WMA – short for Windows Media Audio (with file extension of .wma) is generally an audio file extension used by Windows Media Player. WMA is a type of format which contains both, an audio codec as well as an audio format. It was released in the year 1999 by Microsoft, originally intended to be a competitor of the famous MP3 format. It is mainly used as a lossy compressions means of audio data storage and transfer of Windows computers.
Recover deleted WMA files on a Windows based computer:
Like all other file formats which are stored on Windows, the WMA files too are pliable to all kinds of data deletion scenarios. This page is intended for those who wish to recover deleted WMA files on all major versions Windows based desktop and laptop computers. Read on to know how to recover deleted WMA files and which is the best file recovery tool to restore deleted WMA files. But before that, let us get familiar with some of the obvious data deletion actions on a Windows computer, so that you’ll get an idea as to how to prevent accidental file deletions in future.
Nevertheless, whatever may be the action leading to file deletion on any Windows computer, what happens is the Windows OS just marks that file, after a file delete action, as free available space ready to overwritten by any other file. But in reality, the deleted file is never completely removed after any delete action. It just becomes invisible to the Windows computer. So, unless and until that free space is overwritten by any new file, deleted WMA file recovery can be performed with the help of any reliable media rescue tool such as Remo Recover in order to undelete WMA files. This software provides an un-parallel data recovery solution for all Windows users.
Recovering deleted WMA files using Remo Recover on Windows:
Remo Recover for Windows is an ultimate media recovery software that allows you to reliably retrieve deleted WMA files on almost all versions of Windows based computers. There are many advantages of using Remo Recover software to perform any undelete action, few of which are highlighted below:
Steps to recover deleted WMA files using Remo Recover on Windows:
Step 1: Download and install Remo Recover Windows edition on your Windows computer and launch it. On home screen, click on "Recover Photos".
Figure 1: Home Screen
Step 2: On the next screen select "Recover Deleted Files" option.
Figure 2: Select Recover Deleted Files
Step 3: Select the drive from where you wish to recover permanently deleted WMA files to begin search process.
Figure 3: Select Drive
Step 4: The next screen will ask you to select a specific file type. Select WMA file format to recover deleted WMA files only.
Figure 4: Select File Type
Step 5: Once the scanning process is complete, the software lists out all permanently deleted WMA files.
Figure 5: List of Recovered WMA Files
Step 6: Save the recovered WMA files to any desired location using "Save".
Figure 6: Save Recovery Session