Video Files Missing after Upgrade to Sierra

Mac OS X Sierra is the recently launched operating system by Apple Inc. for Macintosh computers. This OS is the successor to Mac OS X El Capitan and released with a number of major changes. Upgrading Mac OS X system to the latest Mac operating system Sierra is pretty common. After upgrading Mac system to sierra, if you come to know that your video files saved on the system drive is missing, then there is no need to worry about it because it is a common problem occurred after upgrade. Mostly people face this video files missing after upgrade to sierra.

In order to recover missing video files after upgrade to Sierra, Apple does not provide any built-in utility. So missing video files recovery is only possible via using an advanced third party program. Video files missing after upgrade to sierra can be easily recovered by using Video File Recovery application, Before discussing the missing video files recovery procedure, let us discus some most common cause which can lead to video file missing after upgrading:                  

  • During upgrading the existing OS to Mac Sierra, a number of new operating system files are written and deleted from the system drive. Due to this, system drive fragmentation occurs which may lead to corruption of complete Mac system drive.
  • Mac OS Sierra installation might fail surprisingly and leave Mac drive with neither the old OS nor the new one. Due to this Mac system drive volumes become unreachable and lead to inaccessibility of files along with videos saved on it.
  • Before upgrading Mac OS X to Sierra, it is recommended to take the backup of your important files. If you proceed without taking proper backups of your video files, then it can end up with a complete data loss because this new OS X will be installed after removing all previous files on the drive.
  • In order to expending or shrinking the size of Mac OS X system volume, if any type of error occurred by which the file system of drive get damaged, then all the files including videos become inaccessible.

All of these above described methods can lead to video files missing after upgrade to sierra. So to avoid such situations and recover missing video files after upgrade to sierra, Video File Recovery app is recommended because Mac sierra does not any inbuilt app to restore missing MP4 video files. As this easy to use tool has enough power to perform a safe and accurate missing video file recovery from Mac sierra system hard drive without any difficulty.

Video File Recovery software is capable to recover missing video files on a variety of Mac systems such as MacBook Pro, Air, Mac Mini, iMac and Mac Pro just by following few simple instructions. This tool is not only limited to perform missing video files recovery, you can also utilize it to get back deleted or lost images, text files, audio tracks, applications and many other types of files very easily. This hassle free app supports missing video files recovery from Mac system drive after upgrade to sierra which can have any file system like HFS, FAT32, HFS+ or HFSX easily. In order to know more about video file recovery from formatted SD card, check this page:

Steps to Retrieve Video Files Missing After Upgrade to Sierra:

Step 1: Download and install software on computer to restore missing video files after upgrade to Sierra. Now, choose “Recover Photos” from main screen.

Video Files Missing After Upgrade to Sierra - Main window

Figure 1: Main Window

Step 2: Select “Recover Deleted Photos“ option to initiate recovery process.

Recover Missing Video Files - Select Recover Deleted Photos

Figure 2: Select Recover Deleted Photos

Step 3: After that, select the drive and tap on "Proceed" button. Once the scanning process is completed, the recovered video files can be viewed using “File Type View” or “Data View” option as shown in the figure 3.

Video Files Missing After Upgrade to Sierra - Preview Recovered Videos

Figure 3: Preview Recovered Videos