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[Best Choice] H.264 Video Recovery| How to Recover H.264 Files

Updated on Nov 15, 2018 by Brithny to File Recovery


H264 is a standard for video compression which provides much improved compression techniques then its predecessors. It is also called as MPEG-4 AVC: Advanced Video Coding. This article will let you know how to recover deteted or lost H.264 video files with simple steps.

What Are H.264 Files

H264 is known as AVC - Advanced Video Coding. It is a cutting-edge video file format that stores videos in a compressed form. What's distinct about this video file format is, it enables you to record/store videos with high video quality in comparatively lower bitrates, which helps you in storing high definition videos that consume relatively way less space on your volume. H264 supports almost all major media players including Mac’s QuickTime and Windows Media Players. This video file format is commonly being used these days for recording, storing, compressing and distributing videos.

Why Do H.264 Files Get Lost

  • Accidental or unintended deleting or damaging of video files
  • Malware/Virus
  • Hardware and software failures of the video recorder
  • HDD formatting or initializing
  • Failure of the HDD or flash drive containing the video files

How to Recover Lost/Deleted H.264 Videos

H264 file recovery is pretty easy as long as you have a useful file recovery tool. EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard which allows you to recover deleted effectively, formatted, lost or erased files in Windows 10/8/7, etc. hard drive, SD card or USB, etc. storage devices within three simple steps. It is your best choice. Now follow the three steps below and recover H264 files.

Step 1. Run video recovery software.

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 hard drive disk to scan

Step 2. Find deleted videos.

After the scan, check your deleted videos in the tab - Deleted Files.
Double click on found videos and preview them on the popped up window.

Scan to find all hard drive data

Step 3. Choose and recover.

Select the video files that you want to restore.
Click Recover to save found videos to a secure location on your PC or another safe external storage device.

Restore lost hard drive data.