How Can I Recover Large Video Files | Reliable Video Recovery Software

Large video files has the long time duration and record the valuable data that took us a lot of efforts. What if your video get deleted or lost? Don’t Panic. Methods to recover large video file is outlined in this article. No matter what device you hold, this post for PC/Android/iPhone users will help you out.

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What Lead To Video Loss

  • You delete videos by accident.
  • File Transfer Error cause video loss - The file transfer process has been interrupted unexpectedly or the transfer medium (external hard drive, USB...) is out of order.
  • Formatted Hard Drive - The format option will wipe out all data on this disk. If you did not check your data stored on the hard drive, a terrible thing happens.
  • Virus Deletion - Large video will get a loss on account of Malware or viruses carried by the storage device.
  • Dead hard drive/USB - Your hard drive or USB gets corrupted. (When that happens, we also have solutions to recover data from dead hard drive.)

Those scenarios may not match your case, so some of the solutions here are useless for you. But we will sort out the reliable tool to quickly recover your large video files in Windows 10, using professional video recovery software on PC and manual ways in Android/iPhone.

How Can I Recover Large Video Files from PC

What essential for data recovery is TIME! The sooner you can start the process of retrieving deleted video in Windows 10, the greater your chances of successful large video recovery. There is a third-part software to let you see the video again and other solutions to get data back.

The Reliable Tool - EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard (Recommended)

Serve as a professional data recovery tool, EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard has a high large video and simple steps. It doesn't need any backup plan or extra guide, and what you need to do is to scan the device and filter the lost files that can be recovered.

  • Support AVI, MOV, MP4, M4V, 3GP, 3G2, WMV, MKV, ASF, FLV, SWF, MPG, RM/RMVB, MPEG, etc.
  • Support recover and repair deleted/lost photos/camera videos.
  • Support Windows and Mac versions.

You can download EaseUS video recovery software by clicking on this button.

Steps to recover large video files:

Step 1. Run EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard and select the location or device where you deleted videos. Click "Scan" to scan and find the missing videos.

select a location and click scan

Step 2. After the scan, choose "Videos" in the "Filter" drop-down menu. Go to "Deleted Files" or "Other Lost Files" to find the wanted videos. Double click on found videos and preview them on the popped up window.

scan for deleted data

Step 3. Select the video files that you want to restore. Click "Recover" to save these videos to another secure location on your PC or external storage device.

Restore lost videos

Video Tutorial to recover deleted video:

These steps require slight experience for beginners. If you still can not find your file, read it and call us. Of course, if you want to know in-depth about other fixes, fortunately, you can move to the next part. However, some of them refer to a backup before.

Other Ways to Recover Deleted Large Video Files

1 - Recycle bin

Holding the Shift+DEL can permanently delete files, if you have not press that button, luckily, you have a chance to save your files from recycle bin.

Steps: Open Recycle bin > Search your Recently deleted video > click on it and right-click to choose Restore.

recover data from recycle bin

2 - File Backup

Step 1: Open Settings from the start menu > Click Update & Security > Choose Backup > Choose Go to Backup and Restore (Windows 7)

Step 2: Click Restore my files > Browse for files to choose the previously created backup.

How to Retrieve Large Video Files from Android/iPhone

1 - How to Recover Deleted Videos from Android Phone

  • Open the Android gallery and tap Album.
  • Scroll down to find the Recently deleted folder.
  • Hold the video you want to restore.
  • Tap Restore to get the video back from Android.

If you emptied the Recently Deleted folder, you can use the Android Video Recovery App.

Read Also: How to Recover Deleted Videos from Android Phone

2 - Get Deleted Video Back from iPhone

Tap on iPhone's gallery > Album > Scroll down to Recently Deleted folder > Tap on Select and find the video you want to recover > Tap Recover and see videos back to Video album

Extra Tips to Protect Video Files from Deletion

  1. 1. Check your data before format.
  2. 2. Better to back up large video files before transferring them to another PC or storage device.
  3. 3. Use antivirus software to check your storage device.
  4. 4. Replace your hard drive or USB or any device if it is used for a long time.

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Updated by Roxanne

Roxanne is one of the main contributors to EaseUS and has created multiple posts on digital devices like PCs, Mobile phones, tablets, Mac, etc. She loves to share ideas with people of the same interest.

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