How to Restore Video Files from Formatted SD Card?

Last week I went to attend the marriage ceremony of my friend and captured video of happy moments of that occasion. All the video captured by me were stored on the SD card of my Smartphone. After reaching my home, I wanted to transfer all the video files to my system and for this I connected my SD card to computer through card reader, but unfortunately my SD card was formatted. In this incident I lost all of my precious video clips. After this incident I asked to my friend that how can I recover videos from formatted SD Card then he suggested me to employ Recover Media Files application and told that this is one of the most recommended software by many expert software engineers to get back videos from formatted SD card. Following my friends suggestion I downloaded Recover Media Files and found that it really did a magic job and helped me out to recover videos from formatted SD card with great ease.

Some of the most common reasons where videos from SD card are lost in formatting.

Accidental Formatting: This is one of the most common reasons where your valuable video files may get lost. Let me explain this point clearly with example – Suppose you want to format a logical drive of your computer, but the moment you go for selecting the logical drive, mistakenly you end up with selection of your SD card associated with computer, then the SD card gets formatted and all your video files stored on it are lost.

Corruption of SD Card: If your SD card gets corrupted then all its data becomes inaccessible. This problem causes a great trouble for the users in case they do not have separate backup of the video files stored on SD card. Needless to say that after such type of incident you might be disturbed and start thinking that “Is there any simple way to recover videos from formatted SD card” or “How can I get back videos from formatted SD card”. The perfect answer to all these questions is Recover Media Files tool, which is armed with a set of special features that helps you in restoring your lost videos back. If you want to know how to recover files from corrupted SD card, then visit at: www.recovermediafiles.com/corrupted-card.html

Crisis during video transfer: There is some other situation where you may need to format your SD card. User frequently transfer their video files from SD card to system and if any interruption happens while the process is going on, then chances of its corruption gets increased by many fold. Now, you need to format your SD card in order to fix this issue and after formatting all your video that is residing in the card is lost. However, if you want to retrieve video files from SD card after format, then you should go for Recover Media Files app, it could be the right choice for you.

Virus Attack: If you have used your SD card on a system which is under the influence of malicious virus programs, then your SD card might get corrupt and start behaving strangely. To rid of this situation you may need to format your SD card but formatting erases all the data from it resulting in loss of your favorite video clips. In such type of situation, you should make use of Media File recovery tool, it can easily retrieve video files from SD card after format. This tool is also capable of recovering pictures from formatted external hard drive. For further details, click on the link: http://www.recovermediafiles.com/photos-from-formatted-external-hard-drive.html

Amazing features of Media file recovery tool:

  • This application is capable enough to recover media files of various types like videos, pictures and audio files from different types of memory cards such as SDHC, MMC, xD and many others.  
  • In addition to recover videos from formatted SD card, it is also capable to recover media files on Android devices running with different versions like Jelly Bean, Honeycomb, Ice Cream Sandwich, etc.
  • It is compatible to retrieve video files from SD card after format on both Windows and Mac operating system. However, if you want to know how this tool recovers music file on Mac, then go here: http://www.recovermediafiles.com/retrieve-music-on-mac.html

Steps to recover videos from formatted SD card:

  • Download and install demo version of Media file recovery software on your computer and then launch it. Then select “Recover Drives” option as shown in figure 1.


  • Recover Videos from Formatted SD Card - Main Screen

    Fig 1: Main Screen

  • Here from this screen, you have to select “Formatted / Reformatted Recovery” option to get back videos from formatted SD card as shown in figure 2.

  • Recover Videos from Formatted SD Card - Select Formatted / Reformatted Recovery

    Fig 2: Select Formatted / Reformatted Recovery

  • After this choose your logical drive which represents your SD card as shown in figure 3.


  • Recover Videos from Formatted SD Card - Select SD Card

    Fig: 3 Select SD Card

  • After selection of your SD card, click on “Next” button to start the formatted SD video recovery process and once it is done you can easily preview the recovered files as shown in figure 4.


  • Recover Videos from Formatted SD Card - Preview Recovered Data

    Fig: 4 Preview Recovered Data

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