How to Retrieve Deleted MP3 Files

MP3 is an audio specific format developed by Moving Pictures Experts Group. The compression techniques used in MP3 files greatly reduce the amount of data required to represent the audio recording but still sounds like an original uncompressed audio. Invent of MP3 revolutionized the music world and it has brought us to the advanced music world. MP3 files can be shared over internet, many MP3 file format supportive music players (iPod) are available in market. MP3 players are popular since they are portable and provide large data storage capacity.

Sometimes it happens that you may accidentally delete entire album or third party applications may delete the files. Whatever may be the reason for deletion, losing acess to long time and favorite music collections in front of your eyes is painful experience. Happiness fades away when you realize that music files got deleted from hard drive, memory card, iPod or other music players. Don’t panic!!! You can easily recover deleted MP3 files with the help of MP3 recovery utility developed by best industry experts who has good programming knowledge. If you delete the file from any data storage drive it is not permanently removed from its memory space. The file pointer pointing to that file will be deleted and that space will be marked as free for storing the new files. But the deleted files remain intact on memory space until and unless you overwrite them with new data. So if you have deleted the music files, immediately stop using the drive and employ recovery application to get back music files.

MP3 file gets deleted from hard disk due to accidental deletion or virus attack. To get rid virus you may opt for anti virus program. While scanning the hard drive with anti virus application, if theMP3 file is severely damaged by virus then it deletes the file from hard drive or other storage media. If you manually delete the file, the foremost thing you have to do is to check the Recycle Bin. If the deleted items are residing in Recycle bin restore them. If you have emptied the Recycle Bin after deletion or deleted files with command + delete keys then it bypasses the Recycle Bin. In such situation you cannot get back the files without any recovery tool. iPod MP3 file recovery becomes too easy with this tool, as it is the best utility specially designed for iPod data recovery.

With the increase in technology many people prefer to use electronic gadgets like smart phones, music players where the MP3 files are stored in flash memory cards. Flash memory cards are small re-recordable and can retain the data even when the power is off. Since the memory card has limited data storage capacity we prefer to delete the unwanted ones to make room for new files. While deleting the unwanted files you may accidentally delete important music file or accidentally press Delete All button provided in these electronic gadgets leading to loss of favorite music collection.

We use USB drives to transfer the data from one place to other. Assume an instance where you have connected the USB with favorite MP3 files to the PC for data transfer. While formatting some unwanted drive of the system you might have accidentally selected the USB drive for formatting. This shows no mercy and wipes out all the data stored on USB drive, creates new file system. If the system shuts down abnormally due to power outages, hard ware failure while transferring the files to the PC then it results in loss of files. In such cases use MP3 recovery tool to recover lost MP3 files from USB drive. With the help of this powerful software you will easily restore MP4 files and other video files of different file formats such as MPEG, MPG, MOV, AVI, etc.

Losing the MP3 files from any data storage device is quite common in all such situations use MP3 file recovery tool. It is capable of identifying and restoring different file formats based on their unique signatures. You cannot access the data stored in bad sectors in such situations this application creates the disk images to bypass the bad sectors later data can be recovered from these disk images. It has a special built in algorithm to recover popular audio, video, image and RAW file formats. You can easily recover sansa MP3 player files and data from fire wire drives, memory sticks, iPods, USB drives with simple mouse clicks. Media files can be retrieved from FAT16, FAT32, NTFS, NTFS5 partitions even after re-installation of Windows and sorts them on the basis of file name, size, creation date and file type so that you can quickly locate required file in retrieved list. It recovers MP3 files from Micro SHDC card, SD, XD, CF memory cards.

Steps to restore deleted MP3 files

Step 1: Download and Install MP3 file recovery software to your computer. Launch the application and click on “Recover Photos” from main window

MP3 Recovery Tool - Main Window

Figure 1 : Home Screen

Step 2: As soon as you are done with it, you need to click on “Recover Deleted Photos” in order to recover your deleted MP3 file

MP3 Recovery Tool - Recovery Mode Selection Window

Figure 2 : Select Recovery Mode

Step 3: After that, select the drive from where you have to recover deleted music file. Click on “Next” button in order to initiate the recovery procedure.

MP3 Recovery Tool - Drive Selection Window

Figure 3 : Select Drive

Step 4: After the completion of recovery process you can preview recovered files.

MP3 Recovery Tool - Previewing Window

Figure 4 : File Previewing Window

 

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