How to recover deleted videos from canon Vixia camcorders

Question: My kid’s been playing around with the camcorder, when I found it, some important videos are deleted, is there any way that can restore the deleted videos, they are very important to me. The model of the camcorder is canon Vixia HF M40

To recover the videos or photos deleted from canon Vixia camcorders, either from the internal HDD or its flash memory card, could be easily done with decent photo recovery software if the storage area where the deleted files has been stored on are  not being overwritten by new data. That means, chances are good to bring the deleted videos or photos back if you did not shoot a lot of videos or photos after the unfortunate deletion. This is the step by step guide about how to recover deleted videos from canon Vixia camcorders.

How to recover deleted videos from canon Vixia camcorders

Download and launch video recovery for canon Vixia software

Select media drive and scan

How to recover deleted videos from canon Vixia camcorders

After scanning, preview and select the deleted videos you want to recover from canon Vixia

Set file extension filters to locate the files you want to recover.

Recover deleted videos from canon Vixia.

Save the recovered files to a specified location for backup.

FAQs:

Does vixia video recovery support canon legria?

Yes, legria and vixia basically are the same models, the difference is that they are sold in different regions, vixia in the states and legria in the euro.

I vaguely remember that there's a video I took but I can't find it in the scanning result? Is there something wrong?

If the deleted files are not in the scanning result, the most likely reason is that they are overwritten by the new videos taken by canon vixia, in this case, files being overwritten can't be brought by the vixia video recovery software, sorry…

Okay, I connect my vixia camcorder with computer and open the software, but the software didn't pick up the camcorder in the "select drive" menu.

You should set the connection mode as USB mass storage, if you are using a flash memory card camcorder, preferably, use a card reader to access the storage.

Is canon vixia video recovery able to recovery deleted videos from a dvd camcorder?

No, currently the software doesn't works on optical media like dvd or cd