How to Restore Deleted MPEG Video Files

Have you ever deleted, formatted or lost MPEG files due to some sort of your own mistakes or any other unknown reason? Do you know how to recover deleted MPEG files and about chances of your recovery efforts? Do you know there is a good chance of recovering deleted mpeg files unless you have used the located space again? So all recovery chances depends whether you have used that space or not, in more technical terms you have overwritten the data or not. Before evaluating any recovery process let`s know more about mpeg files.

What is a MPEG file?

MPEG is not actually a format but abbreviated form of Moving Picture Experts Group, a working group of ISO/IEC that develops video and audio encoding standards. But in most cases MPEG is taken for the name of the standard formats introduced by that group.MPEG algorithms compress data to form small bits that can be easily transmitted and then decompressed. MPEG uses an asymmetric compression method.

Compression under MPEG is far more complicated than decompression, making MPEG a good choice for applications that need to write data only once, but need to read it many times. Systems that require audio and video data to be written many times, such as an editing system, are not good choices for MPEG; they will run more slowly when using the MPEG compression scheme.

The main application for MPEG is the storage of audio and video data on CD-ROMs for use in multimedia systems, such as those found on the Apple Macintosh platform and in the Microsoft Windows environment. Such systems require the ability to store and play back high-quality audio and video material for commercial, educational, and recreational applications. The new MPEG-2 standard allows the transmission of MPEG data across television and cable network systems.

In a nut shell Video or Audio file that you play in various Media Player are saved using MPEG file format.

Have you lost one?

Have you deleted or lost that MPEG file which have some data of your utter importance?

“It happens again; I accidently deleted my recorded clip for the second time while removing some unwanted videos. The videos were in mpeg file format and I don`t have any idea to recover deleted mpeg files.”

Deleting some important files while removing other ones, or loosing precious mpeg video files while formatting the drive has become common today. Besides storage media like hard drives, memory card, pen drives etc are highly prone to any damage due to their sensitive mechanism. MPEG file can be lost from different Windows OS like, Windows XP and later version. from external devices such as from USB flash drives, iPod, external hard drives, camcorders and many more .

Do not use that device.

If you have lost your files due to your own mistake or any other reasons, first ting you should do is “stop using the device”. Due to performance reasons computers are designed in this way that any deleted file remains in the allocated location till the space is reused. So if you used that vacant space again then you file recovery chances will fad away.

Recover deleted MPEG files- Video File Recovery Software

Any type of video file MP4, MOV, MPEG, AVI, WMV etc can be recovered easily by utilizing Video file recovery software. Recovery software is designed to recover deleted, formatted or lost MPEG audio and video files plus it also supports easy recovery of entire multimedia and picture files like tiff, midi, mp3, wav, JPEG, GIF, PNG, can easily restore deleted MPEG video files from memory card that too within few simple clicks of mouse. Besides 3MPEG file recovery tool, this recovery software can also be used as AVI, DivX, XviD, and MP4 video recovery software. It can recover files with original file names and storage paths as well as recover from lost partition. The Video file recovery software works under Windows Operating System, such as: Windows 2000, XP, 2003, Vista, 2008, Windows 7. It also works well with dynamic disk, RAID and EXT2/EXT3 file system.

Simple procedure to recover deleted MPEG files:

Step A: To restore deleted MPEG video files from storage media connect the storage media to your computer. Then, download and launch demo version of video file recovery tool into your system. From the main screen as in Figure 1, select “Recover Photos” option.

Recover Deleted MPEG Files - Main Screen

Figure 1: Main Screen

Step B: Now, choose “Recover Deleted Photos” option to retrieve deleted MPEG videos as in Figure 2.

Recover Deleted MPEG Files - Select Recovery Option

Figure 2: Select Recovery Option

Step C: From the list of drives, select the connected storage media from which deleted MPEG files are to be restored and tap on “Proceed” button to start recovering deleted MPEG files as in Figure 3.

Recover Deleted MPEG Files - Select Drive

Figure 3: Select Drive

Step D: Once the process is finished, you can view the retrieved video files as in Figure 4.

Recover Deleted 3gp Files - Preview Recovered Files

Figure 4: Preview Recovered Files

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