Best way to Recover Deleted Movie Files from Memory Card
In general, all portable electronic gadgets have a slot for keeping the memory card to store large amount of data. Memory cards replaced floppy disks because of their small size and storage capacity, which cannot be used in handheld devices. Memory cards are widely used in digital cameras, mobile phones, video camcorders, MP3 players, PSP, iPods, etc. Watching movies on mobile phones has gained popularity, after the introduction of memory cards with large storage capacity. Though initially people preferred to watch movies in the movie theatre, this trend has changed rapidly. Nowadays, users prefer to download movies of their choice, and save it on their mobile phones, so that they can watch it at their ease. This has been made possible due to the high capacity storage devices that are available these days, like memory cards. Although having a movie on your mobile phone is an advantage, the problem arises when these files get deleted or lost.
Since these movie files are large and therefore, occupy a huge memory space on the memory card. This makes it vulnerable to data loss. Loss of movie files could occur, when you try to transfer the large file, from one storage medium to another storage medium, or due to other reasons such as accidental deletion, virus attack etc. However, you don’t have to lose hope of recovering your favorite movie files as memory card recovery software can retrieve all your deleted files easily. Memory card recovery software takes advantage of the fact that the movie file is very much existent on the storage medium, but only the pointer gets deleted when the file is deleted or lost. This software can also be used to retrieve corrupted files from memory card.
Common reasons leading to deletion of movie files from memory card:
Therefore, while deleting any data from memory card makes sure that you are deleting a file that is not essential to you. Always use “Safely Remove Hardware” icon to disconnect the memory card from your system. To avoid data loss you can create backup of all your favorite movie or video files. If you have not created backup, then you can recover it effectively using high-quality memory card recovery tool.
Memory card recovery software can recover lost and accidentally deleted movie files from the memory cards. SD cards, XD cards, MMC, CF cards, etc., are the different types of memory cards supported by this application. Kingston, SanDisk, Lexar, Transcend, etc., are various brands of memory cards supported by this utility and can also restore lost data from severely corrupted memory cards. This software also supports formatted memory card file recovery. You can download free demo version of this software and use it, where you can view a list of recovered files before actual data restoration.
Follow the steps given below to recover deleted movie files from memory card:
Step 1: Remove corrupted memory card from your handheld device and connect it to a PC / laptop on which Memory Recovery Software has already been installed. Run the software, either from the Programs Menu or by clicking on the desktop shortcut icon. A main window displays with "Recover Photos" option select the option as shown in Figure 1.
Figure 1. Main Screen
Step 2: To recover deleted movie files from memory card choose "Recover Deleted Photos" option from the next screen. The software displays all the drives that are connected to the PC, select the memory card from which you want to recover deleted movie files as shown in Figure 2.
Figure 2. Select Memory Card
Step 3: You can perform an additional search for files by selecting the file types provided or you an even add / edit file types that are not listed or you may skip this process by clicking on the "Skip" option as shown in Figure 3.
Figure 3. Select File Types
Step 4: Then the software scans the memory card for lost / deleted files and once the scanning process is completed displays the found data which can be viewed by using "Data View" or "File Type View" option as shown in Figure 4.
Figure 4. View Recovered Photos
Step 5: You can make use of the "Preview" option to preview the recovered files and evaluate the recovery results as shown in Figure 5.
Figure 5. Preview Files