“I have a bunch of .mov video files stored on my Windows drive. Where ever I go, I record videos using my digital camera, and the recorded video files will be usually saved with .mov extension. But last night, I scanned by Windows system using an updated anti-virus tool to get rid of some deadly viruses. But after the completion of anti-virus scan, I found that my .mov files are missing from my Windows drive as well as from Recycle Bin! I don’t know what exactly is happened, but these MOV file are really important to me as it holds memorable moments of my life which I am not willing to lose at any cost. So someone please suggest me the best way how to recover MOV files?”
Loss or deletion of files due to anti-virus scan is a common scenario and even most of the system users might have experienced the same issue. However, you no need to be tensed about MOV file recovery! Because, if lost or deleted MOV files are not overwritten by new files then, still there is a chance to restore MOV files from your Windows drive!! How? There are number tools present on web to retrieve MOV files and iTunes Recovery Software is the best one. It is a well known and result oriented application to get back MOV files from your storage device. Other than MOV file recovery, this tool can also recover M4V file which has got deleted or lost from your system. Now before knowing how to recover MOV files, have a look at the scenarios that lead to loss or deletion of MOV files from your storage device:
- If there are number of video files stored on your system drive and you are unable to distinguish your important files then, you may delete unessential files from the drive. But during this deletion process, there are chances that you may accidentally delete some important MOV files.
- If MOV file transfer process gets interrupted due to some reasons, then you may lose your memorable MOV videos which were yet to be transferred to the destination location.
- External threats like viruses, Worms, Malwares, Trojans, etc. are very effective programs. Once if they get into your system, then there are chances that you may lose access to few of your essential files including MOV files.
- Other reasons for file deletion of MOV files are formatted or corrupted storage card, use of unreliable third party application, power surge, MOV folder corruption etc.
Whatever, might be the reason behind loss or deletion of MOV files, you don’t have to panic! Because, iTunes Recovery Software has been built with advanced features using which you can rescue MOV files with utmost ease.
Advanced features of this tool:
iTunes Recovery is a perfect and most reliable recovery tool to recover lost or deleted MOV files. This tool has powerful programs that effectively perform MOV file recovery on both Windows and Mac based computers. This tool also has wizard like interface that let you know how to recover MOV files within few clicks of mouse. It is capable to recover lost or deleted files from corrupted or formatted SD card, Pen drive, external hard drive, iPods, flash drive etc. Other than MOV files, it can also get back other files having different file format including music files, videos, image files, Word files, Excel files, Zip files etc. It can also recover MOV video files deleted from Recycle Bin/Trash. It allow you to perform MOV file recovery on FAT, NTFS, HFS, HFSX and ExFAT partitions. It also capable to recover RAW image files. This recovery program can retrieve MOV files from all RAID levels. Using this utility, you can even restore iTunes files including .mov files from all iDevices like iPod, iPad, iPhone etc. It also enables you to recover deleted WMA files with ease. After recovery process, this tool allows you to preview the recovered files prior to restoration.
Procedure to perform MOV file recovery:
Step 1: First download and install this software on a healthy computer. From the welcome page of this software, select “Recover Photos” option as shown in Figure 1.
Figure 1. Main Page
Step 2: Select either "Recover Deleted Photos" or "Recover Lost Photos" option. Then from this window select drive from which you want to restore MOV files and then click on next arrow button as shown in Figure 2.
Figure 2. Select Drive
Step 3: Once the selected drive is scanned completely, you can use “File Type View” option to view all recovered MOV files as shown in Figure 3.
Figure 3. Preview screen