Recover Lost or Deleted AVCHD Videos

Updated on February 14, 2019

AVCHD Video Recovery Software to Recover Deleted AVCHD Files

Summary: If you have lost or deleted your AVCHD videos taken from any camcorder, know how to recover them safely through a video recovery software.

Like any other video, AVCHD videos too can get accidently deleted or lost from the storage media due to formatting, corruption, abrupt system shutdown, or virus infection etc.

Remember deletion does not mean you have completely lost your videos. They are still on the drive or media but have just become inaccessible.

AVCHD video file format is used by camcorders which record high quality HD videos up to 1080p resolution. The videos are usually saved in high capacity memory cards, SD cards, DVDs, and external drives. Jointly developed by Sony and Panasonic, AVCHD videos have .mts file extension and can be recovered through video recovery software in a situation of loss or deletion.

Solutions to Recover Lost or Deleted AVCHD Videos

In case of loss of your essential .mts files due to any reason, a trusted third-party software is the most reliable solution to recover them. Although there are manual approaches you can take to restore AVCHD video files but mostly they fail to yield desired results due to several limitations.

Use Stellar Photo Recovery to recover lost AVCHD videos

A tested and safe third-party tool, Stellar Photo Recovery is one of the most effective solution to recover the lost or deleted AVCHD files in any situation.

User-friendly interface, successful video recovery, advanced scanning with customized options make Stellar’s video recovery tool the most used product. It accurately restores lost or deleted AVCHD videos with original date-time stamp and file names. It supports videos file recovery from DSLR cameras, Go Pro, drones, security cameras etc.

Steps to recover lost or deleted AVCHD videos

  1. Download, install and launch the software on your system.
  2. Connect the drive/storage media to the PC.
  3. On the main screen of the software click on Recover Photo, Audio, & Video.
  4. Select the drive letter. Check in Scan for Videos box. You can also click on Advanced Scan to customize the recovery process by scanning for only AVCHD files. This also minimizes the scanning time.
  5. Click on Scan Now.
  6. All the AVCHD videos are listed. Preview the videos before saving them. Select the videos you want to recover.
  7. Click on Recover tab and save the videos.

Watch the video to recover AVCHD videos using Stellar Photo Recovery

    Other Methods to Recover Lost/Deleted AVCHD Videos

  • Recover from Recycle Bin: If you have deleted AVCHD videos on your PC, recover them from the Recycle Bin.
  • Recover through Quick Access: Windows keep record of recently viewed and modified files. As the case may be, search for .mts video files through Quick Access. In File Explorer, click on Quick Access to see all the Recent Files. Find your AVCHD videos from the list and save them.
  • Recover AVCHD videos from the backup: Recover deleted or lost AVCHD videos from your backup folders created on Cloud, external storage media or hard disk.

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