How to Recover Deleted/Lost AVCHD Files?

Help! How can I Recover AVCHD Videos?

Anyone know of a file recovery program that will recover AVCHD files that were permanently deleted from the trash? Thanks

Actually, you can recover deleted AVCHD videos from your hard drive with the help of a third-party recovery program. What you have to do is to leave your hard drive alone and google a AVCHD File recovery tool.

UFUSoft AVCHD Video Recovery, or UFUSoft AVCHD Video Recovery for Mac is such a AVCHD file recovery program that is able to recover deleted or formatted AVCHD files from both your computer and external storage devices. It is so reliable that you just need to launch the AVCHD file recovery program and scan the HDD or external storage devices, and then you can recover AVCHD videos selectively.

You can download the trial version of UFUSoft AVCHD Recovery Software first. It is compatible with both Windows computer and Mac.

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Perform AVCHD Recovery in 3 Steps

Note: This AVCHD video recovery guide is written for UFUSoft AVCHD Data Recovery for Mac. If you are a Windows user, please download the Windows version.

Step 1 Select Recovery Mode

After starting the program, you will see a window that shows 4 recovery modes. To recover deleted AVCHD videos, you can select “Lost File Recovery” mode.

Note: Please do not install Wondershare Data Recover in the partition where you are going to recover AVCHD files from.

Step 2 Scan Partition or External Storage Device Where Your AVCHD Files are Deleted

After selecting the recovery mode, all partitions and connected storage devices in your computer will all be displayed. You just need choose the right one and then click “Start” to scan the lost AVCHD files.

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Step 3 Preview the Original Names of Found AVCHD Files and Recover Them Selectively

After the scan, all found files, including AVCHD videos will all be listed in categories or in path. You can preview the original name of them so as to check whether you wanted AVCHD files have been found or not.

Select those AVCHD files you want to recover and then click “Recover” to save them to your local partition.

Note: Please do not save the recovered AVCHD videos to its original partition or storage device during the AVCHD Video recovery, otherwise they might be overwritten.

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One thing you should know is that the deleted or formatted AVCHD files are not wiped permanently before being overwritten by new data. You can possibly retrieve them if you have not put new files into the original folder on your computer or storage device with a AVCHD recovery software like UFUSoft Data Recovery.

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