User Guide for Mac
User Guide: How to Use Free Video Recovery Software
Step 1: Attach the camera or external media, such as SD Card, USB drives etc to the computer and then launch the software. Under the 'Data Recovery' tab, click on 'Start Scan' icon or button at the bottom.
Step 2: List of all the drives and the logical volumes appears. Select your drive or volume that you need to scan and click on 'Start Scan' or 'Advanced Scan' at the bottom of the screen to perform the selective recovery of all lost photos, videos, and music files.
Step 3: When 'Advanced Scan' is clicked, the 'File List' tab displays a list of supported camera-specific file formats. Select the file types for recovery and then click on 'Start Scan' to begin scanning process. Note - For all professionals, there is also option 'Select Range' to recover the photos, videos, and the music from any particular region of the media.
Step 4: When the scan process is complete, all the recovered files get listed on the left-hand side in separate folders according to category i.e, Photos, Videos and Music. The files in a particular folder are listed in the right-bottom pane. Click a particular file to see its preview in the upper right pane.
Step 5: Select all the files that are to be recovered and then click on the 'Recover' button to save them. A dialog box appears to specify a location to save the files. Browse to the desired location and then click on 'Choose'.
Step 6: Stellar Phoenix Photo Recovery can save all the recovered files at the specified location. The progress bar at the bottom of the screen shows the saving process.