How to Recover Deleted Videos and Photos from Sony Camcorder

Is it Possible to Recover Deleted Videos from Sony Camcorder?

I accidentally deleted some videos from my Sony Handycam HDR-CX56X camcorder. I am using my 2GB Sony memory stick, and I know that all the videos taken with the Handycam are stored on it. I tried to take the stick out and connect it to my computer, but the deleted videos were not there. Is there any possibility to recover deleted videos from Sony Camcorder?

Yes, there is a possibility to recover deleted videos from Sony camcorders. When you directly delete videos from your Sony camcorder, there is no recycle bin like there is on a computer to store deleted files. This is why you can't see them when you connect it to your computer. But, deleted videos of Sony camcorders are not completely gone. They only become invisible and are available to be overwritten by new files. Therefore, you can recover deleted videos and photos from Sony camcorders like Sony Handycam, 3D camcorder and more.

Part 1. The Best Sony Camcorder Recovery - Recoverit Data Recovery Software

Before doing anything else, download the Sony Camcorder Recovery program here: Wondershare Data Recovery or Wondershare Data Recovery for Mac.

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Your Safe & Reliable Sony Camcorder Recovery Software

  • Recover lost or deleted files, photos, audio, music, emails from any storage device effectively, safely and completely.
  • Supports data recovery from recycle bin, hard drive, memory card, flash drive, digital camera and camcorders.
  • Supports to recover data for sudden deletion, formatting, lost partition, virus attack, system crash under different situations.

Part 2. How to Recover Deleted Videos and Photos from Sony Camcorder

Download and install Recoverit data recovery on your computer. Launch it and follow the next tutorial to recover your data back. You can choose to directly connect your camcorder to the computer with a USB cable, or just connect the memory stick with a card reader.

  1. Select a data recovery mode to get started
  2. To recover deleted videos and photos from Sony camcorder, you can select "External Devices Recovery" data recovery mode.

    select external devices recovery

  3. Make sure your Sone Camcorder have connected to the computer. Select it and click "Start" button to start.
  4. select sony camcorder

  5. Scan Lost Files on the Sony Camcorder/Memory Stick
  6. Recoverit data recovery will start a quick scan. If it cannot search your files, please go to try "All-around Recovery" mode which will search more files from Sony Camcorder. While it will take more time.

    scan sony camcorder

  7. Preview and Recover Your Sony Camcorder Photos and Videos
  8. After the scan, all recoverable files, including photos and videos, will be displayed and listed in categories. You can preview them and even recover them all with one click.

    sony camcorder videos recovery

Note: Don't save the recovered data on your Sony camcorder or the source memory stick again. Find another place for it, like on your computer or other external disk. If you save it to the same location, it may overwrite the deleted files.

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