How to Recover Deleted Videos from GoPro Camera

GoPro video recovery is possible even if you don't have GoPro cloud backup. We will teach you how to recover deleted GoPro videos with the EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard in this passage.

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GoPro Video Recovery Overview

GoPro cameras are popular because of their durability, small size, and high quality. Because GoPro cameras can work in challenging environments, many adventurers and extreme sports enthusiasts enjoy recording videos with GoPro.

Although the GoPro cameras cannot be damaged easily because of water, hit, or other physical reasons, users may encounter data loss on the GoPro SD card. The following situations may cause GoPro data loss. You can go through them to avoid them in the future:

  • 🗑️Deletion: Many GoPro users may accidentally delete videos or pictures from the SD card. You cannot perform Recycle Bin recovery on the computer if the files are deleted from the SD card.
  • ❌Corruption: The GoPro SD card error may cause data loss, and the SD card may get corrupted for various reasons, which may lead to the video being unreadable or deleted.
  • 🔋Battery: If your camera shuts down abruptly due to low battery while recording or transferring files, it can result in data loss or corruption.
  • 👩‍⚕️Usage: Operational mishandling of the GoPro camera may cause the loss of important files or even the camera not working.

No matter how you lose video files on a GoPro camera, you can restore essential files after learning all the methods in this passage!

Method 1. Recover Deleted Videos from GoPro with Recovery Software

It is important to know that there's no internal storage space for a GoPro. You can only save recordings on the SD card, so we must recover deleted videos from the GoPro SD card.

The best way to restore GoPro videos from the SD card is by applying EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Pro. Download this software now! We won't charge you for the free trial.

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Check these important features of the EaseUS recovery tool:

  • Support GoPro video recovery and DJI file recovery, and also can recover deleted dashcam videos. It can also recover data from Canon, Nikon, Fujifilm, and other digital cameras.
  • Recover deleted files from SD cards, including videos, images, audio, emails, and documents. GoPro SD card only contains pictures and videos.
  • Recover formatted SD card and restore lost pictures and videos. Although data recovery will become difficult after formatting, EaseUS can help you perform format recovery easily.

GoPro data recovery is not difficult with the EaseUS SD card recovery tool, and you can follow the tutorial below to recover lost videos from GoPro SD cards today!

Step 1. Connect the SD card, memory card, or CF Card to your computer and launch EaseUS memory card recovery software on your PC. The SD card will be listed under the Devices section. Choose the SD card and click "Scan for lost data" to start looking for your lost data.

select a location and click scan

Step 2. The software will start a scan automatically. The scan is powerful enough to find all lost files that even lost file names. After the scanning process, you can find deleted items from the tree-view panel on the left. Then, click "Filter" if you are looking for a specific file type, like photos, documents, videos or emails.

scan and preview the memory/SD/CF card files

Step 3. You can directly double-click the files to preview the content. After this, you can choose wanted files and click "Recover" to restore them to a secure location on your PC or other external storage devices.

💡Tip: You can restore data on the local disks, external hard drives, and also the cloud storage.

recover memory/SD/CF card files

Many GoPro users are still having trouble recovering videos and images. Please share this passage to help them all!


By the way, EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard also has a Mac version. Check the following passage to recover data from a GoPro SD card on a Mac.

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Method 2. Restore GoPro Videos from GoPro Plus Backup

GoPro Plus (GoPro Subscription) is a service that allows GoPro users to access recorded videos and pictures anytime, anywhere. All the images and recordings will be uploaded to the Cloud, and you can edit the works on the GoPro app. This service is not for free, but you'll get many advantages after ordering this.

You can easily retrieve deleted videos in the GoPro mobile app. You can also visit GoPro's official website to access the Cloud storage. The Cloud storage is limited; you can prepare a backup disk and back up GoPro files on it.

restore GoPro videos from GoPro Plus

Method 3. Perform GoPro Recovery with Data Recovery Services

If the SD card recovery software fails to return deleted videos from the GoPro SD card, you don't have a GoPro subscription. Just move on with the final solution.

You may not know many professional teams are working on data recovery. Experts in these teams can help you restore lost files and also fix corrupted SD cards, USB drives, external hard drives, and other storage devices. Don't know how to find a trustworthy recovery team? We recommend EaseUS data recovery services, and you can bring up the chat window with our engineers right now by clicking the following link.

Consult with EaseUS data recovery experts for one-on-one manual recovery service. We could offer the following services after FREE diagnosis

  • Repair corrupted RAID structure, unbootable Windows OS, and corrupted virtual disk file
  • Recover/repair lost partition and re-partitioned drive
  • Unformat hard drive and repair raw drive(Bitlocker encrypted drive)
  • Fix disks that become GPT-protected partitions

Bonus Tips: How to Fix Corrupted GoPro SD Card

Accidental deletion and SD card error are the most common reasons that may cause GoPro video loss. You can recover deleted videos with EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard directly. If you encounter SD card corruption, you can repair the SD card with the CHKDSK command.

Step 1. Wake up the Command Prompt window with the Windows search box.

run Command Prompt

Step 2. Type in chkdsk C: /f /r /x and press the Enter key to run the command. (Change the C with your GoPro SD card's drive letter.)

chkdsk command

You can find more methods to repair corrupted SD cards without losing data:

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Have you recovered lost videos from a GoPro camera? EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard will always be your first choice when you encounter data loss while recording fragments of life with digital cameras! Download it now and recommend this tool to more users!

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Recover Videos from GoPro FAQs

You may still have questions about recovering videos from GoPro cameras, and this final part may answer parts of the questions. Check it out!

1. Is there a way to recover deleted GoPro videos?

Yes, GoPro videos are stored on the SD card, and you can apply a professional SD card recovery tool to recover deleted GoPro videos on a PC. We highly recommend EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard, and you'll only take 5-10 minutes to recover deleted videos.

2. Why are some of my GoPro videos missing?

Many situations can cause videos to be missing from the GoPro camera, such as accidental deletion, sudden power off, SD card corruption, full storage space, etc.

3. Where are my GoPro cloud videos?

You can view GoPro cloud videos in the GoPro Android app, or you can go to GoPro's official website to check the videos that have been uploaded to the Cloud.

4. Why are GoPro files corrupted? 

Files may get corrupted while downloading, transferring, and copying. It is also possible that GoPro files are corrupted because of SD card physical damage or virus attacks.

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    Cedric Grantham is a senior editor and data recovery specialist of EaseUS. He mainly writes articles and how-to tips about data recovery on PC and Mac. He has handled 10,000+ data recovery cases and is good at data recovery of NTFS, FAT (FAT32 and ExFAT) file systems, and RAID structure reorganization. …
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    Dany is an editor of EaseUS who lives and works in Chengdu, China. She focuses on writing articles about data recovery on Mac devices and PCs. She is devoted to improving her writing skills and enriching her professional knowledge. Dany also enjoys reading detective novels in her spare time. …
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