How to Recover Deleted iTunes Movies?

Well, every computer user knows about iTunes as one of the most popular media player among all other available media players from Apple Inc. In Mac, it comes along with the Operating System and Windows user can download iTunes media player from iTunes official website. iTunes is popular because of its library and customized playlist options. Apart from that, user can download media files from iTunes store. Apple iTunes store is always open for users to download audio, albums, movies etc. If you are a movie lover you can purchase your favorite movies directly form iTunes store that too in high quality and resolutions.

By default, all media files downloaded and added into iTunes are stored in a folder named as iTunes Media. iTunes media folder can be located in user’s document in iTunes folder both in Mac and Windows Operating System. Most of the movies available in iTunes store comes in .mov format which is the default movie file format for video files created on Apple Mac computers. But data loss is factor, which can knock your door at any time. Just think what will be your reaction when you will find that your collection is no more exist after an unfortunate event? But still by using iTunes Library Recovery Software you can easily recover itunes library from ipod just by following few simple mouse clicks.

Reasons behind iTunes movie deletion

  • Accidental deleting movie files or even the iTunes Media folder using Delete keys or commands instead of deleting some other data may lead to deletion of your favorite movie files from iTunes.
  • Virus attack or virus infection on Operating System if the system is not protected with a defender or with a trusted antivirus program may end up in deleting your precious movie files.
  • If any third party software containing malware is installed in your system it might be deleting your file without your concern.
  • Unintentional formatting of your storage device that contains precious movie files may also end up in deletion of iTunes movies as formatting process deletes everything stored on storage drive.

How to Recover Deleted iTunes Movies?

Whenever a file is deleted either with “Shift + Delete” in Window or with “Command + Delete” in Mac Operating System, only index entries are removed from the file system so the original file is still present on the hard disk without any index entry pointing to it. As there is no index entry present the file becomes invisible and user thinks that file is now removed from the hard disk. If someone wants to recover any deleted files, a recovery software is needed in order to complete the operation. Recovery software will find all files present on hard disk without any index entry and restore them to a new location or to the previous location by creating a valid index entry in the file system.

In your case, we need iTunes Library Recovery Software to perform deleted iTunes movies recovery. This software is compatible on both Windows and Mac Operating System and able to recover deleted iTunes movies. With this recovery software, you can simply find and restore deleted iTunes movies. This software has built in signature to recognize .mov, .mp4, .m4a files recovery so that users just need to scan the respective drive containing the deleted movies for deleted iTunes movies recovery. This software is able to retrieve deleted iTunes movies and apart from this, it can be used to restore iTunes Library after reinstall operation also. So simply install the software and follow the below given steps and get back deleted iTunes movies.

Steps to Recover Deleted iTunes Movies

Step-1: Download the demo version of the iTunes Library Recovery software and install it on your machine. Launch the software by clicking on it for deleted iTunes movies recovery. Select “Recover Photos” from the main screen as shown in Figure A.

Recover Deleted iTunes Movies - Main Screen

Figure A: Main Screen

Step-2: According to deletion scenario, choose "Recover Deleted Photos" option as shown in Figure B.

Recover Deleted iTunes Movies - Select Option

Figure B: Select Option

Step-3: Select the drive containing the deleted iTunes movies to restore deleted iTunes movies from the available disk drives in the list as shown in Figure C.

Recover Deleted iTunes Movies - Select Logical Drive

Figure C: Select Logical Drive

Step-4: View your restored files using “Preview” option either in “Data View” or “File Type View” to preview your files prior to restore as shown in Figure D.

Recover Deleted iTunes Movies - Preview Restored Files

Figure D: Preview Restored Files

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