How to Recover Video Files from USB Flash Drive?

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USB drive is an external storage device used to store data including video files such as MP4, MOV, AVI, FLV, etc. Sometimes the video files get deleted or lost due to certain reasons from USB flash drive. It is a horrible situation since it takes lots of time and effort to collect video files. Some of the common reasons that lead to deletion or loss of video files are an accidental deletion, file system corruption, bad sectors, virus attack etc.

If your video files are also deleted or lost due to above-mentioned scenarios, don’t get panicked. Video File Recovery tool can be employed under such circumstances to recover flash drive video file within a few simple steps. This video recovery tool can easily recover files from a different file system such as NTFS, FAT, HFS, HFSX etc. The software is available in the trial as well as full version so that user can test the performance of video recovery tool. With this tool, you can recover generic and RAW video files captured by different brands of digital cameras.

Some of the reasons responsible for the loss or deletion of video files from USB drive

Unintentional Format: Due to the use of format option available on the USB drive clears all data including video files. When the user press the format button unintentionally or intentionally all video files stored get deleted.

Human Errors: There are several mistakes performed by humans due to which video files get deleted or lost from a USB drive. Some of them are an accidental deletion, eject the USB drive abruptly, sudden shut down of the system etc.

Improper File Transfer: If computer or laptop shut down suddenly while transferring video files from the USB drive to the system then video files get lost from a USB drive as well as from the USB drive.

Corrupted USB Drive: The corruption due to improper termination of USB drive leads to loss of video files. It usually happens to the users when proper procedure is not taken while ejecting the USB drive.

Virus Attack: Virus or malware program affects the video files stored in the USB drive. Sometimes due to virus attack, file system get corrupted which in turn responsible for the loss of video files from the USB drive.

You can use above mentioned software to recover video files on USB drive. This software can be easily employed and installed on Windows or Mac PC. In case, if you have accidentally deleted video files from memory stick then you can use this application. To get this software on your PC to recover deleted video file from memory stick, refer to this link:

Salient Features of the Video File Recovery Tool

  • With the use of this software, you can recover video files from USB flash drive as well as from SD card, memory card, SSD card, external hard drive, hard drive, cameras etc.
  • The software supports different file system such as FAT, NTFS, exFAT, HFS, HFSX, etc.
  • It recovers video files captured from different cameras such as Nikon, Panasonic, Olympus, Kodak, Sony, Fujifilm, Casio and many more.
  • Using this tool, you are able to recover deleted MPEG video files as well as 3GP, AVI, MP4, MOV, FLV, WMV, etc.
  • You can see the preview of recovered video files using the demo version of this tool. You need to purchase the tool to have save option.

Procedure on How to Recover Videos from USB Drive:

Step 1: Download and install the The Video File Recovery utility and launch it to open its main screen. Select "Recover Photos" option from this screen to get back videos from the USB drive.

USB Video File Recovery - Main Screen

Step 2: Select either "Recover Deleted Files" or "Recover Lost Files" from this screen as per your requirement. And, from next screen you have to select USB drive from where you want to recover videos.

How to Recover Videos from USB Drive - Select Recovery Option

Step-3: Once the video recovery is done, you can preview the recovered videos as shown below.

Recover Deleted or Lost Videos from USB Drive  - Preview Files

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