MKV Recovery: Recover Deleted or Lost MKV Videos with Ease

Part 1Can I Recover Deleted MKV Videos?

Does anybody know any program that is able to recover MKV files? I accidentally deleted 3 MKV videos which are very important to me. I need to find them back. Anyone can help me out?

MKV files are always for HD videos and movies. If you have a MKV video on your computer, it means you can enjoy HD videos at any time you want. Since MKV files are always very large, you can hardly retrieve them from recycle bin. Anyway, you still do not have to be too upset. You can recover lost or deleted MKV videos with third-party MKV video recovery software.

Wondershare Data Recovery, or Wondershare Data Recovery for Mac would be your good choice. This program helps you to recover formatted, deleted or even corrupt MKV videos from your computer and external storage devices like SD card, USB and mobile HDD.

Download the trial version of Wondershare Data Recovery below. This trial version enables you to scan your computer or external storage devices to check whether MKV files found by it are what you want to recover or not.

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Part 2Simple Steps to Recover Deleted or Lost MKV Videos

Step 1. Select the file types to Find Your Deleted MKV Videos

Here we perform MKV recovery with Windows version of Wondershare Data Recovery. If you are using a Mac, you can download Wondershare Data Recovery for Mac.

After launching the program on your computer, you need to select the file types just as you can see from the interface of program.

To recover deleted MKV videos, please select "Video" option and Next.

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Step 2. Select the HDD or External Storage Device You Want to Recover MKV Files from

In this step, all HDD and connected external storage devices on your computer will all be detected. You just need to select the right one to recover your deleted MKV files and then click “Start” to begin.

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Step 3. Preview Found Files and Recover Them Selectively

After the scan, all found files will be listed in categories or paths. You can preview the name of your lost MKV videos.

Select MKV files you want to recover and click “Recover” to save them on your computer.

Note: Please do not save the recovered files to its original HDD or external storage device.

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MKV files are so large that you cannot retrieve them from recycle bin if you lost them. It is always very important to consider seriously before deleting or removing them. Apart from MKV recovery, you can recover other videos, audios, documents and even archives with Wondershare Data Recovery.

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