Recovering Videos from Sony Handycam

Posted by: Leo Mccoy

Sony Handycam..!

Sony is the global leader in manufacturing and marketing of electronic products since 1980’s, some of the products are Digital cameras, Smartphone, Handycams, Televisions and many more. Sony Handycams are the most preferred camcorders as it posse’s high definition video camera, video recorder and in the recent past it also includes projectors. It basically uses hard drive, Memory Stick and SD card as its storage medium.

Recovering Video from Sony Handycams

It is quite common these days to lose vital data from Handycam’s because of unintentional activities performed while using Handycam. There are many situations in which you encounter loss of vital videos stored in your Sony Handycam’s storage medium. One of the most common situations can be this; you have stored videos of your wedding anniversary in Sony Handycam’s hard drive. One fine day your friend visited your home and you wanted to show him the videos captured during anniversary and you handed your Handycam to him. Unfortunately instead of selecting play option your friend deleted the video file. It will be a frustrating situation for you and you might struggle thinking how to get back that video file from your Sony Handycam?

Yes it is frustrating when you lose important video file of your life event from your Sony Handycam. When you delete a video on Sony Camcorder, it will get completely removed from its storage medium as the device doesn’t include any Trash Bin as in Mac computer to restore. In this case check for back up, if you don’t have any back up then don’t worry, your video file can be retrieved using some reliable data recovery tools.

Scenarios in which you lose videos from Sony Handycam are listed below: -

  • Capturing or transferring videos when your Sony Handycam is running out of battery
  • Harmful virus infections to Camcorders Storage medium might cause deletion of video files
  • Unintentional formatting of Sony Handycam’s storage medium either on device or when connected to your Mac Computer
  • Improper handling of video files and abrupt removal of Memory Stick from Handycam while important video files are in use also result in same

In all these circumstances, videos and other media files stored in Sony Handycam’s storage medium might get lost or deleted. You need not have to worry when you encounter video loss from Sony Handycam, because Remo Video File Recovery Software is proficient enough to recover video files from Handycam irrespective of the video loss scenario.

Features of Remo Recover software: -

  • Supports all video file formats like MOV, AVI, MP4, M4V, MPEG, 3GP, MPG, 3G2, RM, etc.
  • Highly compatible with all major versions of Mac OS X like Leopard, Snow Leopard, Lion and Mountain Lion
  • Recovers missing or erased media files from different brands of Handycams like Canon, Kodak, Samsung, Panasonic, etc.
  • Retrieves videos and other media files from different models of Sony Camcorders like HDR-PJ380E, HDR-CX220E, DCR-SX22E, etc.

Do’s: -

  • Avoid using your Sony Handycam on low battery mode
  • Use “Safe Removal” option to un mount Memory Stick from Handycam


How to use Remo Recover to restore videos from Sony Handycam on Mac???

Step 1: Connect your Sony Handycam to Mac machine using a USB cable and select “Recover Photos” option from main screen.

Recover Videos from Sony Handycam - Main Screen

Figure 1: Main Screen

Step 2: On the next screen select Sony Handycam’s storage medium and click “Next” button to begin scanning process.

Recover Videos from Sony Handycam - Select Sony Handycam Volume

Figure 2: Select Sony Handycam Volume

Step 3: After completion of scanning process you can view list of recoverable video files in two types of views which are “File Type View” and “Data View”.

Recover Videos from Sony Handycam - Recovered Video Files

Figure 3: Recovered Video Files

Step 4: At last make use save recovery session option to avoid rescanning of drive in future.

Recover Videos from Sony Handycam - Save Recovery Session

Figure 4: Save Recovery Session