How to Recover Files from Digital Camcorder or Voice Recorder

We make use of Digital Camcorders to take a number of pictures or videos of everything and anything when we go for trips. These devices are handy and not very heavy and hence they are used many a times. But when we use these devices, all the data in them gets saved to the device or the external storage device if one is inserted. We also have voice recorders in our phones and also in other recording devices. With the help of these we record millions and millions of things. These soon become memories of the time we have spent.

But these memories are always at the risk of getting deleted and so permanently. What if you press the format button on your device and then all the data within just vanishes? What if there is some memory card error and all your data clears on its own? This could happen. And if this does happen, you can make use of Wondershare Photo Recovery Software to recover your lost files.

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Steps to Recover Files from Digital Camcorder or Voice Recorder

Before you start with any of these steps, you will have to download Wondershare Photo Recovery Software. You can do so by clicking on the download button on this page. After the download is finished, install the software to your computer. Also, keep in mind that you do not record anything on your device because the lost data will then be overwritten and getting it back will become impossible. Now that you have downloaded and installed Wondershare Photo Recovery Software, follow the steps given below.

Step 1: Connect digital voice recorder to the computer

First connect your digital voice recorder or camcorder to the computer via a USB port cable. If it is a memory card, use a card reader and then connect the card reader to the computer. Then launch the program and click ‘Start’ to begin.

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Step 2: Choose the Device to Scan.

Now, on the main interface window, select the device that you want to recover files from.  If it is a voice recorder, select it for the scan. Then, click on ‘Scan’ to start the scanning process.

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Step 3: Preview and recover audio, video, photos from digital voice recorder.

The time that the scanning process will depend on the amount of data that is there on your device. Wait for the scan to complete. Then you can preview the result of the scan to check for the quality of the files that have been found. Now that all the files have been recovered, you can click on the ‘Recover’ button and recover the files.

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This software works magnificently. If you are not convinced you can give its free trial version a try. I hope this ‘How to Recover Files from Digital Camcorder or Voice Recorder’ was of use to you. Do let me know via comments.