MP4 File Recovery: How to Recover Lost MP4 Videos

MP4 video files are supported by various different devices like cameras, PSP, iPod, mobile phones etc. When people use those devices as storage mediums to save MP4 files, they might suffer from data loss accidentally just like the data loss stored on the hard drive. When the MP4 files are not in the place where they should be, don't think that your MP4 files have been erased permanently. In fact, you are able to recover the lost MP4 files with the right ways.

If your lost MP4 files were originally stored on your computer, the first thing you should do is to check your Recycle Bin. If you just deleted them and didn't empty recycle bin, you can easily find your lost MP4 files by clicking "Restore these files" and recover MP4 files to their original location. If you saved the lost MP4 files on other devices, you still have the chance to do MP4 file recovery easily and efficiently once you have the powerful MP4 Recovery software.

Part 1. The Best MP4 Video Recovery - Recoverit Data Recovery Software

Recoverit Data Recovery software is such an easy and reliable tool, which can help you get back the deleted, formatted, damaged and lost MP4 files from hard drive or partition. Download the software and follow the guide to recover MP4 files with only 3 steps on Win. If you run the program in Mac system, choose to download the Mac version to recover MP4 files with the similar steps.

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Recoverit Data Recovery - Best MP4 Video File Recovery Software

  • Recover lost or deleted video 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 or Lost MP4 Videos

Download and install Recoverit Video Recovery software on your computer. Follow the next simple tutorial of Recoverit Windows version to perform MP4 video recovery. If your MP4 video files stored in an external device, please connect it to the computer and select the "External Devices Recovery" data recovery mode to process. On this solution we will perform with "Deleted Files Recovery" mode.

  1. To recover deleted or lost MP4 video files, please select "Deleted Files Recovery" data recovery mode to process.
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  3. Please select a hard disk drive where you lost MP4 files, click "Start" button to scanning.
  4. select a hard disk drive

  5. Recoverit data recovery will start a quick scan to search your lost MP4 video files. If you cannot find your files after the first scan, please go to scan again with "All-around Recovery" data recovery mode. It will deeply scan and search more files, but it will take a longer time to completely scan.
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  7. After the scan, you can check all recoverable files on the results. You can preview some recovered data like image files, select your tartget files and click "Recover" button to retrieve your data back.
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    NOTE: Please donot save your recovered files on the drive where your data lost before. Get an safe storage devide to avoid data lost agian or overwriting.


  1. Type the file name or filter the search results to precisely find your lost files in a short time.
  2. In the scanning process, you can click "pause" or "stop" when you manage to find the lost files and plan to recover it as soon as possible. Then you can continue to preview the other files if it is needed.
  3. Click "Save" button to save the scanning result so that you are able to continue video recovery at any time as you like.
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