How to Recover Deleted CCTV Recordings?

Not finding the CCTV footage you're looking for? It could be deleted or lost due to various reasons. Use Remo Recover to recover deleted CCTV recordings easily. Whether the CCTV files are stored on SD cards, USB pen drives or external hard drives, it can all be recovered using this tool. Download the free trial now!


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Data loss in CCTV cameras

CCTV cameras generally contain footage from corporate and industrial environments, home and school security, traffic monitoring and in many other areas of life. This is normally used in prevention of crime, to verify who’s at fault in the event of a crime and so on.

These cameras store their footage in SD cards, USB flash drives, your computers and other storage devices. In some unfortunate cases, you may lose these recordings due to the following reasons

  • Accidental deletion is one of the most common reasons
  • Files lost due to virus or malware attacks
  • Files lost due to low storage space

Use Remo Recover to recover deleted CCTV footage

If you are someone facing this kind of a situation and are looking to recover those deleted recordings, you are in the right place. We provide a simple solution to recover deleted CCTV footage using a tool called Remo Video Recovery Software.

Using this software, your deleted footage from the CCTV camera can be recovered in minutes. Whether it is accidentally deleted or lost due to other reasons such as virus/malware or due to low storage space, they can all be recovered using Remo Recover. An advantage of using this software is that whether these CCTV files are stored on SD cards, external hard drives or USB's, they can all be recovered.

Unique features of Remo Recover

  • If the storage device is severely corrupt with bad sectors, the software is capable of creating a disk image, which can help you recover data
  • All kinds of files like photos and videos of various formats are supported by the software
  • All types of file systems such as FAT16, FAT32, ExFAT, NTFS, HFSX and HFS+ file systems
  • In addition to CCTV files, the software can also be used to other files as well. You can use it to recover files from memory cards, USB flash drives, SSD or other storage drives.
  • All Windows OS including Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, XP and Windows 2003 are supported
  • Support for Mac users is also available through a variant called Remo Recover Mac

Steps to recover deleted CCTV footage using Remo Recover

Let us now see the procedure to recover deleted files from CCTV cameras. Using Remo Recover is straightforward, so you should have no difficulty in using the tool. Just use this as a guide and you should be able to recover your files easily.

Step 1. Download and install Remo Recover on your system

Step 2. Connect the storage device in which the CCTV files are stored to your system

Step 3. From the main screen, select Recover Photos and then select the storage drive in which the CCTV footages are recorded, and click Scan button

Step 4. After the software scans your drive, you will be shown all the files in the drive. It allows you to view the recovered files in Data View, and File Type View

Step 5. Before saving the recovered files, you can preview them one by one, by just right-clicking on the respective file, and choosing Preview option

Step 6. Select the ones you want to recover and save them in a location of your choice


If you are experiencing loss of CCTV footage, make sure you act fast and recover those files using reliable data recovery tools such as Remo Recover. If you don’t act fast enough, new files may overwrite the existing ones in which case recovery is not possible.