It happens all the time that while you’re using your camera/phone taking new pictures or downloading new music videos, a pop-up telling you there isn’t enough storage. In this case, the best and quickest way to empty the space is to delete videos. That’s the basic reason for losing videos from memory card. There are also some other scenarios you might encounter:
1. Deleted the memory card videos intentionally or unintentionally, but without backup.
2. You can’t play the videos on a device and delete them. After then, you realized they are playable on other devices.
3. You device tell you that the video(s) is infected with virus, asking you to delete it (them) or format the memory card and other reasons.
Whichever scenario you have encountered, you can recover deleted videos from memory card in Windows or Mac if you do it via the right way with the right tool. Check out the details below.
All the deleted videos are still on the memory card, but invisible. They are waiting to be overwritten by new data. You can find and recover deleted videos from memory card with professional memory card video recovery tools.
Please note you need to stop using the device right after you find the videos are deleted or disappeared. Otherwise, they will be overwritten by new data and disappear forever. This way you can't perform memory card video recovery in Windows or Mac.
As I have mentioned above only with a professional memory card video recovery tool, you can recover deleted videos from memory card, because you can’t see them at all, let alone to recover them manually. Here you can download iBeesoft Data Recovery to have a try. It is designed for people to recover deleted or lost video, music, photo, document and other files on Windows or Mac. Compared with other software, iBeesoft data recovery is outstanding and offers Windows and Mac deleted video recovery software for you special easy experience to recovering deleted videos from memory card, digital camera, tablets, external hard drive etc.
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You can download the memory card video recovery tool to have a free try now! Both Windows and Mac versions of iBeesoft Data Recovery are available. You should download the right version according to the operating system of your computer.
Please connect your memory card with your computer, letting the computer detect it and display it as an external hard drive on your computer. If you’re using it for Android phone, please make sure you have enabled the USB debugging feature on the phone. Otherwise, you’ll fail to connect the memory card with computer.
Launch the memory card video recovery software on your computer. From the main window, you can see all file types are selected and all of them are supported. You need to uncheck the unwanted ones, only to keep the "Videos" category checked. It will save you much time for the scanning process. And then, click the "Start" button to recovering deleted video from memory card.
All the partitions and external hard drives are listed in the window. From there, you need to select the memory card from which you’re going to recover videos from memory card. And then, click "Scan". A progress bar on the memory card video recovery software will tell you how it goes on with the scanning process.
It only take a few minutes for the video recovery software to scan your memory card. However, if you have multiple videos there, then it will take longer. After the scanning process, all the found videos from memory card are listed in the result window. From there, you can preview all videos and select the target ones, click "Recover" to save them to your computer. To ensure the recovered videos not lost again, don’t save them back to the original memory card.
By default, the scan mode you used in the above is "Quick Scan". Generally speaking, it is enough for you to find and recover deleted videos from memory card. If you don’t see the wanted videos in the result window, try the "Deep Scan" feature in the result window. It will scan longer and deeper for the deleted videos in memory card.