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MXF Recovery: How to Recover Deleted or Lost MXF Videos

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Jun 14, 2024 • Filed to: Photo/Video/Audio Solutions • Proven solutions

Help! How can I Recover MXF Videos?
Anyone can suggest to me a video file recovery program that can recover MXF files from my SD memory card? Many Thanks!

You can recover deleted MXF videos from your SD memory card with the help of a third-party recovery program. What you have to do is to leave your SD card alone and google a video recovery tool. You should know that the deleted or formatted MXF files are not wiped permanently before being overwritten by new data. If you have not put new files into the original folder on your computer or storage device with MXF recovery software, you can retrieve them. The following tutorial will show you how to easily get your lost MXF video in simple steps.

Part 1. Common Reasons for MXF File Loss

Common reasons for MXF file loss include:


Part 2. How to Recover Deleted/Lost MXF Files?

Method 1. Recover MXF Files from Recycle Bin

If you have accidentally deleted an MXF file and it was initially stored on your computer's hard drive, there is a chance that you can recover it from the Recycle Bin. When you delete a file on a Windows computer, it is usually moved to the Recycle Bin where it stays until you empty the Recycle Bin or restore the file.

  1. Open the Recycle Bin.
  2. Locate the deleted MXF file in the Recycle Bin. You can search for the file by name or sort the files by date to find the recently deleted file.
  3. Right-click on the deleted MXF file and select Restore to recover the file to its original location on your computer.
  4. Check the original location where the MXF file was stored to ensure that the file has been successfully restored.

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Method 2. Recover MXF Files Using Recoverit

As the Best video recovery program, we recommend Recoverit Video Recovery software. The software can easily retrieve deleted or lost videos and photos from an SD memory card or other storage media. Its great function, the system crashed data recovery, can help you reboot the computer and get all lost data back. All kinds of video files can be recovered easily if you have Recoverit. For example, AVI, MOV, MKV, MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, ASF, FLV, SWF, MPG, RM/RMVB, MXF, etc. One of the greatest surprises is that you can preview the video files before the final recovery and saving. That means that you can check if the video is what you want and if it is well-recovered.

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How to Recover Deleted or Lost MXF Video Files

Free download and install Recoverit video recovery software on your computer, then connect your SD card to the PC. Follow the next guide to perform MXF video recovery on the Windows computer.

Step 1. Select the location

Launch the Recoverit video recovery program on your computer, and select a hard disk drive or your SD memory card to proceed.

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Step 2. Scan the SD card to searching lost videos

This video recovery software will start to scan the device. It will take a while to search the lost MXF video files.

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Step 3. Preview and recover videos

After the scan, you can check all recovered data files. In addition, the software supports previewing some recovered photo files, selecting your MXF videos, and clicking the "Recover" button to retrieve all videos back.

No matter where you lost your videos, you can get them back using Recoverit. Here are the specific steps on Video Recovery from Sony Camcorder.

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Please get a safe storage media to save all recovered data files if your MXF video gets lost again. Only 3 steps are needed to restore all MXF video files. Download Recoverit video recovery software as below and try it for free now.

For the recovered video that fails to play, don't worry. We have Enhanced Recovery for you.

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Enhanced Recovery adopts video fragment merging technology. It can scan, retrieve, read, and sequence video fragments. Click the button to start scanning. The deep scan will take more time than that a quick scan.

advanced video recovery scan

After the scan, just preview the video and save it.

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Method 3. Recover MXF Files Using File History

The Windows File History feature is a built-in backup tool in Windows that allows you to automatically back up your files to an external drive or network location. It can be a useful tool for recovering deleted or previous versions of files, including MXF files, in case of accidental deletion or data loss.

  1. Type Control Panel in the search box and press Enter.
  2. Click System and Security->File History->Restore personal files(the option placed on the left sidebar)
  3. Locate the MXF files you want to restore. Then, click the green restore button to recover the files.

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Part 3. Tips to Prevent MXF Data Loss

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