MXF Recovery: How to Recover Deleted or Lost MXF Videos

Help! How can I Recover MXF Videos?

Anyone can suggest me a file recovery program that is able to recover MXF files that were deleted from my Seagate hard drive? Many Thanks!

Actually, you can recover deleted MXF videos from your hard drive with the help of a third-party recovery program. What you have to do is to leave your hard drive alone and google a recovery tool.

Part 1: How to Recover Deleted or Lost MXF Videos

Wondershare Data Recovery, or Wondershare Data Recovery for Mac is such a program that is able to recover deleted or formatted MXF files from both your computer and external storage devices. It is so reliable that you just need to launch the program and scan the HDD or external storage devices, and then you can recover MXF videos selectively.

You can download the trial version of Wondershare Data Recovery first. It is compatible with both Windows computer and Mac.

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  • Recover lost or deleted files, photos, audio, music, emails from any storage device effectively, safely and completely.
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  • Preview before recovery allows you to make a selective recovery.
  • Supported OS: Windows 10/8/7/XP/Vista, Mac OS X (Mac OS X 10.6, 10.7 and 10.8, 10.9, 10.10 Yosemite, 10.10, 10.11 El Capitan, 10.12 Sierra) on iMac, MacBook, Mac Pro etc.
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Perform MXF Recovery in 3 Steps

Note: This MXF video recovery guide is written for Wondershare Data Recovery for Windows. If you are a Mac user, please download the Mac version.

Step 1. Select the type of file

After starting the program, select the type of files you want to recover back. To recover deleted MXF videos, you can select “Video” option.

Note: Please do not install Wondershare Data Recover in the partition where you are going to recover MXF files from.

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Step 2. Scan Partition or External Storage Device Where Your MXF Files are Deleted

After selecting the recovery mode, all partitions and connected storage devices in your computer will all be displayed. You just need choose the right one and then click “Start” to scan the lost MXF files.

Note: If quick scan cannot find your files go to deep scan, but it takes longer time.

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Step 3. Preview the Original Names of Found MXF Files and Recover Them Selectively

After the scan, all found files, including MXF videos will all be listed in categories or in path. You can preview the original name of them so as to check whether you wanted MXF files have been found or not.

Select those MXF files you want to recover and then click “Recover” to save them to your local partition.

Note: Please do not save the recovered MXF videos to its original partition or storage device during the recovery, otherwise they might be overwritten.

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One thing you should know is that the deleted or formatted MXF files are not wiped permanently before being overwritten by new data. You can possibly retrieve them if you have not put new files into the original folder on your computer or storage device with a MXF recovery software like Wondershare Data Recovery.

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