How to Recover WMV Files?

“Yesterday, while deleting unneeded files from my Windows system, I accidentally deleted my essential video file which was in .wmv format! It is one of my memorable video as I recorded it using my camcorder when I was on a family trip. I don’t even have an additional copy of this WMV video file to get it back! So what can I do now? How can I get back WMV files? Please help…”

WMV (Windows Media Video) is a compressed video file format but still gives high quality video output. Other than Windows, WMV video can also be played on Mac computer and saved on various storage devices like HDD, flash drive, iPods, cellular phones, cameras etc. However, as mentioned in the above scenario, WMV file may go missing or get deleted due to various reasons. Anyhow, there is nothing much worry about WMV file recovery! Because, it is possible to recover WMV files by using a highly advanced and most reliable recovery tool named as File Uneraser Software. It is a finest recovery application to restore WMV files as it can even undelete recycle bin files within a short period of time.

What are the causes for loss or deletion of WMV files?


  1. Interruption during File Transfer: Sometimes, while transferring WMV files from Windows system to an external drive or vice versa, if any interruption occurs, then there are chances for loss of WMV files which were under transfer process.
  2. Virus Infection: If your storage device which contains WMV files gets severely infected by malicious virus program, then the stored WMV file may get affected and finally may go missing from the device.
  3. Corrupt Storage Card: The recorded video files using cameras and camcorder will be usually saved on its external storage card i.e. SD or SDHC card. But if this storage card gets corrupted or damaged due to some reasons, then you may lose your entire files stored on it including WMV video files.
  4. Other Factors: The other factors or causes for loss or deletion of WMV files are formatted card, bad sectors, mishandling the storage device, abrupt ejection of card from camera etc.

If you have come across any of the above mentioned scenarios, then don’t panic! File Uneraser tool works perfectly under all these scenarios and let you know how to recover WMV files from your storage device within few clicks of mouse. This software also facilitates you to unerase Micro SD card data.

Advanced features of File Uneraser Software


File Uneraser is a powerful designed utility by industry experts to retrieve WMV files. Other than WMV files, this tool also has an ability to recover other types of video files, audio files, music files, Word files, Excel files, RAW pictures etc. It has strong algorithms to find and restore lost or deleted files. This recovery program also has easy to use interface that guides you how to recover WMV files in few easy steps. With the help of this program, you can recover files from hard drive, flash drive, memory card Pen drive, CF cards, external HDD etc. Using this recovery software, you can eve perform WMV file recovery on popular versions of Windows and Mac Operating System. It has potential to recover lost or deleted WMV files from FAT, ExFAT, HFS, HFSX and NTSF drives/volumes. It can also be accomplished to unerase partition data. To know more about how to unerase partition, visit: http://www.uneraser.org/partition.html. Once done with recovery process, you will be able to preview the recovered files before restoration.

Steps to recover WMV Files:


Step 1: Download and install a trial version of this tool on your computer. After the completion of installation, a new window appears. Select “Recover Photos” option.

Recover WMV Files - Main Screen

Fig 1: Main Screen

Step 2: Then a new window appears providing two options “Recover Deleted Photos” and “Recover Lost Photos”. Select either one of the option to perform WMV file recovery.

Recover WMV Files- Choose Recover Deleted Files

Fig 2: Select Required Option

Step 3: Choose a drive from where you have lost or deleted WMV files, and then click on next arrow button to start the scanning process.

Recover WMV Files- Choose Logical Drive

Fig 3: Select Logical Drive

Step 4: It displays all recovered WMV files, select required file and then Preview it, and Save it on any desired location.

Recover WMV Files - Save Recovered Files

Fig 4: Save Recovered WMV Files

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