | Approved by Christian Cawley

"I accidentally lost important video files from the memory card due to wrong operation. How can I recover deleted videos from my memory card for free?"

Everybody wishes to restore memory card video files for free when they delete or lost videos from memory card. iBeesoft Free Data Recovery enables you to get back deleted videos from memory card for free. You can download it to find memory card videos. It’s the best to free restore videos from memory software for people.

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  • Get back all videos from memory card in different formats, mp4, mov, wmv, etc.
  • Supports all kinds of memory cards in different devices, like Android phone, or cameras.
  • Simple steps to recover video from SD card, PC/laptop, or other external drives, no jargon, no complicate settings.
  • Free to restore up to 2GB videos from memory card.
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Part 1. How to Retrieve Videos from Memory Card with Free Software

The most directly and efficient way to recover videos from memory card is using recovery software. All the files deleted or lost in memory card are still there until they’re overwritten by new data. In this case, instead of searching around, trying other possible workable ways, using memory card video recovery software can be the best choice, time saving and the most reliable way to find deleted video from memory card freely. Here are the simple steps.

  1. Connect memory card with computer
  2. Please connect the memory card with your computer, on which you’re going to recover deleted videos from memory card free. Both Windows PC and Mac will do since the memory card video recovery software has separate Windows and Mac version. After then, please make sure the memory card is connected firmly and kept connect all the time during the recovery process.

  3. Install the iBeesoft Free Data Recovery
  4. Click the Download button to get the free memory card recovery software for Windows 11, 10, 7, macOS. After then, install it on your computer. Please note that the Windows version is free to recover up to 2GB videos from memory card. If you’re using the edition for Mac, the free version only shows you the recoverable videos from the memory card. You need to upgrade to the full version to get back the found videos on memory card.

  5. Select videos to scan
  6. After launching the memory card video recovery software for PC, you can see a "get to setting" option. To save your time while scanning for videos, you can deselect all file types, except videos.

  7. Select memory card to scan
  8. You can see all hard drives are displayed in the hard drive list. Please find the memory card one and select it. After then, click "Scan" to let the software scan for the lost or deleted videos in the memory card.

  9. Recover memory card videos
  10. Wait for the scanning process to finish. While doing to scanning, you can let it run in the background. When it finished, you can see all found videos. Choose videos to preview. When find the deleted videos in memory card, select them, and click "Recover" to save them on your computer.

In the result window, you can also see the "Deep Scan". It’s a great feature to recover memory card videos which have lost file properties or file information partially erased after deletion. You can try the free video recovery software to scan the drive again to find more videos from the memory card.

Part 2. Other Workable Ways to Recover Deleted Video from Memory Card for Free

Some people asked whether is it possible to get back videos from memory card without software. I have to say data recovery software is the first option you take into consideration for memory card video recovery. If the videos are not that important, you can also try your luck to follow the ways below to recover them.

Method 1. Restore Deleted Videos in Memory Card from "Recently Deleted" Album

Whether this method works or not, it fully depends on where the memory card is. If it is on Android phones or tablets, then you can try your luck to find the memory card video files from "Recently Deleted" album on your Android device. It’s the place where deleted pictures and videos are temporary saved.

Open Photos app on your Android device > find "Recently Deleted" album > scroll down to find the recently deleted videos > select them and click "Put Back".

Please note that the "Recently Deleted" album only save deleted pictures and videos for a short time. After then, the deleted files will be removed permanently. You should go there the moment you find videos in memory card are lost.

Some cameras also have such "Recently Deleted" album as well. You can search on the camera to find the album and check out the files there.

Method 2. Retrieve Deleted Videos from Trash Bin on Mac

Unlike deleting memory card videos on Windows PC, you can see the deleted videos are not put into the recycle bin. All deleted files from memory card just gone without any clue. It’s different from Mac. While you deleting videos from memory card on Mac, you might just drag and drop the videos from memory card to the trash can. In this case, it’s very likely you can find the deleted videos in memory card from trash bin on Mac.

Launch the trash bin on the Dock > check out the deleted files there and found deleted videos > select needed videos and click "Put Back" to recover deleted vidoes on Mac.

Part 3. Tips to prevent photos and videos losing on memory card

To be honest, no matter how good the quality of the memory card, there are always incidents result in data loss from memory card, like deletion, memory card formatting, memory card corruption, memory card becomes raw. To avoid photos and videos losing on memory card, you’re supposed to