How to Recover Portable Media Player Files?

Media players are the portable devices used to store music, video and audio files. Now-a-days, all people use media players like iPod, mobile phones, mp3 players, etc. because these devices are tiny, light weighted and act as best friend providing entertainment during your journey. These media players have many attractive features i.e. it can store huge amount of media files, has excellent speed, good output, etc. as a result it has gained popularity worldwide. Though it has so many features, sometimes you may lose your media files from these devices due to human mistake or because of some unknown reason.

Assume that your mp3 player contains all your favorite songs. As the files from media players may go missing due to improper handling. Hence you think to maintain a backup of media files on your system. When you connect your portable media player device to your system, you select files and mistakenly hit on delete all option instead of moving them to system. This will in turn cause heavy loss of your precious files. If you faced such situation of deleting favorite music collection from media player, then do not get tensed. It is possible to perform portable media player file recovery using reliable tool. Media File Recovery is one such software that is designed using advanced algorithms which can efficiently recover all media files that are deleted due to any critical scenario. It is 100% free from virus, thus, it will not cause any further damage to your device. Hence you can use this app without any confusion.

Scenarios that cause deletion / loss of files from media player:

  • Improper Usage: If you remove the media player abruptly from the connected device without using “Safely Remove Hardware” option, then there is a chance that you might lose songs or other media files from that device.

  • Virus Infection: These media players are connected to many devices for storage or retrieval of data. Hence they are more prone to virus attack. If the device is severely affected by harmful viruses like Trojan, then files in it becomes corrupt and inaccessible. In such case when you try to open it on system, it asks you to format the devices. But, formatting the media player will erase all data present in it causing severe loss of data.

  • Interruption during File Transfer: While transferring files from media player to CD or system, if any interruption occurs like sudden system shutdown, abrupt removal of device, etc. theno it might cause loss of your favorite song collections.

  • Accidental Deletion: While deleting some unneeded songs or videos from the device on computer, you might mistakenly delete essential data from it, which in turn causes permanent loss of files as the system does not provide any temporary storage space for holding deleted files.

Once you delete a file from media player, stop adding new data to it Or else deleted files will get permanently erased from the media player beyond recovery. However, it is possible to rescue deleted data easily using media file recovery software in case the deleted or lost files are not overwritten.

Accountable features of Media File Recovery tool:

Media File Recovery is the best recovery program for portable media player as it can effectively restore deleted media files in portable media player. You can use this application to undelete files on SD card, MMC memory card, Memory Stick, SDHC card and many more. This award winning tool is compatible to retrieve media files on Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows server 2003 and 2008. This recovery toolkit can help you to get back deleted music files on Mac OS X Lion, Leopard, Snow Leopard, etc. including other file types. With the aid of this restoration utility, you can perform damaged or corrupted media card file recovery within few moments. It is capable enough to get back media files that are lost or deleted from various brands of digital camera like Nikon, Canon, Pentax, etc.

Media file recovery software provides a free demo version using which you can have an idea on how to perform portable media player file recovery by following some easy steps provided in it. You can even preview the recovered data and check the efficiency of the software. If you are satisfied with the outcome, then you can purchase the licensed version and save restored files.

Easy steps for portable media player data recovery:

Step 1: In order to recover deleted or lost files from portable media player, user first needs to download recovery software and launch it on their computer. In the main screen, click on "Recover Photos" and proceed further to restore back all the deleted media files as in Figure 1.

Portable Media Player File Recovery - Main Screen

FIGURE 1: Main Screen

Step 2: From the new window in Figure 2, user need to select the option "Recover Deleted Photos" or "Recover Lost Photos" based on criteria and click on the next button to move ahead.

Portable Media Player File Recovery - Second Screen

FIGURE 2: Second Screen

Step 3: Once you click the next button, a new screen similar to the one in Figure 3 pops out, in this new screen you have to select a particular drive from which you want to recover deleted media files.

Portable Media Player File Recovery - Drive Selection

FIGURE 3: Drive Selection

Step 4: Once the particular drive is selected, the software scans the portable device and checks for all the deleted items and restores it back in a new location. User here can preview the files after the recovery process is over either in "Data Type View" or "File Type View" and hence if satisfied with the recovery process can save the retrieved file as in Figure 4.

Portable Media Player File Recovery - Preview of Retrieved Files

FIGURE 4: Preview of Retrieved Files

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