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How to Recover Deleted Videos from Camcorder

Summary: Losing your personal videos from your camcorder can be devastating. Learn how you can recover any videos with the help of Stellar Photo Recovery software in no time.

How to Recover Deleted Videos from Camcorder How to Recover Deleted Videos from Camcorder

No matter how professional or advanced your camcorder is, it is not immune to video loss situation. You can count on your camcorder for high-quality videos. They are professional cameras that use cutting-edge video technology with high-quality HDV solutions. Still, you may lose or delete your precious work of long hours from it due to accidental deletion, formatting, virus infection or even a camera crash.

When you face such a situation, do not panic. Immediately stop using your camcorder and its memory card. Next get a Camcorder recovery software that supports video recovery from camcorders.

Always look for the below features before choosing the video recovery software:

    • It should support Camcorder’s video file formats
    • Support memory card, SDHC, SDXC card etc., used in camcorders
    • Support RAW file format recovery of camcorder
    • Easy and simple interface
    • Maintain the original quality of the recovered videos
    • Safe and secure

Recover deleted videos with a Camcorder recovery software:

Available for both Mac and Windows, Stellar Photo Recovery works well in all video loss situations including accidental deletion, formatting, corruption, or other read/write SD card errors. It supports recovery from

  • Sony Camcorders
  • Canon Camcorders
  • Panasonic Camcorders
  • JVC Camcorders
  • Nikon Camcorders
  • and other popular Camcorders

The camcorder recovery software supports the recovery of camcorders videos from SD cards, Mini SD cards, and Micro SD cards, SDHC, and SDXC. Moreover, it recovers lost/deleted videos with the original date, time and file names which eases the sorting from hundreds of recovered video. The do-it-yourself software restores high-quality UHD 4k videos in three simple steps – Select, Scan, and Recover. You need to connect your SD card to the PC. Download, run the software and follow the on-screen instructions.

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Steps to recover deleted videos with the help of Camcorder Recovery Software:

  1. Launch Stellar Photo Recovery Software.Stellar Photo Recovery Standard
  2.  Select the location from where you want to recover. Click Scan to start the scanning process
  3. A dialog box of ‘Scanning Completed Successfully!’ displays the scan results – number of files found and size of the data. In the left-pane of main window, all the recovered data is listed. You can preview them in the right pane.
    Stellar Photo Preview Screen
    Note: If you do not see the required videos in the list, opt for Deep Scan option at the bottom.
  4. Click Recover. You can also choose to recover only the selective files – select files that you need, right click, and click Recover.
  5. In the dialog box, specify the location to save the image files. Click Save. All the files get saved at the specified location.
    Stellar Photo Save screen

Other methods to recover lost videos from Camcorder:

Reinstalling the drivers or running command prompt on your system often fixes memory card errors of your Camcorder. But these methods are not competent enough to resolve severe corruption or loss due to deletion and formatting.

  1. Reinstall the driver

If your computer does not recognize memory card, SDXC or SDHC card, try by reinstalling the drivers on your system. There are chances your computer’s drivers have corrupted due to malware or are outdated. Uninstalling and then reinstalling the drivers can help in detecting storage media. To reinstall the driver follow the below steps:

  • Go to My Computer and right-click on it
  • Follow Manage > Device Manager
  • Double-click Disk Drives from the list
  • Right-click on the name of your removable drive. Click Click OK

Next, restart your computer and connect your camcorder’s memory card to the computer to access the stored videos.

  1. Run CHKDSK

Try to recover lost photos and videos from the camcorder memory card using command prompt as below:

  1. Connect the memory card via the card reader to the computer
  2. Press Win + R and type cmd, press Enter
  3. In the Command Prompt window type: chkdsk E: / f and hit Enter (Replace E with the drive letter of the Camcorder SD card from which you lost videos)
  4. Type: Y and hit Enter
  5. Type: E and hit Enter again
  6. Type: E:\>attrib -h -r -s /s /d *.*and hit Enter
  7. A folder containing recovered photos and videos is created in your SD card. Copy them and save at your desired location.


Designed for professionals, Camcorder delivers high-quality videos that are naturally a valuable possession. No one wants to lose them at any cost. For trustable video recovery software, choose the advanced Stellar Photo Recovery to reclaim lost videos in any unfortunate event of video loss from camcorder.

Download the free trial version to know its capabilities and evaluate its performance. The software will never let you fail in your camcorder video recovery effort.

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