Video Files Missing after Upgrade to Sierra

  • Effortlessly restore videos missing after upgrading to Mac OSX Sierra
  • Use the top-rated Video File Recovery program that gets back deleted, lost or formatted videos
  • Capable to retrieve videos, audio, images, documents, etc. having any file extension
  • Compatible with other Mac OSX editions- High Sierra, El Capitan, Snow Leopard, Leopard, Mountain Lion, and Lion
  • Enables users to preview the recovered media files

Sierra is the successor of Mac OS X El Capitan which was released with a number of major changes. Upgrading Mac OS X system to the higher versions of Mac operating system is now a common practice. Whilst upgrading your Mac system to Sierra, you might come accross issues that could lead to deletion or loss of videos and other vital media files.

Commonly encountered issues when upgrading Mac machine to Sierra

  • 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 you will end up with a complete data loss because this new OS X will be installed after removing all previously existing files on the drive.
  • Even whilst you expand or shrink the size of Mac OS X system volume, if any error occurrs, the drive file system of drive get damaged. This makes all the files including videos turn inaccessible.

All of these above described methods can lead to video files missing after upgrade to Sierra. Now, to overcome this issue of missing files from Macintosh drives, you need to use Video File Recovery app. You will need to employ this video recovery utility as Mac Sierra does not avail any inbuilt app or feature to bring back the permanently deleted or missing files.

Recover missing videos after upgrade to Sierra

The Video File Recovery software is an automated tool for retrieving lost video files from the Mac drive volumes with ease. It uses a rigorous recovery engine that deep scans the storage drive and extracts all files from it. You can utilize this handy application to restore missing MP4 video files, MOV video, AVI, DivX, XviD, MPEG, and various other file type formats. It is also capable to restoring image files and video files.

This efficient media restoration tool works on all Mac devices such as MacBook Air, MacBook Mini, iMac, iPod, and MacBook Pro in an easy set of steps. Moreover, it is also capable to retrieve video files from video files from various external storage drives- USB, HDD, SSD, memory cards, memory sticks, etc. Learn more about video file recovery from formatted SD card, by following the URL:

Steps to Retrieve Video Files Missing After Upgrade to Sierra:

Step 1: Launch the Video File Recovery program on your Mac machine to restore missing video files after upgrade to Sierra.

Step 2: From the main screen options, select Recover Files.

Step 3: Pick the volume from where the videos are missing and press on the Scan button.

Video File Recovery - Main screen

Figure 1: Main Screen

Step 4: Allow the software to complete the scan process.

Figure 2: Scanning for video files

Step 5: The found videos from the selected storage drive will be displayed on a new screen.

Figure 3: Recovery results

Step 6: Preview the video files in the list.

Step 7: Tick-mark the recovered files for saving.

Figure 4: Preview Window

Step 8: Now set a target location to save the files retrieved from the Mac drive and hit on the Save button.

Figure 5: Save Recovered Videos