Recover Formatted SD Card Video

 August 2, 2016      

I have a 16GB SD card which contains my memorable videos. Yesterday when I connected it to system to copy those videos, it asked me to format it and unexpectedly I clicked on ‘OK’ button. My videos got erased. I don’t have other copy for my videos. Can anyone help me in bringing back my videos? I’ll be waiting for your response.

The above situation will make you upside down anytime. So, it is needed to be aware of some situations similar to above which will help you in future:

  • SD card is infected with severe virus
  • Improperly ejecting SD card
  • Using card in multiple devices
  • Errors occurred during file transfer

If you are the one facing anyone of the above mentioned scenarios, then don’t bother because you have many options to make use of. This page will suggest you finest among them. Let’s see.

Application to make use of

To recover formatted SD card video, you have to make use of a preeminent application like Yodot Photo Recovery. It is an effective program which will enable you to restore images, audio and video files from SD card. Along with SD card, it also supports hard drives, external hard drives, USB flash drives and many more. It supports many video file formats like MOV, MP4, AVI, WAV, 3GP, etc. Even the RAW videos that are taken from DSLR cameras can be effortlessly restored. It works on read only mode so you no need to bother about the contents of the video file. The utility is compatible with Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows server 2003 and 2008, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1 and Windows 10.

Which procedure to be followed?

Connect your SD card to a healthy Windows desktop by using data cable or card reader -> Download and install Yodot Photo Recovery tool on it -> Main screen provides two options i.e., ‘Deleted Photo Recovery’ and ‘Lost Photo Recovery’ -> Choose ‘Lost Photo Recovery’ tab and proceed to next steps -> Next window will give you list of drives available on system -> Pick the SD card from where you want to recover videos -> Allow the utility to scan and retrieve videos from it -> As soon as it is one, you can preview few seconds of video -> After you confirmed with the result save file to target folder.