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How to Recover Lost Videos with Video Recovery for Mac?

2012-02-05 18:29:16 / Posted by to PC Utilities Topic
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A Mac computer hard drive is a good place to store videos that are important to you. You can transfer, send and share your favorite video files with your families and friends with ease, and also Mac has built-in application for users to view and play videos enjoyably. Sometimes, however, you may make a mistake and accidentally delete your videos while viewing or editing them. When data loss issue happens, you do not need to worry anymore as you can easily restore deleted, corrupted, lost or formatted videos on Mac. This article will tell you the details.

We can see lots of video files that can be in different formats like MOV, AVI, MP4, and FLV among others. Whatever the format of the lost video and no matter how you got it lost, Data Recovery for Mac can let you choose your deleted file type and recover them selectively and accurately. It also has the capabilities to recover the lost, formatted, deleted, damaged photos, music, documents, emails and more from partition or hard drive. And if you are a Windows user, we also have the Amacsoft Data Recovery Pro, which is suitable for all Windows platforms.

One matter needs attention that the deleted videos can be overwritten by new coming video files. Therefore, you'd better stop to capture or store new videos to the hard drive where you lost your videos. Then, click the below buttons to Install the Mac data recovery software on your computer. We highly recommend you intstall the it on another partition. If there is only 1 partition on your Mac machine, you can install it on a removable device.

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Retrieve/Recover Deleted Videos on Mac Steps:

Step 1: Run Data Recovery for Mac software

Double click the software icon on your desktop, you will see it has three options, to recover deleted movies on Mac, click "Deleted Files Recovery" tab.

Step 2: Select a partition or drive where your lost data located

There are a list of drives and devices on the screen. For mobile or camera, it will be recognized when it is set as PC mode. Or you can connect it to PC via card reader. Select the one that your lost files located. Click "Scan" button to start scanning files.

Tips: You can pause or stop the scan in mid-process. For best results, you should allow the scan to complete.

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Step 3: Recover Videos on Mac

Find out the target videos that you want to recover. Click "Recover" to proceed to destination selection interface. Or click Back to return to the partition selection interface.

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Select or enter a directory to store the recovered video files. We highly suggest you select another directory which is different from the source one, in case it would eventually overwrite the source data.

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